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Twelve Angry Men ~ Ford’s Theatre

Jordan Wright January 24, 2019

(L-R) Eric Hissom (Juror One), Michael Russotto (Juror Three) and Erik King (Juror Eight). Photo by Scott Suchman.

Playwright Reginald Rose’s Twelve Angry Men had its initial stage debut in 1955. Better known as a writer for television (The Defenders, The Twilight Zone), Rose was inspired to write […]

Heisenberg ~ Signature Theatre In the ARK Theatre

Jordan WrightSeptember 29, 2018

Prolific British playwright Simon Stephens is attracted to uniquely drawn character dynamics – as in his Tony Award-winning play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – his irresistible drama of an autistic child accused of murdering a neighbor’s dog.

Michael Russotto […]

The Letters – MetroStage

Jordan Wright May 17, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Michael Russotto, Susan Lynskey Photo credit Chris Banks

In 1930’s Russia, privacy was a luxury afforded to no one. Suspicion and accusation were the business of the ‘The State’ and its bureaucracy was vast and unyielding. In The Letters, playwright John W. Lowell […]

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner – Continues the Dialogue – Arena Stage

Jordan Wright December 9, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times

(L to R) Malcolm-Jamal Warner as Dr. John Prentice, Bethany Anne Lind as Joanna Drayton, Tess Malis Kincaid as Christina Drayton and Tom Key as Matt Drayton – Photo by Teresa Wood.

It’s as rare as hen’s teeth for an […]

Lonely Planet Touches Everyone’s World

Jordan Wright May 14, 2012 Special to The Alexandria Times

Eric Sutton and Michael Russotto in Lonely Planet by Steven Dietz Photo credit: Christopher Banks

When an entire cast consists of only two characters, such as in Steven Dietz’s play Lonely Planet, be assured the piece will reveal a deep […]