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05.28.2012 | | Posted at 08:20 AM

Uprooted and the importance of human connection

By Russ Bickerstaff
  The big challenge of any stage drama is essentially the  same. The  characters need to connect up with the audience in a way that is strong enough to create a deep and powerful empathy with the story. From a certain point of view, everything else is secondary to that. Some dramas take a while to let that empathy sink-in. Caleen Sinnette Jennings' Hair, Nails & Dress finds a way to  make th...
05.17.2012 | | Posted at 03:31 PM

Uprooted Stages World Premiere of a piece by Caleen Sinnette Jennings

By Russ Bickerstaff
  The theatre year continues to transition from the standard season to the summer as Uprooted stages its latest. Caleen Sinnette Jennings; Hair, Nails & Dress makes its debut here. A longtime professor at American University in Washington D.C., Jennings has had work published and staged both adult works and children's fare.  She'd received a $10,000 grant from the Kennedy Center for her work.�...