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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Paper’

A cluttered desk, a twenty-minute appointment, a student and a teacher, and what ensues are cerebral twists and turns, well beyond the subdued, weightiness of departmental office hours. We inhabit this narrow space and learn about the teacher and about the student. The student objects to insensitive classroom remarks and is averse to a proposed […]

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Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Paper’ by John Feffer

A teacher and a student argue over a remark in class. Or was it a remark about class? Or was it really about race? Or gender? My new play Paper brings the explosive confrontations on campus around race, class, and gender onto the stage. Take Rashomon, add Mamet, mix in Black Lives Matter, and stand back. >Paper brings us into […]

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‘Reckless’ at Spooky Action Theater by Erica Laxson

Spooky Action Theater is known for producing offbeat and thought provoking shows and their Fall presentation of Craig Lucas’ Reckless is an absolute emotional thrill ride of epic proportions. Christmas comes to life in Director Richard Henrich’s sparkling take on life, honesty, and forgiveness as characters quickly see their world turn upside down. Mundy Spears […]

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Capital Fringe Review: ‘No Exit’ by Tzvi Kahn

As you enter the basement level of the Mount Vernon United Methodist Church for OUR Theatre’s modern adaptation of Sartre’s No Exit, the play’s Valet (Thomas L. McGrath) appears in character to direct you to your seats. “Enjoy your stay,” he creepily intones, then exits to find more ticketholders. It’s a clever touch for this […]

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