Our Town Tribute Our Suburb Tackles Interfaith Teen Romance
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The last date listed for Our Suburb was Sunday January 12, 2014 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Theater J at Goldman Theater
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Nominated for five Tony Awards -- and the winner of one -- Wendy Wasserstein's hit comedy The… More
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Featured review from Eddie EitchesRed Velvet
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The play's Our Town structure is strongest in the beginning. It soon turns into a story about the Holocaust and the proposed Nazi march in Skokie, Illinois in 1977. While an interreligious teenage romance is also centraal, the 1977 conflicts re intermarriage are not developed.
The acting, as is generally the case at Theater J, is excellent. However, the play needs major rewrites to deal with chronological confusion and historical inaccuracies.
Still, the evening was quite entertaining, tghe reason for the four star review.
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The production was another superb offering from Theatre J. The acting was amazing as usual. The minimalist staging was interesting and did not take away from the story. The play itself started as being somewhat campy and frivilous and then...continued
About the Ticket Supplier: Theater J
Theater J has emerged as one of the most distinctive, progressive and respected Jewish theaters in North America by virtue of its ambitious range of programming and the bold, imaginative artistry of its playwrights, directors, designers and actors. A program of the Washington DC Jewish Community Center, Theater J works in frequent collaboration with other components of the Washington DCJCC’s Morris Cafritz Center for the Arts: the Washington Jewish Film Festival, and the Literary and Music Department.