Metro Weekly

Arts + Entertainment

  • Less Filling

    I have to wonder if the praise the Broadway musical adaptation of the British film The Full Monty has earned is really about critics and...

  • Abstract Arto

    Arto Lindsay Hey Jill, tell me if you've ever experienced this problem. You want to be an edgy, artsy hipster, but no matter how you...

  • Royal Disapointment

    Elton John is no Andrew Lloyd Webber. Now, that can be taken as criticism or compliment, but it's an unavoidable comparison when composer John's name...

  • Great Timing

    Three's Company: Esparza, Hayden and Shor (photo Joan Marcus)      A story with a happy ending, but it has to be told in reverse chronological...

  • Well-Trod Path

    Chad Kimball as Milky-White & Adam Wylie as Jack There's nothing inherently wrong with the new Broadway cast recording of Sondheim and Lapine's Into the...

  • Mundane Musical

         Elsewhere across the Potomac, American Century Theater is also represented with a revival of Danny and Sylvia, the musical it premiered earlier this season...

  • Rear View Mirror

    Familiar Territory: Rauscher and Dolliver with Karen Shotts.      Let us consider the art of imitation. More specifically, the ''art'' of imitating beloved...

  • Soundwaves

    DIRTY VEGAS Dirty Vegas Capitol Records JAZZANOVA In Between Ropeadope Records PLAYGROUP DJ Kicks !K7 Records While some beat heads get all George Wallace when...

  • Space Dud

         Misery loves company. How else to explain the multitudes who, over the five-day July 4th weekend, spend time and money (lots and lots of...

  • Soul Salvation

    Meshell Ndegeocello On Meshell Ndegeocello's new offering, Cookie: The Anthropological Mixtape (Maverick), the African-American lesbian artist digs deep into her soul to showcase more intimate...

  • Thin Skinned

    Eminem Marshall Mathers is one angry young man, but it's all for show. And what a show: Mather's latest, The Eminem Show, is...

  • Go Figure

         Loving the Wendy MacLeod play The House of Yes and its subsequent film adaptation, I knew deep inside my bones that MacLeod's satirical black...

  • Back in Time

    The Diaries      Does it take all the bells and whistles Arena Stage gave Tom Walker last season to make a new John...

  • All By Himself

    If you've ever enjoyed a recorded Mandy Patinkin vocal performance, but have never seen him live, you should definitely try to snag a seat for...

  • Go Go-Go

    Judging from the likes of Terra Nova, The Crackwalker, and now David Rabe's In the Boom Boom Room, the emerging professionals of Project Y Theatre...