Articles Tagged With: Tara Cariaso

Man of La Mancha at Third Wall Productions

Hear me now! Oh thou bleak and unbearable world— thou art in
need of good quality musical classics on the stage! There’s a company, with
their banners all bravely unfurled now hurling their gauntlet to thee— they are
they— Third Wall Productions— bringing you the Man of La Mancha and all
of its exquisite fantasy! They are they— Third Wall Productions— with their Man
of La Mancha
and your destiny calls you to go!

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DREAMING THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM WITH THIRD WALL PRODUCTIONS- INTERVIEWS WITH THE CAST OF MAN OF LA MANCHA: Henry Cyr, Maggie Flanigan, Valerie Foxburrow, Emily Machovec

To be willing to march into hell for a heavenly cause!
Surely that’s everyone’s feeling on Tech-week Tuesday when it comes to any
production, but particularly that of Third Wall Productions’ Man of La
Mancha
. In the penultimate installment of the “Dreaming the Impossible
Dream” series, we feature members of the ensemble, the horse, the good Duke
& Doctor, and the innkeeper’s wife.

(L to R) Maggie Flanigan, Emily Machovec, Henry Cyr, Valerie Foxburrow in Man of La Mancha.Amanda N. Gunther | TheatreBloom (L to R) Maggie Flanigan,

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Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play at Cohesion Theatre Company

Die Bart Die! Probably not exactly what Kelsey Grammer thinks he’ll be remembered for when his time is up. Side Show Bob, that loveable nefarious evil-doer spawned inside the depraved animator’s brain of Matt Groening, father of the indomitable prime time animated series, The Simpsons. Of course, what will any of us really be remembered for once we’re gone? What about once the world as we know it is gone? What becomes important,

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The Ravens at Venus Theatre

Beauty, truth, and rarity, grace and all simplicity; but what happens when Shakespeare is displaced in favor the sex-worker industry where beauty becomes filth, truth becomes the cold, hard reality of drugs and prostitution, and rarity is the kindness of a stranger from a world outside of unending night? In a visually poetic and evocatively moving new work, The Ravens— making its United States premiere— opens as script number 62 and the final production of Season17,

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Aglaonike’s Tiger at Venus Theatre

No woman has just one mood. No woman likes to be pegged as just one thing. When one road leads to the forest, another to the sea, logically the third road must lead to the only professional stage in the Washington DC area dedicated to promoting the voices of women and children in theatre for a lifetime. All roads lead to Venus Theatre as they continue on their 17th season— To a T!

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Bully at Interrobang Theatre Company

What follows the “I am” will always come looking for you. “I am old.” Wrinkles will come looking for your face. “I am fit.” The exercises will stick to you like white on rice. “I am controversial.” The critic will have much to say in regards to your play. That last one follows soundly with Interrobang Theatre Company’s current production of Amina Henry’s Bully. An edgy 90-minute play that floats precariously around the subject of fitness,

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Review: Raw at Venus Theatre

Truth is not simply there for the taking. Truth requires proof. And the proof is in the pudding, well…in the milk rather, at Venus Theatre this fall season. Closing out the epic 15th season entitled Feral 15: Feminist Fables— No Strings Attached, a world premiere production of Amy Bernstein’s Raw brings sharp focus to the biting and unapologetic work achieved on the Venus stage throughout the season. Directed by company founder and Artistic Directed Deborah Randall,

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Review: Witches Vanish at Venus Theatre

Fair is foul and foul is fair when tragedy runs through the air. How long can a blind-eye be turned to the everyday tragedies of woman that vanish? From Juarez, Mexico to right here in the United States, women are vanishing all the time— be it physically or erased from their identities of religion and culture by oppression— it has become a cultural phenomenon that is all too often not addressed. In an evocative new work by renowned playwright Claudia Barnett,

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Review: Dry Bones Rising at Venus Theatre

When the walls fell down and everything ended; the bones rose out of the dirt. An epic poem, not your traditional format for what comes to the stage as theatre, but in keeping true to the mission statement of Venus Theatre, company founder Deborah Randall opens Dry Bones Rising, script #52 and the second of the 15th season, on the stage and it calls to mind more than just poetry in motion.

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