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Everybody ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright October 23, 2019

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ galvanic drama Everybody starts off innocently enough. A roving narrator walks on and off stage instructing the audience on proper theater etiquette. It’s a pleasant, meaningfully comedic, warm-up, yet it’s the sort of thing that throws you off your game before this existential exercise in Life and […]

King John ~ Folger Theatre At the Folger Shakespeare Library

Jordan Wright November 1, 2018 Special to The Alexandria Times

The cast of Shakespeare’s political power play King John at Folger Theatre. Photo by Teresa Wood.

That this play is rarely produced, is an enigma. Okay, it doesn’t have maidens frothily cavorting with lords a-leaping, but I couldn’t help thinking that if […]