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The Lover & The Collection ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright October 7, 2017

Lisa Dawn as Sarah and Patrick Kennedy as Richard ~Photo credit Carol Rosegg

The Lover opens a door onto a middle class couple conversing in their mid-century modern living room. Richard (Patrick Kennedy) and Sarah (Lisa Dwan) have been married ten years. Over martinis they discuss how they […]

The School for Lies ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright June 8, 2017

Cody Nickell as Philinte in The School for Lies by Scott Suchman

Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of David Ives’ genius adaption of The School for Lies opens with an announcement by Philinte (Cody Nickell), a secret transvestite with a fondness for blue satin gowns. It advises us to […]

Macbeth ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company Sidney Harmon Hall

Jordan Wright May 9, 2017

The cast of Macbeth. Photo credit Scott Suchman

Refugees fleeing from Aleppo, Syria is not the first thing that comes to mind when pondering Macbeth, but under the direction of Liesl Tommy it serves as the backdrop for this exciting, new interpretation of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy about a […]

The Secret Garden ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright November 25, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

The Cast of Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of The Secret Garden, directed by David Armstrong. Photo by Scott Suchman.

Artistic Director Michael Kahn, collaborating with the Seattle-based 5th Avenue Theatre for a new production of The Secret Garden at the Sidney Harman Hall, […]

The Critic & The Real Inspector Hound Provide a Rollicking Two-fer from the Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright January 12, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

(L to R) John Ahlin as Mr. Dangle, Robert Dorfman as Mr. Sneer, and Robert Stanton as Mr. Puff in The Critic – Photo by Scott Suchman.

Director Michael Kahn presents a rollicking game of “skewer the critic” when he rolls these two irreverent […]