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Turn Me Loose ~ A Play About Comic Genius Dick Gregory ~ Arena Stage

Jordan WrightSeptember 17, 2018

Playwright Gretchen Law’s political, darkly comic drama is a starkly drawn love letter to comedian activist, Dick Gregory. It reminds us of Gregory’s take-no-prisoners battle against racism and America’s dark past and its current treatment of indigent African-Americans. I use the term ‘African-American’ though you won’t […]

Wicked ~ The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz ~ Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright December 19, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

Amanda Jane Cooper as Glinda – photo by Joan Marcus

The Stephen Schwartz (Composer)/Winnie Holzman (Book) collaboration on Wicked presents us with a fresh interpretation of the classic L. Frank Baum book “The Wizard of Oz”. In this version Glinda the Good […]