Review: DC Theatre Scene

“Any company approaching Much Ado About Nothing faces a number of difficult hurdles. It features one of the most passive, flat, one-note villains in any Shakespearean play. It threads slapstick farcical plot lines into an otherwise very serious story about betrayal, wrongdoing, and dishonor. And it features two characters, Beatrice and Benedick, who are so beloved by most  audiences that any actor who dares to portray them is constantly pitted against the audience’s very high expectations.NextStop Theatre Company’s production of Much Ado About Nothing rose so valiantly to these challenges that I was genuinely blown away.”

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