Venue Details

Arena Stage - Kreeger Theater
1101 Sixth St. Washington, DC 20024
202-554-9066
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 145 members
Review from Amy T
Red Velvet 280 events 68 reviews

The play is gripping and holds one's attention throughout. For anyone who remembers the period portrayed, it can be very difficult to watch. But the strident, preachy nature of the delivery detracts from the overall message - at many points, it...continued

reviewed Jun 28 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from TGO
Red Velvet 73 events 26 reviews

Powerful, moving play. Fine acting. Great production.

reviewed Jun 19 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Patphelps
Red Velvet 24 events 8 reviews

Extremely well acted and staged. Moving play that provides insights into what it was like during the start of the AIDs epidemic

reviewed Jun 28 2012 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“A great night at the theater.” -The New York Times
“… riveting …” —Newsday
“If you only see one play, make it this one.” —Backstage
“… reaches out and grabs you with the force of an explosive new work.” —Hollywood Reporter
“_Flawless … passionately raw … superb.”— Washington Poststory.html
“It’s hard to imagine a better production.”— _”Washingtonian":http://www.washingtonian.com/blogs/afterhours/theater-review/theater-review-the-normal-heart-at-arena-stage.php (4 Stars)
“Extraordinarily intense.”— Baltimore Sun
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“Pitch-perfect”-Washington Examiner
“_Must be seen.”—"_Talkin’ Broadway“:http://www.talkinbroadway.com/regional/dc/dc603.html
_”A towering achievement.“—”DC Theatre Scene_":http://dctheatrescene.com/2012/06/19/the-normal-heart-2/
“Uproariously funny at times, emotionally intense.”— We Love DC
“A must-see.”— "
Maryland Theatre Guide
“:http://www.mdtheatreguide.com/2012/06/theatre-review-the-normal-heart-at-arena-stage/
_”Arena Stage’s production will doubtlessly inspire conversations that can end the silence and save lives."— ShowBizRadio
“Not merely a great play; it’s an important one. Don’t miss it.”— "_Woman Around Town
“:http://www.womanaroundtown.com/sections/playing-around/the-normal-heart-a-tableau-of-rage
_”A heart-wrenching gem … this is a show that should not be missed.”— DC Metro Theater Arts (5 Stars)
“The best play I have ever seen … an unforgettable visit to the theater.” — "_Examiner.com
":http://www.examiner.com/review/the-normal-heart-s-stunning-debut-at-arena-stage

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