Venue Details

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

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Easy parking.
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Bastille next door
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Get there at least 20 minutes early to get a good seat.
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Be sure to do so.
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This is a small theater: most seats are good, but the forward rows of the center section are best.
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Sometimes too critical
Very informal theatre, seats are folding metal chairs arranged on bleachers.
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Reviews & Ratings

49 ratings
4.3 average rating
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3 reviews
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attended Apr 23 2011

Two critics, one a blustering philanderer, the other a perpetual stand-in, view a hackneyed who-done-it in a moor-bound mansion. As the play progresses, critics and... continued

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attended May 08 2011

The actors obviously had a lot of fun with this production, and their campiness struck a chord with the audience. While everyone did a good job, special mention goes to... continued

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attended May 14 2011

We had heard good things about MetroStage, so when I saw this offer, I jumped at the chance to go. I had seen this play almost 40 years ago in London, and remembered... continued

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Website

http://www.metrostage.org

Quotes & Highlights

“Stoppard is the master comedian of ideas in the English language.”  —_Newsweek _
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Description

Written by Tom Stoppard

Directed by John Vreeke

Two theater critics, Moon and Birdboot, watch a ludicrous setup of a country house murder mystery. By chance, they become involved in the action — causing a series of events that parallel the play they are watching.

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.