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V.23 No.37 | 9/11/2014
Welcome to the low-wage economy. L to R: Marina Sage, Margie Maes, Carolyn Hogan (seated), Colleen McClure
James Cady

Stage Whispers

Negligible wage

America’s working-class struggles take center stage in Nickel and Dimed, plus The Jammer is on its way with some violent, glorious roller derby.
V.21 No.39 | 9/27/2012
William David Johnson (left) and Justin Tade
John Maio Photography

Arts

The Killer Angels’ last weekend

House theatre reviewer Leigh Hile digs into the sprawling historical dramatization of the Battle of Gettysburg. The play is perfect for history buffs, Hile writes, and will be at The Filling Station through Sunday.

The Killer Angels

Runs through Sept. 30

Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m.

Saturday at 6 p.m.

Sunday at 2 p.m.

The Filling Station

1024 Fourth Street SW

Tickets: $18 general admission, $12 students and seniors, $10 for all Thursday shows

243-0596, motherroad.org

William David Johnson (left) and Justin Tade
John Maio Photography

Performance Review

Turning Point

Mother Road brings the Battle of Gettysburg to life

Featuring a cast of almost 30 characters representing real historical figures, The Killer Angels attempts to dramatize the events surrounding the Civil War’s pivotal Battle of Gettysburg
V.19 No.45 | 11/11/2010
“I swear, if this guy asks me to tell him about my mother one more time ... ”
John Maio

Performance Review

This Guy Ain’t Right

Mother Road gives catching a movie a run for its money

There's music in the dark. Someone shuffles onto the stage and sits, but a guitar strum cuts through the silence for a long while, almost too long. Uncomfortably long.

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