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August: Osage County ~ The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Jordan WrightSeptember 9, 2018Special to The Alexandria Times

In the time-tested tradition of portraying dysfunctional families as a device, playwright Tracy Letts gifts us with a slyly engrossing gem about the Weston family – their children and their spouses. Set in a country home in Osage County, Oklahoma, Violet Weston holds her […]

Harvey ~ The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Jordan Wright April 23, 2018 Special to The Alexandria Times I find it surprising when a local tells me they’ve never attended a performance at our city’s 84-year old, multi-award-winning The Little Theatre of Alexandria. Built in the 1960’s on the schoolyard grounds of the historic Alexandria Academy, the two-story brick building boasts a walled […]

Caught in the Net – A British Comedy on Steroids at The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Jordan Wright September 9, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times

What’s The Little Theatre of Alexandria without a Brit Wit comedy in its repertoire? For its 2013 fall season opener it has chosen Caught in the Net, a rollicking romp by the wildly successful British playwright Ray Cooney about a husband’s […]

Tender Tale of Friendship and Sacrifice at Port City Playhouse

Jordan Wright February 22, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times

Morgan played by Elliott Bales, Angus by Paul Tamney and Miles by Daniel Westbrook – Photo Credit Michael deBlois

Michael Healey’s The Drawer Boy, performed by Port City Playhouse is by turns a darkly funny and deeply poignant piece of […]