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King John ~ Folger Theatre At the Folger Shakespeare Library

Jordan Wright November 1, 2018 Special to The Alexandria Times

The cast of Shakespeare’s political power play King John at Folger Theatre. Photo by Teresa Wood.

That this play is rarely produced, is an enigma. Okay, it doesn’t have maidens frothily cavorting with lords a-leaping, but I couldn’t help thinking that if only […]

WILD SKY ~ SOLAS NUA

Jordan Wright May 2, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

Dylan Morrison Myers and Megan Graves. Photo by Daniel Corey.

After half a decade, Solas Nua, the celebrated Irish-centric performing arts company, has returned with Deirdre Kinahan’s play, Wild Sky. Written in commemoration of Easter Rising, the five-day war for Irish independence, it revisits […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Folger Theatre

Jordan Wright February 2, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

l to r: Desmond Bing, Kim Wong, Betsy Mugavero, Adam Wesley Brown, Eric Hissom, Caroline Stefanie Clay -Photo by Teresa Wood

Aaron Posner’s brilliantly funny take on A Midsummer Night’s Dream now at the Folger is a delightfully frothy romp into Shakespeare’s dreamscape […]