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Jesus Christ Superstar ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright May 21, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

Nicholas Edwards (Jesus) with the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo by Margot Schulman

Signature Theatre’s Artistic Director, Eric Schaeffer, has been upping the ante with big, bold Broadway shows. His latest mega production is Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hyper hit […]

Othello ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright March 1, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

Faran Tahir as Othello and Jonno Roberts as Iago in the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of Othello, directed by Ron Daniels. Photo by Scott Suchman

Director Ron Daniels presents Othello on the cavernous stage of the Sidney Harman Hall against an industrial-looking backdrop giving […]

West Side Story at Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright December 21, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Jennifer Cordiner (Graziella) and Max Clayton (Riff). Photo by Christopher Mueller

There’s a rumble going on at Signature Theatre as Director Matthew Gardiner reinterprets West Side Story in a production that breathes new energy into the story of two rival New York City […]

Soon – Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright March 30, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Joshua Morgan (Steven), Natascia Diaz (Adrienne), Alex Brightman (Jonah), and Jessica Hershberg (Charlie) in Soon at Signature Theatre. Photo by Teresa Wood.

The world is ending and Charlie (Jessica Hershberg) is obsessed by the lurid headlines. Listening to broadcasts of the President’s speech […]

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. […]