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Three Sistahs ~ MetroStage

Jordan Wright February 3, 2019 Special to The Alexandria Times

Torn apart by three funerals – Momma, Daddy and brother André – three sisters meet in their family’s home to share their memories and secrets in this heart-warming, redemptive musical. Eldest sister Olive, middle sister Marsha, and the youngest, Irene, have grown up in […]

Rooms ~ a Rock Romance ~ MetroStage

Jordan Wright October 16, 2018

Monica (Candice Shedd-Thompson) and Ian (Matthew Schleigh)~ Photo credit Chris Banks

If you were ever in a garage band, were a fan of the rock icons of the 70’s, or even dreamed of becoming a rock star, Rooms ~ a Rock Romance is calling your name. This […]

The Wizard of Hip (Or When in Doubt Slam Dunk) ~ MetroStage

Jordan Wright August 21, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

The Wizard of Hip – Photo credit Chris Banks

Getting schooled by Thomas W. Jones II, aka “Afro Joe”, is a lesson in growing up Black, Catholic, and urban hip – “sticky leg” and all. Jones is a poet with a fusillade style […]

Gee’s Bend at MetroStage

Jordan Wright September 17, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times

Roz White as Sadie and Margo Moorer as Nella in Gee’s Bend – Photo credit Chris Banks

“I had a vision. Like the story passed down by my grandfather,” says Sadie Pettway, though she wasn’t a Pettway yet, at […]