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Review: ‘Henry IV Parts I & II’ at The Rude Mechanicals

Over 17 years, The Rude Mechanicals, a local theater company specializing in classic works, has made its way through nearly all of Shakespeare’s enduring canon. After the current production of Henry IV, Parts I & II, they will have only four left to conquer, including, just by chance, both Henry V and Richard II. At […]

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‘Julius Caesar’ at The Rude Mechanicals

Julius Caesar seems to be always with us. High school Latin still features Caesar’s Commentaries. Once there was a Russian Tsar. Now there is an Ebola czar. Caesar appears on Pinterest, Tumblr, and multitudes of Internet memes. Some e-cards notes “Just a heads-up that I have no intention of stabbing you 23 times on the […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Preview: ‘The Matty Matthews Foundation’ by John McGrath

Matty Matthews Wants Young People to Learn His Cash’n Carry Politics The Matty Matthews Foundation is allegorical, historical, funny, and disturbing. Before Citizens United, before the Koch Brothers, before George Soros, there was a simple honest guy called Matty Matthews who handed out cash to help hard-working politicians in tight congressional races. Matty is a friendly, […]

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