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No Man’s Land, With a Nod to Waiting for Godot

Saturday, December 7th, 2013
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No Man’s Land and Waiting for Godot are running in repertory with the same four actors. Hirst (Patrick Stewart) and Spooner (Ian McKellen) meet and drink

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The Politician

John Feffer’s The Politician
Spinning Spins Out of Control

Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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“Politics is like a ladder. The higher you climb, the fewer people can shit on you.” Peter Peters, head of the innocuous D.C. think tank,

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A Celebration of Harold Pinter:
Revealing and Entertaining

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
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“I know the place./It is true./Everything we do/Corrects the space/Between death and me/And you.” (Harold Pinter 1977) Thus begins and ends Julian Sands’ fascinating portrait

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Without Restraint, There Is No Catharsis: A Review of The Lover and Danny and the Deep Blue Sea in Rep

Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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When we see two people on stage in a play, endowed by the storyteller with a romantic reciprocity, we might think for a moment that

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Noel & Company

Sunday, April 8th, 2012
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In early February 2012, actor/singer/writer/director Keith Merrill approached friend Mary Ellen Ashley, herself a singer/actress/producer with the idea of establishing what would eventually become a

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Lovesong of the Electric Bear

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010
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“Einstein says imagination is more important than ability.” At forty, dismissed, persecuted, and administered hefty doses of hormones “sentenced to chemical castration” rather than be

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