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  Clothes for a Summer Hotel at DC Arts Center

Clothes for a Summer Hotel

DC Arts Center
2438 18th Street NW Washington

The Rainbow Theatre Project brings you a special production of Tennessee Williams' Clothes for a Summer Hotel. This legendary writer's evocative "ghost play" is about the tumultuous marriage and creative lives of Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald. The play fuses the past and the present in a theatrical tour-de-force as Zelda and Scott re-visit their youth and the ghosts of characters (including Ernest Hemingway) who helped shape their existence.

Thru - Apr 28, 2019

Sat, Apr 20: 7:30pm
Sun, Apr 21: 7:30pm
Mon, Apr 22: 7:30pm
Thu, Apr 25: 7:30pm
Fri, Apr 26: 7:30pm
Sat, Apr 27: 7:30pm
Sun, Apr 28: 3:00pm


Box Office: 202-462-7833

www.rainbowtheatreproject.org


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BroadwayWorld - Recommended

"...When the play concludes as Scott's visit ends, what Zelda yells after him ("I am no longer your book") does not earn a solution to this couple's turbulent saga. Clothes for a Summer Hotel, neither a documentary, biography, nor ghost story, may be an unsatisfactory text, but Rainbow Theatre Project's production lifts it into an absorbing evening of theatre. "
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Mary Lincer


DC Metro Theater Arts - Highly Recommended

"...Director Greg Stevens and the entire ensemble of Clothes for a Summer Hotel should be applauded for giving the DC Metro Region an opportunity to view this rarely produced gem."
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David Friscic


MD Theatre Guide - Highly Recommended

"...I strongly recommend “Clothes for a Summer Hotel” based on the extraordinarily divine performance of Sara Barker as Zelda Fitzgerald. I sincerely urge the rest of the cast to study their lines and practice before their next performance because while it’s a happy coincidence that their missteps highlight the perfection of Barker’s performance, I would have loved to see the play as Williams intended it, with the right beats and punches and nuances on the sidelines as well as in the star."
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Liz Ruth-Brinegar


DCTheatreScene - Somewhat Recommended

"...Overall, I left the theatre impressed with the artistry and professionalism of those involved, but not very fond of the piece itself. I am still rather puzzled as to why this particular company would choose this particular play at this particular time. Stevens mentions in his note that his goal with this production is to resurrect and give new life to Clothes for a Summer Hotel; unfortunately, I think it may better serve as proof that some ghosts from our theatrical past are better left to rest."
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John Bavoso


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