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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 […]

Christmas Thrills and Chills for Every Theatregoer

Jordan Wright December 8, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

The Nutcracker performed by The Washington Ballet

One of the best ways I know of to get excited about the Christmas season is to get thyself (and thy family) to the theatre where you can watch dancers soar in Septime Webre’s The Nutcracker performed by […]

Catch the Holiday Spirit(s) at the Theatre

Jordan Wright December 2, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times

In between sending out cards, trimming the tree, wrapping gifts and drinking a dram or two of Christmas cheer, be sure to plan on seeing one or more of these fabulous holiday shows.

Family holiday shows are everywhere. But where […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town: Dining Before the Show – Great Deals From Great Restaurants

Jordan Wright October 2012 Special to www.dcmetrotheaterarts.com, www.broadwaystars.com, and www.localkicks.com

When friends ask me where to dine before the theatre I try to respond authoritatively. But, alas, my brain turns to porridge as I mentally scroll through the limitless options. I try to hone it down by asking: Which theatre are […]

All the King’s Women – Elvis is Alive at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Jordan Wright June 11, 2012 Special to The Alexandria Times

Sarah Holt, Ric Anderson, and Robin Parker Photos by Doug Olmsted

Everybody loves Elvis. The man was larger than life. “The King of Rock and Roll”, who helped shape a mid-century pop culture and was a distinct […]