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The Mark of Cain ~ Synetic Theatre

Jordan Wright July 21, 2017

Ryan Sellers (Cain), Philip Fletcher (God) ~ Photographer: Johnny Shryock

In his apocalyptic vision of the end of the world Georgian-born Director and Adaptor Paata Tsikurishvili offers up a slo-mo intro to the birth of Evil. In it he provides God (Philip Fletcher) with a large mobile Modernist […]

The Taming of the Shrew ~ Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright February 21, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

Ryan Sellers as Petruchio and Irina Tsikurishvili as Katherina. Photo Credit: Johnny Shryock

Some of Synetic’s “Silent Shakespeare” series productions are of the more classical variety. Knights in leather armor and ladies in diaphanous gowns, kings with proper crowns and gallant, swaggering lads […]

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 hands […]