Metro Weekly

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  • Spooky Sondheim

    At Signature, a ravishingly sad and dark world where past and present collide, and regret hangs thick in the air Time travelers: Gartshore, Olivera, MacLaughlin...

  • Questions We'd Never Ask a Real Lady

    This Saturday, April 12, the sensational Varla Jean Merman will present her latest show, I've Got the Music in Me, at the Carnegie Institute, 1530...

  • Reality Bites

    You can confront a troubling world, or make jubilant musical escapes from it -- all are fine options. He's the Man: Goodwin Playwright Edward Albee's...

  • Nifty History

    A Revolutionary musical shines at Ford's -- a much better bet than WSC's disjointed Henry V Freedom fighters: GrahamRowat, Huddleston and ClealePhoto by Stan Barouh...

  • Career Move

    The logic goes something like this: Gay men love theatre, and gay men love porn, so if you take gay-porn stars and put them on...

  • Nothing to Fear

    Jim Grimsley's purported ''thriller'' doesn't -- you'll do better going for laughs while Busch's Tale is still in town Domestic disturbance:Glover and Gordon Photo: Trumpet...

  • Allergy Prone

    Charles Busch's well-honed comedy of Manhattan socialites plays like a fine Jewish whine Actor-playwright Charles Busch -- sans his actor hat in this case --...

  • Get Happy

    A New York setting of yesteryear makes for a welcome comedic escape Dames at Sea is a confection of a musical -- nothing more than...

  • Dual Disappointment

    Neither Arena Stage nor Woolly Mammoth & Theater J can salvage new works that need more time on the drawing board Costumed crusader: Mudge (Photo...

  • Slay Ride

    Theater Alliance serves up meaty drama on H Street, while GMCW hams it up across the river Showing guts:Dunn and Mendenhall (Photo by Bruce Robey)...

  • Fly Guys

    Photo Illustration: Michael Wichita Russ Capps In rural Missouri, gay high schooler Howard Crabtree wants nothing more than to get together a group of friends...

  • Game Over

    It's the end of the world as we know it, and Beckett doesn't feel so fine Scraping by: Terrill (Photo by Bruce Robey ) Where...

  • Keep Moving

    Round House can't quite get a grip on problematic Pavilion, while Irish ''dramedy'' falls flat at Kennedy Center Present tense: Lodge, Beard and Shields. (Photo...

  • Made in the Shade

    A romantic musical finds new life at Signature, while Arena Stage gives Thornton Wilder a posthumous premiere Weatherman: Bogart with ensemble (Photo by Carol Pratt...

  • Hello, Carol!

    Skipper as Channing. Richard Skipper left his hometown of Conway, S.C., right out of high school in 1979 with his sights set on a dream:...