Venue Details

174 Star Starred
MetroStage
1201 North Royal Street Alexandria, VA 22314
703-548-9044
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Reviews & Ratings

"Underneath the Lintel"
11 ratings
4.1 average rating
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24 events
17 reviews
4 stars
attended May 25 2014

At first we were uncertain about the venue, which is less than impressive from the outside. But the production itself was very carefully done, and we were impressed by both the staging and the acting choices. We would definitely attend another...continued

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35 events
21 reviews
43 stars
attended Apr 19 2014

Well played and clearly spoken one-man play, but a little confusing in the long run.
Notably much researched, many historical details, makes me wonder why the playwright chose Achasueros for A (from the Book of Esther, the name of the dumbest...continued

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39 events
16 reviews
1 stars
attended May 17 2014

One-man story-telling. Well acted by Paul Morella, but story itself only moderately interesting.

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Quotes & Highlights

“Paul Morella … is an absolute marvel as the lowly clerk. … The engaging script by Glen Berger and whimsical direction by John Vreeke move us along bit by bit until we are also intrigued by the journey of this obsessing librarian.” — DC Theatre Scene

“It’s a tour de force performance and should not be missed. … It’s a wonder to behold.” — DC Metro Theater Arts

“Morella is an excellent guide — addled and intrigued and with a wide capacity for wonder. This character wants explanations; the play is his lecture, as he’s rented out the hall for a one-night only attempt to share what he’s found on this existential scavenger hunt.” — The Washington Post

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