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2016 Capital Fringe Preview #39: ‘The Greatest Science Fiction Show (no one’s ever seen)’ by Pamela Leahigh

Take a trip with us through time and space! Grain of Sand Theatre, winner of the Capital Fringe Festival’s Best Drama Awards in 2011 and 2013, returns to the Capital Fringe Festival with The Greatest Science Fiction Show (no one’s ever seen), a raucous parody of syndicated science fiction classics. Julie’s hunt for a long-lost Sci-Fi show takes a surreal turn. With the […]

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Review: ‘RIOT’ at The Highwood Theatre

Last night in a small, tucked-away space in Silver Spring, I watched a “real time” drama so exciting and original, so drop-dead funny and knock-out suspenseful, that I left the theater dazed and euphoric. The play is called Riot. It takes place in Sam’s Coffee Shop—a room of not more than 600 square feet that Set […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Interconnected’

Written and directed by Brian Schwartz and Karen Snyder, Interconnected tells the twisted and complex story of three intertwined families. It is ripe with dramatic turns worthy of the soap operas but with the added benefit of being funny. The show’s humor is based on the fact that it is simply a tale of family problems […]

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‘No Exit’ at The Highwood Theatre

Jean-Paul Sartre was not only a great playwright, but one of the leading philosophers of the 20th Century. He wrote No Exit during the German Occupation of France during WWII, after he had been imprisoned and released for ill health. It was also after he began to see his fellow Frenchmen, who were Jewish or […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Scene Stealers-Week Ending 9/18/14

Here are this week’s Scene Stealers. Congrats to all our honorees.  ______ Jennifer Berry as Blanche DuBois and Anna Fagan as Stella Kowalski in the Final Scene of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s A Streetcar Named Desire “Jennifer Berry (Blanche DuBois) and Anna Fagan (Stella Kowalski) have seamless chemistry on stage. The two make for a […]

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‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ at Little Theatre of Alexandria

“I don’t want realism, I want magic!” exclaims Blanche DuBois in the distinguished Tennessee Williams play A Streetcar Named Desire. Well, Director Kristina Friedgen and The Little Theatre of Alexandria provide a lot of both with their production of the classic play. Entering the theater I was already awestruck with the meticulously designed set designed […]

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‘The Eccentricities of a Nightingale’ at The Rude Mechanicals

Even the most knowledgeable theatre fan would be forgiven for not being familiar with Tennessee Williams’ lesser-known play The Eccentricities of a Nightingale. Unlike other works from the legendary playwright’s canon (A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, for example) this play had a brief run on Broadway under its original […]

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