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Review: ‘M. Butterfly’ at Everyman Theatre

Though written 30 years ago, few contemporary plays speak so profoundly to America’s current situation in the world as does David Henry Hwang’s M. Butterfly, now playing at Baltimore’s Everyman Theatre. A complex and compelling drama, M. Butterfly explores the psycho-cultural terrain of what celebrated author Edward Said called Orientalism: the West’s compulsion to romanticize and feminize the East. Butterfly premiered […]

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Review: ‘Gone’ by The Oven: A Collective Theatre Movement at Baltimore Theatre Project

The subject of human trafficking, and especially child sexploitation, is as dark and disturbing a topic for a theatrical production as anyone could imagine. The Oven, one of the newest members of the Baltimore theatre community, is committed to presenting socially relevant works. Gone, the piece that premiers at Theatre Project this month, is a […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Lucretia Borgia’

The Small Batch Theater Co. succeeds with modern dance in its unique production of Lucretia Borgia. Back in Renaissance Italy, Lucretia Borgia was always the baddest girl on the block-or so we’ve been told. Papal daughter and sibling of equally famous schemers, Lucretia stood accused of it all: employing the wiles of a femme fatale and […]

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