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Hamlet…the rest is silence – Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright March 17, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times 

Alex Mills as Hamlet. Photo by Koko Lanham.

As far as this critic is concerned Synetic can do no wrong.  How could you fault their electrifying choreography, their spectacular dancers or their break-the-mold interpretations of the classics…especially in their noted Silent [...]

Twelfth Night Jitterbugs Into the Jazz Age At Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright January 13, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times 

Philip Fletcher as Orsino and Kathy Gordon as Olivia. Photo by Koko Lanham.

If you’re planning on seeing Twelfth Night, the tenth production in Synetic Theater’s “Silent Shakespeare” series, you’d better dust off your Shakespeare.  Because though the plot is predictable, [...]

Catch the Holiday Spirit(s) at the Theatre

Jordan Wright December 2, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times 

In between sending out cards, trimming the tree, wrapping gifts and drinking a dram or two of Christmas cheer, be sure to plan on seeing one or more of these fabulous holiday shows.

Family holiday shows are everywhere.  But where can [...]

Shakespeare’s R & J – Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright February 11, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times 

A tight-knit band of boarding school students (from left: Alex Mills, Joel David Santner, Jefferson Farber, and Rex Daugherty) uncover a secret copy of the banned play “Romeo and Juliet” in “Shakespeare’s R&J,” Photo: Teresa Wood.

If you had in mind [...]

Passion and Pathos Unbridled in Synetic Theater’s Romeo and Juliet

Jordan Wright November 28, 2011 Special to The Alexandria Times 

Natalie Berk as Juliet and Alex Mills as Romeo – Photo Credit: Graeme B. Shaw

When Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili asked in his  intro, “How many of you have been to a Synetic production before?” and half the  audience’s hands shot [...]