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Magic Time! ‘Good Hope Road’ (Staged Reading)

For decades theatergoers have warmed to plays set in rooming houses. Playwrights have been fond of the form too, because it permits an otherwise random mix of boarders to become an engrossing cast of characters with intriguing lives and intertwined story lines. If you add plays set in hotel lobbies, you’ve got a shelf full […]

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

Last night I was back at CulturalDC’s Source Festival for Mortality, a series of six 10-minute plays inspired by the full length play, A Bid to Save the World. Mortality, one of the 3 themes of the festival, gives us a glimpse into how we all deal with life and death in our own ways. […]

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‘Civil War to Civil Rights: The Well-Being of a Nation’ at The Clarice Center for the Performing Arts by Ramona Harper

Martin, Medgar, Malcolm, Thurgood, Colin, Jesse, Sammy, Trayvon, Barack.  Julian. Searing black and white snapshots of America’s past and present were opening images for the University of Maryland’s Civil War to Civil Rights: The Well-Being of a Nation symposium, an event of the National Civil War Project hosted by the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center […]

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‘Full Bloom’ at Arcturus Theater Company by Marlene Hall

Arcturus Theater Company’s production of Suzanne Bradbeer’s Full Bloom is a story about a teenager, named Phoebe (Kyra Soleil) who is coming of age and whose life is paralleling the book Catcher in the Rye. Meanwhile her mom (Alison Bauer) is coping with a divorce and growing older. Her mom’s friends and neighbors are coping with growing older in a society […]

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