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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 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
Review from Coralie Farlee
Red Velvet 212 events 78 reviews

High and continuous action. You really need to keep track! Good script; good acting; many good points re prejudice, assumptions, labeling, etc.

reviewed Feb 23 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Sometimes too critical
Red Velvet 65 events 27 reviews

It is a great show. The actors are wonderful. Mamet's writing is crisp. It moves along like a tennis game between professional athletes. Some may take offense at the numerous uses of the F word and, of course, the violent words associated with...continued

reviewed Feb 09 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Bruce Cohen
Red Velvet 38 events 18 reviews

fast paced and well written. most importantly-it is thought provoking.

reviewed Feb 21 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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