Tag Archives | Karin Rosnizeck


Review: ‘Fear Eats the Soul’ at Scena Theatre

As part of its 30th anniversary season, Scena Theatre has offered a stage adaptation of late German film auteur Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s 1974 film Fear Eats the Soul, translated and adapted by Anthony Vivis, about the love and marriage of a Moroccan immigrant and a German woman. Director, and Scena Theatre’s Artistic Director, Robert McNamara […]

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Review: ‘Mack, Beth’ at The Keegan Theatre

Chris Stezin’s adaptation of Macbeth, presented by Director Matt Ripa at The Keegan Theatre, is a daring attempt to bring one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies into the modern day. In this version, titled Mack, Beth, the king is Robert Duncan, founder and CEO of a massive tech empire. William Mackllraith and his wife Elizabeth, […]

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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Prison Break, Incorporated’

Nathan (Andrew Flurer) is a 30-year-old, washed-up druggie who lives in a boarding house. Ellie (Karen Elle) is a life coach just trying to help Nathan out. And now they’re both in jail thanks to Nathan’s real estate mogul mother, Crystal (Kimberlee Wolfson). In this Natalia Gleason-directed comedy, Prison Break, Incorporated, one gets an inside […]

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Review: ‘Fur’ at Venus Theatre Company

Venus Theatre’s new tour de force production of Migdalia Cruz’s Fur opens with a characteristically jarring scene: Michael, a white-suited animal lover, wheels a giant industrial strength hand cart into a space dominated by an imposing metal cage. Once at the cage door, Michael deposits his payload – an unusually hairy woman named Citrona. This […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2015 #8: Best Performances in a Play in Professional Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their Best of 2015: Best Performances in Plays in Professional Theatres go to:  BEST ACTOR IN A PLAY Josh Adams as Billy in The Cripple of Inishmaan at Scena Theatre. Matthew Ancarrow and Robby Rose as ‘The Twins’ in The Comedy of Errors at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company. Aaron […]

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‘Titus Andronicus’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

“We are all undone!” a character hysterically cries halfway through Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s production of Titus Andronicus. Well, thanks for stating the obvious. You would had to have been asleep not to notice that things were unraveling in this wild, off-the-wall version of Shakespeare’s notorious gore-fest. The government is crumbling, the body count is rising, the […]

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‘The Romantics Wagner & Liszt’ at The In Series

The In Series self-described salon-style concert tribute is a celebration of musical mastery – from the two composers featured to the pianists and singers – The Romantics Wagner & Liszt is an impressive show. The Hungarian Franz Liszt and German Richard Wagner were contemporaries, but most don’t realize they were also friends and frequent collaborators. […]

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‘Virus Attacks Heart’ at Venus Theatre Company

Virus Attacks Heart, a new play by Australian playwright Shannon Murdoch, is a romance for people who don’t do romances. It’s a horror story of a relationship that makes you ache for an intimacy as deep as the one on stage. It’s a kitchen table drama spiked with Viagra, or, conversely, the most sophisticated porno […]

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‘Judgment at Nuremberg’ at The American Century Theater

The American Century Theater (TACT) has offered the DC Metro theatergoer a chance to see a classic rarely produced play, Abby Mann’s Judgment at Nuremberg, and they have succeeded in presenting a transformative experience to savor. TACT has produced vintage, classic fare for quite some time and under the Artistic Direction of Jack Marshall, they […]

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Factory 449’s ‘The Amish Project’ Continues Through May 11th

Factory 449: a theatre collective presents the DC premiere of THE AMISH PROJECT by Jessica Dickey (Row After Row and Charles Ives Take Me Home). The show is directed by Helen Hayes Award winner Holly Twyford and featuring Helen Hayes Award winner and Factory 449 Company Member Nanna Ingvarsson. THE AMISH PROJECT continues through May 11th at The […]

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‘Happily Ever After’ at Ambassador Theater

Cristina Colmena’s Happily Ever After is no fairytale! If you are in a mood for a spicy dark comedy about love’s tribulations, leave your children with a nanny and head to the Mead Theatre at Flash Point for an evening of laughter and self-reflection. The compelling play which had its world premiere on March 13th, […]

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Scena Theatre Presents a Staged Reading of ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ This Monday, November 18th at 7 PM at Warehouse Theater

SCENA Theatre presents a special staged reading of  The Picture of Dorian Gray! THIS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH AT 7 PM AT WAREHOUSE THEATER (CLICK PHOTO FOR HORRIFIC DETAILS)  FEATURING: Danielle Davy, Buck O’Leary, Brian Hemmingsen, Armand Sindoni, Stas Wronka, Kim Curtis, Mick McGuire, Karin Rosnizeck, Emily Morrison, Renata Loman, Theo Hadjmichael, Colin Davies, and Stephen […]

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Why Tonight You Must See the Final Performance of Scena Theatre’s ‘The Marriage of Maria Braun’ by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

From Fassbinder to Scena Theatre: ‘The Marriage of Maria Braun  Survival, security, and success – What would you do to fulfill your life’s ambition?  For Maria Braun, the heroine of The Marriage of Maria Braun, the answer is clear.  The means to achieving those goals are not so simple. Who is Maria Braun, and is […]

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‘The Marriage of Maria Braun’ at SCENA Theatre by Emily Cao

“My time is just beginning.” Truer words have never been spoken by any character. Maria Braun’s straightforward declaration is the essence of Robert McNamara’s The Marriage of Maria Braun at SCENA Theatre, based on the 1979 German cult film by Rainer Werner Fassbinder and adapted for stage by Peter Marthesheimer & Pea Frohlich. Marriage, one […]

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