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A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Jordan Wright May 31, 2022 Special to The Zebra

Photo/Manuel Harlan

Don’t be confused by the title of this play and the fact that the author, Patrick Ness, a multi-award-winning writer of children and adult literature whose work went into Spiderman […]

Our Town

Our Town

Shakespeare Theatre Company Jordan Wright May 28, 2022 Special to The Zebra

It’s been a while since I’ve seen a production of Thornton Wilder’s American classic, Our Town. Chances are it was a high school production. Maybe you could say the same. I’ll even venture to guess either you’ve been […]

Theater Returns

Theater Returns

Jordan Wright May 2022 Special to The Zebra

Dim the house lights. Cue the orchestra. Places, people. Break a leg! Would these words ever again be uttered in theaters gone dark for over two years? Well, yes!

“The experience of being back at the Kennedy Center with in-person audiences this […]

Marys Seacole

Marys Seacole

Mosaic Theater Jordan Wright May 10, 2022 Special to The Zebra

Tina Fabrique as Duppy Mary and Kim Bey as Mary (Photo/Margot Schulman)

Born in Jamaica to a Scottish seafaring father and Jamaican mother, Mary considered herself Creole but above all a daughter and defender of the British […]

John Proctor is the Villain

John Proctor is the Villain

Studio Theatre Jordan Wright May 5, 2022 Special to TheZebra.org

Mr. Smith’s classroom. Dave Register (center, standing) leads a lesson for students at Helen County High. Photo: Margot Schulman.

Drawing on Arthur Miller’s iconic American play, “The Crucible”, Playwright Kimberly Belflower returns to her Appalachian roots […]

“The Servant of Two Masters” is a Master Class in Pantomime

“The Servant of Two Masters” is a Master Class in Pantomime

Synetic Theater Jordan Wright April 9, 2022 Special to The Alexandria Times

Vato Tsikurishvili as Truffaldino and Maryam Najafzada as Smeraldina in Synetic’s The Servantof Two Masters. Photo by Johnny Shryock Photography

In a triumphant post-Covid return to the stage, […]