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Sunday, July 14, 2019

Capital Fringe review: I Favor My Daddy by Michelle Rago

Jamie Brickhouse is a memorable mimic. His enthralling solo show, I Favor My Daddy, doesn’t feel solo because of how vividly he inhabits his characters. We meet his parents, Mama Jean and …

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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Capital Fringe review: Let’s Fight and Say We Didn’t by Michelle Rago

In Let’s Fight and Say We Didn’t, we witness a family at the breaking point. This student-run production from Anne Arundel Community College tackles mental health, child abuse, and the l…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Capital Fringe review: Stuck by Michelle Rago

There are lots of ways to be stuck in life and many of them are explored in Stuck, an engaging two-hander written by Joy Cheriel Brown. Nickie, the winning MoNieshia Hunt, is an ambitious t…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Capital Fringe review: Heartbeats & Algorithms by Michelle Rago

Oh wow,” an audience member said as she stepped into the theater for Heartbeats & Algorithms. The world created by the light and the sound was palpable. The physical sensations continu…

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

REVIEW: Draupadi’s Arranged Marriage at Capital Fringe by Michelle Rago

I am sure there are many lessons in The Mahabharata, an Indian epic which includes the story on which “Draupadi’s Arranged Marriage” is based, but “be careful what you wish for” mu…

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

REVIEW: Dragon Hunting Support Group at Capital Fringe by Michelle Rago

Quantifying the impact of suicide is a business of estimation. According to the Centers for Disease Control there were nearly 45,000 suicides in the U.S. in 2016. For each suicide there are …

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Review: Hold the Tomato at Capital Fringe by Michelle Rago

If you’re too young or unfortunate enough never to have seen the Carol Burnett Show, my telling you that Hold the Tomato reminded me of it won’t be very helpful. If you do know the TV v…

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Review: Deadlie Affairs: Arden of Faversham at Capital Fringe by Michelle Rago

Has our obsession with true crime always been with us? In 1551, Alice Arden and her lover arranged the murder of Alice’s husband, Lord Arden of Faversham. In 1592 this true crime sensation…

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