Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "studio theatre"

  • Crazy Rich

    The difference between eccentricity and madness is, sometimes, how much money sits in your bank account. At least that's how it would seem to have...

  • Obstructed View

    At the risk of being an uncharitable party-pooper, it must be said that Daniel MacIvor's A Beautiful View doesn't quite cut the proverbial mustard. As...

  • Visiting Hours

    In David Mamet's play Squirrels, the character Arthur describes the act of storytelling as going ''From nothing to nothing.... 'Nothing.' Rising action. Climax. Falling action....

  • 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...

  • Barking for Bargains

    Washington and Waverly, Tenn., may not be sister cities, but Greg Link knows of one cultural tie that makes them kin, of sorts. As owner...

  • Devilish Behavior

    In its native Britain, Jerry Springer: The Opera, was a hit. With many, however, it was also a miss. When the BBC aired a televised...

  • Springs Gleaning

    In major religions, hell may contain demons who torment; thorny, bitter fruit; and, of course, flames. Plenty of GLBT folks may think of Colorado Springs,...

  • Unapologetic

    If you watched the Tony Awards this past Sunday you saw Lily Tomlin deliver the set-up for a performance from the Broadway musical Xanadu. Reduced...

  • International Flair

    If you are in the mood for a cozy evening of subtle, intelligent, and thoroughly amusing theater, then Anne Washburn's The Internationalist is just the...

  • Paradise Found

    There's a point where you want to say, ''Enough already!'' For the past several weeks Washington audiences have been running around the metro area seeing...

  • History Making

    For lucky students, there is one teacher who touches their minds in a special way that opens the world of knowledge to them and changes...

  • Bathing Beaus

    Alan Ball is the celebrated writer behind Six Feet Under and American Beauty. But for local gay director Serge Seiden of the Studio Theatre, it...

  • Superficial Ball

    All That I Will Ever Be starts with possibly the most insipid act to be found in one of the most stereotypically superficial cities in...

  • Sound and Fury

    There are those in the theater who will tell you that their ultimate goal is to transport the audience. They will say the greatest success...

  • Ghosts and Generals

    The language of Conor McPherson's Shining City is a rapid fire staccato. His characters struggle to finish sentences they do not wish to speak and...