into the Woods ~ Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright December 13, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

Laurie Veldheer as Cinderella and Bonne Kramer as Cinderella’s Stepmother -Phone credit Joan Marcus

Smack dab in the heart of the holiday season comes Into the Woods. For fans of the legendary collaboration of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, this is sheer heaven. […]

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical – Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright October 9, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

(l to r) Curt Bouril (“Don Kirshner”), Liam Tobin (“Gerry Goffin”), Abby Mueller (“Carole King”), Ben Fankhauser (“Barry Mann”) and Becky Gulsvig (“Cynthia Weil”). Photo by Joan Marcus.

Where were you when you first heard The Righteous Brothers sing “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ […]

Gigi – Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright February 1, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Gigi stars Vanessa Hudgens

When MGM’s movie Gigi debuted in 1958 legions of little girls were captivated by the City of Lights and its magical allure. I know. I was one of them, listening hours on end to the vinyl soundtrack by Maurice […]

Beaches – Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright March 4, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Photo of Presley Ryan as Little Cee Cee by Margot I. Schulman.

Signature Theatre’s world premiere of Beaches opens with a bang. Presley Ryan, fresh off her appearance on NBC’s The Sound of Music with Carrie Underwood plays Little Cee […]