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  • 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...

  • Freaks and Greeks

    In the annals of science fiction, our planet has been attacked by, among other things, Crab Monsters, Giant Leeches, Killer Tomatoes, Eye Creatures, Mushroom People,...

  • Mob Mentality

    Destined for Greatness: Hanks      “What subject did you like in school?” Michael Sullivan (Tom Hanks) asks his son, Michael, Jr. (Tyler Hoechlin). “Bible history,”...

  • 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...

  • Truly Yours

    Dear Lena, My friend set me up on a blind date with a guy who works in her office. Now, I'm not usually one to...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Boxed In

    Tim Miller Tim Miller is feeling a little guilty. ''I used to be very pooh-poohing on the gays in the military issue,'' admits the performance...

  • Get Real

    This is the semi-true story of seven models picked to live in a mansion and have their lives improved through editing to find out what...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • And I Love Him

         When my friends and I were in the ninth grade, the bass player for the band Duran Duran announced plans to get married. There...

  • And The Wiener Is…

    This Independence Day is certain to be one heavier on tradition than usual. You know -- as American as apple pie, mom, hot dogs, blah-blah-blah.......

  • 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...

  • Truly Yours

    Dear Lena, A guy I dated recently was really weirded out when I sent him a gift two-and-a-half weeks into the relationship. He couldn't understand...

  • 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...