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MetroStage
1201 North Royal Street Alexandria, VA 22314
703-548-9044
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 46 members
Review from Ilona Dulaski
31 events 16 reviews

This production of HEROES is absolutely heartwarming, funny, and brilliant. I truly enjoyed it 100%.

reviewed Apr 30 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Lorin
30 events 10 reviews

Tom Stoppard said in an interview that he liked translating this play because it's not the kind of play he writes, but to me, it has an unmistakable Stoppard-ness--the wit and language, as well as the plot, which features three old men sitting on...continued

reviewed May 03 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from artiekal
7 events 3 reviews

As noted by all the other reviewers, the 3 actors are superb in creating individuals with different approaches to life and its inevitable ending. You really feel like you are eavesdropping on their conversations. The wit of the dialog is enough...continued

reviewed May 17 2009 report as inappropriate
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Heroes

by Gerald Sibleyras

translated by Tom Stoppard

directed by John Vreeke

featuring Ralph Cosham, John Dow and Michael Tolaydo

Three soldiers in a Parisian veterans’ home pass the time with tales that are at once achingly funny and piercingly sad. With his rapier wit and dazzling use of language Tom Stoppard offers a brilliant new translation that mixes comic curmudgeonry, camaraderie and nostalgia. A smash hit when it premiered in Paris, Heroes received four Moliere nominations. The London production won the  2006 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy.

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