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Peach Brandy Debuts at George Washington’s Mount Vernon Distillery

Jordan Wright November 25, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times 

Peach Brandy launch – Photo credit DISCUS

Eight hundred eagerly-anticipated bottles of George Washington’s limited edition Peach Brandy Eau de Vie (translation: “water of life”) went onto the shelves of the Mount Vernon Estate gift shop just in time for Christmas.  Produced at the […]

Five Guys Named Moe Bring Razzle Dazzle to Arena Stage

Jordan Wright November 24, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times 

(L to R) Sheldon Henry as Big Moe, Jobari Parker-Namdar as No Moe, Clinton Roane as Little Moe, Travis Porchia as Four-Eyed Moe and Paris Nix as Eat Moe in Five Guys Named Moe. Photo by C. Stanley

When asked to produce a musical […]

Eight Compelling Reasons To See Little Dancer – Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright November 21, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times 

Little Dancer (Boyd Gaines and Tiler Peck in Little Dancer, photo by Paul Kolnik)

Let’s break down this listicle to see why I predict this ballet musical will get to Broadway tout de suite before going on to Hollywood and the big screen.

#1 […]

Fiddler on the Roof Returns to Washington, DC – Arena Stage

Jordan Wright November 18, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times 

Jonathan Hadary as Tevye and the company of Fiddler on the Roof. Photo by Margot Schulman.

Fiddler on the Roof  is a tender and uplifting tale inspired by the Yiddish stories of Sholem Aleichem who wrote them at the turn of the 20th century. […]

A Conversation with Aglaia Kremezi – Author of Mediterranean Vegetarian Feasts

Jordan Wright November 16, 2014 Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

 Aglaia Kremezi fairly floats into the room.  Wisps of casually arranged auburn hair delicate as ripe corn silk are tempered by a pair of serious wire-rimmed frames that hint at her former life as an editor and journalist.  She is utterly composed and […]