Mystery Play Widdershins at The Little Theatre of Alexandria
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The last date listed for Widdershins was Wednesday March 16, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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A reclusive librarian -- the sole character -- finds a book that is 123 years overdue. When he opens it and finds a ticket for a Chinese laundry in London, his curiosity compels him to redeem the ticket leading him to another clue that sends him around the world on a global quest to track down the book's original borrower in Underneath the Lintel. Played by Paul Morella, the Librarian uncovers a mystery that seems to transcend the ages, but are the results due to investigation or madness? Underneath the Lintel is a moving journey of self-discovery where faith and facts intersect. Learn More
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Featured review from Cheye-Anne Hazle SalyardsRed Velvet
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I absolutely love Little Theater of Alexandria. They always do a great job. These are plays you could imagine seeing on Broadway on a bigger stage. The acting/directing/producing is that good. I didn't know what to expect in this play as I've never seen or heard of it before. The storyline was very interesting and the constant twists kept me on the edge of my seat. The directing and stage was phenomenal! It is so amazing was can be done on such a small stage. The actors were all good except for the two male investigators. I never felt like they were truly in character and their acting fell flat. It is a shame because they were the entire play. Will this stop me from going back to LTA? Nope! I love the place!
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Don’t miss the area premiere of this baffling mystery by Don Nigro, an audience favorite at the 1st International Mystery Festival in 2007.
About the Ticket Supplier: The Little Theatre of AlexandriaFounded in 1934, The Little Theatre of Alexandria began as a small play-reading group in Old Town Alexandria under the Presidency of Miss Mary Lindsey. Full productions ensued, and in 1939 the group bought a rickety former blacksmith's shop located in Ramsey Alley, between Lee and Fairfax streets, for rehearsal space and construction of sets and costumes. Since 1934, the theatre has mounted over 300 productions.
Today, LTA is the oldest award-winning theater in the Washington metro area and one of only a few community theaters in the country with its own building and an ambitious 7-show season. Proud of their rich heritage, LTA is excited about its future. They may be a little theater, but their expectations are gigantic.