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Ed Gero Returns in His Triumphant Role in The Originalist ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright July 13, 2017

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

Welcome back Supreme Court Justice Antonin “Nino” Scalia! A lot has happened since Ed Gero inhabited your body. Donald Trump became our president (I think you would have been delighted) and the whole Roe v. […]

New Production of Oliver Is Edgy at Arena Stage

Jordan Wright November 12, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Jeff McCarthy as Fagin and the company of Oliver! at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater Photo by Margot Schulman.

A decidedly refreshing Oliver debuted at Arena Stage last night signaling a break with traditional productions of Charles Dickens’ mid-19th […]

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 […]

Fiddler on the Roof Returns to Washington, DC – Arena Stage

Jordan Wright November 18, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Jonathan Hadary as Tevye and the company of Fiddler on the Roof. Photo by Margot Schulman.

Fiddler on the Roof is a tender and uplifting tale inspired by the Yiddish stories of Sholem Aleichem who wrote them at the turn of the 20th […]

The Threepenny Opera – Signature Theatre

Jordan wright April 29, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Photo of Mitchell Jarvis by Christopher Mueller.

Is capitalism and corruption as pervasive today as when Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill wrote The Threepenny Opera in 1920’s Germany? They certainly thought so then basing their theme on John Gay’s 1728 The Beggar’s Opera. […]