Metro Weekly

Stage

  • Real World

    The less said by the characters in The York Realist, a sixties-set drama about an ultimately unrequited love between two young men, the better for...

  • Glad Tidings

    God bless David H. Bell. His 1987 adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol has become an annual tradition at Ford's Theatre, and with good...

  • Ménage à Trois

    Once upon a time, in a land very, very near, Queen Molly Smith decided to dip her royal toes into the immense pool of American...

  • Utterly Shawful

    You know that promising moment when you think you've solved a Rubik's Cube, that annoyingly enigmatic toy straight out of the pocket-protector weird science of...

  • Roman Holiday

    It is the best of Sondheim, it is the worst of Sondheim. It is the first Sondheim, it is the quite possibly the last Sondheim....

  • Sweet Dream

    If you've silently longed for an ideal production of Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Night's Dream, wait no more. The Shakespeare Theatre and director Mark Lamos...

  • Laugh-A-Minute

    ''I do a lot of stuff about being a gay mom and my relationship and my kids, '' says comedian Judy Gold. ''But, of course,...

  • Star Power

    Anyone who is readily familiar with the controversial astronomer Galileo Galilei and his denounced teachings will no doubt find interest in David Hare's compelling translation...

  • Crazy Kilt

    You have to give credit to playwright Jonathan Wilson for creating one of the most comically inventive Go-Go dancing scenes written for an exotic entertainer....

  • Power Packed

    Sixteen years ago, when Michel Marc Bouchard's Lilies or the Revival of the Romantic Drama premiered in Montreal it was considered explosive. Today, against the...

  • American Classics

    Ford's Theatre is inarguably one of the country's most revered spaces to present live theatre, its walls steeped in American history and political drama. And...

  • Happiness

    I have only one complaint about You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown as staged by the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, D.C., and here it...

  • Powerless Flower

    You've got to at least admire Ken Ludwig for doggedly attempting to revitalize the classic farce genre. His early efforts, Lend Me A Tenor and...

  • Missing the Boat

    Maybe it's just me. Maybe I've come to expect too much from a Tom Stoppard play by way of cerebral titillation and a love affair...

  • Three's Company

    From the moment that a bouncing young man knocks on the front door of a rural Canadian farmhouse and steps into the lives of two...