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Dear Evan Hansen ~ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Jordan Wright August 11, 2019

Four years ago, Dear Evan Hansen premiered at Arena Stage under the direction and guidance of Molly Smith and Edgar Dobie. The angsty teen musical starred Ben Platt who subsequently became a huge star when the show went to Broadway where it won six Tony Awards in 2017 […]

Hamilton ~ The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Jordan Wright June 15, 2018

So… Hamilton…Yes! It’s beyond everything you’ve heard it is – and so much more – a ground breaking revolution in musical theater based on one of America’s most accomplished and influential American Revolutionary heroes. Told in the poetry of hip-hop and rap and made emotional through bluesy ballads, this […]

The Tempest – The Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright December 14, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times Photo credit The Shakespeare Theatre Company

Sofia Jean Gomez as Ariel

Lest you forget. Ariel is the feisty sprite in The Tempest who flits around doing Prospero’s bidding. And yes, here she flies, though aided by what appears to be a ship’s thick […]