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Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright March 12, 2019

Plunged into anarchy in an apocalyptic scenario in an unnamed Middle Eastern country, Layla struggles to make sense of what appears to be the end of her life. As a world-famous art conservationist, she had been spending her days in an art museum cataloguing the most important things in […]

Paper Dolls ~ A Play with Songs ~ Mosaic Theater Company of DC

Jordan Wright April 4, 2018

Are you ready to plunge headlong down a rabbit hole with a cross-cultural mash-up led by five Filipino “lady boys” aka drag queens called the Paper Dolls? No, it’s not part of the far-out Fringe Festival, but it is edgy, hilarious, mind-bending and heartwarming. It’s a caution and a […]

The Flick ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright March 15, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

Thaddeus McCants (Avery) and Evan Casey (Sam) in The Flick. Photo by Margot Schulman

Playwright Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play is a series of conversations between three movie theater workers. You know, the silent, near invisible youth who sweep up the spilled popcorn […]

Under the Lintel – MetroStage

Jordan Wright April 22, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Paul Morella as The Librarian in Underneath the Lintel – Photo credit: Chris Banks

What is the impetus that drives us forward each day? Is it hope? How do we decide what holds meaning for us? Is it faith, or just curiosity? […]

The Thousandth Night – MetroStage

Jordan Wright April 6, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Marcus

How would you like to be a French gendarme? In Carol Wolf’s whirligig of a play The Thousandth Night, the audience is addressed as such by Guy de Bonheur, a hapless Frenchman separated from a roving troupe of […]