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The Pajama Game ~ Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater

Jordan Wright November 16, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

(L-R) Tim Rogan (Sid Sorokin) and Britney Coleman (Babe Williams) in The Pajama Game. Photo by Margot Schulman.

A freshly minted production of Richard Adler and Jerry Ross’s musical, The Pajama Game, now on the Fichandler Stage, lightens the country’s mood considerably. This is […]

Fully Committed ~ MetroStage

Jordan Wright December 13, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

Tom Story in Fully Committed Photo credit Chris Banks

Fully Committed comes with so much stage cred, it’s hard to know where to start – so I’ll start with the underpinnings. Drum roll, please. It is directed by Alan Paul, whom we know and […]

A New Romeo and Juliet Heats up the Stage ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright September 21, 2016

The Lansburgh’s stage was drenched in red for Director Alan Paul’s Romeo and Juliet – the carpet, the soaring pillars, the balcony, the walls, even the balloons floating from the ceiling when Romeo first spies the captivating Juliet at a party. Was it red for the color of blood, as […]

Kiss Me, Kate – Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright November 24, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Douglas Sills as Fred Graham and Christine Sherrill as Lilli Vanessi in Kiss Me, Kate, directed by Alan Paul at the Shakespeare Theatre Company. Photo by Scott Suchman.

A stunner of a show just rolled into town and utterly knocked our […]

Man of La Mancha – Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright March 24, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Anthony Warlow as Don Quixote in the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of Man of La Mancha, directed by Alan Paul. Photo by Scott Suchman.

Set Designer Allen Moyer’s two-story iron grid with drop down catwalk provides the stark background for Director Alan Paul’s […]