Venue Details

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Gunston Arts Center
Adjacent to Gunston Middle School 2700 S. Lang Street Arlington, VA 22206
703-228-1850
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3.2 / 5 Rated by 12 members
Review from Mary

This show was sold as a comedy. Nothing within the script was comical. Performance was amature and stiff, with poor delivery.
I will not return to this theater.

reviewed Jan 21 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from spdavis5

The American Century Theater has as its mission to produce American plays of the past century that are not often staged but merit revival. We have gone to about a dozen of their productions over the years and have rarely been disappointed. Little...continued

reviewed Jan 20 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Philip John

Jules Feiffer is best known to my generation as a witty and biting cartoonist, so it was with some curiosity that I ventured to TACT's production of Jules Feiffer's "Little Murders." As usual, TACT did an excellent job of producing a...continued

reviewed Feb 09 2012 report as inappropriate
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It’s murder out there! Start the new year off with a laugh, the mordant comedy by political and social satirist/cartoonist Jules Feiffer. Written at the peak of Sixties insanity Little Murders, focuses on the violence that encircles and engulfs a New York City family. It’s a world where the sound of gunshots is de rigueur, heavy breathers regularly call, unseen visitors knock at the door … and the Newquists are just trying to have a nice day.

Ellen Dempsey, longtime TACT Artistic Associate, is directing her seventh show for the company. The ensemble cast includes Robin Covington as Patsy and James Finley in the role of Alfred. Craig Miller plays the role of Carol, Emily Morrison plays his wife, Marjorie, and Evan Crump plays the role of their son, Kenny. Steve Lebens plays the Judge and Lt. Practice, and Bill Gordon is the Reverend Dupas.

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