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An Evening With the Bard

In case you haven't heard already, Councilwoman Yvette Alexander (a Penn Branch native) will be hosting Ward Seven Night at the Shakespeare Theatre , TONIGHT--on Wednesday, September 9, 2009, at Sidney Harman Hall, located in the Gallery Place area of Downtown Washington. According to Ms. Alexander's website , "400 complimentary tickets" will be available to residents of Penn Branch and other Ward Seven neighborhoods (Hillcrest, Fairfax Village, Goodhope, Capitol Heights, Deanwood, Greenway, etc.) for this big-box production of William Shakespeare's Taming Of The Shrew . The magic begins at 7:30pm, ..but, the Shakespeare Theatre Company website warns to get down there early , as their lines usually start forming four hours before a show starts. With director David Muse's inspired all-male production of Romeo & Juliet still the talk of D.C.'s theatre circles, this production promises to be a quirky, unconventional, eye-bending spectacle, typical of h