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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘TAME.’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) When the DC Women’s Voices Theatre Festival rolls around in October, 2015, I sincerely hope Playwright Jonelle Walker will be among the voices represented. In TAME. (ably directed by Medha Marsten), Walker not only demonstrates the chops to write strong and dynamic female characters, she has the rare ability to […]

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Source Festival: ‘Quests’-Six 10-Minute Plays

We travel to seek the unknown, and we undertake quests to find or achieve something of life-altering importance. The characters in Quests are seeking mementos of the past, self-understanding, complete transformations and a recipe for cornbread. Quests, comprised of six separate 10-minute plays, is part of the Source Festival at Source Theatre. Playwrights from across […]

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‘Other Desert Cities’ at Silver Spring Stage

Acting or reality; the two are hardly mutually exclusive. We live with each other’s divergent truths because we know no other way to live. Our lives could be complete lies that we have no idea we are living because we blindly accept what we see and experience to be truth without question. Silver Spring Stage […]

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Family Flashpoint: ‘Other Desert Cities’ Opens at Silver Spring Stage on April 4th by Lennie Magida

FAMILY FLASHPOINT: OTHER DESERT CITIES OPENS APRIL 4 AT SILVER SPRING STAGE If families existed without conflict, stress, heartbreak, and deception—and if those difficulties weren’t often laced with great wit—many wonderful plays would never have been written. One excellent example: Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities, which opens April 4th at Silver Spring Stage. It’s the […]

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An Interview with the Director and Cast Members of Silver Spring Stage’s ‘The Baltimore Waltz’ by Lennie Magida

Bob Scott says that when he first read The Baltimore Waltz, “it shouted, ‘Direct this one, Bob!’” Scott heeded that inner voice, and now he’s directing Waltz as it opens the Silver Spring Stage 2013-14 mainstage season tonight.The show runs weekends through October 12th. The Baltimore Waltz is a hilarious and touching comedy/drama by award-winning […]

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