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Review: ‘This Little Light’ at Venus Theatre

This Little Light by Jennifer Faletto opened this week at Venus Theatre. Deborah Randall is the director of this remarkable play. In her director’s notes, Randall calls This Little Light a comedy. Although there are undoubtedly lighter comedic moments, there is a lot of angst and conflict, both outward and inward, in this drama. The […]

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Review: ‘Aglaonike’s Tiger’ at Venus Theatre

Aglaonike’s Tiger, written by Claudia Barnett and directed by Deborah Randall, is playing now at the Venus Theatre in Laurel, MD. The drama is based on the first recorded woman astronomer of Ancient Greece. Aglaonike (Ann Fraistat) seems to have been one of the first accurate prognosticators of the phases of the moon and lunar […]

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Review: ‘Tunnel Vision’ at Venus Theatre

Tunnel Vision, written by Andrea Lepcio and directed by Deborah Randall, at Venus Theatre is a powerful and a thought-provoking play. Venus Theatre, under the direction of Founder Deborah Randall, has developed into an venue for plays that deal with women’s and children’s issues, and has become a voice for their causes. Tunnel Vision is in the […]

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Review: ‘Top Girls’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre

The adage, “more things change, the more they stay the same” comes to mind when weighing British playwright Caryl Churchill’s seminal Obie-winning classic, Top Girls, which was first produced in 1982 and is now reintroduced some 35 years later at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre’s intimate space. Audaciously directed by Suzanne Beal, Top Girls insightfully explores […]

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Review: ‘Midlife’ at Single Carrot Theatre

Ben Hoover’s Midlife explores that most difficult of theatrical terrains, human subjectivity. Not that subjectivity expressed by human babble, i.e., talking, of which America’s logocentric culture continues to be so fond; but, rather, the subjectivity behind the mask each of us presents to the world. Single Carrot’s world premiere of Midlife does a great job […]

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TONIGHT at 7:30 PM: The Rainbow Theatre Project presents ‘Say You Love Satan’ at Source by Anna Russell

THE RAINBOW THEATRE PROJECT PRESENTS SAY YOU LOVE SATAN AT SOURCE TONIGHT – MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014 AT 7:30 PM Attendees promised a helluva good time at this devilishly-funny free event! The Rainbow Theatre Project presents Say You Love Satan by D.C.-native Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa in the third slot of their inaugural season of concert readings. […]

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The Rainbow Theatre Project presents ‘Say You Love Satan’ This Monday, 2/24@7:30 PM at Source by Anna Russell

THE RAINBOW THEATRE PROJECT PRESENTS SAY YOU LOVE SATAN AT SOURCE THIS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014 Attendees promised a helluva good time at this devilishly-funny free event! The Rainbow Theatre Project presents Say You Love Satan by D.C.-native Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa in the third slot of their inaugural season of concert readings. Directed by John Moletress, […]

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‘Las Meninas’ at Rep Stage by Amanda Gunther

Deception is the shining glory in the court of King Louis XIV. Or so the story unfurls in Rep Stage’s production of Lynn Nottage’s Las Meninas. A thought provoking, emotional rollercoaster of a show lets the audience reconsider the historical seduction and scandal of Queen Marie -Therese, the Spanish woman married into the French King’s […]

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