Venue Details

155 Star Starred
Synetic Theater at Crystal City
Between 18th St S and 20th St S 1800 South Bell Street Arlington, VA 22202
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8 events
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 Picture of Dorian Gray"
43 ratings
3.7 average rating
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Sometimes too critical Red Velvet
64 events
27 reviews
9 stars
attended Sep 28 2013

Not so sure that this performance is satisfying. Maybe simply because the subject is DARK. Choreography is key and paramount in this novel genre of dance theatre. Here, there were fine pieces of movement. But I grew weary of the in-your-face...continued

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46 events
17 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 28 2013

Interesting interpretation, but a bit overdone in my view. A little too advante guard and the dance a bit much. Worth seeing but not a typical play.

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56 events
16 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 28 2013

When they produce silent plays Synetic is amazing. However, when there is dialogue their productions lose their magic, as in this play and in the Three Musketeers. Seems like most of their actors are chosen for their physicality but are not good...continued

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Directed by Paata Tsikurishvili 

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.