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Sunday, June 12, 2022

Theater Review: ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ at The British Players by Helen Ganley

“Whodunits” are aptly named because at the end of the story, well, you find out who ‘dun it. However, when Charles Dickens passed away without finishing his novel, “The Mystery of Ed…

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Sunday, May 15, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘[title of show]’ at Dominion Stage by Helen Ganley

Classical theater is flush with the self-indulgent concept of a “play within a play”—”Hamlet,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and “The King and I,” to name a few. In the mo…

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Theatre Review: Rossini’s ‘The Barber of Seville’ at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap by Helen Ganley

           Sitting enraptured in an audience chair listening to Taylor Raven adeptly maneuver her way through “Una voce poco fa,” her rhythmic precision being only bolstered by…

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Friday, July 19, 2019

Fringe Review: ‘Intimate Dinner’ at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church by Helen Ganley

When a restaurant brands themselves as being “modern,” one can undoubtedly expect to partake in an elaborate ritual concocted of seemingly endless and over-specific courses: drinks with …

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