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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Too Close’

What better setting for black-box theater than a figurative black box — a stalled elevator — with two discordant strangers trapped inside? Luigi Laraia’s Too Close is definitely too close for comfort. One can’t resist the situational analogy: life’s random encounters, not-so-random ups and downs (we program our own fates by pushing each other’s buttons?). “And […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Neda Wants to Die’

You never expect to sympathize with the murderer and rapist. You expect to be repulsed and disgusted by them. That, however, would do a disservice to the complexity of life, particularly in war-torn, underdeveloped countries. Neda Wants to Die, written by Luigi Laraia explores this gut-wrenching theme with amazing dramatics and candor. It is the […]

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