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Anything Goes ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright November 10, 2018

A feel-good, razzamatazz, hotsy-totsy lollapalooza musical just blew into town like a tornado. And if you’ll pardon my saying so, it’s the Tower of Pisa, the Louvre Museum, it’s the Top (with apologies to Cole Porter). You won’t have to head to Broadway to take in fabulous hoofing, gorgeous […]

Sovereignty ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright January 30, 2018

Kyla García (Sarah Polson) in Sovereignty. Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

Artistic Director Molly Smith has always taken risks. With the staging of Mary Kathryn Nagle’s play on the fraught history of the Cherokee Nation, she has gone where no other major theater has gone before. Smith’s direction […]

The Shoplifters – Arena Stage

Jordan Wright September 21, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

(L to R) Jane Houdyshell as Alma and Delaney Williams as Otto -Photo by Teresa Wood.

Alma is a career shoplifter. In the stock room of a supermarket Dom, an overly zealous security guard trainee, is attempting to interview the crafty old woman. […]