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Ford’s Theatre Jordan Wright March 30, 2022 Special to The Zebra

Photo/André Chung

In one of the most exciting new productions of the season, eight members of the Philadelphia Minton family are preparing a memorial supper to send their Gran’Me off in style. “Here We Go Making Preparations” sets the […]

Twelfth Night ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company At Sidney Harman Hall

Jordan Wright November 22, 2017

Antoinette Robinson as Viola – Photo credit Scott Suchman

The last words you’d expect to hear while settling into your seat for Twelfth Night, are an airline boarding announcement. “Thank you for choosing Shakespeare,” the disembodied voice offers up to the audience. But this is the unorthodox journey […]

Blue Star Families Neighbors Organization Benefits from Top Area Chefs’ Partnership

Jordan Wright April 18, 2016 Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

Chefs with their military chef partners

Chefs from some of our area’s leading restaurants participated in a fundraiser last week for Blue Star Families, pairing up with military chef counterparts to prepare some scrumptious nibbles and sips. With a view of […]

Bessie’s Blues – MetroStage

Jordan Wright January 29, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

TC Carson, Lori Williams, Stephawn Stephens, Roz White, Djob Lyons, Nia Harris, LC Harden Jr., Bernardine Mitchell – Photo credit Chris Banks

“I heard it said the Blues was the Truth.” And Bessie Smith had an intravenous line along the Truth Trail […]

Maurice Hines Is Tappin’ Thru Life – Arena Stage

Jordan Wright November 24th, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times

(L-R) Max Heimowitz, John Manzari, Maurice Hines, Leo Manzari and Sam Heimowitz, with members of the DIVA Jazz Orchestra, Photo by Teresa Wood.

On a stage flanked by Mondrian-like color block panels reminiscent of 1960’s television shows, a 9-piece […]

Broadway’s Best Hit the Heights in Josephine Tonight at MetroStage

Jordan Wright February 7, 2012 Special to The Alexandria Times

James Alexander, James T. Lane, Zurin Villanueva, Aisha de Haas, Debra Walton Photo credit: C. Stanley Photography

Josephine Tonight hurtles the down the track at lightning speed with a fast-paced, musical bonanza about the legendary Josephine Baker’s early life and […]