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The Widow Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre
Focuses on Her Days After the Assassination

Friday, January 30th, 2015
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During her time in the White House, Mary Todd Lincoln was often under attack. From a large, prominent Kentucky family, several of her half-brothers served

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Da: A Sterling Production

Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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The epitome of all we think of as innately Irish, Da is the richly told story of a young man’s struggle to define himself in

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On A Stool At The End Of The Bar
Intriguing Subject, Poor Execution

Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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I’m afraid here’s no way to write about this play without revealing its raison d’être. Lights come up on the low end, blue collar, 1980s

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Barb Jungr- Hard Rain: The Songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen – Trenchant

Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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“ I find these songs…very joy bringing because they make me feel we’re all still awake.” Barb Jungr Evangelist Barb Jungr is back with a

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Lift -Tragedy Unmasks

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Things are seldom what they seem/Skim milk masquerades as cream… Gilbert and Sullivan from H.M.S. Pinafore Tina Pardon (Maame Yaa Boafo) dishes with her friend

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Port Authority: Clearly An Early Effort

Friday, October 3rd, 2014
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Three men sit side by side on benches against a sea wall.  Representatives of Generation X, early middle age, and dotage, they exist without knowledge

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Love Letters- : A Melancholy If/Then

Friday, September 26th, 2014
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Correspondence between Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace Ladd III begins with notes passed in grade school, letters from summer camp, holiday cards, dutiful, get well

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The Opponent – Visually Arresting; Dramatically Thin

Thursday, August 7th, 2014
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Donell Fuseles (Kamal Angelo Bolden) has been hanging around Rock and Anvil Boxing Gym in Lafayette, Louisiana since he was an adolescent. Ten plus years

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