Coverage of Alexandria’s local theater scene, including play and musical reviews.

Verbal jousts galore in ‘Love’s Labor’s Lost’

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com The Beatles didn’t start with “Abbey Road.” Their first album, “Please, Please Me,” was fun and lighthearted, with hits like the...

Episcopal, Monumental Theater partnership spotlights process behind plays

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com As English teachers ponder whether the Bard is to be or not to be a part of their curriculum, a...

Review: The Little Theatre’s ‘August: Osage County’ is masterful

By Jordan Wright In the time-tested tradition of portraying dysfunctional families as a device, playwright Tracy Letts gifts us with a slyly engrossing gem about the...

Film review: Documenting the streets of Charlottesville

By Jordan Wright Last Sunday at the Beatley Library, the Board of the Alexandria Film Festival invited filmmaker Jackson Landers to appear at a screening of his...

An ‘Audience’ with the queen

Jordan Wright | Jordan@WhiskandQuill.com The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of playwright Peter Morgan’s “The Audience” may be the closest we’ll get to Buckingham Palace,...

Review: The Little Theatre’s “Legally Blonde” is sparkling summer fun

By Jordan Wright In a frothy musical comedy from Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin, an air head blonde makes good at Harvard for what becomes an...