Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "arena stage"

  • My Fair Musical

    Funny, joyful and generally festive, Arena Stage's My Fair Lady is a pleaser. Grey heads will bob nostalgically, children will delight, and lovers of the...

  • Lingering Accents

    ''I think it's a universal story that's quite specific to this moment in time in America,'' says Arena Stage's artistic director Molly Smith, who directed...

  • Piece of His Heart

    ''I remember listening to Janis Joplin's Cheap Thrills album, and listening to 'Summertime' over and over and over again -- it just...

  • Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins

    Academy Award and Tony Award nominee Kathleen Turner portrays the late, liberal Texas newspaper columnist Molly Ivins. Twin sisters and journalists Margaret Engel and Allison...

  • Kathleen Turner and Margaret Engel discuss Red Hot Patriot

    On August 23, Kathleen Turner will take to the stage at Arena Stage playing late, legendary, liberal newspaper columnist Molly Ivins in Red Hot Patriot:...

  • Arena Stage’s Piano Bar

    Cast members from the two shows currently playing the Arena Stage complex — The Music Man and The Normal Heart, will stick around after performances...

  • Heartfelt

    Playing Ned and Felix, the two lovers at the center of The Normal Heart, Patrick Breen and Luke Macfarlane have come to D.C.'s Arena Stage...

  • Heartache: 'The Normal Heart'

    The power of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart lies not only in its incisive, witty and emotionally honest account of the birthing pains of New...

  • Concept Man

    Beloved for more than half a century since its Broadway debut, The Music Man is certainly a musical comedy that's earned the label ''timeless.'' Yet...

  • Dance to the Music

    ''I played Harold Hill in high school,'' laughs Parker Esse, when asked how familiar he is with The Music Man. Of course, his starring role...

  • In previews: The Music Man

    Arena Stage’s Molly Smith picks up where she left off with last year’s stunning revamp of Oklahoma!, this time reviving Meredith Wilson and Franklin Lacey’s...

  • Arena venture’s into O’Neill’s Wilderness

    Kyle Donnelly directs Eugene O’Neill’s sweet-tempered, romantic comedy Ah, Wilderness!. The show stars Rick Foucheux, Nancy Robinette and June Schreiner as the Connecticut-based Miller clan....

  • Review: The Elephant Room

    Part magic show, part witty performance piece, part hilarious guy-silliness, The Elephant Room is the theatrical equivalent of 3 a.m. in the basement ''rec room'' with your...

  • Review: Red

    Paint splatters and spills like blood in Red, soaking skin and canvas alike as an aging artist and his young assistant toil in a Manhattan...

  • Red at Arena Stage

    It’s become so difficult to get tickets to Arena Stage’s production of the Tony-winning Red, the theater has already extended the run an extra week...