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Monday, July 15, 2019

2019 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Arcade’ by Leandra Lynn

Arcade is unlike anything you will experience at Fringe. Equal parts art installation, gaming experience, and nostalgia, Arcade perfectly encapsulates the feeling of walking into a 1980s ar…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Review: ‘P.S. Your Cat is Dead!’ by Dominion Stage by Leandra Lynn

P.S. Your Cat is Dead!, written by James Kirkwood, Jr. and directed by Michael Page, is a great look at different manifestations of schadenfreude (pleasure derived by someone from another pe…

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Sunday, April 28, 2019

Review: ‘The Value of Moscow’ by Dark Horse Theatre Company by Leandra Lynn

I really enjoy going to Dark Horse Theatre Company productions because troupe founder Natasha Parnian takes every opportunity to bring the audience into the story. The Value of Moscow, writt…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Review: ‘Godspell (2012 Revised Version)’ by Rooftop Productions by Leandra Lynn

Rooftop Productions has wowed me yet again, this time with its current production, Godspell. I have a hard time describing Godspell because there isn’t exactly a plot; there are several in…

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Sunday, March 3, 2019

Review: ‘Puffs: Or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic’ by Landless Theatre Company by Leandra Lynn

Ask just about anyone Gen-X and younger and they can (and will, gladly) tell you which House they would be sorted into, if we had the chance to attend a certain school of magic. For those of…

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Monday, February 25, 2019

Review: ‘The Head That Wears the Crown’ by Ally Theatre Company by Leandra Lynn

Some people remember their high school fondly as formative years where lifelong friendships formed. However, just under that superficial gloss, there sometimes lies a painful, broken world o…

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Sunday, January 6, 2019

Review: ‘Craving for Travel’ at Dark Horse Theatre Company by Leandra Lynn

Craving for Travel, written by Greg Edwards and Andy Sandberg, and directed by Natasha Parnian immediately piqued my interest from the first time I read the tagline used in promotional mater…

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Friday, December 14, 2018

Review: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play’ at Prince William Little Theatre by Leandra Lynn

Prince William Little Theatre’s production of It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, directed by Caroline Scarborough, presents the well-known story of George Bailey (Michael Clendeni…

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Saturday, December 1, 2018

Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria by Leandra Lynn

I never feel like I’m fully in the Christmas spirit until I’ve donned an ugly sweater, had a gingerbread cookie and watched a production of A Christmas Carol. Little Theatre of Alexandri…

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Review: ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’ by Sterling Playmakers by Leandra Lynn

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, by Sterling Playmakers and produced by Shanna Christian, is an intense musical experience with just enough blood, murder, mischief, and mayhem…

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Sunday, November 4, 2018

Review: ‘Peter Pan and Wendy’ at Creative Cauldron by Leandra Lynn

Children’s theatre is almost always adorable but not necessarily a place where you will see fantastic performances. Peter Pan and Wendy at Creative Cauldron succeeds in telling the classic…

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Review: ‘9 to 5: The Musical’ at Prince William Little Theatre by Leandra Lynn

It can be hard sometimes for a musical adapted from a well-loved movie to meet expectations. Prince William Little Theater’s production of 9 to 5: The Musical was a fantastic and energy-fi…

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Review: ‘A Tuna Christmas’ by McLean Community Players by Leandra Lynn

Some people believe that the Christmas season should begin the Friday after Thanksgiving. Other people start celebrating Christmas earlier, in some cases, much earlier. If the turning of the…

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

Review: ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’ at Aldersgate Church Community Theater by Leandra Lynn

When a story is so well-known and well-loved by many people, audience members tend to have high expectations and Aldersgate Church Community Theater’s production of The Count of Monte Cris…

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Review: ‘Tape’ at Dominion Stage by Leandra Lynn

Tape is not a play with perfect characters or comfortable resolution. What makes Tape uncomfortable to watch is that the characters all feel like people we know. We all went to school with V…

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