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The Island of Dr. Moreau at Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright October 7, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times 

Synetic Theater has taken H. G. Well’s science fiction classic The Island of Dr. Moreau and morphed it into a frighteningly realistic maelstrom of horrors, just in time for Halloween.  For those who like being terrified by a mad scientist whose muse is a vengeful [...]

Three Men In A Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) – Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright May 9, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times 

Photo by Koko Lanham. Tim Getman as George, Rob Jansen as Harris, Tom Story as Jerome, Alex Mills as Montmorency

In a departure from the dance-centric, laser-lit, sexy productions I’ve come to expect from Synetic, along comes Three Men in a Boat (To Say [...]

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 [...]