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Ann ~ Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater in Association with Dallas Theater Center

Jordan Wright July 19, 2019

History, or shall we say “herstory”, will remember Ann Richards as one of the most colorful lawmakers in Texas politics… and that’s truly saying something about a state that has had its share of unusually quirky politicians. As a mother of four who never planned to dive into the […]

La Traviata ~ Washington National Opera ~ Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright October 19, 2018

Much excitement has been generated by the hiring of new General Director and leadership partner, Timothy O’Leary, to the Washington National Opera’s senior leadership. O’Leary served for ten years as General Director for Opera Theater of Saint Louis producing innovative programs that attracted a new audience of millennials to […]

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 […]

Baskerville – Arena Stage

Jordan Wright January 27, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

(L to R) Lucas Hall as Doctor Watson and Gregory Wooddell as Sherlock Holmes – Photo by Margot Schulman.

As I enjoy the second mountainously entertaining Ken Ludwig drawing room comedy in less than a week, I am reminded that the Washington-based […]