Metro Weekly

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  • Power Pop

         The buzz from New York on the cabaret act Kiki & Herb over the last couple of years has been so scintillating, so delicious,...

  • French Connection

    High Society: Cofield, Williamson, Redmond and Emerson (Photo by Scott Suchman)      Control and confidence are the hallmarks of Arena Stage's new production of The...

  • Northern Exposure

    Fighting back: Robinette, Lodge and Forrest (Photo by Stan Barouh)      It's easy to see why Round House Theatre has returned to the George F....

  • Porn Again

    Anti-climax: Jim Slade      When a play has the title Making Porn, and top billing goes to gay porn stars Chris Steele and Jim Slade,...

  • Pleasant Parade

    Romantic virgin: Cohn (Photo by Scott Suchman)      Cabaret meets Pacific Overtures in Privates on Parade, the 25th anniversary season opener for The Studio Theatre....

  • Three Cheers

    There's a gem of a new musical to be found at Alexandria's MetroStage right now -- Three Sistahs, featuring the positively crackerjack trio of Crysta...

  • Anemic Anthems

    Is the story of Washington, D.C. -- the quirks, flaws and distinctions that transcend the standard image projected day in and day out by the...

  • Fantastic Farce

    Nuclear Family: Reese, Harris, Frith and McGinn (Photo by Carol Pratt )      Even if you've seen productions of What the Butler Saw, the final...

  • Sacred Ground

    Two on the Twelfth: Sutton and Twyford (Photo by Stan Barouh ) Has enough time passed since the horror of September 11 that the terrorists'...

  • Good Eats

    Lord I was born a wrestling man: Tweel and Fry. (Photo by Ian Armstrong)      Generally speaking, processed meat is not a subject for close...

  • Broadway Beauty

    Big Mama: Fierstein      Well, praise the gods of Broadway. The fantastic buzz on Hairspray, the latest musical to hit the boards on the Great...

  • Final Examination

    Little Lady: Blair Brown as Desiree (Photo by Joan Marcus)      Settle down, class. Our summer session in Sondheim analysis isn't over just yet. But...

  • Striking Discord

    Scott Fortier as The Son. (Photo by Fredde Lieberman)      ''A work of art dealing with the night, especially a dreamy, pensive composition for the...

  • Stirring Passion

    The 1994 musical Passion is an exquisite examination of romantic desire turned into destructive obsession, and it's replete with some of composer Stephen Sondheim's most...

  • Powerful Project

    Multiple personalities: The Laramie Project cast. (Photo by Stan Barouh)      Theatre as documentary. As investigation. As memorial. As catharsis. As condemnation. As redemption.     ...