Metro Weekly

Stage

  • Sell-A-Thon

    ''Over the season, we acquire a tremendous amount of costumes and hundreds of props, '' says Joy Zinoman, Artistic Director of the Studio Theatre. ''And...

  • Summer Froth

    In the soupy heat that defines Washington summer, one can cool off to the vanilla music of David Shire and chocolate lyrics of Richard Maltby,...

  • Triple Bard

    Shenandoah Shakespeare puts the art back in theatre with a rep of three equally-mesmerizing productions      Nestled in the heart of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley lies...

  • Endurance Test

    We call them ''suits. '' You know, the businessmen with the cellular telephones attached permanently to their inner ear, briefcase in hand, rattling off policy...

  • Ebb's Tide

    ''I thought they made spectacle of themselves, frankly. I thought it was dumb. '' Fred Ebb -- one half of the famed Broadway musical team...

  • Singular Senstion

    Tunesmith: Smith as Kleban Chances are you've never heard of Ed Kleban. But after seeing A Class Act, chances are extraordinarily good that you'll never...

  • Cho Time

    She's the one that we want: Cho. Margaret Cho can't be stopped. At 34 years old, she's spent half a life hopping from stage to...

  • Time Warp

    Elliott Green needs his morning coffee breaks. Ritualistic, (''Sip, bite, read...something about Madonna '') they're all he likes about his job as an admin assistant...

  • Family Ties

    Skillful direction and an able cast help elevate The F Word to a status it might not otherwise deserve Full disclosure: the day I attended...

  • Gay for Play

    In 1948, eighteen-year-old Minnesota farmboys Gil and Ray are engaged in a passionate, secret love affair. But their relationship is exposed, and they face tough...

  • Third Time Around

    Rick Hammerly ''And the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Resident Musical goes to...Rick Hammerly.'' If those words are spoken from the podium at...

  • Wilde Kingdom

    The young Synetic Theater over-tinkers with a biblical tale of depraved passion   Salomé Femme fatale: Irina Tsikurishvili (Photo by Stan Barouh) The buzz on Synetic...

  • Not to Bee

    The preciousness quotient runs pretty high throughout a metaphor-laden tale of an invisible gay man  Odd couple: Lee and Jackson Photo: Edu. Bernadino The fanciful...

  • Spooky Sondheim

    At Signature, a ravishingly sad and dark world where past and present collide, and regret hangs thick in the air Time travelers: Gartshore, Olivera, MacLaughlin...

  • Questions We'd Never Ask a Real Lady

    This Saturday, April 12, the sensational Varla Jean Merman will present her latest show, I've Got the Music in Me, at the Carnegie Institute, 1530...