Byron Jones performs some of Jacques Brel's most interesting gems
The Wizard of Hip feels dated, but the exuberant Thomas W. Jones II and his reliable Lady Doo-Wops put on a good show
Roz White also channels Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Alberta Hunter, and Abbey Lincoln in her new Signature cabaret
Ilona Dulaski creates a memorably feisty Maria Callas in "Master Class"
Nick Olcott directs Terrence McNally's love letter to opera
For the one-man show Fully Committed, Tom Story takes on over 30 characters. Few actors are better suited to the task.
At MetroStage, Thomas W. Jones II develops profound, engaging works that embrace the African American experience
Two tremendous, gay themed plays are lighting up the stages at Studio and MetroStage
Twenty years ago, Studio Theatre won six Helen Hayes Awards with its production of Bessie’s Blues by Thomas W. Jones II. If you missed its first...
Bernadine Mitchell turns "Bessie's Blues" into a powerhouse evening, while Round House takes a feminist point of view
Alexandria's MetroStage celebrates three decades of providing powerful experiences
Last week Metro Weekly offered a roundup of many of the holiday-themed shows and events on tap this season. But there are just so many...
Jacques Brel's ''Ne Me Quitte Pas,'' usually translated in English as ''If You Go Away,'' stands as one of the best songs ever written, holding...
''Our friends were just vanishing!'' says playwright Steven Dietz of the 1980s. ''It was hard to not write a play about AIDS.'' But unlike Larry...
The specter of AIDS haunts Steven Dietz's Lonely Planet – and yet the disease is never mentioned by name. But it is AIDS causing the...