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Silver Belles ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright November 29, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

Naomi Jacobson (Bo Jack) and Dan Manning (Earl). Photo by Christopher Mueller

Composer and lyricist, Matt Conner (past Sig shows include Crossing, The Hollow, Nevermore, and Partial Eclipse) in collaboration with lyricist, Stephen Gregory Smith gets us in the Christmas spirit with the […]

Holiday Performances Around Town

Jordan Wright December 3, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Reviewer’s Pick – Avant Bard’s Theatre on the Edge brings us Holiday Memories, the tender and evocative semi-autobiographical tale drawn from two beloved short stories by Truman Capote, “A Christmas Memory” and “A Thanksgiving Visitor”. Having seen this at press night Monday past, I […]

Elmer Gantry – Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright October 22, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Mary Kate Morrissey (Sharon Falconer), Nova Y. Payton (Mary Washington) and Charlie Pollock (Elmer Gantry) – Photo by Margot Schulman.

Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer has gone back to the well to remount Elmer Gantry, a show he co-produced in DC with writer John Bishop, […]

Crossing Never Leaves the Station – Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright November 5, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times

A quiet train station becomes a place of little miracles in Crossing – Photo by Teresa Wood.

In the world premiere of Matt Conner’s play Crossing eight people wait at a weathered wood train station. The strangers come from different […]

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 […]