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Junk ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright April 16, 2019

If you didn’t live through the junk bond scandal of the mid-80’s you may need a primer before seeing Junk. Though much unfolds through the plot, it’s still a bit complex as to how they committed such monumental financial chicanery in plain sight. The drama centers around the period […]

Kleptocracy ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright January 31, 2019

Christopher Geary (Vladimir Putin) in the world premiere of Kleptocracy. Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

Much of what you’ll see in Kenneth Lin’s Kleptocracy is based on historic events – from Vladimir Putin’s rise from a low-level KGB agent to his position as the second president of […]

33 Variations – A Masterpiece at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Jordan Wright April 29, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times

 

Elliott Bales (Beethoven) – Photo credit Doug Olmsted

In 33 Variations, now playing at The Little Theatre of Alexandria, we embark on an intellectual exercise into Beethoven’s intent when he composed thirty-three variations on his music publisher’s mediocre […]

Tender Tale of Friendship and Sacrifice at Port City Playhouse

Jordan Wright February 22, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times

Morgan played by Elliott Bales, Angus by Paul Tamney and Miles by Daniel Westbrook – Photo Credit Michael deBlois

Michael Healey’s The Drawer Boy, performed by Port City Playhouse is by turns a darkly funny and deeply poignant piece […]