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26 Star Starred
Mead Theatre Lab
Flashpoint 916 G St. NW Washington, DC 20001
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 15 members
Review from DH1
255 events 184 reviews

An urban re-imagining of The Scarlet Letter that was skillfully acted by every member of the ensemble. Some of the themes are adult and intense, but such is the world we live in. The theatre is small and intimate so there are no bad seats. And...continued

reviewed May 22 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from RC
Red Velvet 801 events 351 reviews

Riveting performances by all - this is a provocative drama of human tragedy and exploitation. Done on a shoestring budget, the small theater staging is minimal- but the story and the performances are absolutely captivating and engaging. Thanks!

reviewed May 22 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from JohninDC
54 events 41 reviews

This is a really interesting and provocative play performed by a fantastic cast--each of whom commands the stage with monologues that are a tour de force of acting and writing. The power of the storytelling creeps up on you. The play has stayed...continued

reviewed Jun 04 2011 report as inappropriate
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Visit playwright Suzan-Lori Parks’s website.


In The Blood tells the story of Hester and her five fatherless children living in poverty. She seeks the chance to get help from her children’s fathers, with hopes that one may come through. Hester struggles in this shocking tragedy based on The Scarlet Letter by Nathanial Hawthorne.

<em>Parade</em> The Victorian Lyric Opera Company Presents <em>La Perichole</em> <em>Fickle: A Fancy French Farce</em> <em>James and the Giant Peach Jr.</em> <em>Fun Home</em> Cherry Blossom/Springtime Harbor Cruise