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Review: ‘Don Juan Tenorio’ at GALA Theatre

While Don Juan, the character, is a recognizable archetype of insatiable lust, the GALA Theatre’s Don Juan Tenorio, is an elegant, at times humorous, meditation on the psychic toll abject narcissism takes on an entire community, especially when those most affected either reject, or do not fully understand, the darkness lurking in themselves. In this […]

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‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Prince George’s Summer Shakespeare Festival

Summer and Shakespeare go hand-in-hand and Prince George’s Summer Shakespeare Festival’s Romeo and Juliet is a departure from “traditional” productions of this iconic William Shakespeare plays. Produced by Christel Stevens and overseen by Artistic Director Christopher Dwyer, next weekend’s performances can be seen at various locations. The hostilities and tragedies that befall the Montagues and […]

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‘Othello’ at WSC Avant Bard

T.S. Eliot’s great poem The Hollow Men is sometimes said to be about the shell-shocked soldiers of the First World War. (“We are the hollow men/We are the stuffed men/ Leaning together /Headpiece filled with straw.”) In a time when there are homeless veterans, it is a real service to remind us of the suffering […]

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Quotidian Theatre Company Presents Eugene O’Neill’s Visionary Classic ‘The Iceman Cometh’ by Michael Avolio

The Iceman Cometh is a play universal in its scope and personal in its detail. Nobel Laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Eugene O’Neill wrote the nearly-three-hour masterpiece at the peak of his career, in the late period that also gave us the theatre classics Long Day’s Journey into Night and A Moon for the Misbegotten. […]

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‘Las aventuras de Don Quixote de La Mancha’ at Gala Hispanic Theatre by Andrew L. Baughman

Las aventuras de Don Quixote de La Mancha, Patricia Suarez’s adaptation of Cervantes’ novel (Bilingual Adaptation by Cornelia Cody), is currently delighting young audiences at GALA Hispanic Theatre at Tivoli. The play focuses on seven chapter episodes from the first part of the classic novel, magically bringing windmills and the scraggly Rocinante to life. The […]

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