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Review: ‘’Night, Mother’ at The Highwood Theatre

‘’Night, Mother’ explores depths of depression, family secrets The Highwood Theatre’s Night, Mother, expertly directed by Madison Middleton and wonderfully acted by Melissa B. Robinson and Jennifer Berry George, is a thoughtful staging of a Pulitzer Prize-winning work by playwright Marsha Norman. The play asks many questions: How does one deal with a debilitating illness? […]

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‘Water by the Spoonful’ at The Studio Theatre

Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Pulitzer Prize-winning Water by the Spoonful is set in 2009 and takes place mainly in Philadelphia but also travels to San Diego, Japan, and Puerto Rico. Two characters hold the emotional and dramatic center of this sprawling play. One is an extraordinary and beautifully written character named Elliot Ortiz, portrayed in The Studio Theatre’s production […]

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‘Night Mother’ at Rockville Little Theatre

Spring may be calling you outside to bike and run and savor the sunshine, but do yourself a favor…spend ninety minutes with the Rockville Little Theatre’s production of ‘Night Mother before you do. This thought-provoking and harrowing interpretation of Marsha Norman’s 1983 Pulitzer Prize winner is a not to be missed showcase of strong character […]

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