Venue Details

139 Star Starred
1201 North Royal Street Alexandria, VA 22314
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Member Tips

Nancy Linn
Casual attire to dressy attire is appropriate.
info Aug 31 2009 star this tip starred
Nancy Linn
Parking is adequate with a parking lot and spots on the stret
info Aug 31 2009 star this tip starred
Nancy Linn
Drinks are served at the theater, we ate prior to arriving at the theater
info Aug 31 2009 star this tip starred
Nancy Linn
Recommend going early and taking a stroll down by the river.
info Aug 31 2009 star this tip starred
Considering the venue, casual attire is probably most appropriate
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Judith Ross
Anything goes
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Reviews & Ratings

179 ratings
4.6 average rating
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3 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended May 18 2007

Very funny and well-written spoof of musical comedy. The 5 cast members were all extremely talented and showed great versatility for the varied roles they played (5... continued

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35 events
10 reviews
17 stars
attended Oct 11 2009

A hilarious romp through the history of musicals (well some of them anyway) -- side splitting fun, professionally performed by the troupe at Metrostage. If you know the musicals you're in for a treat. Even if you don't, it's STILL a treat. GO!!!

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DC Theatergoer
39 events
6 reviews
13 stars
attended May 20 2007

Excellent show! Well-paced and hilarious!

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In this hilarious parody of musical theatre, one story — about an ingénue who can’t pay her rent — becomes five different delightful musicals, written in the distinctive styles of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Kander & Ebb, Jerry Herman and Andrew Lloyd Webber. It’s a funny and unique tribute to Broadway! Donna Migliaccio and Bobbie Smith reprise their Helen Hayes nominated roles in this critically acclaimed production along with Janine Gulisano-Sunday.

Music by Eric Rockwell

Lyrics by Joanne Bogart

Book by Eric Rockwell & Joanne Bogart

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.