Metro Weekly

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 music by John Mercurio. A sparkling romantic musical, Glimpses of the Moon focuses on two popular but penniless schemers who aim to help each other marry a millionaire — but then they fall in love. Opens with pay-what-you-can performances Wednesday, Sept. 8, and Thursday, Sept. 9, at 8 p.m. Running through Oct. 17. MetroStage, 1201 North Royal St., Alexandria. Tickets are $25 to $45. Call 800-494-8497 or visit

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