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Suddenly Last Summer ~ Avant Bard Theatre

Jordan Wright March 4, 2020

There’s something rather quaint about Tennessee Williams now. His sultry Southern romances no longer seem shocking, though the stories are like listening to a fine storyteller spinning a yarn on the veranda of an old house on a steamy summer night. They’re always captivating and, though we know it […]

A Streetcar Named Desire – The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Jordan Wright September 15, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

Camden Michael Gonzalez (Stanley), Jennifer Berry (Blanche) and Anna Fagan (Stella) – Photo credit Matthew Randall

Tennessee Williams’ South was a passionate, languorous, hotbed of emotion. His characters were real, too real for some when it premiered on Broadway in 1947, but […]

The Velocity of Autumn at Arena Stage Mead Center

Jordan Wright September 22, 2013 Special to Alexandria Times

Given its title one might imagine Arena Stage’s Artistic Director Molly Smith deliberately timed this piece to reflect the beginning of the fall season. But The Velocity of Autumn, a play Smith also directs, is not about the calendar. It is a […]