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Gunston Arts Center
Adjacent to Gunston Middle School 2700 S. Lang Street Arlington, VA 22206
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Theater is hard to find in the large parking lot and many buildings. Allow enough time.
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if you know your way around that area I recommend Cafe Caryle is Shirlington. We had a delightful brunch outdoors on a warm Sunday afternoon just before the show and then had about a 10 minute drive to the theater.
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3.3 average rating
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28 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 16 2012

I found the story very engaging and thought the performance was well cast and acted. However, there was a great deal of smoking (both cigar and cigarette) at the start of the second act. I came out of the performance with a headache and sore...continued

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97 reviews
27 stars
attended Sep 29 2012

The actors really put their hearts into this performance. Well done. The play got better as the story unfolded. There was too much of the clowns in the beginning; not keen on the clowns interacting with the audience before the show and during the...continued

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10 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 21 2012

A good performance by the actors and technical crew but the material is dated, both in concept and in language. An interesting bit of theatre history, but not as relevant or meaningful as many contemporary plays.

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Longtime TACT artistic associate Rip Claassen directs. Claassen directed the 2011 hit Visit to a Small Planet and most recently was Costume Designer for Marathon ’33. The cast includes TACT favorites John Tweel as J.B. (Job), Bruce Alan Rauscher as Nickles (The Devil), and Steve Lebens as Mr. Zuss (God) with** **Julie Roundtree as J.B.’s wife, Sarah.

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.