Sunday in the Park with George – Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright August 18, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times 

The cast of Sunday in the Park with George. Photo by Christopher Mueller.

It’s been 16 years since Signature Theatre under the direction of Eric Schaeffer, mounted Sunday in the Park with George – Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning musical.  [...]

Spamalot – The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Jordan Wright August 5, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Audience Alert: It became clear to me, when I was the only person howling with laughter, that the musical intro to Spamalot, The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s first show of the 2014-2015 season, that the audience failed to pick up on the [...]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town – July 29, 2014

Jordan Wright July 29, 2014 all photo credit to Jordan Wright Special to DC Metro Theater Arts 

Jose Andres’ Evocative America Eats Tavern, Penn Commons Opens, Cuba Libre’s Ceviche Classes, Restaurant Week, Vapiano’s “Dinner and a Movie Deal”, Mount Vernon’s Colonial High Jinks and The National Gallery of Art’s Garden Café [...]

Voyage to the 7,000 Islands of the Philippines

Jordan Wright August 3, 2014 Special to DC Metro Theater Arts 

One of the most beautiful and evocative cookbooks to cross my path of late is the recent issue 7,000 Islands – A Food Portrait of the Philippines by Australian-Filipino food and travel writer Yasmin Newman.  A lavishly photographed and comprehensive collection of recipes from [...]

Falls Church Farmers Market Shines a Light on Local Chefs

Jordan Wright July 17, 2014 

Summer’s bounty from Tree and Leaf Farm

Beckoning the supermarket-weary shopper are our local farmers markets and closest to me are the markets in Del Ray, Old Town Alexandria, Crystal City and Mount Vernon – four markets who have had my business for many years.  Recently I discovered the [...]