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All posts tagged "metrostage"

  • Fabulous Baker Boy

    ''My grandmother was a Cotton Club showgirl and knew Josephine Baker,'' Maurice Hines says, referring to the famous Prohibition-era Harlem nightclub. ''My brother Gregory and...

  • A Broadway Christmas Carol at MetroStage

    Kathy Feininger’s A Broadway Christmas Show tells the famous Charles Dickens classic by altering the lyrics to familiar Broadway tunes, 40 or so in all,...

  • Broadway Carols

    ''I was the first gay Scrooge they ever had,'' says Michael Sharp, who starred in Kathy Feininger's A Broadway Christmas Carol when it was originally...

  • A Broadway Christmas Carol at MetroStage

    “Deck the halls with lots of showtunes,” Donna Migliaccio sings in the opening number of A Broadway Christmas Carol. And that, she does. By the...

  • Fruitcake Carols

    ''Deck the halls with lots of showtunes,'' Donna Migliaccio sings in the opening number of A Broadway Christmas Carol. And that, she does. By the...

  • Moon Shine

    Marry for money? Why not? If one marries up, life can be that much better. That, at least, is the guiding philosophy of Susy Branch,...

  • Glimpses of the Moon at Metro Stage

    MetroStage kicks off its season with this jazz age musical based on the novel by Edith Wharton, with book and lyrics by Tajlei Levis and...

  • Cabaret Pearl

    Pearl Bailey died 18 years ago, but her irrepressible spirit has been reincarnated in the body of Roz White -- and Washington is all the...

  • Shock Operas

    Normally, there is nothing more irritating (to some at least) than a creative work that feels the need to announce itself upon arrival, to clarify...

  • Unfinished Business

    While ''Seasons of Love'' was the unquestioned centerpiece of the late American composer Jonathan Larson's musical Rent, it was the more intimate ''One Song Glory''...

  • Geek Love

    First of all, it's okay if your first reaction to hearing about a show that parodies Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals is, ''How will I know...