Venue Details

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Gunston Arts Center
Adjacent to Gunston Middle School 2700 S. Lang Street Arlington, VA 22206
703-228-1850
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The theatre is through the lobby, to the hallway at the back.
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If the parking lot is full, you can park across the street.
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Reviews & Ratings

27 ratings
4.1 average rating
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98 reviews
27 stars
attended Aug 17 2013

Concept didn't quite work. Four actors, three couples... it was hard to emotionally connect with the characters. Actors worked very hard, but the characters were not believable.

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0 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

A very successful adaptation of the original musical for today's varied marriages - the four-member cast seamlessly changes between a heterosexual couple, a gay couple, and a lesbian couple while recounting the story of a marriage. The cast does...continued

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45 reviews
7 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

Dedicated actors and a creative director are not enough: one needs a decent musical. The play is simple-minded and the music derivative. Cliches everywhere. Not even American Century Theater can save this one...

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Website

http://www.americancentury.org/show_ido.php

Quotes & Highlights

“Marshall uses his expanded cast like a Rubik’s Cube, clicking effortlessly from one permutation to the other throughout the two-hour condensation of a 50-year alliance”—_DC Theatre Scene (Recommended!)
“A must-see for anyone who wants to celebrate marriage in all its forms.”—_Arlington Connection

_"_Director Jack Marshall has reimagined the two-character musical I Do! I Do! for American Century Theater in Arlington, Virginia, in a way both surprising and natural."—Talkin’ Broadway
“A very satisfying and challenging show … all the actors are splendid … disarmingly powerful and poignant.”—D.C. Metro Theater Arts (Five Stars)
“It works!”—Arlington News Network

About the Ticket Supplier: American Century Theater

The American Century Theaters mission is to promote 20th century theater as a vital part of our cultural dialogue. Their mission is based on the firm conviction that this theatrical repertoire -- influential and critically acclaimed dramas, comedies, and teleplays first produced during what Henry Luce called the American Century -- portrays a uniquely American vision that is vital to our shared cultural heritage.