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Randolph Road Theatre
4010 Randolph Road Silver Spring, MD 20902
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3.8 / 5 Rated by 29 members
William Grote
Review from William Grote
Red Velvet 350 events 230 reviews

I thought the show was tedious. I couldn't latch on to two actors playing a single role, one as story-teller and the other as writer. I could hardly wait for intermission to leave.

reviewed Jul 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from baf
Red Velvet 125 events 69 reviews

Sorry to say, but despite everyone's good acting, we left at intermission. We felt badly cause we were sitting in the front row, but it was the wordier of British plays, the acting was very good, but what the heck was it all about, & who cares? ...continued

reviewed Jul 20 2013 report as inappropriate
Francine J.
Review from Francine J.
Red Velvet 83 events 48 reviews

I give the theatrical experience high marks for the performance of Sally Anderson, who played Miss Shepherd, but otherwise I couldn't get into this play or keep awake during the first act. The story seemed overblown and not very interesting , and...continued

reviewed Jul 28 2013 report as inappropriate
Florence Harvey
Review from Florence Harvey
Red Velvet 45 events 30 reviews

The acting was amazing. Especially the gal playing the Old Lady in the Van, who gave a fantasitic, consistent performance... Mama was very powerful too. The other actors were very good. Unfortunately the play itself was too long... almost 3...continued

reviewed Jul 20 2013 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“As a play that takes a stimulating look at a unique bond between two people, The Lady in the Van flourishes.”
“ … superbly done. In two-and-a-half hours, a cast of nine takes you forward 15 years and beyond convention in a funny, challenging and exhausting work." -_Montgomery Magazine _
" … watching [Sally] Anderson command the stage was a pleasure, as she made every word, every line, every gesture, every scene come alive." —
The play is recommended by the Helen Hayes Awards.


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