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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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4 reviews
5 stars
Dine before you go. We ate at McCormick and Smits with slow service at the bar.
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4 reviews
5 stars
nearby public garage parking was unexpectedly free. and convenient.
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8 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 03 2014

I see perhaps 50-75 shows per year and have been doing such for nearly 40 years and this may be the worst thing I've seen in my 40 years of theatergoing.

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92 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 08 2014

More talking than other Syntetic productions. Not a lot of redeeming social value despite the program notes.
BUT real fun. A great place to be on Halloween.

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16 reviews
11 stars
attended Oct 12 2014

Synetic always does interesting theatre, usually with an empasis on almost acrobatic movement, with less empahsis on dialog (and sometimes no dialog at all). This was an interesting showm well done with pretty minimal sets, a fair amount of...continued

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Due to violence, gore and strong language, this production is recommended for those ages 16 or older.

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.