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My Nerves Are Wrecked From Trying To Be Good.

That’s a picture of the fabulous Brendan Gleeson as The Guard. (It’s a great movie.)

Let me just clarify at the outset here that the Irish police force is officially known as An Garda Siochana (The Guardian Of The Peace) and a policeman is a Garda (Irish) or, more commonly, Guard. 724 more words

Idle Chat

The Heir by Kiera Cass


The Heir by Kiera Cass

Twenty years ago, America Singer entered the Selection and won Prince Maxon’s heart. Now the time has come for Princess Eadlyn to hold a Selection of her own.

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Book Reviews

Video: Conversation with “The Guard” Playwright Jessica Dickey

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you took a single step closer, reached forward and touched a museum painting? Playwright Jessica Dickey imagines exactly that in her world-premiere play, … 94 more words

Behind-the-Scenes

The Museum Guard: Keeping Lincoln Artifacts Safe

May 29 marks the final day Ford’s Theatre will display the Ford’s 150 special exhibition Silent Witnesses: Artifacts of the Lincoln Assassination. This hallmark exhibition reunites—for the first time since April 1865—an extraordinary collection of artifacts that were in the Theatre or carried by Abraham Lincoln on the night of his assassination. 822 more words

Behind-the-Scenes

Calvary (2014) - "I Think Forgiveness Has Been Highly Underrated"

“Do not despair; one of the thieves was saved. Do not presume; one of the thieves was damned.” This is how writer/director John Michael McDonagh opens… 1,090 more words

Reviews

The Selection Stories by Kiera Cass

“Before America Singer was chosen to compete in the Selection… She was in love with a Six named Aspen Leger… And there was another girl in Prince Maxon’s Life.” 254 more words

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Upcoming Shows at Ford's Theatre

The Ford’s Theatre theatrical season for 2015-2016 is announced! Productions include: the world-premiere play The Guard by Jessica Dickey and directed by Sharon Ott—part of Washington’s… 628 more words

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