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  • Lypsinka Dearest

    John Epperson's favorite Joan Crawford film is Berserk. The one with the ax? ''No,'' he corrects the reporter gently, ''that one was called Straight Jacket....

  • Comic Escapade: 2007 MAL Weekend

    Underneath the glamour, glitz and mascara of Varla Jean Merman you won't find a leatherman. That's surprising, given that Jeffery Roberson, the man behind the...

  • Plays, Pumps and Progress

    With showgirls, ''hottie guards,'' elaborate headdresses and even a touch of royalty -- the King and Queen of Sodom, no less -- the Actors' Theatre...

  • Christine Baranski

    METRO WEEKLY: How did the performing bug bite you? CHRISTINE BARANSKI: It's hard to exactly pinpoint, but the fact is that my paternal grandparents were...

  • Harriet Harris

    METRO WEEKLY: Let's begin with what first got you interested in acting. HARRIET HARRIS: I'm from Texas. I grew up in Fort Worth, and there...

  • Dynamic Duo

    It was the kiss that rocked the Tonys. And pissed off Fred Ebb. ''I thought they made spectacle of themselves, frankly,'' the late Broadway legend...

  • Marching to a Different Tuna

    There are plenty of tuna recipes. You can grill it, throw it into a salade niçoise, or marry it straight from the can with mayo...

  • Stage Presence: Motivating Fences

    ''I didn't audition for Troy because I didn't think I would be considered for Troy.'' Michael Sainte-Andress is referring to the leading character in Fences,...

  • Stage Presence: Gay Fruit of the Vine

    In 2003, Vincent Worthington, who had worked in theater since he was 14, was faced with an important decision. Keith Waters, founder and Artistic Director...

  • Stage Presence: Theatrical Bonds

    In 1999, Jeanette L. Buck -- a local filmmaker, playwright and director -- was accosted by a stranger in her home, brutally attacked and left...

  • Blonde Ambition

    One could almost say Mrs. Robinson is the original desperate housewife. But there's nothing desperate about the woman currently playing her on The Graduate's national...

  • The Ushers

    The Ushers Mission: This theater-going group provides both ushers and audience members for small theaters throughout the Washington metropolitan area. Founded: 1990 Number of Members:...

  • Hop, Skip and Jump

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  • Olympia's Spirit

    Ask Olympia Dukakis if she's as strong a woman as the characters she typically plays in the movies, and the Oscar-winning actress cocks her head...

  • Other Worlds

    Photography by Todd Franson Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa sometimes finds it hard to write by the rules other people make. During his recent studies at the Yale...