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Monday, April 8, 2024

Theatre Review: ‘Webster’s Bitch’ at The Keegan Theatre by Seth Rose

The office of the modern day Webster’s Dictionary is not the first place you’d expect for a commentary on feminism, generational conflict, and the nature of language itself to erupt. But…

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Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Theatre Review: ‘The Dresser’ presented by The British Players at Kensington Town Hall by Seth Rose

For many Americans, live performance in the context of World War II invokes images of Rita Hayworth entertaining entire armies at a time with the USO. For regular theater artists around the …

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Monday, January 29, 2024

Theatre Review: ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ presented by Rockville Little Theatre at F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre by Seth Rose

Rockville Little Theatre’s production of “The Grapes of Wrath” follows much the same path as John Steinbeck’s classic novel. Tom Joad (Doug Richesson) returns to Oklahoma from a stin…

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Theatre Review: ‘Love, Love, Love’ at Studio Theatre by Seth Rose

Of all the generations to have reached consciousness in American life over the past century, few seem to have had more consistent enmity towards each other than the baby boomers and their mi…

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Friday, December 1, 2023

Opera Review: ‘The Promised End’ at Source Theatre by Seth Rose

To those without much opera knowledge, it sounds like the setup to a highbrow joke: what do you get when you cross Giuseppe Verdi’s “Requiem” with Shakespeare’s “King Lear?” To f…

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Saturday, November 11, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’ at Sterling Playmakers by Seth Rose

Telling a story about one of the most beloved characters in the English language can be a daunting challenge, but the Sterling Playmakers prove all you need to do it well is a talented team …

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Theatre Review: ‘The Argument’ at Theatre J by Seth Rose

Abortion is not an issue that is often discussed in rational terms. The debate has become so couched in rhetoric and passion that it might as well not be happening at all, but Theater J’s …

SOURCE: Maryland Theatre Guide at 06:30AM
Thursday, October 17, 2013

Theatre Review: ‘A Killing Game’ by Dog and Pony DC at Round House Silver Spring by Seth Rose

One of the holy grails of theatrical envelope pushing in recent years has been to break the fourth wall and integrate the audience in new and interesting ways. Dozens of troupes and director…

SOURCE: Maryland Theatre Guide at 08:35AM
Saturday, October 5, 2013

Theatre Review: ‘The Sunshine Boys’ at Keegan Theatre by Seth Rose

The age of vaudeville is one that left an indelible mark on the world of comedy, and as such has generated its fair share of send-ups and homages. One of the most successful of these is Neil…

SOURCE: Maryland Theatre Guide at 07:15AM
Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Theatre Review: Taffety Punk’s Bootleg Shakespeare Production of ‘Love’s Labours Lost’ at Folger by Seth Rose

For most theater troupes, it takes months of planning, preparation, and rehearsal to put together a successful Shakespearean production.  For Taffety Punk’s Bootleg Shakespeare produc…

SOURCE: Maryland Theatre Guide at 01:50PM
Sunday, July 21, 2013

Theatre Review: The Second City’s ‘America All Better’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre by Seth Rose

The reputation of The Second City improv troupe precedes them. Their list of famous alumni across film, television and stage likely could fill the entire word count of this review, so when t…

SOURCE: Maryland Theatre Guide at 11:00AM
Sunday, July 7, 2013

Theatre Review: ‘Rabbit Hole’ at Keegan Theatre by Seth Rose

Keegan Theatre has a great deal to live up to in their recent production of Rabbit Hole. A work of the prolific playwright, lyricist and screenwriter David Lindsay-Abaire, Rabbit Hole has be…

SOURCE: Maryland Theatre Guide at 12:00PM

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