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Kirsten Obadal

Kirsten Obadal

Kiki Obadal writes from Old Town Alexandria on a variety of lifestyle subjects in her column, "Meanderings". She has written for community media for several years, including the Old Town Crier and the Alexandria Times, and most recently for Local Kicks. On Local Kicks, watch for "Meanderings" and Kiki's articles about local leaders and events.

Articles By Kirsten Obadal

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Driving Miss Daisy a Southern Comfort at the Little Theatre
Sep 20,2017

In Atlanta, in 1948, folks had manners. They might have had some racist ideas, but in general they were polite. Then there was that element of those who were not so polite….and both kinds

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Little Theatre's Red, White, and Tuna opens "Warning: may cause excessive laughter"
Jun 08,2017

LTA's new production of Red, White, and Tuna does ample justice to this sharp script, which draws a slightly damning and satirical but affectionate caricature of folks who live in a small town called Tuna

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LTA puts Broadway on the Potomac with Cole Porter's Anything Goes
Jan 17,2017

Broadway rainmaker Cole Porter composed Anything Goes in a mansion "cottage" in Newport Rhode Island in 1934. The musical is set aboard a cruise liner sailing from New York


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Yule Log, or careless smoker? Alexandria Firefighters respond to fire at Monaco Hotel
Dec 21,2016

A mysterious fire broke out in an alleyway dumpster between the Monaco Hotel and Restaurant Eve on South Pitt Street Sunday evening December 18 at 6:00 pm. Smoke entered the Monaco Hotel

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Steel Magnolias: Heartwarmer opens at the Little Theatre of Alexandria
Sep 22,2016

If you are of a certain age, you may recall the film version of Steel Magnolias. Produced for the stage at the LTA, this play provides a glimpse into the sense of family and community and support that

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Crimes of Passion in the classic West Side Story at the Little Theatre of Alexandria
Jul 26,2016

The Little Theatre of Alexandria has had a love affair recently with British plays, so it was with enthusiasm that the regulars in attendance on opening night connected with this all-American


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Dixie Swim Club a heartwarming amusement at Aldersgate Community Theater
Jul 14,2016

Ladies, and those who like to laugh with them, will be amused by this heartwarming comedy-drama offered by the Aldersgate Community Theater in Alexandria. If you have reached middle age, you will sympathize. If not, listen and learn.

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The History Boys makes the silly sensible at the Little Theatre of Old Town
Jun 08,2016

Fans of the British stage tradition, as well as fans of the Dead Poets Society and the much-loved Mr. Chips will enjoy this production of the History Boys by Alan Bennett. Directed by Frank D,. Shutts II and produced by Mary Beth Smith-Toomey, this is an insightful and sensitive



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