Venue Details

6746 Star Starred
Arena Stage - Fichandler
1101 Sixth Street, SW Washington, DC 20024
202-488-3300
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3.1 / 5 Rated by 44 members
Review from p

Barely funny and very, very anti-gay. Nero is played as a lisping queen and the word fa___et is uesed. Don't bother.

reviewed Nov 27 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from RC

I agree with the other reviewers. Overall the performances were okay - and did appreciate the staging - but in the end it's just a weak script.

reviewed Nov 27 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from lhalloran

This was terrible. It is not even near the quality one expects from Arena Stage. Enormously disappointing.

reviewed Nov 26 2011 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“Amy Freed gives zaniness a good name … a silly-savvy lark … a provocative bowl of goofy … The delightfully snide Danny Scheie purrs, simpers, fumes and camps it up grandly.” -–_Washington Post _
“If you love broad comedy, there’s a lot of it in You, Nero. Amy Freed captures all of that weird excess and contradiction in her comedy _You, Nero … matched perfectly  by Scheie’s giddy characterization.” -–"Washington Examiner _":http://washingtonexaminer.com/entertainment/theater/2011/12/fiddling-history/1990716

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This show is recommended for audiences ages 18 and up due to the mature content.

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