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Jennifer Mendenhall & Alexander Strain in Andy and the Shadows at Theater J / Photo by Stan Barouh

Jennifer Mendenhall & Alexander Strain in Andy and the Shadows at Theater J / Photo by Stan Barouh

Memories lost and found, tragedy and forgetting, fact and fiction, dreams and reality: it all comes to a head in Andy and the Shadows at Theater J.

Written by Theater J artistic director Ari Roth and directed by Daniella Topol, Andy and the Shadows is part of Theater J’s second annual Locally Grown Festival, which brings to the stage new works by local playwrights.

The story centers around the Glickstein family from the perspective of neurotic, angst-ridden Andy – the middle child of his Holocaust survivor parents. Each of the three children choose to deal with their parents’ dark history in different ways. Andy chooses to wrestle with his family’s ghosts at home.

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Breaking: Holocaust Museum Shooter Dead

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There are reports that Holocaust Memorial shooter James Von Brunn has died  in a prison hospital.  The white supremacists was shot by security guards as he allegedly perpetrated an attack on the Memorial in June, that killed 1 person.  There is no word  on if his death was a result of the injuries he sustained during the shooting.  We’ll keep you updated as more information comes in.

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Holocaust Shooter to be Arraigned

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WUSA 9 reports that James von Brunn, white supremacist and Holocaust Museum shooter, is scheduled for arraignment on Wednesday.  Von Brunn has been indicted on seven counts, including first degree murder, for killing a security guard at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in June.  Four of his charges carry the possibility of a death sentence.