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When We Were Young and Unafraid – Uneven, But Raw and Affecting

Saturday, June 21st, 2014
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Playwright Sarah Treem’s perspective on the status of women is colored by awareness of today’s conservatism. Only a single line in the play alludes to

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Dinner with Friends – Fix Up, Break Up; Echoes

Friday, February 14th, 2014
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Newlyweds Gabe and Karen introduce his friend, Tom, to her friend, Beth. Though hardly love at first sight, both are ready for marriage, Tom because

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Harrison Tx Living Lives Of Not-So-Quiet Desperation

Saturday, September 1st, 2012
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Harrison, Tx: Three Plays By Horton Foote takes us back to that familiar Foote territory which is called the “fly-over” zone. This is the region

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Clybourne Park—Tony Award Winner Tackles Race Relations

Monday, May 7th, 2012
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For me, there has always been one burning question about the much acclaimed play, A Raisin In The Sun. Why on Earth would the African-American

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The Atmosphere of Memory

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
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Struggling inside two hours 20 minutes of The Atmosphere of Memory is an intriguing, black comedy-drama about a dysfunctional, primarily theatrical family. Playwright, Jon (Max

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
At Arena Stage Is a Marvel

Sunday, March 27th, 2011
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Leading Arena Stage’s Edward Albee Festival, The Steppenwolf Theater Company’s production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a searing and fascinating interpretation of Albee’s

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Celebrate Edward Albee at Arena Stage

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
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There are many reasons to be glad that we live in DC: free museums and monuments, generally temperate weather and plentiful green spaces, Open City

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