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Theater J at the Edlavitch DCJCC
1529 Sixteenth Street, NW Washington, DC 20036
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4.1 / 5 Rated by 50 members
Review from Amy T
Red Velvet 281 events 68 reviews

trite. Though it is billed as a comedy, we rarely laughed.

reviewed Aug 26 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Susan Joseph
Red Velvet 53 events 38 reviews

Reports of the uproar at Yale over Sex Week did not prepare me for the good-hearted, family-focussed comedy of Body Awareness. The cast gave a magnificent performance of Annie Baker's hilarious dialogue. The plot is simple: a stranger comes to a...continued

reviewed Sep 16 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Mickie Penn
Red Velvet 28 events 7 reviews

Meh! I thought some of it was really clever and good but mostly too "sophomoric". Jewish, gay, Azburger's syndrome, Vermont and seduction? All in 90 minutes?

reviewed Sep 12 2012 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“An engaging new comedy by a young playwright with a probing, understated voice.” —New York Times


Written by Annie Baker

Directed by Eleanor Holdridge

Featuring Michael Kramer, Susan Lynskey, Adi Stein and MaryBeth Wise


September 7, 3:00pm: *Join GLOE and Theater J for a casual post-show salon to discuss_ Body Awareness_ over wine and light refreshments. All are invited to come and share their thoughts in this moderated discussion on everything from blended families, to the “f” word (feminism) in pop culture, to whether it matters who is doing the looking in images of women’s bodies.

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