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Come From Away ~ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Jordan Wright December 13, 2019

Come From Away is the heartwarming true story of the residents of Gander, Newfoundland who took in over 7,000 passengers when their flights were diverted during 9/11. It is not a maudlin retelling of that terrifying moment in time when all U. S. airspace shut down. Nor is it […]

Dear Jack, Dear Louise ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright December 6, 2019

Ken Ludwig, the prolific Olivier Award-winning and Tony Award-winning playwright, gifts us with an exquisite pentimento-inspired play drawing on his parents’ long-distance romance during the height of World War II. This charming, world premiere two-hander is constructed in such a way that the actors act out their correspondence. It’s […]

Eight Compelling Reasons To See Little Dancer – Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright November 21, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Little Dancer (Boyd Gaines and Tiler Peck in Little Dancer, photo by Paul Kolnik)

Let’s break down this listicle to see why I predict this ballet musical will get to Broadway tout de suite before going on to Hollywood and the big […]