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Broadway Center Stage presents – Footloose ~ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Jordan Wright October 12, 2019

Yet another show with a huge fan base culled from those who have seen, or performed in, countless high school productions around the country. Having been both a movie and a Broadway show it tells the story of a student who organizes his classmates to fight an ordinance that […]

Jimmy Buffett’s Escape – to – Margaritaville ~ The National Theatre

Jordan Wright October 10, 2019

Parrot Heads know where paradise is – on a beach with a tequila-laced cocktail in hand – and that’s exactly where this bio-musical will transport them. Last night an audience filled with Jimmy Buffett fans were jazzed to hear a mix of his best-loved hits coupled with Broadway-style tunes […]

Escaped Alone ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright October 5, 2019

Where will you be when the world comes to an end? Will you be sipping tea and nibbling on biscuits in a hydrangea-filled English garden? Will you notice the world’s decline outside your garden walls? Or will you be oblivious until it directly affects you? In a purposely discordant […]

The Tempest ~ Synetic Theatre

Jordan Wright October 1, 2019 Special to The Alexandria Times

Take The Tempest. Now place it on a stage holding 2,500 gallons of water, six-inches deep. Got it? Mix the technological wizardry of a cutting-edge audio/visual immersive experience with an electronic score and keep it utterly wordless. This is the fantasy world created by […]

August Wilson’s Fences ~ Ford’s Theatre

Jordan Wright October 3, 2019

Hard on the heels of Arena Stage’s ongoing production of Jitney comes Fences, another August Wilson drama and the sixth play in Wilson’s ten-part series the American Century Cycle that chronicles 100 years of the African American experience. (Jitney, Wilson’s first play in the series, was reviewed here earlier this […]