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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Capital Fringe review: meg jo beth amy & louisa by Kelly Whealan George

meg jo beth amy & louisa is a fictional depiction of how Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” evolved into the classic story we know. True, Alcott was pressured by her publisher to a…

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Capital Fringe review: Mamita: Eulogies to the Living by Kelly Whealan George

One enters into the eulogy of Mamita by her grown daughter, Charla, played by the playwright Adriana Hillas. But this one-woman performance is much more than a eulogy that remembers a loved …

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Capital Fringe review: Thanksgiving at Macbeth’s by Kelly Whealan George

Anyone who considers reality TV as lowbrow should withhold final judgement until they see this play. William Shakespeare’s words lend themselves as surprisingly appropriate in a “Real Ho…

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Review: How’s That Workin’ Out for Ya? at Capital Fringe by Kelly Whealan George

Full disclosure, I like to go see a play without any advance research. If that is your style, stop reading now and just make your plans to see this play. But if you insist to know a little m…

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Review: Tales of the Mysterious and Grotesque: The Works of Edgar Allan Poe at Capital Fringe by Kelly Whealan George

There are numerous themes to Edgar Allan Poe’s body of work: Perverse, mysterious, grotesque, and merry. Coincidentally, those are the names of the characters for this compilation of scene…

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Slaughterhouse-Five (Capital Fringe review) by Kelly Whealan George

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…

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Friday, July 21, 2017

Portraits of Grrrls (Capital Fringe review) by Kelly Whealan George

Break out your pink pussy hats! Wonder if Gloria Steinam and Florynce Kennedy started this way? The production of Portraits of Grrrls felt like I walked into a high school guidance counselor…

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Friday, July 14, 2017

“It’s What We Do”: A Play about the Occupation (Capital Fringe review) by Kelly Whealan George

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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