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Treasure Island ~ Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright July 23, 2019 Special to The Alexandria Times

“Fifteen men on the dead man’s chest. Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum! Drink and the devil had done for the rest, yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!

Set sail for adventure with Synetic Theater’s lively production of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale, Treasure […]

Richard iii ~ Synetic Theatre

Jordan Wright May 20, 2019

Alex Mills as Richard iii ~ Photo Credit Brittany Diliberto

Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili calls this Richard iii “the most challenging production ever.” That may well be an understatement, because since the company’s inception nearly 20 years ago, they have consistently broken ranks with theatrical stereotypes through […]

Holiday Happenings

Jordan Wright December 3, 2018 Special to The Alexandria Times

Christmas at the Old Bull & Bush – Originally staged in the Old Vat Room at Arena Stage, this delightful show harkens back to the famed Hampstead, England public house circa 1918. The 6-person variety show promises to jolly up your holidays with Vaudeville-era […]

Shakespeare’s R & J – Signature Theatre

Jordan Wright February 11, 2013 Special to The Alexandria Times

A tight-knit band of boarding school students (from left: Alex Mills, Joel David Santner, Jefferson Farber, and Rex Daugherty) uncover a secret copy of the banned play “Romeo and Juliet” in “Shakespeare’s R&J,” Photo: Teresa Wood.

If you had […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town: Dining Before the Show – Great Deals From Great Restaurants

Jordan Wright October 2012 Special to www.dcmetrotheaterarts.com, www.broadwaystars.com, and www.localkicks.com

When friends ask me where to dine before the theatre I try to respond authoritatively. But, alas, my brain turns to porridge as I mentally scroll through the limitless options. I try to hone it down by asking: Which theatre are […]