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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Macbeth in the Basement’

William Shakespeare serves as playwright Annie Bryan’s inspiration for Dodgeball Theatre’s Macbeth in the Basement, directed by Talley Murphy. The show features only five actors and a limited set, and Bryan tries weaving a modern retelling focused on school shootings with the Bard’s original text. While they’re delivering a powerful message, the mash-up is uneven at times. […]

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Review: ‘The Lion in Winter’ at Vagabond Players

The Lion in Winter’ reaches the pinnacle of high entertainment Vagabond Players’ The Lion in Winter, expertly directed by Steve Goldklang is a show any theater lover, nay any lover of art must see. The show is spectacular beyond words. This show proves the theorem that theater is a support system for life. The play follows […]

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Review: ‘The History Boys’ at Dominion Stage

At the first press night of The History Boys by Alan Bennett, the cast and creative team were laughing and joking as the audience began to arrive. A fire had started in the flies of the theater, and the flames set off the sprinklers, leaving the stage full of water. The power immediately switched off […]

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