The Two Gentlemen of Verona: Fiasco Theater Does Shakespeare's Rom-Com
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Shakespeare saved his best for last: his final play, The Tempest, is his most magical and engrossing tale. It follows the adventures of Prospero, an exiled duke who lives as the master of an enchanted isle abounding with fantastical creatures, mystery, music and romance. When a shipwreck delivers Prospero's enemies to the island, the plot thickens as his beloved daughter falls for one of the castaways. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic basket and enjoy this outdoor production from the Olney Theatre Center at the Root Family Stage. In celebration of the 65th anniversary of the National Players -- OTC's touring company of young professional actors -- celebrated National Player "veterans" will compose half the cast while current company members will take the younger roles. See event description for more details. Learn More
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Featured review from Goldstar MemberRed Velvet
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The Fiasco Theater Company's interpretation of Two Gentlemen from Verona was delightful! The actor's diction was impeccable -- there was no struggle to understand the words -- and their sense of timing was spot -on. I enjoyed this performance that I'm thinking of going to see Cymbaline next week.
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Seating @ Folger is always a bit challenging but it is still a small enough venue to be close even if you sometimes have to duck around the heads in front of you. This troupe gave a funny and bright interpretation of the Two Gents including a...continued
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