Little Theatre of Alexandria

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The Little Theatre of Alexandria is a prominent community theatre located at 600 Wolfe Street in Alexandria, Virginia. It has a member / subscriber base of over 2000 and owns its own building.[1] The theatre was founded by Mary Lindsey in 1934 and was originally known as the Peacock Players. It has since staged more than 350 productions. During recent years it has produced a seven to ten show season.[1]

The theatre is particularly well known for its one-act playwriting competition. It has played an important role in launching the careers of playwrights such as Sandra Fenichel Asher, Rich Orloff, and Jacob M. Appel.[2]


  1. ^ a b "The Potomac Stages - Little Theatre of Alexandria". Retrieved 2009-09-19.
  2. ^ "An Evening of One-Acts' Offers Full Bill of Original, Light Comedy," Washington Post, December 7, 1989

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Coordinates: 38°48′4.7″N 77°2′48.7″W / 38.801306°N 77.046861°W / 38.801306; -77.046861