Metro Weekly

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  • Wedded Unbliss

    Have you ever returned home after being out of town for a while -- days, maybe weeks -- and felt as though the whole world...

  • Blowing Smoke

    Watching Nilo Cruz's illustrious Anna in the Tropics as a born and bred native of the Tampa Bay area is brutal. But to anyone who...

  • Smooth Moves

    Drinking a delicious, slushy smoothie is a delightful thing. Marketing it to the masses is a whole other bowl of fruit. And that's just what...

  • Perfect Match

    Andrea Martin has never seen Hello, Dolly! ''I guess I'm the only person in the world who has never seen that musical,'' says the actress...

  • Star Wars

    ''I am her father, '' booms the familiar sub-bass voice that immediately conjures up sci-fi scenes teeming with Jedi fighters. ''Ethel's her mummy, and I'm...

  • Hello, Gorgeous!

    Back when Steven Brinberg was in high school, his father confronted him with something he'd found in the boy's bedroom. ''This tape of Barbra Streisand...

  • Teacher's Pet

    Jefferson Mays is going to die. The innocent seventeen year-old has been convicted of murder in 1948 rural Louisiana and now he must pay the...

  • Wonder Women

    David Henry Hwang's Pulitzer Prize-nominated M. Butterfly is, by all reasonable measures, a perfect play. The playwright brilliantly, poetically entwines his story of wants versus...

  • Fantasyland

    When Ivan Sidorovich Zhukov sends a letter, he doesn't have to walk it to the nearest mailbox down the street, or even search for a...

  • The Big Chill

    There are but two exciting moments in Michael Kahn's latest production of Macbeth, a chilly, anemic season opener boasting glittery star power from Kelly McGillis...

  • Parent Trap

    When Woolly Mammoth issues the caveat ''For Mature Audiences, '' they're not kidding. Ian Cohen's shockingly outlandish comedy Lenny & Lou is about as ''adult...

  • Ladies Night

    In case you didn't know, there's a great little feminist theater group here in our nation's capital that produces great little works of theater in...

  • Pure Bliss

    They just don't make good instinct like they used to. Most contemporary (read: young) actors trained in the modern theater demonstrate an annoyingly affected air...

  • Perfect Glass

    With its delicate yet powerful staging of Tennessee Williams's sentimental classic, The Glass Menagerie, the Kennedy Center proves that, indeed, the third time's a charm....

  • Time Warp

    Whatever happened to Fay Wray? The legendary Queen of Scream gains life eternal through tribute from a very different queen of the night in another...