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Phantom of the Opera ~ Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright February 10, 2020 Special to the Alexandria Times

In an extraordinary adaptation of Phantom of the Opera, Director Paata Tsikurishvili re-envisions the Phantom’s world – not as an opera, but as a ballet. It is a tremendous stroke of genius. The most ballet-centric production Synetic Theater has ever mounted, it stars two […]

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 […]