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178 Star Starred
MetroStage
1201 North Royal Street Alexandria, VA 22314
703-548-9044
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 180 members
Review from Steve Kaufman
13 events 4 reviews

Very well-performed, very funny. The more familiar you are with the works of the five teams of lyricists, etc, the more you will appreciate it.

reviewed May 18 2007 report as inappropriate
Review from Linda D.
3 events 2 reviews

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 one-act musicals in 5 different styles). The better your knowledge of musical...continued

reviewed May 18 2007 report as inappropriate
Review from Barry Cantor
16 events 9 reviews

This show is an absolute delight for people who appreciate broadway musicals and the styles of particular writers. This show takes five of the best show writers and composing teams of the last 40 years and disects what we like and dislike about...continued

reviewed Sep 13 2009 report as inappropriate
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Description

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

<em>Parade</em> The Victorian Lyric Opera Company Presents <em>La Perichole</em> <em>Fickle: A Fancy French Farce</em> <em>James and the Giant Peach Jr.</em> <em>Fun Home</em> Cherry Blossom/Springtime Harbor Cruise