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Review: ‘The Call’ at University of Maryland’s School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at The Clarice

Annie and Peter, a white married couple, haven’t been able to conceive a child of their own so they decide to adopt a child from Africa.  Rebecca and Drea, a newly married African American lesbian couple are Annie and Peter’s  close but “only black friends” who enlighten the couple with straight talk about the challenges […]

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Pointless Theatre Premieres 2 Puppet Spectacles Tomorrow at 7 PM Through Residency with The Clarice and Joe’s Movement Emporium by Emily Schweich

One might think that puppets are just for kids. Not so. Pointless Theatre Company, a D.C. company founded by UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies (TDPS) alumni, blends puppetry, theatre, dance, live music and visual art to create unique onstage spectacles for adult audiences. From October 9th to October 13th, Pointless Theatre is in residence […]

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Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center’s ‘NextNOW Fest’ is Tomorrow Through Sunday by Emily Schweich

Given the inherent separation between performer and audience, it’s easy for the performing arts to become a passive experience. Not anymore. The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center (The Clarice) is embarking on a new initiative to make the arts an interactive experience, starting with the NextNOW Fest. a four-day arts festival to kick off the 2014-2015 season. […]

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