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Magic Time! The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: A Conversation With the Director and Writer of Arcturus Theater Company’s ‘The Point’ Ross Heath and Marilyn Ansevin Austin

I’ve made a point to see as many productions in the Women’s Voices Theater Festival as I can. Some have thrilled me; some have not. For me theatergoing is like a gambling addiction. I always go expecting to hit the jackpot. But realistically I know the odds are I won’t always. One play in particular, […]

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The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: ‘The Point’ at Arcturus Theater Company

Four-year-old Arcturus Theater Company—a group of DC theater enthusiasts committed to presenting plays that will “prompt discussion on topics that do not come up naturally in everyday conversation”—has chosen as its entry in the Women’s Voices Theater Festival The Point, by Marilyn Ansevin Austin. The Point is about a subject no one wants to contemplate […]

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‘Bug’ at Dominion Stage

Directed by Jennifer Lyman, Dominion Stage’s presentation of Pulitzer-winning playwright Tracy Letts’ Bug explores timely issues of vulnerability, loneliness, isolation, substance abuse, mental illness and domestic violence – all while delving down a rabbit hole of madness, paranoia, fantasy and psychosis. Letts’ 18-year-old play, made into a film in 2006 (starring Ashley Judd and Harry […]

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Capital Fringe 2014: ‘The Matty Matthews Foundation’

What is to be said of a democratic political system that rewards connections over talent, charisma over hard work, and money over principles? This is the subject Eagle Wings Theater Company tackles with The Matty Matthews Foundation. Writer and director John McGrath competently pulls off this engaging parable on the values systems modeled in the political […]

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(l to r) Jerry (Dean Allen Davis) Malcolm,(Matthew Acquard), and Dave (Micah Chalmer). Photo by Steven Tyler.

‘The Full Monty’ at Silhouette Stages by Amanda Gunther

Buffalo men go all the way! First they gave us the Buffalo wing and now they’re giving us the whole thing over at Silhouette Stages with their spring production of The Full Monty, written by Terrence McNally with music and lyrics by David Yazbek. Directed by Conni Ross and Debbie Mobley, with Musical Direction by Michael Tan, […]

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‘Andy and the Shadows’ at Theater J by Flora Scott

Born in the shadow of our parents, it is every child’s journey to discover the source of light shone on them that ignites the inspiration for prosperity in order to, ultimately, cast one’s own projections in this life. Life is complicated, yet it’s simple. Confusing while transparent. It’s unfair. It’s tragic, but offers magical moments […]

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