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Silent Sky ~ Ford’s Theatre

Jordan Wright February 2, 2020

Mention the name Lauren Gunderson, and you’ll probably get an enthusiastic nod of recognition. As the most produced playwright in America, she has been writing plays about real women whose achievements have been subordinated to those of men. Think of the movie Hidden Figures as a recent example of women […]

A Comedy of Errors ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright October 3, 2018

Let me start by saying, if Alan Paul is directing anything… anything! Go! His imaginative interpretations of the classics are both fabulous and stylishly modernistic. In this send-up version of A Comedy of Errors, Paul sets the action in 1950’s mid-century modern Greece though it seems more like La […]

A Little Night Music ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright August 29, 2017

Holly Twyford (Desiree Armfeldt) and Bobby Smith (Fredrik Egerman) . Photo by Christopher Mueller

The most difficult reviews to write are the ones in which there is nothing to critique – where the music washes over you like a waterfall, the Noel Cowardesque repartee is both witty […]

Silver Belles ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright November 29, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

Naomi Jacobson (Bo Jack) and Dan Manning (Earl). Photo by Christopher Mueller

Composer and lyricist, Matt Conner (past Sig shows include Crossing, The Hollow, Nevermore, and Partial Eclipse) in collaboration with lyricist, Stephen Gregory Smith gets us in the Christmas spirit with […]

A Sizzling, Knee-Slapping, Kick Ass, Belly-Laughing Breath Of Fresh Lone Star Air

Jordan Wright August 27, 2012 Special to The Alexandria Times

Sherri L. Edelen (as Miss Mona, center) leads the cast of “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” in the production’s toe-tapping finale. . Photo: Scott Suchman.

Miss Mona Stangley is running a respectable house of ill repute […]