Venue Details

Undercroft Theatre
Located on the ground floor of the Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church 900 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington, DC 20001
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Rated by 29 members
Francine J.
Review from Francine J.
Red Velvet 88 events 54 reviews

This is must-see theater experience. Based on a true story, the play is well written and engrossing, and the acting is top notch. I can't imagine a better job of casting these roles. The script really captures a sense of the deep South before...continued

reviewed Apr 01 2018 report as inappropriate
Beverly With
Review from Beverly With
81 events 53 reviews

Terrific production of a little known true story that is very indicative of our American past and the need to be continually vigilant and engaged in our current political climate. The acting was superb!

reviewed Apr 13 2018 report as inappropriate
Review from Anna
37 events 31 reviews

The primary plot line, about the conflict between a librarian and a politician over a children's book, is very interesting and timely considering our current political climate. The secondary plot line, about two childhood friends who meet again as...continued

reviewed Apr 07 2018 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“An Alabama Story that has national relevance … As played by Julie-Ann Elliott, the poised yet steely Reed is the appealing, instinctive heart of Alabama Story …” – The Washington Post

“The facts behind the real life incidents … stand as a cautionary tale, one that has been brought to life and beautifully rendered by Washington Stage Guild. We need this story!” – DC Theatre Scene

“In the era of Fake News and unceasing attacks on journalism, Alabama Story not only touches on themes of censorship, integration, politics and romance but reminds us of the importance of facing the truth … a captivating and thought-provoking production.” — DC Metro Theater Arts

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