Tag: theater

‘Blue Stockings’ brings relevant, period drama to LTA

By Jordan Wright “Blue Stockings” harkens back to the late 19th century at Cambridge University at a time when women wore bloomers and didn’t have...

Review: A balletic rendition of ‘Phantom of the Opera’

By Jordan Wright In an extraordinary adaptation of “Phantom of the Opera,” Director Paata Tsikurishvili re-envisions the Phantom’s world – not as an opera, but...

‘The Tempest’ makes a splash at Synetic Theater

By Jordan Wright Take “The Tempest.” Now, place it on a stage holding 2,500 gallons of water, six-inches deep. Mix the technological wizardry of a...

‘A Few Good Men’ impresses at Little Theatre

By Mae Hunt | [email protected] The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of “A Few Good Men” is a sharp, dynamic execution of Aaron Sorkin’s famous...

The Little Theatre of Alexandria nails satire in “The Producers”

By Mae Hunt Based on the 1967 Mel Brooks film of the same name, “The Producers” was first adapted into a Broadway musical in 2001....

‘A Fox on the Fairway’ delivers hole-in-one humor

By Mae Hunt | [email protected] If you’re a fan of golf or golf-based humor, you’re guaranteed to love “A Fox on the Fairway.” If you’re...

Theater: Shakespeare and technology collide in ‘Richard iii’

By Jordan Wright Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili calls this “Richard iii” the most challenging production ever. That may well be an understatement, because since the Synetic...

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

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] The Beatles didn’t start with “Abbey Road.” Their first album, “Please, Please Me,” was fun and lighthearted, with hits like the...

New arts district to occupy North Old Town

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At its public hearing on Saturday, city council voted unanimously to approve amendments to the city’s zoning map and master...

Review: “Jesus Christ Superstar” shines at Signature Theatre

By Jordan Wright Signature Theatre’s artistic director, Eric Schaeffer, has been upping the ante with big, bold Broadway shows. His latest mega production is Tim...