Venue Details

139 Star Starred
MetroStage
1201 North Royal Street Alexandria, VA 22314
703-548-9044
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Bastille next door is excellent....
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Karen Ruster
Nice casual
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Helen
The theater has a parking lot and on a Sunday night, the streets were also free and available.
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Helen
A talented neighborhood theater company that should be supported.
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l wright
We dined at Villa D'Este, and had a excellent dinner prior to going to the theater
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Dale Beeby
A la Lucia - was a wonderful after theater experience. Try it, you'll like it - Signed "Mikie"
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.4 average rating
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Leslie Hinton
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9 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 08 2010

This was a great show in an intimate setting. Excellent acting, nice sets and a very good band. I loved the story too. Unlike the typical musical comedy, this show has a... continued

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4 reviews
22 stars
attended Sep 23 2010

This show is a treasure and should not be missed. The cast was exceptional -- strong script and score helped make this a wonderful evening for "glimpses of the moon" under a magical harvest moon in Washington.

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1 review
4 stars
attended Sep 30 2010

Good entertainment, music was very well done, for a fun evening we recommend this musical at Metro Stage.

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Website

http://www.metrostage.org/

Quotes & Highlights

“A delicious evening of entertainment.” —HuffingtonPost.com
“One of the best new musicals I’ve seen in ages… a well-crafted, witty musical comed… a sparkling valentine to the Jazz Age.” —BroadwayWorld.com

Description

Glimpses of the Moon:

A Jazz Age Musical based on the novel by Edith Wharton

Book and Lyrics by Tajlei Levis

Music by John Mercurio

Directed and Choreographed by David Marquez

Popular but penniless, Susy and her friend Nick devise the ultimate fundraising scheme—to marry and live off the wedding presents, while they help one another look for suitable millionaires. The plan works perfectly — until they fall in love. An amazing cast featuring award-winning Natascia Diaz.

About the Ticket Supplier: MetroStage

MetroStage is the oldest professional theatre in Northern Virginia. Located in the north end of Old Town Alexandria, it is an award-winning theatre recognized for its musicals and plays. MetroStage presents original, challenging, and innovative work: work that is unpredictable and nontraditional, work that tells a compelling story and showcases remarkable talent. The 130 seat theatre presents opportunities for both the actors and the audience to experience theatre in an intimate, communal setting. MetroStage also works with playwrights and composers and is recognized for its role in the development of new plays and musicals for the stage.