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Rooms ~ a Rock Romance ~ MetroStage

Jordan Wright October 16, 2018

Monica (Candice Shedd-Thompson) and Ian (Matthew Schleigh)~ Photo credit Chris Banks

If you were ever in a garage band, were a fan of the rock icons of the 70’s, or even dreamed of becoming a rock star, Rooms ~ a Rock Romance is calling your name. This sweet […]

The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek ~ MetroStage

Jordan WrightSeptember 3, 2019

The ghost of Nelson Mandela hovers over MetroStage with the area premiere of Athol Fugard’s most recent play, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek . This compelling drama set during South Africa’s apartheid period places us amid the racially-charged détente that existed between white Afrikaner farmers and […]

The Letters – MetroStage

Jordan Wright May 17, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Michael Russotto, Susan Lynskey Photo credit Chris Banks

In 1930’s Russia, privacy was a luxury afforded to no one. Suspicion and accusation were the business of the ‘The State’ and its bureaucracy was vast and unyielding. In The Letters, playwright John W. Lowell […]

The Thousandth Night – MetroStage

Jordan Wright April 6, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

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How would you like to be a French gendarme? In Carol Wolf’s whirligig of a play The Thousandth Night, the audience is addressed as such by Guy de Bonheur, a hapless Frenchman separated from a roving troupe of performers […]