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The Oresteia ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright May 8, 2019

It’s been many moons since I was immersed in Greek mythology and the travails of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra who lived together in marital discord in what the prophetess Cassandra called, “the house of spite”. The tragedy of their lives is a frightfully gruesome allegory from Aeschylus’s original trilogy written […]

Henry IV – Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright April 18, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Matthew Amendt as Prince Hal and Edward Gero as King Henry IV production of Henry IV, Part 2. Photo by Scott Suchman.

Right after the gloom and doom set up in Act 1 when we learn that King Henry IV is the […]