I Do! I Do!: The Story of a Marriage From Different Pespectives
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The last date listed for I Do! I Do! was Saturday August 17, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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Featured review from KathyRed Velvet
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Why drive downtown and pay exorbitant parking prices when you can have a highly entertaining theater experience in the suburbs? The Gunston Arts Center is an intimate space, and it makes you feel like you're part of the production. "I Do! I Do!" featured an excellent case and fine accompaniment. The seating could be more comfortable and the scenery less minimalist, but those are small complaints. The artistic director chose to veer from the traditional husband/wife leads to include a gay couple and a lesbian couple (all played by just four people), and it was a brilliant move, adding a modern and thought-provoking dimension to a musical that could have been outdated. I saw "I Do! I Do!" on the last night of the run, and I'm sorry it's over!
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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
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