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When a 'City of Conversation' becomes a union divided: Political factions propel drama at the Wallis

When a 'City of Conversation' becomes a union divided: Political factions propel drama at the Wallis

Location, location, location. The setting for certain plays can have as much personality as any character. Indeed, in these post-mortgage-crisis days of real estate dreaming, a desirable property in the right part of town could give even a protagonist a run for her money.

This is certainly the case in “The City of Conversation,” Anthony Giardina’s pertinent political drama set in the handsome Georgetown townhouse of Hester Ferris, an influential hostess in the Pamela Harriman mode who brings together Washington’s power brokers to advance progressive causes.

The production, which opened Friday at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts...

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