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‘Take A Bow’ Part 7: The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ Favorite Spring/Summer 2016 Performances

Here’s Part 7 of the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts’ favorite Spring/Summer 2016 performances. To our honorees: TAKE A BOW! _____ Caitlin Carbone as Hamlet in Hamlet at Cohesion Theatre Company. Caitlin Carbone’s Hamlet at Cohesion Theatre Company was outstanding. She speaks Shakespearean English like it’s her native tongue and she is so physically expressive, you could probably understand […]

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Interviews from London Below: Inside Cohesion Theatre’s ‘Neverwhere’: Part 7: Melanie Glickman

In Part Seven of a series of interviews with cast members of Cohesion Theatre Company’s Neverwhere, meet Melanie Glickman. Patricia: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you on local stages and some roles you have played. Mel: I’m Mel Glickman. If you’ve seen anything Cohesion’s done this season, you’ve seen […]

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Review: ‘Neverwhere’ at Cohesion Theatre Company

To close out an already impressive second season, Cohesion Theatre Company has mounted its most ambitious show yet – the Baltimore premiere of Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere, adapted for the stage by Robert Kauzlaric. I should admit this up front: I love Neil Gaiman. He is my favorite author and Neverwhere is my favorite of his […]

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Review: ‘Twelfth Night’ at Iron Crow Theatre and Cohesion Theatre Company As Part of the Trans Voices Workshop Series

“I say there is no darkness but ignorance.” That’s a direct quote from the Bard himself, good old Willy Shakespeare. It seems appropriate to mention it, because Iron Crow and Cohesion Theatre Company, two of Baltimore’s edgiest theatres, have teamed up to present a unique production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, as part of their Trans […]

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‘The Trap’ at Ambassador Theater

The gaunt and haunted figure of Franz Kafka obsessed the renowned Polish poet, novelist, and dramatist Tadeusz Różewicz (1921-2014). His two-act play The Trap—part expressionistic, part realistic—poetically thrusts Kafka’s anxieties and nightmares front and center. First published in 1982, The Trap as translated by Adam Czerniawski is now getting its U.S. premiere in an imaginative and fittingly […]

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‘Edward II’ at Spotlighters Theatre

They say that love will conquer all but what happens when love gets in the way of the crown? A court turned against its king for forbidden love; a throne overturned in the face of adversity. The Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre brings Christopher Marlowe’s Edward II to the stage as its penultimate show of the […]

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