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Intelligence ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright March 10, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

(L to R) Hannah Yelland as Valerie Plame and Lawrence Redmond as Joseph Wilson. Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

“Hung out to dry” is the phrase that popped into my head regarding the case of Valerie Plame, the CIA covert operative who was outed […]

The Fix – Let the Games Begin – Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright August 25, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Christine Sherrill (Violet Chandler), and Mark Evans (Cal Chandler). Photo by Christopher Mueller

Cal Chandler, son of successful politician, Senator Reed Chandler, is not exactly a model of statesmanship. He’s your typical privileged Yale grad and pot-smoking, ex-Vietnam vet raised in a political […]

Cabaret – Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright May 20, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Wesley Taylor (Emcee), Rachel Schur, Jamie Eacker, Colleen Hayes, Maria Rizzo, Jessica Thorne in Cabaret at Signature Theatre. Photo by Margot Schulman.

Willkommen into The MAX for Signature Theatre’s production of Cabaret and you’ll be transported to post World War I Berlin in Set […]

The Threepenny Opera – Signature Theatre

Jordan wright April 29, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Photo of Mitchell Jarvis by Christopher Mueller.

Is capitalism and corruption as pervasive today as when Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill wrote The Threepenny Opera in 1920’s Germany? They certainly thought so then basing their theme on John Gay’s 1728 The Beggar’s Opera. […]

Xanadu – Oh My Gods!

Jordan Wright May 21, 2012 Special to The Alexandria Times

Sonny (Charlie Brady, center) goes 1980’s glam rock. Mark Chandler (left) and Nickolas Vaughan. "Xanadu" Virginia’s Signature Theatre. Photo: Scott Suchman

Dial back to the ‘80’s and Venice Beach, Cali. It’s the days before auto-tuned singers and earbuds, a simpler […]