Blue Star Families Neighbors Organization Benefits from Top Area Chefs’ Partnership

Jordan Wright April 18, 2016 Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

Chefs with their military chef partners

Chefs from some of our area’s leading restaurants participated in a fundraiser last week for Blue Star Families, pairing up with military chef counterparts to prepare some scrumptious nibbles and sips. With a view of the […]

Bessie’s Blues – MetroStage

Jordan Wright January 29, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

TC Carson, Lori Williams, Stephawn Stephens, Roz White, Djob Lyons, Nia Harris, LC Harden Jr., Bernardine Mitchell – Photo credit Chris Banks

“I heard it said the Blues was the Truth.” And Bessie Smith had an intravenous line along the Truth Trail and […]

Maurice Hines Is Tappin’ Thru Life – Arena Stage

Jordan Wright November 24th, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times

(L-R) Max Heimowitz, John Manzari, Maurice Hines, Leo Manzari and Sam Heimowitz, with members of the DIVA Jazz Orchestra, Photo by Teresa Wood.

On a stage flanked by Mondrian-like color block panels reminiscent of 1960’s television shows, a 9-piece all-female […]

Broadway’s Best Hit the Heights in Josephine Tonight at MetroStage

Jordan Wright February 7, 2012 Special to The Alexandria Times

James Alexander, James T. Lane, Zurin Villanueva, Aisha de Haas, Debra Walton Photo credit: C. Stanley Photography

Josephine Tonight hurtles the down the track at lightning speed with a fast-paced, musical bonanza about the legendary Josephine Baker’s early life and meteoric […]

Hot Diggity Dog for Hairspray! The Baltimore Fairy Tale Comes to Alexandria

Jordan Wright July 23, 2011 Special to The Alexandria Times

L to R: Jacklyn Young as Penny, Christina Kidd as Amber, Shannon Kingett as Tracy, Christopher Harris as Edna – Photography by Doug Olmsted

The Council Kids: Meg Glassco, Reeny Eul, Jacob Wittenauer, Chris Rios – Photography by Doug Olmsted

Could a […]