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Review: ‘Translations’ at Studio Theatre

Studio Theatre’s take on Translations by Brian Friel (1929-2015) is one crackling fine production. It begins as an intellectually stimulating comedy, then ultimately turns...

Review: ‘Translations’ at The George Washington University

There's a lovely scene just before intermission that is both heartwarming and heartbreaking. It is 1833 in agricultural County Donegal Ireland, and two star-crossed...

Review: ‘The Home Place’ at Irish Repertory Theatre

Brian Friel's play, The Home Place, has taken its time to find its way to New York, where it arrived in good hands at the...

Review: ‘Making History’ at The Irish Heritage Theatre

The Confederate statues have been removed from their pedestals. Some people are disappointed. Their rosy vision of the lost genteel South has been taken...

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...

Review: ‘Molly Sweeney’ at Irish Heritage Theatre

Filled with poetic language, engaging characters, and penetrating insights into the human condition, Brian Friel’s Molly Sweeney represents the tradition of Irish storytelling at...

An Interview with Villanova Theatre’s ‘Translations’ Director Valerie Joyce: Part 2:...

In Part 2, Director Valerie Joyce takes us behind the scenes of her production of Translations at Villanova Theatre. Henrik: Congratulations to the whole Villanova community...

An Interview with Villanova Theatre’s ‘Translations’ Director Valerie Joyce: Part 1:...

Villanova University, with its long theater tradition, has fostered not only the classics, but Irish theater for many years. To honor the 100-year anniversary...

Review: ‘Translations’ at Villanova University in Villanova, PA

One hundred years ago a group of Irish poets, musicians and classical scholars rebelled against English rule. The “Easter Uprising” was cruelly subdued by...

Meet the Cast of The Masqueraders’ ‘Translations’ at The United States...

This is the fifth in a series of interviews with the cast of The Masqueraders' production of Translations. Meet Ward Ellis Scott, III. Joel: Introduce yourself to...

Meet the Cast of The Masqueraders’ ‘Translations’ at The United States...

This is the fourth in a series of interviews with the cast of The Masqueraders production of Translations. Meet Portia Norkaitis. Joel: Introduce yourself to our readers...

Directing Quotidian Theatre Company’s ‘Faith Healer’ by Laura Giannarelli

I am thrilled to have been given the opportunity to direct this mysterious and marvelous play. Rashomon-like in the way the three characters narrate...

TrueTheatergoer Awards $10,000 to Quotidian Theatre Company and $5,000 to The...

TrueTheatergoer has awarded Quotidian Theatre Company $10,000 and The Keegan Theatre $5,000 because their audiences wrote and submitted the most reviews this past year to...

A Preview of ‘Afterplay’ at Quotidian Theatre Company by Steve LaRocque

I had a chance last week (in blessed air conditioning) to see a rehearsal of the Quotidian Theatre Company’s upcoming production of Brian Friel’s...

Steve LaRocque on His New One-Man Show – ‘Byline: Ernie Pyle’

He hated war, but he felt compelled to go back to it, again and again.  He said, "There's a war on and I'm part...

‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ at Quotidian Theatre Company by Natalie McCabe

Quotidian Theatre Company’s Mission Statement reads, in part, “By providing realistic situations and dialogue, we want to give the audience the impression that they...

Steve LaRocque on Playing Father Jack in ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ at...

Old friends are the best friends. Shortly after I came to the Washington DC area in 1994, I had a chance to portray the...

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