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Three Sistahs – At MetroStage

Jordan Wright September 23, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times 

Three Sistahs-Bernardine Mitchell, Roz White, Ashley Ware Jenkins – Photo credit: Chris Banks

I’m not sure why I’m writing a review of Three Sistahs, Thomas W. Jones II’s multi-award winning musical comedy-drama that opens MetroStage’s 30th season. Thrice presented by Producing Artistic Director, Carolyn [...]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town – September 2014

Jordan Wright September 2014 all photo credit to Jordan Wright Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

A Green Wolf Resides on 14th Street, Tapping the Trees, A Visit to Maple Avenue Restaurant , Station 4 Goes to Valencia for Inspiration and Porchetta for a Crowd at Jackson 20 

One of the most frequent questions I [...]

A Streetcar Named Desire – The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Jordan Wright September 15, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times 

Camden Michael Gonzalez (Stanley), Jennifer Berry (Blanche) and Anna Fagan (Stella) – Photo credit Matthew Randall

Tennessee Williams’ South was a passionate, languorous, hotbed of emotion.  His characters were real, too real for some when it premiered on Broadway in 1947, but nonetheless part [...]

Belleville – Studio Theatre

Jordan Wright September 8, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times 

In Amy Herzog’s Belleville the viewer is afforded a plate glass window onto the seemingly idyllic Parisian life chosen by an attractive young American couple.  Eager to absorb the culture, Abby and Zack, bring their hipster lifestyle to the City of Lights, “Or is it [...]

Cambridge, Maryland

Jordan Wright August 31, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times 

Cambridge city mural

In an area where watermen and their history have customarily been the prime subject of writerly interest, it was “Chesapeake” author James Michener who noted the architecture of Cambridge’s High Street, referring to its splendors as “one of the most beautiful [...]