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Hit Musical ‘Visible Language’ to Livestream on HowlRound Tomorrow, November 16th at 2 PM

Hit Musical Visible Language to Livestream on HowlRound TOMORROW, NOVEMBER 16, 2014 AT 2 PM WSC Avant Bard and the  Gallaudet University Theatre and Dance Program announce today that their co-production of Visible Language will livestream on the HowlRound TV networkSunday, November 16, 2014. This final performance in the show’s near-soldout run can be viewed live […]

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‘Visble Language’ at WSC Avant Bard

This weekend at Gallaudet’s Eastman Studio Theatre WSC Avant Bard and Gallaudet University Theatre and Dance Program opened their world premiere, historically based musical, Visible Language. Aside from its historically rich text and beautifully complex bi-lingual style of presentation, Visible Language by Mary Resing also moves its audience with an urgent yearning to communicate beyond […]

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A Report From Page-to-Stage: ‘Carved in Stone’

After the entertaining staged reading at last year’s Page-to-Stage Festival of Mario Baldessari’s comedy The Good Devil, In Spite of Himself (coauthored with Tyler Herman), I called it in my report “a boisterous, a ribald farce.” The Good Devil aimed to please and it did so, hilariously. Saturday morning in The Kennedy Center Terrace Gallery […]

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Reporting from The Page-to-Stage Festival: ‘The Three Musketeers’ and ‘The Young Spectaculars and the Front Yard Adventure‘ by Lauren Katz

This Labor Day weekend, the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts hosts the 12th annual Page-to-Stage Festival. Featuring over 40 theatre companies from the Washington DC area, the festival allows theatergoers to witness readings and excerpts from new works. I personally had the opportunity to observe only a couple of the many plays premiering through this […]

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Reporting from The Page-to-Stage Festival: ‘The Good Devil, In Spite of Himself’ and ‘Aural Sex’ by John Stoltenberg

If you’ve never made your way to The Kennedy Center’s Page-to-Stage fest, let me let you in on a few pleasures that await you even before the pleasures packed into this annual Labor Day weekend of staged readings. First off is the odd exhilaration of experiencing this grand architectural edifice—which at times feels designed on […]

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The American Century Theater Announces Its 2013-2014 Season

The American Century Theater Announced its 2013-2014 Season:  Neil Simon’s Come Blow Your Horn Directed by Rip Claassen September 12-October 12, 2013 Note: Show opens Thursday, 9/12 Neil Simon’s first odd couple … America’s first mad men … the ’60s swing again! Performances Th/Fri/Sat at 8 pm, Sat/Sun at 2:30 pm No Matinee Sat 9/14 Pay-What-You-Can […]

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‘Goldfish Thinking’ at Longacre Lea by Kim Moeller

I love everything about Goldfish Thinking. It has a smart and truly funny script, one of the finest ensemble casts I have seen this year, and an impressive leading actor in Heather Haney. The direction, set, lighting, and sound design all deserve high praise. And if that isn’t enough, you’ll spend less than $20 per […]

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Coming to The Capital Fringe Festival: Faction of Fools ‘Fool For All: Tales of Marriage and Mozzarella’ by Rachel Spicknall

What Is Faction of Fools‘ Fool for All? The Fool for All is based on two complementary factors: 1) The DC actor community is vast, talented, and diverse, and 2) Commedia dell’Arte is a specialized theatrical form that requires intense training in the style to do it justice. Thus, we endeavor to bring together dozens of […]

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