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Round House Theatre - Bethesda
4545 East-West Highway Bethesda, MD 20814
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attended Oct 21 2010

Beginning with absolutely terrific seats (1st row) and a sparse, interesting set, Ameriville started at 110 miles an hour and pretty much stayed there for an hour and fifteen minutes. Excellent performers, well staged and choreographed, intensely...continued

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attended Oct 23 2010

Each of the performers are such passionate, talented artists with incredible stamina! A truly unique, though-provoking, entertaining show. Very special. I plan to see it again.

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attended Nov 06 2010

Engaging, energetic, outstanding!

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Quotes & Highlights

“[Their work] absolutely demands to be seen” —Boston Globe


Developed with and directed by Chay Yew. 

Written, created, and performed by UNIVERSES: Steven Sapp, Mildred Ruiz, Gamal Chasten, William Ruiz (a.k.a. “Ninja”).

The UNIVERSES performance ensemble’s new show Ameriville was a hit at the renowned Humana Festival and is now winning raves across the country. It takes on what it means to be an American – with heart, humor, incandescent harmonies, and powerful performances.

An ensemble of multi-disciplined writers and performers, UNIVERSES’s work is as entertaining as it is thought-provoking. Their Ameriville says, "Here’s the situation. Now what do you think?

About the Ticket Supplier: Round House Theatre

Round House is one of the leading professional theaters in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, producing a six-show season of modern classics, new plays and musicals for more than 40,000 patrons each year at our 400-seat theater in Bethesda. Round House has been nominated for 146 Helen Hayes Awards (including six in 2015) and has won 27 (including three in 2014). Its productions have won “Outstanding Resident Play” four times.

Round House’s educational programs serve more than 2,500 students of all ages at its six-classroom Education Center in Silver Spring and in schools throughout Montgomery County. Its many innovative education programs encompass Full Day Programs for Youth, including Summer Programs for K – 12; a Teen Performance Company, with classes and events for teens throughout the year culminating in The Sarah Metzger Memorial Play, the only play produced by a regional theater that is directed, acted and designed by high school students; School Outreach, including Intersections, Student Matinees, and Play It Forward, a program that allows Montgomery County high school students to attend Round House shows for free; and Classes for Adults & Youth.

Round House is a member of LORT (League of Resident Theatres) and LOWT (League of Washington Theatres). The theatre is a 501©3 not-for-profit organization with major support from Montgomery County, the Maryland State Arts Council (an agency funded by the State of Maryland and the National Endowment for the Arts), and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County.