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In the Moment: ‘William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged)’ at...

The boys from the Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) have been a mainstay in the DC area for decades. They never wear out their welcome...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Stone Tape Party’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) Even before the show starts, Stone Tape Party, written by Danny Rovin and directed by Angela Pirko, immerses the audience...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘À Demain’

Brendan O’Connell creates a memoir after the death of his friend. It’s a surprisingly funny show that nevertheless perfectly captures the permanence of grief....

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘The Road to High Street’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) Juggling fire, riding a unicycle, living in a beer tank and eating raw eggs—these are just a few of the...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Capt. Tickle Britches’

In the words of the Captain himself, "Here at the Captain Tickle Britches Show, we set the bar low. Real Low." This sort of sums...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Everything I Do’

Everything I Do is a musical, loosely adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s Man and Superman by playwright and composer John Becker. Just as the...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Hey, Hey, LBJ!’

The unfolding story of one combat correspondent and his changing views on the Vietnam War, David Kleinberg's solo performance Hey, Hey, LBJ! spans three...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Antigone’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) Fringe is well known for exposing audiences to exciting new works, but the festival can be equally exciting when it...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Perfect Liars Club’

P.T. Barnum was right. There’s a sucker born every minute, and Perfect Liars Club is out to prove it. In 90 minutes of fun-filled storytelling...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Dream Within a Dream’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) While I was in London a couple months ago, I attended a Punchdrunk Theatre Company production, and the play was...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Song of Myself: The Whitman Project’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) Robert Michael Oliver is a tour-de-force in his one-man show It’s got to be tough to do a solo show, opening...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Olizzia’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) First-time playwright John Bavoso’s inventive and appealing script for Olizzia would make a terrific indie rom-com caper that would be a hit...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Rock Bottom [A Rock Opus]’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) If one way to tell whether a rock musical is really good is that it makes you want to come...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘The Hello Girls: Unknown Heroines of WWI’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) Ellouise Schoettler enlightens us in her one-woman show. US history provided little to inform us about the role of women in...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Coosje’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) Every now and then CapFringe makes a divine pairing of venue and production. Such is the case with No....

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Chesapeake’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) Chesapeake by Lee Blessing - A One-Man - Er, Dog - Show! Chesapeake by Lee Blessing opened last night in the intimate...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘TAME.’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) When the DC Women's Voices Theatre Festival rolls around in October, 2015, I sincerely hope Playwright Jonelle Walker will be...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Dream Love’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) Ryan Tumulty’s devised movement piece Dream Love is a surreal combination of dance and theater, switching back and forth from...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Interrogation’

(Best of the Fringe!) In his play Interrogation, John Feffer, a foreign policy analyst who writes widely on privacy issues, pokes gentle fun at U.S....

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Four Dogs and a Bone’

(Best of the Fringe!) Welcome to the savage world of moviemaking where success-hungry humans, snarl and growl at each other like dogs fighting for a...

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