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All posts tagged "theater"

  • Diva Country

    When Terrence McNally first approached Tyne Daly to play Maria Callas in Master Class, the actress, known for her work in television (Cagney & Lacey)...

  • Leading Light

    Nicholas Rodriguez has toured as the King of the Jews (Jesus, in Jesus Christ Superstar) and appeared on Broadway as the King of the Apes...

  • Stage

    AMERICAN CENTURY THEATER Master Class at Kennedy Center Gunston Theater II2700 S. Lang St.Arlington, Va.703-998-4555americancentury.org Stalag 17 — The Academy Award-winning film adaptation of this...

  • Stage and Theater: Plays, Musicals and Performance Art

    AMERICAN CENTURY THEATER Gunston Theater II 2700 S. Lang St. Arlington, Va. 703-998-4555 www.americancentury.org A Piece of My Heart -- The story of six women...

  • Wide Awake

    ''Spring Awakening'' at the Kennedy Center Spring can really hang you up the most. It was in the spring of 1989 that Sen. Jesse Helms...

  • Broadway's 'It' Boy

    Last year, Out Magazine named budding actor Cheyenne Jackson its Entertainer of the Year. ''It was a great honor,'' says Jackson, best known as the...

  • Awards Worthy

    While some 2,000 members of D.C.'s theater community filled their plates and glasses at the 24th Annual Helen Hayes Awards' post-show Ovations Gala, Monday, April...

  • Fitting Tribute

    It was the early 1960s and Victor Shargai was more than reluctant to leave New York City for Washington. His love of theater kept him...

  • Fringe Benefits

    Jonathan Padget (right) Jonathan Padget knows his way around the Washington theater scene. Having spent a number of years as a former Metro Weekly staff...

  • Fringe Factor

    IF YOU WANT TO MOVE into D.C. and lobby from K Street, glad-hand on behalf of Rep. So-and-So from any given Springfield, or save the...

  • Signature Style

    Ask Eric Schaeffer what he loves most about musicals and here is the answer you get: ''I just love how musicals are about big emotions,...

  • 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....

  • 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...