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Studio Theatre - Milton Theatre (Washington, DC)

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16 ratings
4.2 average rating
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12 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 10 2009

I enjoyed the play, but . . . My wife and I try to take our pre-teen son to theatre as much as possible. I was not aware of what language would be used in the play, specifically that it includes language that is not appropriate for pre-teens. ...continued

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7 reviews
5 stars
attended Jun 19 2009

Brilliant acting in a heady, philosophical piece that is not inaccessible but certainly requires one's absolute attention over the course of the evening in order to be appraciated. Ted van Griethuysen is Washington's finest actor and he offers an...continued

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Karen
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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 19 2009

Generally well done. Some actors better than others, and some could have enunciated more clearly, especially given the intellectual density and verbal acrobatics of this (and all) Stoppard plays. Would not have hurt to have read this play in...continued

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1 review
10 stars
attended Jun 21 2009

my husband and i thoroughly enjoyed this play--first the choice of the smaller theatre at studio so that attendees would be able to concentrate on the dialog. stoppard is brilliant--i have seen several of his plays and have always appreciated...continued

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10 reviews
7 stars
attended Jun 26 2009

If you like Tom Stoppard's works you'll like this. It's not his very best, but it's right up there. If you remember the Czche Spring and its Velvet Revolution, you'll appreciate Stoppard's take on what really happened. The acting was mixed, but...continued

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21 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 28 2009

I was mildly disappointed, to say the least
Unsophisticated audience will put rave review, especially triggered by the Washington Post, which characterized by adulation of the titles. I am assured that the theatre acting style of 1960 1970 (...continued

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4 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 10 2009

Very well written, acted and directed. Very intellectual, but works on all levels. The actor who played Jan was particularly impressive. Great theater space.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 28 2009

This was a great show full of all the intellectually probing queries and face paced humor that make Stoppard such a singular playwright. Highly recommended.

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