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The Agitators ~ Mosaic Theater Company

Jordan Wright October 30, 2018

People may forget who America’s early activists were, but in their day, women’s rights suffragist and Quaker, Susan B. Anthony, and African American abolitionist, Frederik Douglass, changed the course of history in this nation. What do we know of their personal lives, their 45-year friendship, or their struggles to […]

The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek ~ MetroStage

Jordan WrightSeptember 3, 2019

The ghost of Nelson Mandela hovers over MetroStage with the area premiere of Athol Fugard’s most recent play, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek . This compelling drama set during South Africa’s apartheid period places us amid the racially-charged détente that existed between white Afrikaner farmers and […]

Are you now, or have you ever been…MetroStage

Jordan Wright October 10, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

Marcus Naylor as Langston Hughes ~ Photo credit Chris Banks

Carlyle Brown’s play about the investigation and inquisition of Langston Hughes by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) is a deeply moving, profoundly disturbing probe into the mind of a successful Black American poet. […]