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1201 North Royal Street Alexandria, VA 22314
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4.1 / 5 Rated by 11 members
Review from Elizabeth B.
Red Velvet 26 events 17 reviews

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

reviewed May 25 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Rutie
38 events 22 reviews

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

reviewed Apr 19 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Susan926
39 events 16 reviews

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

reviewed May 17 2014 report as inappropriate
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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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