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MetroStage's Holiday Musical Spoofing Broadway, Dickens

By Doug Rule
November 27, 2013 12:22 PM |
Last week Metro Weekly offered a roundup of many of the holiday-themed shows and events on tap this season. But there are just so many in this town we couldn’t possibly cover them all in one fell swoop. In fact, we overlooked one of my personal favorites, MetroStage’s annual offering A Broadway Christmas Show. Kathy Feininger's stage show spoof tells ... [Read]

'Janis Joplin,' From Arena Stage to Broadway

By Doug Rule
August 6, 2013 4:53 PM |
All together now: Come on! Come on! Come on! Come on, and take it! Take another little piece of One Night with Janis Joplin, now in its really, truly last week at Arena Stage. Arena first staged the Broadway-bound show last fall, but the run was so successful, with many sold-out nights, the venue brought it back for a ... [Read]

In a Metro Weekly cover feature as part of our Special Broadway Edition, celebrated composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz discussed the 10th anniversary of Wicked and the new revival of Pippin, both running on Broadway. He also reflected on the current, “somewhat disconcerting” state -- and this year’s current crop -- of Broadway musicals. In the same interview Schwartz, a Tony Awards ... [Read]

We're pretty sure you've seen this already -- but in case you haven't, here are the Tony contenders for 2013! Best Play "The Assembled Parties" "Lucky Guy" "The Testament of Mary" "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Best Musical "Bring it On: The Musical" "A Christmas Story, The Musical" "Kinky Boots" "Matilda The Musical" Best Revival of a ... [Read]

On seeing Holland Taylor's portrayal of former Texas governor Ann Richards for the first time, Don Temples cried. "It was as if someone I love very much, who I know is dead, was suddenly there again," says Temples, who used to work for Richards as well as the Human Rights Campaign. For Taylor, the Emmy Award-winning actress who plays the ... [Read]

The one and only original Audrey of both the Broadway and screen versions of Little Shop of Horrors as well as a star of Pushing Daisies, Ellen Greene will stop by JR.'s on Monday, Dec. 12, for the bar's popular weekly Showtunes event. Rumor has it the cast of Jersey Boys will also be making an appearance. The evening serves ... [Read]