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Studio Theatre - Metheny Theatre
1501 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005
202-332-3300
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Parking is a challenge, arrive early
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Pesto is a great place for after theater dinning. It is noisy but a few corner tables offer more privacy.
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attended Sep 13 2009

It was beautifully done, acted and spoken by all. I understand it may be difficult to grasp the structure of the play and the connections of the scenes. But attention pays off in this wonderful Pinter work which is able to reflect inwardly and...continued

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attended Sep 13 2009

the acting seemed well crafted but my husband and I had no clear idea of what in the world was going on with the brothers or daughter for that matter.

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attended Sep 13 2009

Great seats. Good price. Lovely costumes. But the play was gibberish. Very obtuse, hard to follow. Fortunately, it was only 70 minutes long. Must be a huge Pinter fan to endure it.

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Website

https://www.studiotheatre.org/boxoffice/moonlight.php

Description

_Moonlight

_by Harold Pinter

directed by Joy Zinoman

starring Ted van Griethuysen

Pinter’s poetic meditation on familial love, estrangement and mortality emerges as a heartbreakingly relevant tale of startling proportions. As a stern patriarch lays dying, his wife desperately tries to bring his two estranged sons to his bedside. Holding the two sides of the family together is the dead girl haunting all of their memories. Both comical and melancholy, Moonlight hovers in the space between life and death, family and isolation.

About the Ticket Supplier: Studio Theatre

Studio Theatre is dedicated to producing the best in contemporary theatre. Its body of work encompasses provocative new writing from around the world, unique special events, and inventive stagings of contemporary classics. Studio strives to present sophisticated writing, stunning design, and extraordinary performance. Studio 2ndStage provides opportunities for emerging and established local and national artists, and Special Events feature one-of-a-kind productions from around the world.