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Big Ideas 2017: FREE readings of full-length plays, May 11-1

The “official” season of Alumnae Theatre Company is over, but the playwrights of Alumnae’s New Play Development group (the NPD) have a bonus treat for you:  this year’s edition of Big Ideas.  535 more words

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Oscar Wilde

The mystery of love is greater than the mystery of death. — Oscar Wilde, Salomé. (Dover Publications; Unabridged edition, August 14, 2002) Originally published 1891.

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Musical Round Up: Musicals Led by Young Actors

By JORDAN LUSINK, Communications Coordinator

In The Secret Garden, the lead character Mary Lennox is played by a young woman, usually 12 or under. 724 more words

2016-2017 Season

Jean-Paul Sartre

Don’t be afraid; I’ll keep looking at you for ever and ever, without a flutter of my eyelids, and you’ll live in my gaze like a mote in a sunbeam. 9 more words

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On the road with Raw Roads: IMAGINE

Excited to be back on the road with Raw Roads: IMAGINE. A new and exceptional team delivers creative skills workshops and supports young talent in their artistic journey. 11 more words

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The Secret Garden and Frances Hodgson Burnett

By GRETCHEN H. GERZINA for D.C.’s Shakespeare Theatre Company

Few people realize that The Secret Garden, the book that most readers associate with Frances Hodgson Burnett, was only one of the 53 novels she wrote and published, and that most of her books were for adults, not children. 1,349 more words

2016-2017 Season

Jean-Paul Sartre

It’s strange. I felt less lonely when I didn’t know you. — Jean-Paul Sartre, The Flies. (1943)

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