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1 Henry IV ~ Folger Theatre

Jordan Wright September 10, 2019

With season opener 1 Henry IV, director Rosa Joshi makes her Folger Theatre directorial debut. As expected it is a departure from the classic interpretation to an edgier contemporary dynamic. As Joshi describes it, “I Henry IV is filled with intrigue, humor, action and suspense – messy people doing messy […]

Assassins ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright August 24, 2019 Special to The Alexandria Times

Evan Casey (John Hinckley), Ian McEuen (Giuseppe Zangara), Christopher Bloch (Sam Byck), Lawrence Redmond (Leon Czolgosz), Vincent Kempski (John Wilkes Booth), Bobby Smith (Charles Guiteau), Rachel Zampelli (Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme), and Tracy Lynn Olivera (Sara Jane Moore) in Assassins at Signature Theatre. […]

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 […]

Billy Elliot the Musical ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright November 10, 2018 Special to The Alexandria Times

The ensemble of Billy Elliot. Photo by Margot Schulman.

The story of Billy Elliot is a tender tale of a boy who dreams of becoming a dancer while growing up in a working-class mining town in Ireland. But it’s so much more. […]

A Sizzling, Knee-Slapping, Kick Ass, Belly-Laughing Breath Of Fresh Lone Star Air

Jordan Wright August 27, 2012 Special to The Alexandria Times

Sherri L. Edelen (as Miss Mona, center) leads the cast of “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” in the production’s toe-tapping finale. . Photo: Scott Suchman.

Miss Mona Stangley is running a respectable house of ill repute […]