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Holiday Happenings

Jordan Wright December 3, 2018 Special to The Alexandria Times

Christmas at the Old Bull & Bush – Originally staged in the Old Vat Room at Arena Stage, this delightful show harkens back to the famed Hampstead, England public house circa 1918. The 6-person variety show promises to jolly up your holidays with Vaudeville-era […]

Christmas at the Old Bull & Bush ~ MetroStage

Jordan WrightDecember 11, 2018 Special to The Alexandria Times

Katherine Riddle & Jimmy Mavrikes ~Photo credit ~ C. Stanley Photography

If visions of sugarplums are dancing in your head, then this probably isn’t the show for you. No, Virginia, this is for those that see Christmas as a time to carouse, occasionally reflect, and […]

Indecent ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright December 1, 2018

Paula Vogel’s Indecent is not your typical holiday entertainment. It’s dark and foreboding. Opening during the season of Hanukkah, it strikes one as an unusual period to put on a tale about the travails of a group of Polish Jewish actors who meet a terrible end in Nazi Poland. […]

Beautiful ~ The Carole King Musical ~ National Theatre

Jordan Wright November 29, 2018

Carnegie Hall. Sarah Bockel (Carole King) ~ Photo credit: Joan Marcus

Where were you when you first heard The Righteous Brothers sing “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” or “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” by The Shirelles? Maybe you were dancing to “Locomotion” by Little Eva or “Up on […]

An Inspector Calls ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company at Sidney Harman Hall

Jordan Wright November 28, 2018

“We don’t live alone. We are members of one society. We are responsible for each other. And I tell you that the time will soon come when, if men will not learn that lesson, then they will be taught it in fire and blood and anguish.” These are the […]