Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "signature theatre"

  • Purging Playwright

    As surreal experiences go, Martin Moran has one that's hard to beat. He's the author of The Tricky Part -- first a Lambda Literary Award-winning...

  • Young Bucks

    In just a few months, Rent will take its final Broadway bows. The rock remix of Puccini's opera drove some to camp out for days...

  • Word Smiths

    It's hard to say what's tougher about Steve Connell and Sekou (tha misfit)'s two-man show, The Word Begins -- the raw-to-bleeding wordplay, the street-hard posturing...

  • Plum Roll

    First of all, the answer is yes. This is the one that goes backwards. Which means that Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along is not...

  • Signature Style

    Ask Eric Schaeffer what he loves most about musicals and here is the answer you get: ''I just love how musicals are about big emotions,...

  • Witch Slapped

    It was probably one of those ideas followed by the exclamation, ''That's so crazy it just might work!'' Don't simply create a stage version of...

  • Gay 'Bash'

    America was a new country, with just 33 years since the signing of the Declaration of Independence, when Susanna Cox was condemned to hang for...

  • Tell-Tale Start

    Matt Conner cannot read music. But that hasn't stopped him from playing the piano for nearly three decades. He particularly likes to play in the...

  • Signature Moments

    ''My mother won't explain it,'' says Paris Barclay of his offbeat but memorably elegant first name. ''She claimed she was reading mythology when I was...

  • Rocket Man

    Of all the places you'd expect to find one of theatre's brightest young luminaries, Shirlington isn't one of them. We're not even talking about ''fancy''...