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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 reviews
4 stars
The weather was pleasant.. I wore a nice shirt and pants. As casual or as festive as you wish..
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8 events
4 reviews
4 stars
Use Metro. Went on a Saturday night, used the Metro trip planner and arrived at Crystal City exactly when promised.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Island of Dr. Moreau"
30 ratings
4.1 average rating
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42 events
8 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 03 2014

I see perhaps 50-75 shows per year and have been doing such for nearly 40 years and this may be the worst thing I've seen in my 40 years of theatergoing.

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Eddie Eitches Red Velvet
195 events
100 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 08 2014

More talking than other Syntetic productions. Not a lot of redeeming social value despite the program notes.
BUT real fun. A great place to be on Halloween.

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78 events
21 reviews
16 stars
attended Oct 12 2014

Synetic always does interesting theatre, usually with an empasis on almost acrobatic movement, with less empahsis on dialog (and sometimes no dialog at all). This was an interesting showm well done with pretty minimal sets, a fair amount of...continued

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Due to violence, gore and strong language, this production is recommended for those ages 16 or older.

About the Ticket Supplier: Synetic Theater

Founded in 2001 by the husband and wife team of Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili, Synetic Theater is DC’s Premier Physical Theater, whose mission is to be the premier American physical theater, fusing dynamic art forms—such as text, drama, movement, acrobatics, dance, and music, by producing world-class physical theater for all ages, educating the next generation of artists and physical theater professionals, and promoting this distinct form of theater nationally and internationally through community outreach and touring programs. Synetic’s unique performance style is simultaneously avant-garde and accessible, with a broad appeal to a wide, culturally diverse, and cross-generational audience.