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‘Bachelorette’ at American University’s College of Arts and Sciences

Does validation of a woman’s self-worth come with being independent or having a husband? In American University’s exceptional production of Leslye Holland’s Bachelorette, directed by Carl Menninger, this well-performed and directed play discusses all the above. “I can bring home the bacon, fry it up in a pan, and never let you forget you’re a man, cuz’ […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Olizzia’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) First-time playwright John Bavoso’s inventive and appealing script for Olizzia would make a terrific indie rom-com caper that would be a hit on the lesbian-and-gay film festival circuit. Two ostensibly straight twenty-something young women, former college roommates, have booked separate rooms in a shitty hotel in Rio. They live in separate cities, […]

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