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Review: ‘The Lion in Winter’ at 4615 Theatre Company

The Lion in Winter, written by James Goldman and directed by Jordan Friend, opened this weekend at The Highwood Theatre in Silver Spring; it is being performed in repertory with King John. The play is presented by 4615 Theatre Company, which has found a permanent home at The Highwood. The group often performs Shakespeare paired […]

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Review: ‘Women Beware Women’ at 4615 Theatre Company

Most of us know how William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet ends. Romeo, thinking his precious Juliet dead, drinks from a vial of poison. When Juliet awakens, she sees Romeo dead and stabs herself. Shortly thereafter, the two feuding families, seeing the tragedies that have befallen their respective children, agree to settle their differences and move […]

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‘Review: Love’s Labours Lost’ at 4615 Theatre Company

With the savvy direction of Anne Donnelly and the industrious labors of 4615 Theatre Company, the 400 year-old Shakespearean comedy, Love’s Labours Lost has taken a fruitful leap into the 21st Century. If you don’t know 4615 Theatre Company, it self-identifies as “as a group of young people emerging into adulthood” who were “surprised to find […]

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Review: ‘Exit the King’ by 4615 Theatre Company at the Classroom at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

From what I can gather, 4615 Theatre Company consists of actors, directors, and designers who are, by their own declaration, under 25 years old. They select a play, find a space (basement, rehearsal room, and now the classroom at Woolly), give themselves 3 weeks to put the show together, and–Violá!–they have a show. Now, in […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Point…Blank…Period’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) Point…Blank…Period, created by Tramaine Brathwaite and written along with Ryiesha Simms, Kenya D. Morris, and and Devynne Stevenson, is a hilarious, heartwarming, look into that ever taboo subject…Aunt Flo…the red tide…the monthly visitor…a women’s menstrual period. The development of the show came from wondering why this topic that is so natural […]

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‘Shakespeare in Hollywood’ at Catholic University by Colleen Sproull

It is with great pleasure that I write this review. Catholic University’s production of Ken Ludwig‘s Shakespeare in Hollywood is professional, outrageously funny, and brimming with voracious talent. Wittingly directed by Jay D. Brock, it’s full of hysterical physical comedy, a hefty helping of Shakespeare sonnets, and countless charming innuendos. The pace is perfect, keeping right […]

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