Venue Details

Arena Stage - Fichandler
1101 Sixth Street, SW Washington, DC 20024
202-488-3300
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 27 members
Kathy Bell
Review from Kathy Bell
20 events 12 reviews

Great play, great story, good production. Somethings were spoken a bit too quietly or too quickly to get all of the lines but so many relevant issues even if it took place in 1969, second half after establishing characters in the first half was...continued

reviewed May 06 2018 report as inappropriate
Cora Lee Neighbors
Review from Cora Lee Neighbors
12 events 9 reviews

Excellent play; excellent acting; great venue and set. Thank you

reviewed May 05 2018 report as inappropriate
Sara Hale Henry
Review from Sara Hale Henry
50 events 9 reviews

I am a big August Wilson fan, as well as an Arena Stage fan, but this play did not move me like Fences or The Piano Lesson. I liked the staging; some of the actors did not enunciate or project clearly and I know I missed some lines.

reviewed May 03 2018 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

  • “Outstanding revival” — Washington Post
  • “A must-see” — DC Metro Theater Arts
  • “Animated, humorous … a first-rate production.” — DC Theatre Scene

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