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The Originalist – Arena Stage

Jordan Wright April 13, 2015 Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

Edward Gero as Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in The Originalist. Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

The controversial Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia, comes to life in the hilariously acerbic The Originalist at Arena Stage. The much-acclaimed world premiere has just been […]

The Shoplifters – Arena Stage

Jordan Wright September 21, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

(L to R) Jane Houdyshell as Alma and Delaney Williams as Otto -Photo by Teresa Wood.

Alma is a career shoplifter. In the stock room of a supermarket Dom, an overly zealous security guard trainee, is attempting to interview the crafty old woman. […]

Kathleen Turner Triumphs in Mother Courage and Her Children – Arena Stage

Jordan Wright February 11, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Kathleen Turner as Mother Courage in Mother Courage and Her Children – Photo by Teresa Wood

I had a terrible sense of dread about Arena Stage’s production of Mother Courage and Her Children… and in Act One it was coming true. […]

NIBBLES AND SIPS – The Occidental, Forever Young

Jordan Wright August 16, 2012 Special to www.dcmetrotheaterarts.com, www.broadwaystars.com, and www.localkicks.com

Occidental Grill and Seafood Executive Chef Rodney Scruggs. Photo by Jordan Wright.

The Occidental, Forever Young

In the shadow of the White House a special watering hole welcomes celebrities, power brokers and out-of-towners in equal measure. The Occidental […]

DC Area Theatres and Nearby Restaurants

Jordan Wright January 2011 Special to The DC Metro Magazine

Signature Theatre’s new and permanent digs in Shirlington Village have provided the perfect marriage of good food and entertainment. Running late? No problem. Their café has an eclectic selection of delicious soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts to enjoy in the expansive bar and lounge area. […]