Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "signature theatre"

  • Ring Them Bells

    Ever see a gender-bending twist on ''Cell Block Tango'' from Chicago? ''I think that is so typical of what the show is,'' says Eric Schaeffer...

  • Gay Skate: Xanadu

    ''It appeals to more than just the gay audience, but for some reason it appeals to our sensibility the most,'' says Matthew Gardiner. In fact,...

  • All Skate

    Leg warmers, roller disco, an Aussie pop star cavorting on the big screen as a muse from Greek mythology…. Gee, the '80s got off to...

  • Crossed Lines

    As a piece arriving in the midst of a chattering class that has not only discovered the joy and angst of parenthood but also the...

  • Eastern Edge: 'Brother Russia'

    While 1776 celebrates the Declaration of Independence at Ford's Theatre, revolution is brewing at Signature Theatre, too, in the world premiere of the musical Brother...

  • Nominees for 2012 Helen Hayes Awards Announced

    The Helen Hayes Awards nominees for 2012, DC’s theater awards, were announced on Monday, Feb. 27, and include nominees ranging from fifteen nominations, including Outstanding...

  • Taking the Stage

    Will today's musicals have lasting cultural relevance? In most cases no, argues Robert Aubrey Davis. ''One hundred years from now,'' says the local arts critic...

  • Big Hair

    After six years on Broadway, national tours and a splashy big-screen adaptation, how much charm could be left in the Charm City of the musical...

  • A Second Chance at Signature

    Shirlington’s Signature Theatre offers yet another world premiere musical this season — A Second Chance, with book, music and lyrics by Ted Shen (director of...

  • A Musical Mystery

    Adam Gwon got the idea for his new musical The Boy Detective Fails from the most mysterious of places: Amazon.com. The online superstore's complicated algorithms...

  • Tea Time

    Intimate one-man shows are like that friend who's just been on a cooking course. You know, the one who's frantic to make you dinner? On...

  • Repertory Wonders

    There may be important things missing in two mystery-laden musicals onstage now at Signature Theatre: a sleuth's youthful innocence, a kidnapped girl, a demonic horseman's...

  • Sizzlin' Good Stuff

    The theater world is on notice: In a few weeks, a past season's worth of understudies at Signature Theatre will take the stage in a...

  • Come to the Signature Cabaret, old chum

    Felicia Curry, James Gardiner, Jake Odmark and Bayla Whitten unite to close out Signature’s season with an eclectic evening of the greatest duets ever written...

  • Sondheim that Sates

    You love Stephen Sondheim, the gay genius behind such masterful musicals as Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park With George, Into the Woods, Assassins, Passion......