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Silent Sky ~ Ford’s Theatre

Jordan Wright February 2, 2020

Mention the name Lauren Gunderson, and you’ll probably get an enthusiastic nod of recognition. As the most produced playwright in America, she has been writing plays about real women whose achievements have been subordinated to those of men. Think of the movie Hidden Figures as a recent example of women […]

The Flick ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright March 15, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

Thaddeus McCants (Avery) and Evan Casey (Sam) in The Flick. Photo by Margot Schulman

Playwright Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play is a series of conversations between three movie theater workers. You know, the silent, near invisible youth who sweep up the spilled popcorn […]