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Winter’s Tale – A Shakespearean Potpourri

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
by on Playing Around

This play? This is a weird play. Shakespeare was nearing his final days when he wrote the Winter’s Tale. After a long and illustrious—and historic,

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Mother Courage and Her Children: Kathleen Turner
Takes on Bertolt Brecht at the Arena Theatre

Saturday, February 8th, 2014
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War is like love;  it always finds a way. Seventy-five years after it was first written, Bertolt Brecht’s classic anti-war play feels more vital and

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Erin Weaver – Listening to Mother Courage

Monday, January 20th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

As an actress, Erin Weaver has always been a good listener and her upcoming role as the mute daughter, Kattrin, in Arena’s Stage’s Mother Courage

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Romeo and Juliet: Wherefore Art Thou Teenage Angst?

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
by on Playing Around

For never was there a tale of more woe-than Juliet and her Romeo… Romeo and Juliet is not one of my favorite plays by the

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Romeo And Juliet: If Lovin’ You Is Wrong,
I Don’t Wanna Be Right

Saturday, September 28th, 2013
by on Playing Around

This Romeo and Juliet opens with a bang- literally. We’re immediately focused on a huge bell, center stage; a live white dove captures our attention.

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Acquisitions Night at the Folger Shakespeare Library

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013
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On February 21st, 6:30 p.m. the doors were opened to the main hall to welcome guests to one of two of the Folger Shakespeare Library’s

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Cyrano de Bergerac: Richly Entertaining

Sunday, October 14th, 2012
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“Always the prompter, never the star.” You know the story: The larger than life Cyrano (Douglas Hodge) is a Renaissance man – author, iconoclast, and

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Per Kirkeby’s Paintings and Sculpture
At the Phillips Collection

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
by on Playing Around

“Everything is collapsing and transforming deep inside the picture.” Per Kirkeby Per Kirkeby is the most famous artist many people have never heard of. Highly

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