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Review: ‘Peepshow’ at dog & pony dc

“Who here is a feminist?” asked the Ring Announcer (Amelia Hensley). As she signed, wearing a bright red pantsuit and standing on a thick padded mat as used for a contact-sport match, a nearby hearing actor translated. “Who here fights for gender equality?” As if on cue, hands went up in the audience. We were […]

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Review: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Gallaudet University’s Theater and Dance Program

Like a gift that keeps on giving, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream keeps on rekindling. Dreamer after dreamer reconceives it as if anew. And last night that classic spark reignited at Gallaudet University, where the Theater and Dance Program presented a production to be delighted by—whether this be your first Dream or umpteenth. “It is […]

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The Women’s Voices Theatre Festival: ‘Duir-wyyd: The Dreamer’s Doorway’ at Spooky Action Theater

It is intriguing to see a work in progress that has real merit. Sandra Kamman’s Duir-wyyd: The Dreamer’s Doorway, a play with music, straddles time and space to metaphysically interconnect the stories of a contemporary mother and daughter recently relocated to a DC rooming house and a band of Druids in ancient Ireland persecuted and uprooted […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Death and the Mermaid’

HalfMad Theatre delivered an evening of love, heartbreak, mortality, and struggle deep in the belly of W.S. Jenks & Son hardware store. The three performers entered the stage and engaged the audience immediately. I felt acknowledged and invested in what was to come. The play opened with the performers dancing in unison accompanied by a […]

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DCMTA Scene Stealers-Week Ending June 5, 2015-Part 1

Congrats to all our new Scene Stealers honorees! ______ Shayna Blass as Lulu in the Final Scene of Cabaret at Signature Theatre “In Act Two the Emcee sings “If You Could See Her (with my eyes)” to someone costumed as an ape whose primate movements might suggest an innocuous clown show. Then when the ape mask […]

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‘The Wizard of Oz’ at The Puppet Co.

Back by popular demand, The Puppet Co. presents The Wizard of Oz, adapted from Frank Oz’s beloved tale with a script and puppets by Christopher Piper, and directed by Allan Stevens. Set and Costume Designer Allan Stevens uses shades of grey in both the set and period costumes for the 1900 Kansas State Fair. A […]

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The Actors’ Center Presents a Free Staged Reading of ‘The Philanthropist’ by Christopher Hampton Tuesday at 7 PM

The Actors’ Center Staged Reading of  THE PHILANTHROPIST by Christopher Hampton   Directed by Catherine Aselford Featuring Michael Crowley, Mary Egan, Peter J. Orvetti, Laia Rufaro, Carol Spring, and David Walsh This brilliantly constructed, witty and sophisticated comedy of manners revolves around a couple of days in the life of a bachelor don who is on the point of getting […]

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Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions Opens ‘Proof’ on March 15th by Beth Adams

Opening March 15th, Peter’s Alley Theatre Productions’ second show of its inaugural season is Proof, by David Auburn. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award – winning drama, is one of the most critically and commercially successful plays in recent years and is oft produced by regional theater companies across the country. But this did not daunt the artists of Peter’s […]

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Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Pundit’ by Kim Moeller

“The first law of punditry is the less you know, the easier it is to boil it down to a sound bite.” That’s a quote from The Pundit’s title character, Peter Peters, an authority on, well, we’re not really quite sure – but he is an international policy analyst for a Washington think tank simply […]

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