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Deliberations of the Cross: The Originalist and Passion Play, reviewed.

It’s a strong week for theatre here in our Nation’s Capitol. My reviews of The Originalist, Arena Stage playwright-in-residence John Strand’s much-awaited play about Associate Justice  153 more words

"Taming of the Shrew" by NAATAK Co. (in Bundelkhandi) - Play Review

How to make a comedy written in 1590, come alive in 2015?  Actually that is not even the full challenge tackled in this production by… 602 more words

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An Imperative, Not a Noun: Beth Henley's Laugh, reviewed.

Pulitzer Prize-winner Beth Henley‘s new play Laugh is not like her other plays. It’s wacky. How you feel about wacky will be a better predictor of your experience than you feel about Henley. 7 more words


"The Lake Effect" - Play Review

As an immigrant from India, it was a special treat to see “The Lake Effect”, centered around an Indian immigrant family, by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph, at… 391 more words

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Rajat Kapoor's Nothing Like Lear

Obtaining tickets to Nothing Like Lear was almost like a modern love story. Much like the unfortunate matter of the heart, it started off with intense online stalking which invariably led to a temporary state of obsession. 918 more words

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The Bacchae - Chris Vervain Mask Theatre - Theatro Technis, March 9th 2015

Here was another great evening from Chris Vervain Mask Theatre. As with their Trojan Women from last year this was Greek theatre pure in intention and well delivered, its inducements, its piety, and exhortations in full flow and the more compelling for it. 1,011 more words


The Hard Sells: Back to Methuselah, Part 2 and Kid Victory, reviewed.

In today’s snow-day edition of the Washington City Paper, I review the second installment in Washington Stage Guild’s three-part, three-year presentation of George Bernard Shaw… 62 more words