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Mead Theatre Lab
Flashpoint 916 G St. NW Washington, DC 20001
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47 events
35 reviews
38 stars
There is a parking lot on 8th Street, NW, that charges $10.
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47 events
35 reviews
38 stars
The weather was cool.. I wore jeans and a warm sweater..
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A Commedia "Romeo and Juliet"
18 ratings
4.8 average rating
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59 events
22 reviews
30 stars
attended Jan 19 2012

Spirited production by an engaging cast. The whole cast was great, but I especially liked the actor that played Romeo, who maintained his character even while being rotated around the ever-changing set of boxes and other props. THe whole company...continued

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7 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 21 2012

This hilarious adaptation presents the comic/tragic love/hate story in just 80 minutes, and in doing so makes it easier to follow. The staging is very clever and its simplicity is endearing.

Don't be fooled by the low-tech props; the acting...continued

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6 reviews
2 stars
attended Jan 21 2012

Wonderful, lighthearted, and talented performance.

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Adapted and Directed by Matthew R. Wilson

Created and Performed by:

Gwen Grastorf

Drew Kopas

Toby Mulford

Paul Reisman

Eva Wilhelm

Scenic Design by Daniel Flint

Costume Design by Lynly Saunders

Sound Design by Thomas Sowers

Music Composed by Jesse Terrill

Lighting Design by Sarah Tundermann

Masks by Aaron Cromie

About the Ticket Supplier: Faction of Fools Theatre Company

Faction of Fools Theatre Company celebrates Commedia dell'Arte in Washington, DC and around the world. They preserve and promote this Renaissance theatre style by both respecting its heritage and exploring its future. They embody the spirit of Commedia, which is traditional yet innovative, international yet familiar, and classical yet accessible. In their performances, actor training, international initiatives, and educational outreach, Commedia dell'Arte is theatre at its best: physical discipline, spontaneous imagination, collaborative energy, and joyous wonder.