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History of Kisses Opens at Studio; Source Festival Continues

by Borderstan.com — June 16, 2011 at 11:40 pm 0

Source Festival, "Love, Death and Latex"

From the opening weekend at the Source Festival: “Love, Death and Latex.” (Photo courtesy C. Stanley Photography)

From Jana Petersen

The Source Theater: If you missed the  Source Festival last weekend, no worries, you have until July 3. The Festival continues with a run of 10-minute plays, full-run plays and artistic blind dates this weekend. This Friday, see a 10-minute play whose theme is “heroes and villains,” Saturday, “lost and found” and Sunday, “lovers and friends.” Click here for the full calendar.

  1. Lost & Found: Finding yourself or missing a long lost love. These plays ask, “Just what are you looking for?”
  2. Lovers & Friends: BFFs or star-crossed lovers? These plays take a closer look at the complexities we all face in building relationships.
  3. Heroes & Villains: The good, bad and ugly. These plays explore humanity’s best and worst players.

What is the Source Festival? “Driven by creativity, collaboration and invention, Source Festival artists from across the nation present 25 new works over three weeks. The relationships built here lay the path for the next generation of outstanding performing artists.” (Source)

Studio Theater: The History of Kisses opened June 15 at the Studio Theater. Written, directed and performed by David Cale, this play details the motions of a writer who “sequesters himself in an oceanfront motel to finish a collection of tales of seaside romance, only to find himself drawn into the romantic and sexual goings-on around him.” (Studio)

Find out what is going on at other theaters in the area below the fold:

Keegan Theatre at Church Street
1742 Church Street NW
Washington, DC
202.892.0202
25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee runs June 4th through July 3. $40 general admission / $35 students and seniors
Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street NW
Washington, DC
202.328.6000
Source
1835 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
202.204.7800
2011 Source Festival runs June 10 through July 3.
Studio Theatre
1501 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
202.332.3300
The History of KissesVenus in Fur through July 10.
Theater J
1529 16th St. NW
Washington, DC
202.518.9400
The 2011-2012 season at Theater J begins with Imagining Madoff on August 31.

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