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Playwright Octavio Solis on His Play ‘El Paso Blue’ Now Playing at GALA Hispanic Theatre

Texas-born Octavio Solis is one of America’s leading contemporary playwrights, yet he is relatively unknown in the DC area. Now El Paso Blue—one of his most powerful  plays—introduces his work to the nation’s capital with a short run at GALA Hispanic Theatre. Although he has never previously had a play produced in Washington, Solis—who is […]

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Review: ‘Cold Mountain’ at The Academy of Music in Philadelphia

Charles Frazier’s 1997 award-winning best-selling debut novel, adapted into an Oscar-winning feature film starring Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, and Renée Zellweger in 2003, is now a new American opera. Cold Mountain, with music by Philadelphia-based Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Higdon and libretto by Gene Scheer, is currently celebrating its east-coast premiere at Opera Philadelphia, in […]

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‘The Odyssey’ at Theatre Project With Charlie Bethel

Following the success of his one-man show of Beowulf at the Theatre Project last winter, acclaimed solo artist Charlie Bethel returns to Baltimore with the area’s debut of his uniquely re-imagined interpretation of Homer’s famous tale, The Odyssey, in a wholly dedicated yet accessible performance. As part of the Theatre Project’s guest artist series, actor […]

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