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The Color Purple ~ Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Jordan WrightAugust 7, 2018

So many plays and musicals on the African American human condition during slavery in America have been written since The Color Purple made its thunderous debut 13 years ago. Based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name, the heartbreakingly poignant musical returned to Broadway in […]

Man of La Mancha – Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright March 24, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Anthony Warlow as Don Quixote in the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of Man of La Mancha, directed by Alan Paul. Photo by Scott Suchman.

Set Designer Allen Moyer’s two-story iron grid with drop down catwalk provides the stark background for Director Alan Paul’s […]

Henry IV – Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright April 18, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Matthew Amendt as Prince Hal and Edward Gero as King Henry IV production of Henry IV, Part 2. Photo by Scott Suchman.

Right after the gloom and doom set up in Act 1 when we learn that King Henry IV is the target […]