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Synetic Theater at Crystal City
Between 18th St S and 20th St S 1800 South Bell Street Arlington, VA 22202
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5 stars
Dine before you go. We ate at McCormick and Smits with slow service at the bar.
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5 stars
nearby public garage parking was unexpectedly free. and convenient.
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66 events
52 reviews
22 stars
attended Sep 18 2011

Synetic Theater is such a unique experience that it defies easy catagorization. And when it presents Silent Shakespeare, it goes beyond what most theater-goers would expect to be the boundaries of theater. But put simply: The Synetic Theater in...continued

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
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6 reviews
16 stars
attended Sep 21 2011

Excellent show. A very unique interpretation of Macbeth that draws you in and without a word is very powerful in what it says.

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2 reviews
51 stars
attended Sep 23 2011

Superb, as usual. Everyone should see a Synetic production at least once in their lives. It's a very enriching experience.

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Quotes & Highlights

“…a fiery adaptation that puts the company’s dynamic style on exhilarating display” –The Washington Post
“Like much of what’s best about Synetic, it’s fearlessly big, sensuously charged, a conscious flaunting of bodies and training and technique–and it fairly explodes off the stage.” –Washington CityPaper


Nominated for 11 Helen Hayes Awards and Recipient of 5 in 2008 including:

Outstanding Resident Play

Outstanding Director, Paata Tsikurishvili

Outstanding Choreography, Irina Tsikurishvili

Outstanding Sound Design, Irakli Kavsadze and Paata Tsikurishvili

Outstanding Supporting Actor, Philip Fletcher

Directed by Paata Tsikurishvili

Choreographed by Irina Tsikurishvili

Set and Costume Design by Anastasia R. Simes

Lighting Design by Colin K. Bills

Original Music by Konstantine Lortkipanidze

Sound Design by Irakli Kavsadze and Konstantine Lortkipanidze Starring Irina Tsikurishvili and Irakli Kavsadze

Appropriate for ages 14+ (parental guidance suggested)

About the Ticket Supplier: Synetic Theater

Founded in 2001 by the husband and wife team of Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili, Synetic Theater is DC’s Premier Physical Theater, whose mission is to be the premier American physical theater, fusing dynamic art forms—such as text, drama, movement, acrobatics, dance, and music, by producing world-class physical theater for all ages, educating the next generation of artists and physical theater professionals, and promoting this distinct form of theater nationally and internationally through community outreach and touring programs. Synetic’s unique performance style is simultaneously avant-garde and accessible, with a broad appeal to a wide, culturally diverse, and cross-generational audience.