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Synetic Theater at Crystal City
Between 18th St S and 20th St S 1800 South Bell Street Arlington, VA 22202
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4.0 / 5 Rated by 4 members
Review from Goldstar Member
38 events 13 reviews

We enjoyed ourselves at the show, but have come to have quite high expectations for Synetic. The premise was relevant and at times moving, the choreography was good and the performance well executed. However, it lacked any "oh wow" moment that the...continued

reviewed Jun 09 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from TRuth
11 events 2 reviews

"Home of the Soldier" is a powerful, moving, elegantly gritty creative expression of the modern soldier experience. Synetic Theatre productions are consistently outstanding - this one is particularly timely and profound. The production and the...continued

reviewed Jun 14 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from ALICE
8 events 1 review

Synetic is always rewarding to me tho this particular show I would not rate among their best.

reviewed Jun 29 2012 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“This heart-breaking, gut-wrenching story is a phenomenon of live theatre that must be seen to be believed.”—DC Metro Theater Arts
“Chances are, most of us haven’t ever seen anything like this on a stage before.”—ShowBizRadio


This brand new, original play from Synetic’s aclaimed director Paata Tsikurishvili and writer Ben Cunis tells the story of a young man whose entrance into military life causes him to re-examine the meaning of home, family, love and honor. Rife with the stunning visuals and remarkably physical style Synetic Theater is known for, this is a wartime thriller, unexpectedly and expertly crafted for stage.

Directed by Paata Tsikurishvili

Written by Ben Cunis

Choreographed by Irina Tsikurishvili

Set Design by Daniel Pinha

Costume Design by Laree Lentz

Original Music by Konstantine Lortkipanidze

Sound Design by Irakli Kavsadze and Konstantine Lortkipanidze

Appropriate for guests age 14 and older. Parental guidance suggested

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