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Himitsu Wows in Petworth Neighborhood

Samantha Lee March 2016 Photo credit – Samantha Lee

Early last November Carlie Steiner, owner and beverage director, and Kevin Tien, owner and executive chef opened Himitsu – a Japanese restaurant with a Latin American and Asian flair, in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, DC. The duo met at ThinkFoodGroup’s Oyamel on 7th Street where […]

The Select (The Sun Also Rises) ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright March 1, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

Shakespeare Theatre Company is currently playing host to the Elevator Repair Service’s off-beat The Select (The Sun Also Rises). Directed by John Collins the famed New York-based troupe caps off their trilogy of singular adaptations based on classic American novels with this final production based […]

Key for Two ~ The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Jordan Wright March 1, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

Charlene Sloan as Harriet, Peter Harrold as Gordon, and Dana Gattuso as Anne – Photos by Keith Waters for Kx Photograhy

What’s more fun than a British farce by LTA? It’s the theater’s stock-in-trade and each season they get more masterful at this vehicle. […]

The Taming of the Shrew ~ Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright February 21, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

Ryan Sellers as Petruchio and Irina Tsikurishvili as Katherina. Photo Credit: Johnny Shryock

Some of Synetic’s “Silent Shakespeare” series productions are of the more classical variety. Knights in leather armor and ladies in diaphanous gowns, kings with proper crowns and gallant, swaggering lads […]

King Charles III ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright February 20, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

Award-winning playwright Mike Bartlett plumbs the depths of Prince Charles’ psyche to give us an imaginary glimpse of the prince as future King of England. The dramedy kicks off with the demise of Queen Elizabeth II and Buckingham Palace’s preparations for a coronation. Bartlett […]