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1201 North Royal Street Alexandria, VA 22314
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"The Real Inspector Hound"
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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 23 2011

Two critics, one a blustering philanderer, the other a perpetual stand-in, view a hackneyed who-done-it in a moor-bound mansion. As the play progresses, critics and actors merge in a mind-bending farcical tangle. This brief (75-minute) trifle, a...continued

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended May 08 2011

The actors obviously had a lot of fun with this production, and their campiness struck a chord with the audience. While everyone did a good job, special mention goes to Ralph Cosham as Moon and Catherine Flyte as Mrs. Drudge. They inhabited...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended May 14 2011

We had heard good things about MetroStage, so when I saw this offer, I jumped at the chance to go. I had seen this play almost 40 years ago in London, and remembered liking and laughing at it. This version did not disappoint! Good farcical plot,...continued

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“Stoppard is the master comedian of ideas in the English language.”  —_Newsweek _
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Description

Written by Tom Stoppard

Directed by John Vreeke

Two theater critics, Moon and Birdboot, watch a ludicrous setup of a country house murder mystery. By chance, they become involved in the action — causing a series of events that parallel the play they are watching.