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Fully Committed ~ MetroStage

Jordan Wright December 13, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

Tom Story in Fully Committed Photo credit Chris Banks

Fully Committed comes with so much stage cred, it’s hard to know where to start – so I’ll start with the underpinnings. Drum roll, please. It is directed by Alan Paul, whom we know and […]

Ireland Celebrates the 100th Year of Its Independence with Irish Cultural Activities

Jordan Wright May 12, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

(l-r) Ambassador Kevin O’Malley, USA Ambassador to Ireland – President of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Deborah Rutter – Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Ambassador Anne Anderson to USA

A film narrated by Liam Neeson was the kick off event for Ireland’s […]

Christmas Thrills and Chills for Every Theatregoer

Jordan Wright December 8, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

The Nutcracker performed by The Washington Ballet

One of the best ways I know of to get excited about the Christmas season is to get thyself (and thy family) to the theatre where you can watch dancers soar in Septime Webre’s The Nutcracker performed by […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town – October 28, 2014

Jordan Wright October 28, 2014 all photo credit to Jordan Wright Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

Something for Moms to Cheer About, Willowsford Farm Lunch, Winos Take Over the Kennedy Center, Daniel Boulud Storms the Capitol

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Hooray Purees have no added preservatives, dyes or even ascorbic acid

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Turandot Captures Tragedy with Balletic Passion

By Jordan Wright

Turandot and her father, the mandarin.

Maija Kovalevska made her Kennedy Center debut as the slave-girl, Liu, in this season’s Turandot and the role will never be the same. Her portrayal of the sympathetic Liu was nothing less than transcendent.

With a voice that renders music “noteless,” pours forth pure and effortless […]