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Rooms ~ a Rock Romance ~ MetroStage

Jordan Wright October 16, 2018

Monica (Candice Shedd-Thompson) and Ian (Matthew Schleigh)~ Photo credit Chris Banks

If you were ever in a garage band, were a fan of the rock icons of the 70’s, or even dreamed of becoming a rock star, Rooms ~ a Rock Romance is calling your name. This sweet […]

Passion ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright August 24, 2018

Weeks ago, I began to think about Natascia Diaz in the role of Fosca after I saw her perform one of the numbers from Passion at Signature’s Annual Open House. I wondered how this actress would inhabit a character not known to garner sympathy from female audiences. […]

Light Years ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright February 17, 2018

John Sygar, Natascia Diaz, Luke Smith and Robbie Schaeffer in LIGHT YEARS. Photo by Christopher Mueller.

Artistic Director, Eric Schaeffer, presents us with yet another world premiere musical. This time it’s a tender tale of a father and son who go in and out of each other’s lives […]

Crazy for You ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright November 17, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

Is there such a thing as a ‘tapa-palooza’? If no one’s yet invented this neologism, I offer it up as a descriptor for Signature’s shiny, splashy production of Ken Ludwig and Mike Ockrent’s musical comedy, Crazy for You. It’s the only way to explain the […]

Jesus Christ Superstar ~ Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright May 21, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

Nicholas Edwards (Jesus) with the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo by Margot Schulman

Signature Theatre’s Artistic Director, Eric Schaeffer, has been upping the ante with big, bold Broadway shows. His latest mega production is Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hyper hit […]