Metro Weekly

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  • One More Dance

    ''I love all things Russian -- I'm a Russophile, '' grins playwright Norman Allen. ''I read War and Peace every year. I also love ballet...

  • Tricky Dicks

    Puppetry of the Penis marks the latest evolution in appendage exploitation -- and the male member will never be the same. The show is simple,...

  • Queen of Arts

    Once upon a time (roughly two or three times a season), a very peculiar thing here in the real-world ''Wonderland '' happens: a theatre company...

  • Urban Legends

    In the mid-eighties, photographer Jim Goldberg began work on what would eventually become Raised by Wolves, an insightful photo exposé capturing the lives of homeless...

  • Libations and Libidos

    At first glance, D.H. Lawrence and Tennessee Williams may not seem like two probable writers to present in rep: one serves up cold drinks, the...

  • High Five

    Last February, Ann Farmer of Women's Enews reported that, ''Of approximately 2,000 Off-Broadway and regional theater productions scheduled for the 2001-02 season, 16 percent are...

  • Summer Froth

    In the soupy heat that defines Washington summer, one can cool off to the vanilla music of David Shire and chocolate lyrics of Richard Maltby,...

  • Sell-A-Thon

    ''Over the season, we acquire a tremendous amount of costumes and hundreds of props, '' says Joy Zinoman, Artistic Director of the Studio Theatre. ''And...

  • Triple Bard

    Shenandoah Shakespeare puts the art back in theatre with a rep of three equally-mesmerizing productions      Nestled in the heart of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley lies...

  • Endurance Test

    We call them ''suits. '' You know, the businessmen with the cellular telephones attached permanently to their inner ear, briefcase in hand, rattling off policy...

  • Ebb's Tide

    ''I thought they made spectacle of themselves, frankly. I thought it was dumb. '' Fred Ebb -- one half of the famed Broadway musical team...

  • Singular Senstion

    Tunesmith: Smith as Kleban Chances are you've never heard of Ed Kleban. But after seeing A Class Act, chances are extraordinarily good that you'll never...

  • Cho Time

    She's the one that we want: Cho. Margaret Cho can't be stopped. At 34 years old, she's spent half a life hopping from stage to...

  • Time Warp

    Elliott Green needs his morning coffee breaks. Ritualistic, (''Sip, bite, read...something about Madonna '') they're all he likes about his job as an admin assistant...

  • Family Ties

    Skillful direction and an able cast help elevate The F Word to a status it might not otherwise deserve Full disclosure: the day I attended...