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

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 | 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...

‘Key for Two’ is another madcap romp from The Little Theatre

By Jordan Wright (Photo/Keith Waters) What’s more fun than a British farce by the Little Theatre of Alexandria? It’s the troupe’s stock-in-trade and each season...

The bard’s tale, untamed at Synetic Theater

By Jordan Wright (Photo/Johnny Shryock) Some of Synetic Theater’s “Silent Shakespeare” series productions are of the more classical variety: knights in leather armor and ladies...
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