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Tag Archives | August Strindberg

Jessica DalCanton and Jennifer Summerfield. Photo by Ashley Labonde, Wide Eyed Studios.

Review: ‘Uncle Vanya’ at Hedgerow Theatre

A group of people are seated at a dinner table. They discuss the weather. Meanwhile, their lives are falling apart. With the revealing use of subtext like this, Anton Chekhov and others introduced modern theatre to the world. Uncle Vanya is one of Chekhov’s most revered works. The quiet desperation of this group of poor […]

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Review: ‘The Pelican’ at Arcturus Theater Company

 Rare Production of Strindberg’s Pelican at Arcturus The Pelican—a Victorian melodrama long abandoned by modern producers —has happily returned to the DC stage in a brilliantly staged one-act play. It’s now on view for just one more weekend at the Arcturus Theater Company, located in a downtown church. Written by August Strindberg—a giant in the […]

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‘Mies Julie’ at The Shakespeare Theater Company by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

Flames blaze in the name of truth, liberty, and land! Where there is repentance, there is hope. Without it, there is only despair. The renowned Miss Julie (Fröken Julie) by August Strindberg has become one of the world’s most durable and performed plays. Mies Julie, the exhilarating award-winning South African visionary interpretation of Strindberg’s classic, […]

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Shakespeare Theatre Co. Adds ‘A Funny Thing,’ ‘Mies Julie’ & Baryshnikov in 2013-1014 Schedule by Lindsay Tolar

SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY FINALIZES THE 2013-2014 SEASON Additions Include A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Presentations of Mies Julie and Mikhail Baryshnikov in Man in a Case The Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the addition of a sixth mainstage production, plus two intriguing presentations to complete the 2013-2014 Season. The Stephen Sondheim musical A Funny Thing Happened […]

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