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32 Star Starred
Theatre on the Run
3700 South Four Mile Run Drive Arlington, VA 22206
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 4 members
Review from susan Barrett

Beautifully written and masterfully acted.
Professional and close to perfect. Both entertaining and thoughtful.
Terrific night at the theater.

reviewed May 28 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

This was really well done. We enjoyed it a lot.

reviewed May 28 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Aliaknife

Wonderfully acted bio-play about little known reporter/playwright Sophie Treadwell. The acting is superb, the only drawback is that it is a tad too long towards the end (which starts to get to you after sitting in the uncomfortable chairs---I had...continued

reviewed Jun 12 2010 report as inappropriate
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Written by Allyson Currin

Directed by Stephen Jarrett

Sophie Treadwell is portrayed by acclaimed Washington actress Melissa Flaim.

Sophie Treadwell’s professional triumphs included a sensational in-person interview with the Mexican bandit Pancho Villa for the New York Tribune; an expressionist stage masterpiece, Machinal, that is today regarded as a classic; and victory in a courageous lawsuit against actor John Barrymore, who tried to steal one of her plays. But there were defeats and humiliations too. Throughout her life, Treadwell battled personal demons that threatened her happiness and even her sanity.

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