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Alice in Wonderland – Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright October 5, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

 

Kathy Gordon as Alice, Vato Tsikurishvili as Caterpillar. Photo by Johnny Shryock

Alice is very, very, very unhappy. She has had to surrender her favorite playthings to a recently hired cruel-hearted governess, Ms. Prickett (Renata Veberyte Loman, later seen in the role of […]

A Tale of Two Cities – Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright May 22, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Alex Mills as Jerry and Vato Tsikurishvili as Dorian. Photo by Koko Lanham.

An eclectic jumble of flea market collectibles informs Luciana Stecconi’s clever set for Jerry’s one-room flat, in what reads as New York’s East Village. Vintage Ronald Coleman movie posters adorn […]

The Island of Dr. Moreau at Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright October 7, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Synetic Theater has taken H. G. Well’s science fiction classic The Island of Dr. Moreau and morphed it into a frighteningly realistic maelstrom of horrors, just in time for Halloween. For those who like being terrified by a mad scientist whose muse is a […]

Three Men In A Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) – Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright May 9, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Photo by Koko Lanham. Tim Getman as George, Rob Jansen as Harris, Tom Story as Jerome, Alex Mills as Montmorency

In a departure from the dance-centric, laser-lit, sexy productions I’ve come to expect from Synetic, along comes Three Men in a Boat (To […]

Hamlet…the rest is silence – Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright March 17, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Alex Mills as Hamlet. Photo by Koko Lanham.

As far as this critic is concerned Synetic can do no wrong. How could you fault their electrifying choreography, their spectacular dancers or their break-the-mold interpretations of the classics…especially in their noted […]