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The Heiress ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright February 18, 2019

Fans of Henry James will cotton to this period piece that debuted on Broadway in 1947.

(L-R) Laura C. Harris (Catherine Sloper) and Jonathan David Martin (Morris Townsend) in The Heiress. Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

Set in the Victorian era, it is based on James’ novella, […]

A Comedy of Errors ~ Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright October 3, 2018

Let me start by saying, if Alan Paul is directing anything… anything! Go! His imaginative interpretations of the classics are both fabulous and stylishly modernistic. In this send-up version of A Comedy of Errors, Paul sets the action in 1950’s mid-century modern Greece though it seems more like La […]

John ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright April 12, 2018

We are waiting. For an answer. Three and a half hours including two intermissions later with a slowly dwindling audience after the first two acts. Ah well, it is a weekday night. And though given the title of the play we have a fairly good guess John will be […]

“Walter Cronkite is Dead” A World Premiere at Signature Theatre

Special to the Alexandria Times Jordan Wright November 14, 2010

Nancy Robinette and Sherri L. Edelen in Walter Cronkite is Dead.Photo credit Scott Suchman.

Maggy and Patty don’t like each other very much. They are cut from different cloth. Maggy, played by two-time Helen Hayes award-winner Nancy Robinette, is a tight-lipped, broad-hipped disdainful […]