What better way to celebrate the news of Netflix’s Full House reboot than with a play focusing on a friendship with the child stars-turned-millionaires the sitcom produced, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen? Playwright Mallery Avidon’s Mary-Kate Olsen Is In Love focuses on Grace, a married millennial whose seemingly perfect life is falling apart: Her husband’s lost his job and turned his attention to playing video games, and the only friends she has are the Olsen twins. Are the miniscule actresses and designers using Grace as living, breathing market research, or could they help pull Grace out of her quarter-life crisis? In the very capable directorial hands of local favorite Holly Twyford, the play offers a humorous look at people’s use of celebrity gossip as a life raft that transports them away from their own desperate lives. This production is presented as part of Studio’s 2ndStage program, which presents experimental work by emerging artists at a great price. The only answer to attending this show is “You got it, dude!” The play runs June 3 to June 21 at Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW. $20–$35. (202) 332-3300. studiotheatre.or

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