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Jubilee ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright May 21, 2019

Jubilee harkens back to the American Reconstruction era when White audiences were beginning to listen to Negro spirituals in concert settings. Songs sung on plantations, in Black churches and on chain gangs – spiritual songs, work songs, songs of the underground railroad and traditional folk tunes – became more […]

Kiss Me, Kate – Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright November 24, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Douglas Sills as Fred Graham and Christine Sherrill as Lilli Vanessi in Kiss Me, Kate, directed by Alan Paul at the Shakespeare Theatre Company. Photo by Scott Suchman.

A stunner of a show just rolled into town and utterly knocked […]