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The Great Society ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright February 12, 2018

(L to R) Jack Willis (President Lyndon Baines Johnson) and Susan Rome (Lady Bird Johnson) in The Great Society. Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

In The Great Society, Robert Schenkkan’s 2016 sequel to his Tony Award-winning All the Way based on Lyndon Johnson’s early presidency and the Civil […]

The Little Foxes Brings Lillian Hellman Festival to Arena Stage

Jordan Wright October 1, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

(L to R) Megan Graves as Alexandra Giddens and Kim James Bey as Addie in Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes . Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

Artistic Director Molly Smith kicked off the theatre’s Lillian Hellman Festival, with one of the playwright’s better-known plays, […]

All the Way ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright April 11, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

(L to R) Jack Willis as President Lyndon Baines Johnson and Bowman Wright as Martin Luther King, Jr. Photo by Stan Barouh.

Robert Schenkkan’s exhilarating play, All the Way, allows us to step into the very large Texas boots of our 36th President. […]

Sweat – Arena Stage

Jordan Wright January 25, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

(L-R) Kimberly Scott as Cynthia, Kevin Kenerly as Brucie, Tara Mallen as Jessie and Johanna Day as Tracey. Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

Playwright Lynn Nottage must be gearing up for a second Pulitzer Prize. Her latest production, Sweat, a gritty, hard-driving play […]

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. […]