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  I Ought to Be in Pictures at Theater On The Run

I Ought to Be in Pictures

Theater On The Run
3700 South Four Mile Run Drive Arlington

You have to dig deep in the glittering treasury of Neil Simon comedies to come up with I Ought to Be in Pictures, one of Simon's most-overlooked gems -- but a true jewel nonetheless. Meet Herb Tucker, a Los Angeles screenwriter currently "at liberty" (i.e. completely unemployed) who abandoned his family in New York a lifetime ago. But his past catches up with him when his adventurous teenage daughter Libby arrives on his doorstep, convinced that he alone can help jump-start her film career. After dispensing guilt and demanding love, Libby convinces Herb to take another stab at parenting, to accept his responsibilities and come to terms with his on-again/off-again relationship with girlfriend Steffy. Catch this heartwarming comedy at Arlington's Theatre on the Run, courtesy of Peter's Alley Theatre Productions.

Thru - May 21, 2017

Fridays: 8:00pm
Saturdays: 8:00pm
Sundays: 3:00pm

Box Office: 703-228-1850

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DCTheatreScene - Recommended

"...Director Aly B. Ettman's skill is especially evident in the second act, when the characters have had two weeks together. The way in which Herb and Libby relate shows a natural increase in closeness that makes Herb's new interest and concern about his daughter believable."
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