Tag Archives | Anna Lynch


2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘straight on til moUrning’

This is not the Neverland you remember. It’s grown-up, it’s grittier, nothing is certain; and with straight on til moUrning, local physical theatre company relEASE has presented a daring and fresh new take on the story of Peter Pan. I should first point out that I LOVE Peter Pan – there are myriad adaptations of […]

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The American Century Theater's Artistic Director Jack Marshall.

The American Century Theater’s Jack Marshall On Closing TACT and His Favorite Productions

When The American Century Theater announced that next season was going to be their last, I knew I had to ask Artistic Director Jack Marshall about his favorite productions and memories. Joel: Why is The American Century Theater closing after next year’s 20th Anniversary season?  Jack: We set out to demonstrate that there were wonderful American shows […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘That Kind of Girl’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) “It takes a long time to write words about my body that taste good on my tongue,” espouses Natalie Piegari, one of the many talented women who created That Kind of Girl. If it took a long time, the time was well spent, and if the words taste good, it is […]

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‘That Kind of Girl’ and ‘Gretel’ at Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center by Ramona Harper

That Kind of Girl That Kind of Girl delves deeply below the emotional surface in an innovative stream of creative consciousness that examines gender equality as it flows vignette to vignette in an eclectic collage of personal stories filled with pathos, pride, wit and wisdom. “Vulnerable, visceral and vaginal” self-define That Kind of Girl as […]

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UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies students perform aerial acrobats as fairies. Photo by Stanford Barouh.

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center by Jessica Vaughan

A Midsummer Night’s Dream was an extraordinary production with young actors in a partnership between University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and  performance Studies and the National Academy of Chinese Theater Arts in Beijing. It is a mash up of three traditional theatrical forms – Beijing Opera, American Folk Music, and Shakespeare. It was the brainstorm of Helen […]

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