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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Member of the Tribe by Evan Serpick

Sylvia is going deaf. And she’s not happy about it. “You don’t know what it’s like going deaf! You don’t!” she says to Billy, who was born deaf and reads lips. She begins to …

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Stage Review: The Diary of Dan Franke by Evan Serpick

In late 1999, just before the Y2K disaster, I made a terrible mistake. On a shoestring trip to Europe, I drank some mushroom-laced tea and went to Amsterdam’s Anne Frank Museum. My fri…

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Stage Review: The Memo by Evan Serpick

The Memo Written by Vaclav Havel, Directed by Stephen Nunns Through April 27 at Single Carrot Theatre The first thing we notice when Sarah Gretchen walks on the stage as Sarah Bal…

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

King for a day by Evan Serpick

The Dresser Written by Ronald Harwood At the Everyman Theatre through March 23 The Dresser opens to the sound of air-raid sirens, which immediately sets the tone of unease and…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Stage Review: Stones in His Pockets by Evan Serpick

Stones in His Pockets By Marie Jones Directed by Derek Goldman Through Feb. 23 at Center Stage There are more than a dozen characters in Stones in His Pockets, the deceptively dark co…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Theater Review: "Beneatha's Place" at Center Stage by Evan Serpick

When Kwame Kwei-Armah came to Center Stage as artistic director two years ago, he talked to anyone who would listen about “starting a conversation.” He wanted his choices for the company…

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Brother Against Brother by Evan Serpick

Topdog/underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks Directed by Jennifer L. Nelson through May 19 at Everyman Theatre Coming into a play like Topdog/Underdog, you expect a certain degree of symbolism.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Guide for the Perplexed by Evan Serpick

Threshold to the Sacred: The Ark Door of Cairo’s Ben Ezra Synagogue Through May 26 At the Walters Art Museum I imagine the question of how to present the ark door of Cairo’s …

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

August and Everything After by Evan Serpick

August: Osage County Directed by Vincent Lancisi Written by Tracy Letts Through Feb. 17 There are several reasons why Vince Lancisi, artistic director of the Everyman Theatre, mi…

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Strangers in a Strange Land by Evan Serpick

Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe At the Walters Art Museum through Jan. 21, 2013 Anyone who’s taken a 10th grade American history class is generally familiar with…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Starting the Conversation by Evan Serpick

There is a hole in one exposed brick wall in the lobby of the Center Stage building on North Calvert Street. It is several inches in diameter and filled with a half-dozen cables that are, fo…

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Queer World by Evan Serpick

Queer is Where the Heart Is Opens at Metro Gallery Friday, July 27, on view through Sept. 1 More at Jaimes Mayhew went to Iceland on a Fulbright scholarship l…

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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Black Life In Black And White by Evan Serpick

Growing Up AFRO: Snapshots of Black Childhood from the Afro-American Newspapers Runs through December 30 at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture Fo…

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All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards