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All posts tagged "theater"

  • Awards Worthy

    While some 2,000 members of D.C.'s theater community filled their plates and glasses at the 24th Annual Helen Hayes Awards' post-show Ovations Gala, Monday, April...

  • Fitting Tribute

    It was the early 1960s and Victor Shargai was more than reluctant to leave New York City for Washington. His love of theater kept him...

  • Fringe Benefits

    Jonathan Padget (right) Jonathan Padget knows his way around the Washington theater scene. Having spent a number of years as a former Metro Weekly staff...

  • Fringe Factor

    IF YOU WANT TO MOVE into D.C. and lobby from K Street, glad-hand on behalf of Rep. So-and-So from any given Springfield, or save the...

  • 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,...

  • Lypsinka Dearest

    John Epperson's favorite Joan Crawford film is Berserk. The one with the ax? ''No,'' he corrects the reporter gently, ''that one was called Straight Jacket....

  • Plays, Pumps and Progress

    With showgirls, ''hottie guards,'' elaborate headdresses and even a touch of royalty -- the King and Queen of Sodom, no less -- the Actors' Theatre...

  • Christine Baranski

    METRO WEEKLY: How did the performing bug bite you? CHRISTINE BARANSKI: It's hard to exactly pinpoint, but the fact is that my paternal grandparents were...

  • Harriet Harris

    METRO WEEKLY: Let's begin with what first got you interested in acting. HARRIET HARRIS: I'm from Texas. I grew up in Fort Worth, and there...

  • 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...

  • Dynamic Duo

    It was the kiss that rocked the Tonys. And pissed off Fred Ebb. ''I thought they made spectacle of themselves, frankly,'' the late Broadway legend...

  • Marching to a Different Tuna

    There are plenty of tuna recipes. You can grill it, throw it into a salade niçoise, or marry it straight from the can with mayo...

  • Stage Presence: Theatrical Bonds

    In 1999, Jeanette L. Buck -- a local filmmaker, playwright and director -- was accosted by a stranger in her home, brutally attacked and left...

  • Stage Presence: Motivating Fences

    ''I didn't audition for Troy because I didn't think I would be considered for Troy.'' Michael Sainte-Andress is referring to the leading character in Fences,...

  • Stage Presence: Gay Fruit of the Vine

    In 2003, Vincent Worthington, who had worked in theater since he was 14, was faced with an important decision. Keith Waters, founder and Artistic Director...