Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Guardsman – Kennedy Center

“The Guardsman” currently playing at the Eisenhower Theatre at the Kennedy Center is a surprisingly delightful comedy.  I came in with some hesitancy as it is a new translation of a play that was first put on in 1924.  There … Continue reading

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Pas de Deux – Studio Theatre

This post is more for me than anything else as I saw the production of Pas de Deux at Studio Theatre on closing night.  The performance consists of 2 one act plays that are connected most clearly in their use … Continue reading

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The Wiz – Toby’s Baltimore

This isn’t a long review of “The Wiz”, currently playing at Toby’s Baltimore, because I don’t have much to say about it.  I came into the production with little knowledge of the show or the 1970s movie.  I knew that … Continue reading

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And Out Come The Wolves

And on cue with the Washington Capitals elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs we finally hear from the hockey media to do their annual takedown of the team and more specifically of Alexander Ovechkin.  Unfortunately they have zeroed in on … Continue reading

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Gilgamesh – Constellation Stage

I went into the new production of “Gilgamesh” by Constellation Stage with some trepidation, because in the past few months I have seen productions of ancient poems or texts (“An Iliad” and “Metamorphoses”) and come out less than impressed.  This … Continue reading

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The Personal(s) – No Rules Theatre Company

No Rules Theatre Company is premiering their new show “The Personal(s)” at Signature Theatre.  Brian Sutow, the artistic director of the theatre company, adapted the play from a film by Stanley Tucci, who in turn adapted his film from a … Continue reading

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Other Desert Cities – Arena Stage

“Other Desert Cities” is the riveting family drama currently playing at Arena Stage.  The show takes place around the 2004 Christmas holiday in Palm Springs, California.  Brooke, has returned to visit her family for the first time in years and … Continue reading

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