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Theater J at the Edlavitch DCJCC
1529 Sixteenth Street, NW Washington, DC 20036
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 118 members
Review from nadia759
34 events 15 reviews

Two stars for the outstanding acting (otherwise it would have been one). But overall I don't understand all of the positive reviews about this play. Mamet's dialogue was stilted - no one really talks like his characters do, and the actual events...continued

reviewed Feb 23 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
5 events 1 review

Well acted and directed and of course Mamet's dialogue was great to listen to. Glad I saw it, despite the review in The Washington Post.

reviewed Feb 20 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Robin Rothrock
Red Velvet 183 events 123 reviews

Fast paced dialogue. The explicit language was appropriate for the subject matter and the setting. The actors created very believable characters. The music before the show began was really irritating.

reviewed Feb 17 2013 report as inappropriate
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No children under age 5 admitted.

Runtime: 80 minutes

Written by David Mamet

Directed by John Vreeke

Featuring Crashonda Edwards, Leo Erickson, James Whalen and Michael Anthony Williams

The latest work by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Glengarry Glen Ross ruthlessly examines guilt, betrayal and racial posturing. Two male lawyers are called to defend a wealthy white client charged with the rape of a black woman, while their female associate betrays an agenda of her own.

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