Venue Details

Theatre on the Run
3700 South Four Mile Run Drive Arlington, VA 22206
703-228-1850
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3.9 / 5 Rated by 19 members
Review from joans
Red Velvet 137 events 45 reviews

Brilliant play - one of the Bard's best! And, brilliantly performed. Shakespeare does not get any better than this. Thanks to WAB for putting it on. It was a once in a lifetime experience. P.S. My family is from a town near Stratforf on Avon...continued

reviewed Nov 24 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Richard Waugaman
Red Velvet 140 events 28 reviews

Superb acting. A rarely performed, but wonderful Shakespeare play.

reviewed Nov 17 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from DH1
264 events 188 reviews

Nicely staged in a cozy space, and most of the performances were solid. I enjoyed my first time at this theatre.

reviewed Nov 17 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Philip John
71 events 58 reviews

Shakespeare's "King John" is a seldom performed history, maybe because the author attempts to compress much of The Hundred Years War into a single play. Nevertheless, the play's performance conveys the ugliness of war (complete with vivid battle...continued

reviewed Nov 15 2013 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“This is the way Shakespeare should be, and so often isn’t. What a delight to see it here, now, in its full glory.”—_"DC Metro Theatre Arts":http://www.dcmetrotheaterarts.com/2013/11/02/king-john-at-wsc-avant-bard-by-catherine-artois/  _(Five Star Review)
“Highly recommended — They don’t perform Shakespeare’s King John much any more, and that’s a damn shame. When it’s done right – as it is in WSC Avant Bard’s excellent production – it is exciting, provocative, and uproariously funny.”—DC Theatre Scene 
“[WSC Avant Bard]’s quite delightful production of this clever and powerful seldom-seen play is a welcome relief from endless Romeo and Juliet’s and all the other rehashed standbys…theatre aficionados take note: this is a rare and excellent performance to add to your collection.”—MD Theatre Guide

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