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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘The Other Day’

About an hour into The Other Day as performed at The Shop, a Dutch airport clerk named Steven (played by a very dashing Dash King), shows...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘The Interpersonal Underworld’

This review will be in two parts. One part about the dance (yes, this is a dance show) and one about the spoken aspects...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘SELF’

There are countless plays (and movies, songs, paintings, stories….) about people falling in love with other people. But what about loving yourself? If you...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Call Steve Guttenberg’

If you are familiar with H.P. Lovecraft’s early writing about the fictional deity called Cthulhu, this play is hilarious. If you are not familiar...

Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘Marriage, Lizards and Love’

(Best of the Capital Fringe) The Capital Fringe festival is a remarkable venue where artists can show off and experiment with new work, playwright Jean...

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: ‘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 Preview: ‘Cross the Line’ by Jenna Selby

A few years ago I took a semester to study abroad in Spain.  On returning, I realized that my circles of friends at school...

Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Tragical Mirth of Marriage & Love: Short...

Fans of Chekhov rejoice. Pallas Theatre Collective has come to lift your spirits and make you laugh. Long have people tried to convince me...

2013 Capital Fringe Show Preview ‘Polaroid Stories’ by Lauren R. Alexander

A fucked up love story for a Fringe Festival premiere. After a wildly successful production of Naomi Iizuka’s Polaroid Stories at American University in November...

2013 Capital Fringe Show Preview: ‘The Tragical Mirth of Marriage &...

Pallas Theatre Cordially Invites You to… The Tragical Mirth of Marriage & Love: Short Scenes by Anton Chekhov Some marriages are tragical.  Some farcical. All are...

‘You Can’t Get a Decent Margarita at the North Pole’ at...

Around this time of the year, it’s quite possible to experience what I like to call ‘Christmas-themed theatre overload.’ After all there’s a plethora...

fallFringe: ‘Double Consciousness Redux’ by Cyle Durkee

Double Consciousness Redux (DCR){carpel tunnel is something that is going to happen to other people}) begins with a haunting scene in which comes onto...

‘The Jungle Book’ at Synetic Theater’s Teen Ensemble by Jennifer Perry

Like its adult (mainstage) counterpart, the Synetic Theater Teen Ensemble clearly has a knack for adapting well-known works of literature, highlighting the salient themes...

Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Last Flapper’ by Julia L. Exline

Carmela Lanza-Weil directs The Last Flapper, a theatrical biography of Zelda Fitzgerald, with a passionate solo performance by Kate Erin Gibson as Zelda. Set...

Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Confines of Flattery’ by Jennifer Georgia

It is no mere flattery to say that Triptych Productions’ The Confines of Flattery provides a delightful and intriguing hour at the theater. A trio of...

Coming to The Capital Fringe Festival: ‘The Confines of Flattery’ by...

Triptych Productions’ The Confines of Flattery comprises three one-act plays, representing three different eras and styles. The connective tissue running through them is suggested by the...

Coming to The Capital Fringe Festival: ‘The Last Flapper’ by Leland...

THE RED DOOR THEATRE PRESENTS THE LAST FLAPPER, PART OF THE 7TH ANNUAL CAPITAL FRINGE FESTIVAL JULY 12 - 29, 2011 The Last Flapper is a...

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