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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Review:Cabaret at curtainup.com -DC by Susan Davidson

A sublime production at DC's Signature .

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Monday, April 6, 2015

Review: Simply Sondheim at curtainup.coml by Susan Davidson

an enormously pleasing revue of Stephen Sondheim's marvelous music and angst-filled lyrics.

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Sunday, March 22, 2015

Review:The Originalist at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

Whether audiences in cities that don't have more than 50,000 lawyers and an incalculable number of wonks, will have the sitzfleisch for 105 minutes of dueling ideologies remains to be seen. …

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Friday, January 30, 2015

Review:Gigi at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

Pop the cork for "The Night They Invented Champagne" and much else. Gigi is bubbly entertainment. .

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Monday, December 29, 2014

Review:Diner at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

The popular 1950s motion picture takes a stab at becoming a hit musical .

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Friday, November 14, 2014

Review:Bad Jews at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

Joshua Harmon's play well done in DC

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Review: The Shopliftersat curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

Morris Panych's new play is boosted by a cast with great comic timing Morris Panych

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Review: Camp David at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

Lawrence Wright's treatment of the historic facts is careful and comprehensive, and he's added is color, the human frailties of those concerned.

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Review:Water by the Spoonful at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

The middle of Alegria Hudes's trilogy in DC, as the finale runs in New York . .

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Review: Beaches at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

The musical version of the novel has its faults, but the good casting and music make it well worth the time

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Review: Yellow Face at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

This revival of David Henry Hwang's play is typical of Theater J's programming as it has plenty of ideas to nosh on after the show .

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Friday, January 31, 2014

Review: Peter and the Starcatcher at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

The small show that made it big and now on tour with a stop at the Kennedy Center.

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Friday, January 17, 2014

Review: The Tallest Tree in the Forest at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

Daniel Beaty is an engaging Paul Robeson in this informative solo play.

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Sunday, December 22, 2013

Review:Gypsy at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

David Tennant under the direction of Gregory Doran comes back to the Royal Shakespeare Company with another magnificent performance .

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Sunday, October 27, 2013

Review: Love in Afghanistan at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

Roya and Duke come from very different parts of the globe and very different backgrounds. That's what makes their meeting at Bagram Air Force Base in Kabul, Afghanistan so interesting.

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Friday, September 20, 2013

Review: The Velocity of Autumnat curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

Playwright Eric Coble has a good ear for dialogue but slips from time to time into cliches

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Review:Detroit at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

Tom Kamm's terrific set, along with Eric Pearson's video projections on to the houses exteriors of such pursuits as neighborly get-togethers, soccer with the kids and backyard barbecues, are…

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Friday, September 13, 2013

Review: After the Revolutionat curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

As it did when it first premiered in Williamstown and then Off-Broadway, Amy Herzog's play holds your attention and makes you think. If that is what you want from two hours in a theater, the…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Review:Torch Song Trilogy at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

What makes this production so enjoyable, so moving and so memorable is director Michael Kahn's non-sentimental, non-camp direction..

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Sunday, July 21, 2013

Review: at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

Tours that turn up here a year or more likely two years after taking Broadway by storm sometimes lose some of their zest. That certainly is not the case with this production .

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Friday, June 14, 2013

Review: Anythig Goes Curtainup-DC by Susan Davidson

The national tour of the Roundabout's Tony-winning and audience-pleasing production is docked at Washington's Kennedy Center until July 7 th. . .

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Friday, May 31, 2013

Review:The Guardsman at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

Ferenc Molnar's play still maintains much of its mittel European charm in its current translation by Richard'Nelson, but the exposition and running time of 2 hours and 45 minutes tests one's…

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Review: Dreamgirlsat curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

Signature’s production is a period piece but not dated, an intelligent look at a time, the 1960’s, and its music .

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

No TItle by Susan Davidson

thought-provoking theatre, exceptionally well directed and performed, with a resonance that continues long after the lights go down..

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Friday, September 14, 2012

Review: The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deityat curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

In his Pulitzer Prize runner up play about the wrestling world Kristoffer Diaz wrestles with big themes .

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Review: Long Day’s Journey Into Night at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

a play that’s not done often because it's perhaps too wordy, too old fashioned for modern audiences. But it's worth seeing if you want to get a glimpse of O’Neill’s lighter side. .

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

Review: Brother Russiaat curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

Like a good Russian novel or play, this rock musical has a complicated plot and goes on too long. However, it's also very well produced and highly entertainin

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Review: Sucker Punch at curtainup/dc by Susan Davidson

a knockout of a play. . .

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Friday, February 24, 2012

Review: Astro Boy and the God of Comics at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

The most original piece of theater I have seen in quite some time . . .

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

Review: The Boy Detective Fails & The Hollow at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

two world premiere commissioned at DC's Signature and running in repertory

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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Review: Heir Apparent at curtainup/DC by Susan Davidson

David Ives's translation and adaptation of Jean-François Regnard's 1708 comedy is delightful fun

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