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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Morningstar’

Morningstar is a small chamber drama playing in the basement of Shopkeeper’s on Florida Ave, (a venue whose old wooden floors add quite a bit of natural folly to the performance, some useful, though mostly not). It was written by Nathaniel Klein, who also stars. It was directed by Madison Middleton, who also plays a […]

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Review: ‘Tick, Tick…Boom’ at The Highwood Theatre

Originally a one-man show written in 1990, Tick, Tick…Boom was reconceived after Jonathan Larson’s untimely death by David Auburn and produced off-Broadway in 2001. Rewritten to include three different characters, the autobiographical musical still speaks to the insecurities Larson had as he reached the milestone age of thirty with no fruits to show from his […]

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Review: ‘’Night, Mother’ at The Highwood Theatre

‘’Night, Mother’ explores depths of depression, family secrets The Highwood Theatre’s Night, Mother, expertly directed by Madison Middleton and wonderfully acted by Melissa B. Robinson and Jennifer Berry George, is a thoughtful staging of a Pulitzer Prize-winning work by playwright Marsha Norman. The play asks many questions: How does one deal with a debilitating illness? […]

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The Women’s Voices Theatre Festival: ‘Duir-wyyd: The Dreamer’s Doorway’ at Spooky Action Theater

It is intriguing to see a work in progress that has real merit. Sandra Kamman’s Duir-wyyd: The Dreamer’s Doorway, a play with music, straddles time and space to metaphysically interconnect the stories of a contemporary mother and daughter recently relocated to a DC rooming house and a band of Druids in ancient Ireland persecuted and uprooted […]

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‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’ at The Highwood Theatre

Who is the man on the twenty-dollar bill? The Highwood Theatre answers that question with Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson to the beat of some catchy rock music. Alex Timbers wrote the book and Michael Friedman wrote the music and lyrics of this historical musical. The Highwood Theatre is a student theater organization based in Silver […]

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