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LTA’s quirky comedy ‘Ripcord’ provides a necessary respite

Janice Zucker, Matt Baughman, Kathy Ohlhaber and Marsha Rehns perform “Ripcord” at LTA June 11.

Janice Zucker, Matt Baughman, Kathy Ohlhaber and Marsha Rehns perform “Ripcord” at LTA June 11.

By: Jordan Wright

Special to the Alexandria Times

Originally published June 25, 2021

It’s nearly impossible to calculate the thrill of a live audience when you’ve been deprived of the joy of a shared experience by this interminable […]

The Haunting of Hill House ~ The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Jordan Wright October 21, 2019 Special to The Alexandria Times

A highly regarded American mystery writer firmly ensconced in lofty literary circles, author Shirley Jackson had a way with things that go bump in the night. Through her horror novels, The Haunting of Hill House and later, We Have Always Lived in the Castle, […]

The Producers ~ A New Mel Brooks Musical ~ The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Jordan Wright July 28, 2019 Special to The Alexandria Times

The ProducersThe Little Theatre of Alexandria didn’t seem so little last night with its super-sized production of The Producers, the Mel Brooks/Thomas Meehan musical comedy. The tremendous cast is led by four stellar comic actors – Steve Cairns in the role of the […]

Harvey ~ The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Jordan Wright April 23, 2018 Special to The Alexandria Times I find it surprising when a local tells me they’ve never attended a performance at our city’s 84-year old, multi-award-winning The Little Theatre of Alexandria. Built in the 1960’s on the schoolyard grounds of the historic Alexandria Academy, the two-story brick building boasts a walled […]

Anything Goes ~ The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Jordan Wright January 17, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

Marshall Cesena (Billy Crocker) and Mara Stewart (Reno Sweeney) = Photos by Keith Waters for Kx Photography

Director Stefan Sittig is no stranger to big song-and-dance productions, and awards committees are no strangers to his considerable talent. He’s directed and/or choreographed all the […]