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Richard iii ~ Synetic Theatre

Jordan Wright May 20, 2019

Alex Mills as Richard iii ~ Photo Credit Brittany Diliberto

Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili calls this Richard iii “the most challenging production ever.” That may well be an understatement, because since the company’s inception nearly 20 years ago, they have consistently broken ranks with theatrical stereotypes through […]

Cyrano de Bergerac ~ Synetic Theatre

Jordan Wright February 14, 2019

Maryam Najafzaga as Roxanne – Photo credit is Johnny Shryock

Talk about drama! With a scant 24-hour notice Vato Tsikurishvili was thrust into the role of Cyrano when leading man Justin Bell fell ill. Vato, a consummate performer and teacher, has performed in countless Synetic productions – his […]

Twelfth Night Jitterbugs Into the Jazz Age At Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright January 13, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Philip Fletcher as Orsino and Kathy Gordon as Olivia. Photo by Koko Lanham.

If you’re planning on seeing Twelfth Night, the tenth production in Synetic Theater’s “Silent Shakespeare” series, you’d better dust off your Shakespeare. Because though the plot […]

Passion and Pathos Unbridled in Synetic Theater’s Romeo and Juliet

Jordan Wright November 28, 2011 Special to The Alexandria Times

Natalie Berk as Juliet and Alex Mills as Romeo – Photo Credit: Graeme B. Shaw

When Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili asked in his intro, “How many of you have been to a Synetic production before?” and half the audience’s […]