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Tender Tale of Friendship and Sacrifice at Port City Playhouse

Jordan Wright February 22, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times 

Morgan played by Elliott Bales, Angus by Paul Tamney and Miles by Daniel Westbrook – Photo Credit Michael deBlois

Michael Healey’s The Drawer Boy, performed by Port City Playhouse is by turns a darkly funny and deeply poignant piece of theater […]

Crack Cast Wows in The Soul Collector at Port City Playhouse

Jordan Wright November 5, 2012 Special to The Alexandria Times 

The Soul Collector brings us into the Cleveland, Ohio junk-strewn home of two African-American men, Darnell (Chaz D. Pando) and his uncle Cedric (DeJeanette Horne).  It’s 1972 and the men are city sanitation workers.  Cedric has raised the boy since his parents […]

Medea September 2012 – Port City Playhouse

Jordan Wright September 24, 2012 Special to The Alexandria Times 

Warning: Spoiler Alert.  The plot of Medea will be revealed here.  For those of you who are without knowledge of Greek mythology, you may want to stop reading now. Others, whose memories of Jason and Medea may be just a tad rusty, […]

No Niggers, No Jews, No Dogs by Port City Playhouse

Jordan Wright February 2011 Special to The Alexandria Times

 

Marissa Moody as Joyce Cheeks, DeJeannette Horne as Rawl Cheeks, Aeshia Brown as Matoka Cheeks, Lolita-Marie as Mattie Cheeks Cal – photo credit Ari McSherry

Before you “get all up in my family’s business,” as matriarch Mattie Cheeks is fond of telling Jewish traveling […]