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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Event: ‘MUCHO KLUNCHO TALENT SHOW a Parade of Raw Ridiculousness’ Presented by The Klunch by Guest Author

Opera singers, jugglers, tango dancers, strippers, puppets, and way more gather for the Mucho KlunchoTalent Show! An epic assemblage of talent, the likes of which DC hasn’t seen in centuri…

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Monday, September 18, 2017

News: The 32nd Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards by Guest Author

On Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7 pm, the 32nd Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards were held at the Historic Lincoln Theatre.   Malcolm Barnes from DMV202ARTS was there to cover this …

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Theater Alliance Launches Word Becomes Action Festival by Guest Author

By Natalie Graves Tucker The theater that brought you the Helen Hayes Award–winning show Word Becomes Flesh last year is walking the talk and following up with the Word Becomes Action Fes…

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News: The Round World Presents ‘Tales from the Round World: The Log of the Salty Pearl’ by Guest Author

The Round World is excited to present Tales from the Round World:  The Log of the Salty Pearl, the second in their series of live radio plays with variety acts interspersed to raise money f…

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

News: Two Years After Launching Mosaic, Ari Roth Reflects by Guest Author

This piece, “Two Years After Launching Mosaic, Ari Roth Reflects” by Marilyn Millstone was originally published on HowlRound, a knowledge commons by and for the theatre community…

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

DCMetroTheaterArts Announces New Editor-in-Chief, Joel Markowitz Named Editor Emeritus by Guest Author

As Founding Editor Continues to Endure Debilitating Effects of ALS, Revitalized Staff Regroups to Carry Forward His Vision Metro DC (September 7, 2017)—DCMetroTheaterArts (DCMTA)—the web…

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Preview: Women Playwrights Set to Take Page-to-Stage by Storm by Guest Author

Want to see some really cool plays with women at the helm of the production? We’ve got great news for you! Women playwrights and women-led theater companies are ready to entertain you at t…

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Avant Bard Announces 2017-2018 Season by Guest Author

The exhilarating musical The Gospel at Colonus returns, Lauren Gunderson’s fiery genius Emilie makes her DC debut, and Shakespeare’s fantastical The Tempest takes the stage by st…

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Announces 5 Best of Festival Awards and 16 Show Extensions by Guest Author

Out of nearly 90 shows in this year’s Capital Fringe Festival, 5 captured Audience Awards, as announced Monday, July 24. And a total of 16 shows got coveted extensions because they bec…

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Slaughterhouse-Five’ by Guest Author

Imagine a bird emoji tweeting. No, it’s not another bizarre White House official message. The Hodgepodge Group has adapted Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five. It would be wise to be ha…

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Friday, July 21, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Portraits of GRRRLs by Guest Author

The production of Portraits of Grrrls felt like I walked into a high school guidance counselor’s activity. This should not diminish the discussions, content, importance, and impact this …

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Trey Parker’s Cannibal! The Musical’ by Guest Author

A man wanders onstage, a mad look above his riotous beard.  Another man comes on, petrified with fear, not seeing the disturbing maniac. With lightning speed, the bearded man pounces and te…

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Monday, July 17, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Lakeboat’ by Guest Author

Lakeboat was thought controversial when it debuted 40 years ago, but now it seems almost quaint, verging on classy. The very first script by David Mamet, it features many of the hallmarks o…

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘P.I.C. : The Prison Industrial Complex’ by Guest Author

With P.I.C. : The Prison Industrial Complex, the Conciliation Project hits the cruelty of the American criminal justice system hard with just about everything they can throw at it: Scores o…

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Lancer & Lace’ by Guest Author

What would have happened if Lee Harvey Oswald’s assassination had failed – but the danger wasn’t over? Lancer and Lace pulls on this historical thread and weaves an interesting yet …

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Numesthesia’ by Guest Author

“Torture numbers,” author Gregg Easterbrook once wrote, “and they’ll confess to anything.” David S. Kessler, a masterful storyteller aided by onstage musicians and projections in h…

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Changeling Child’ by Guest Author

A marketing company might have taken The Coil Project’s The Changeling Child and instead titled it A Midsummer Night’s Dream – The Next Generation.  That title better conveys the s…

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Proper Care of the Peace Lily’ by Guest Author

By Amanda Brenner There are no absolutes in Proper Care of the Peace Lily. In this 100 minute performance, everything exists in relation: analogies, power differentials, and those actual fam…

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Orson the Magnificent – The Magic of Orson Welles’ by Guest Author

You probably know Orson Welles for Citizen Kane and War of the Worlds, but did you know he was also an accomplished magician? In Orson the Magnificent, consummate showman Lars Klores t…

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Roseburg’ by Guest Author

A play about gun control, mental health, Robert Kennedy, and the Umpqua Community College shooting that forms a cohesive message without hitting the audience over the head with an anvil? I…

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘5 Epiphanies’ by Guest Author

Like storytime for adults, David W. Grant sits in a modern version of a wingback chair in the small space at the Pursuit Wine Bar, sipping a Negroni while regaling us with true tales from hi…

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Friday, July 14, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: “It’s What We Do”: A Play about the Occupation by Guest Author

Nazi Germany, South African apartheid, any city USA circa Black Lives Matter, pre-civil rights era America, Batista regime in Cuba, Cochabamba in Bolivia, Syrian uprising, 1984, even Jews in…

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Daggers MacKenzie’ by Guest Author

There are surprisingly few one-actor musicals. Even rarer: solo musicals where the protagonist juggles razor-sharp daggers. Make your one-actor, dagger-juggling musical about a lesbian circu…

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Ten Principles )'( – Senior Year’ by Guest Author

A choose-your-own-adventure review – pick one of the following: a) I have little or no idea what the Burning Man festival is; b) I know about Burning Man, but have never been; c) I am a Bu…

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Echoes’ by Guest Author

Mia Amado, producer and director of Echoes, brings this piece about love and mental illness to the Eastman Theatre at Gallaudet. Echoes is by no means an easy play, in terms of execution…

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Nasty Women of the Ecstatic Rainbow Mystical Retreat’ by Guest Author

This show is a comedy inspired by a tragedy, Greek playwright Euripides’ The Bacchae. In case it has been a while since you last refreshed your memory on the theatrical offerings of Greec…

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘In the Company of de Sade’ by Guest Author

Satire is a noble pursuit, but it can also be used as an excuse. Regardless of what a would-be satirist puts onstage, if you dislike it, he can say that your negative reaction is the point. …

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘One In Four’ by Guest Author

If you’ve ever picked up a roommate from an online ad, you know that living with strangers can be, well, strange. In a world premiere from outer space-oriented Nu Puppis collective, that s…

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Clara Bow: Becoming “It”‘ by Guest Author

Though her name is no longer on the lips of an adoring public, during the height of silent film and then early talkies, Clara Bow was The It Girl, the very personification of the carefree fl…

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2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Joe Charnitski’s Funeral’ by Guest Author

Not the first, not the second, but the third Joe Charnitski is here from New York to share his story of three lives, two eulogies, and getting out of a small town. Witty, humble, and invitin…

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Monday, July 10, 2017

2017 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Spy in the House of Men’ by Guest Author

Penny Sterling has seen a lot of hardship: abuse, addiction, assault, and fifty years spent trying to live as a man. Her perspective as a trans woman, a mother, and an alcoholic all build in…

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