Metro Weekly

Spotlight

  • Forever Plaid at Olney

    The National Players, America’s longest-running touring theater company, presents Forever Plaid for its annual summer musical, a deliciously goofy story of a classic ’50s all-male...

  • Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

    To make the cleverly titled documentary Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg followed the pioneering female comedian Joan Rivers...

  • Comedy Central’s The Daily Show and Friends

    If you can get to New York on Wednesday, July 21, you’ll be rewarded with much laughter. Correspondents and friends of The Daily Show perform...

  • His Girl Friday at The National Theatre

    The National Theatre focuses its Summer Cinema 2010 on the films of Cary Grant, including the 1940 screwball romantic comedy His Girl Friday, by the...

  • Signature Theatre’s Target Open House

    Signature Theatre’s Target Open House, an annual all-day extravaganza of free performances, classes, demonstrations and exhibits returns. This year’s activities include a Broadway-style “Signature Idol”...

  • Stonewall Uprising

    If you’re a first-time visitor to the Stonewall Inn, then the documentary Stonewall Uprising by Kate Davis and David Heilbroner will be an adequate Gay...

  • Capital Fringe Festival

    Now in its fifth year, this festival of offbeat theater, music and art is bigger than ever, with 140 performing arts groups and 800 individual...

  • Sting with the Royal Philharmonic

    British pop superstar Sting offers a “Symphonicity Tour,” with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, recreating many of his most popular songs, both as lead singer of...

  • Mamma Mia at Wolf Trap

    The popular ABBA jukebox musical Mamma Mia! is the latest to take the stage at Wolf Trap. July 9, 10 and 11, at 8 p.m....

  • Babes in Arms

    Virginia’s American Century Theater offers a concert presentation of the Rodgers and Hart’s musical Babes in Arms. Forget the plot — all you need to...