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17 Star Starred
Theatre on the Run
3700 South Four Mile Run Drive Arlington, VA 22206
703-228-1850
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It's a short walk/drive to Shirlington and their copious restaurants.
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The weather was cool and breezy. I wore nice dress and pumps. But I always dress up for the theatre..
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7 reviews
11 stars
attended Jul 19 2009

Re the Multi-Media Production of Hamlet at Theatre on the Run:

An excellent production with some wonderfully strong performers. The actor portraying Hamlet is outstanding.

Recommended!

Norma Kacen

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4 reviews
8 stars
attended Jul 16 2009

Superior production; ranks right up there with the best of the Shakespeare Theater offerings.

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27 reviews
18 stars
attended Aug 06 2009

A very strong cast for the most part. The lead was exceptionally strong.

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Website

http://firebellyproductions.net/hamlet.htm

Description

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Michael Ryan Fernandez

Firebelly Productions sees _Hamlet _through new eyes, new lenses… taking Hamlet down to its core: a bloodthirsty ghost story about revenge and madness. The original text is made accessible to everyone with a production style that highlights the betrayal, paranoia, and vengeance that surrounds the characters. To accent this, Director Fernandez uses live video, on stage, to heighten Hamlet’s paranoia and to fully immerse the audience in this exceptional story and its true-to-life characters. “Madness in great ones must not unwatch’d go.” Who is watching?

Featuring: John Bonner, Matthew Friedman, Steven J. Hoochuk, Jon Jon Johnson, Sonia Justl, Sean Kinslow, Charley Mann, Theresee McNichol, Charles St. Charles, Shelby Sours, and Arturo Tolentino.

About the Ticket Supplier: Firebelly Productions

From its inception in May, 2002, Firebelly Productions has focused on the talents of young artists. Artistic director Kathi Gollwitzer has successfully trained actors for stage, auditions, and performance-based productions. Her teaching method, which is based on the method created by Stanislavski, creates confident and honest performances with disciplined actors. They are trained in scene study and monologue work using techniques such as sense memory exercises, improvisation, and action / motivation / object method.

Firebelly was the direct result of a collaboration between Kathi Gollwitzer and producer, Barbara Walthall. The two first joined forces on Postmortem, during Kathi's 6-year tenure at Bishop O'Connell High School in Arlington, Virginia. While there, she challenged her students to rise above the "just another school play" standard to "professional quality productions." Her work on productions like My Fair Lady, West Side Story, An Ideal Husband, and Singin' in the Rain attracted the attention of locals who became loyal followers and resulted in sold out houses. Sharing a commitment to the training of serious students, Kathi and Barbara founded Firebelly as an opportunity for students to work alongside a group of talented, dedicated, and creative individuals. Drawing from a variety of experiences in many areas of theatre, they provide guidance, support, and expertise.