Venue Details

33 Star Starred
Undercroft Theatre
Located on the ground floor of the Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church 900 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington, DC 20001
202-347-9620
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3 reviews
4 stars
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25 reviews
34 stars
Many great dining locations nearby, so make an evening of it in the Mount Vernon/Penn Quarter neighborhood.
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"The Elder Statesman"
10 ratings
4.1 average rating
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180 events
120 reviews
31 stars
attended May 19 2013

Wonderful set and costumes. Very evocative. Solid acting skills. Wonderful, beautiful language. Thank goodness for the Washington Stage Guild.

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Amy T Red Velvet
260 events
67 reviews
37 stars
attended May 03 2013

not up to Washington Stage Guild's normal standard - rather long and the ending falls somewhat flat, but still a good evening out.

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121 events
18 reviews
10 stars
attended Apr 28 2013

Overall, a fine production. The actors were able to capture and hold the audience's interest throughout -- although at some two and a half hours, with virtually no scenery and few props (the costumes were helpful here) it became more challenging...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“plenty of moments of humor … the success of the Stage Guild production lies in its straightforward presentation of an often brilliant text, and its strong cast … a production so good you’d wish there was more Eliot they could put on.” —MD Theatre Guide
“sparkling banter along the way, in verse that’s light, conversational, and often—as when rest-home matron Lynn Steinmetz positively bellows ‘peace and quiet is our raison d’etre’”—pretty funny in Bill Largess’ nimble mounting.” —City Paper