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City of Alexandria Announces Memorial Day 2015 Schedule of Services

For Immediate Release: May 22, 2015

All Alexandria City government offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

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Dispatched

'The Venetian Twins' (Lyceum: 24 April - 16 May '15)

“Helpless merriment awaits”

Editorial Rating: 4 Stars

The fun that there is to be had with twins, eh? And with the long-legged long lost sister who, naturally, is being wooed by one of the brothers, but which one? 541 more words

Rated: Unrated

A look back at flyers: Tartuffe

Memories

Group trip, non-English speakers loved show but found the Scots dialect challenging!

To Remember

Hedda Gabler, The Lyceum

Hedda Gabler is often held up as ‘the female Hamlet’. In a tradition that too easily resembles a desert in terms of female leading roles, the comparison is not thoughtless. 313 more words

Writing

‘The Caucasian Chalk Circle’ (Lyceum: 18 Feb. - 14 March ’15)

“Compelling”

4 Stars: Outstanding

‘Standing between doorway and gateway, she heard
Or thought she heard …’

Listen up, “I’ve looked into the pockets of the rich and that is bad language.” Here is a contemporary, full-on production of Bertolt Brecht’s great and humane play; its profane political resonances not so much hanging in the air as gusting out of the wind machine. 672 more words

Theatre

A nice sit down in the West End and Soho

Even in the West End of London it is possible to avoid the crowds The Princess Louise pub on High Holborn purveys reasonably priced beer. Choose from a variety of small rooms to chill and enjoy the traditional Victorian decor. 240 more words

London

'Faith Healer' (Lyceum: 14 January to 7 February '15)

“He walks across a cobbled yard and smack into classical tragedy.”

Editorial Rating: 4 Stars: Outstanding

I don’t suppose Glasgow’s Celtic Connections features a whippet on the bagpipes. 637 more words

Theatre