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Blackbeard ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright June 29, 2019

Full disclosure: I am a descendant of Edward Teach aka Edward Thatch aka Blackbeard.

Okay, now that my admission of partiality is out of the way, I can talk about why the world premiere of Blackbeard is a rousing success. First and foremost, Lyricist John Dempsey (Brother Russia, The Witches […]

Top Dog/Underdog ~ WSC Avant Bard ~ Gunston Arts Center Theatre Two

Jordan Wright March 23, 2019

Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks’ Top Dog/Underdog is a tale as old as Cain and Abel. Two brothers, abandoned as children by their parents, find cold comfort in fraternal discord. The mean streets of New York City provide the setting. Their names provide a clue to the irony that defines their […]