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Director Sun King Davis on ’43 1/2: The Greatest Deaths of Shakespeare’s Tragedies’ Playing 10/20-11/13 at Nu Sass Productions by Clare Shaffer

Clare Shaffer interviews Sun King Davis on Nu Sass Productions’ upcoming production of 43 1/2. Clare: What inspired you to create 43 1/2? Sun King: A lot of things went into the creation of 43 1/2. Ever since high school, I’ve had an interest in Shakespeare and classical works. It’s creation also came from a time […]

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Review: ‘A Bid to Save the World’ at Rorschach Theatre

Imagine a world in which death no longer exists. Rorschach Theatre’s current production of A Bid to Save the World – a new play by California based playwright Erin Bregman – asks audiences to do just that. The play, with bold and colorful direction by Lee Liebeskind, explores humanity’s relationship with death, drawing on ancient […]

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‘The Magic Flute – Impempe Yomlingo’ by the Isango Ensemble at Shakespeare Theatre Company

The South African Isango Ensemble makes a joyful noise with soaring, full of life signature flair performing catchy rhythms, and singing beautiful melodies fusing classical arias and ethnic ululations in The Magic Flute – Impempe Yomlingo (September 12-21), as they open the gates of Shakespeare Theatre Company’s ‘Presentation Series 2014 – 2015 Season.’ Wolfgang Amadeus […]

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Source Festival Review: ‘A Bid to Save the World’

Summer is theater festival season in DC and first up is CulturalDC’s Source Festival, now in its seventh year. Each year the festival is built around 3 themes which are each support by a full length play, six 10-minute plays, and an artistic blind date. This year’s Source Festival, with the three themes of Mortality, Revenge, […]

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Capital Fringe Review: ‘La Voce to Me’ by Julia L. Exline

Did you know that Ursula was inspired by a real-life drag queen? Pace Productions presents the enthralling drama La Voce to Me, a play that highlights similar themes between the fairy-tale classic The Little Mermaid and the overall gay experience. Think it may be a stretch? Within minutes, this ensemble manages to unearth amusing, profound, […]

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