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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Meet the Cast of Olney Theatre Center’s ‘Sweeney Todd’: Part Three: Frank Viveros (Pirelli) by Joel Markowitz

In Part Three of a series of interviews with the cast of Sweeney Todd at Olney Theatre Center, meet Frank Viveros. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen yo…

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Sunday, February 19, 2017

‘Vive la France: The Magic of Saint-Saens’ at The National Chamber Orchestra by Joel Markowitz

Love was in the air as The National Chamber Ensemble presented their Valentine’s Day performance called Vive la France: The Magic of Saint-Saens.  The concert was described as: Celeb…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Meet the Cast of Olney Theatre Center’s ‘Sweeney Todd’: Part Two: E. Faye Butler (Mrs. Lovett) by Joel Markowitz

In Part Two of series of interviews with the cast of Sweeney Todd at Olney Theatre Center, meet E. Faye Butler.   Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have s…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘Two Rooms’ at Kensington Arts Theatre. Part 2. Sandra Cox True. by Joel Markowitz

In part two of a series of interviews with the cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s Two Rooms, meet Sandra Cox True. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have see…

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Review #2: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at The Kennedy Center by Joel Markowitz

The beloved Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is back at The Kennedy Center for a week-long run. Now 57 years old, the company pulls from a repertoire dating back to 1960. Using a combinat…

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Meet the Cast of ‘Two Rooms’ at Kensington Arts Theatre: Part One: Sean Dynan by Joel Markowitz

In Part One of a series of interviews with the cast of Two Rooms at Kensington Arts Theatre, meet Sean Dynan. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you perf…

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Meet the Cast of ‘The Miracle Worker’ at Rockville Little Theatre. Part 5: Heather Andrews by Joel Markowitz

In a series of interviews with the cast of The Miracle Worker at Rockville Little Theatre, meet Heather Andrews. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen…

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Here are the 2017 Helen Hayes Award Nominations by Joel Markowitz

Here are the 2017 Helen Hayes Nominations: Outstanding Choreography, Musical-Hayes Christopher d’Amboise, Evita, Olney Theatre Center Kelly Devine, Come From Away, Ford’s Theatre…

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Friday, February 3, 2017

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘The Miracle Worker’ at Rockville Little Theatre. Part 3: Brian Lyons-Burke by Joel Markowitz

In Part Three of a series of interviews with the cast of Rockville Little Theatre’s The Miracle Worker, meet Brian Lyons-Burke. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where the…

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Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘The Miracle Worker’ at Rockville Little Theatre. Part 4: Jordan Clifford by Joel Markowitz

In part four of a series of interviews with the cast of Rockville Little Theatre’s The Miracle Worker, meet Jordan Clifford. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they m…

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘The Miracle Worker’ at Rockville Little Theatre. Part 2: Lena Winter by Joel Markowitz

In a series of interviews with the cast of Rockville Little Theatre’s The Miracle Worker, meet Lena Winter. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you perf…

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Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘The Miracle Worker’ at Rockville Little Theatre. Part 1: Meredith Abramson by Joel Markowitz

In a series of interviews with the cast of Rockville Little Theatre’s The Miracle Worker, meet Meredith Abramson: Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may ha…

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Meet the Cast of Olney Theatre Center’s ‘Sweeney Todd’: Part One: David Benoit (Sweeney Todd) by Joel Markowitz

I was so thrilled when Olney Theatre Center announced that David Benoit and E. Faye Butler were cast as Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett in their new production of the iconic pie-filled Tony Awa…

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Saturday, January 28, 2017

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘Loves and Hours’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse. Part 9: Juliet Beach by Joel Markowitz

In part nine of a series of interviews with the cast of Loves and Hours at Laurel Mill Playhouse, meet Juliet Beach. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have …

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Friday, January 27, 2017

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘Loves and Hours’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse. Part 8: Penni Barnett by Joel Markowitz

In part eight of a series of interviews with the cast of Loves and Hours at Laurel Mill Playhouse, meet Penni Barnett. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have see…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘Loves and Hours’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse. Part 7: Gage Warren by Joel Markowitz

In part seven of  a series of interviews with the cast of Loves and Hours at Laurel Mill Playhouse, meet Gage Warren. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen…

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Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘Loves and Hours’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse. Part 6: Jen Sizer by Joel Markowitz

In part six of a series of interviews with the cast of Loves and Hours at Laurel Mill Playhouse, meet Jen Sizer. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you p…

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘Loves and Hours’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse. Part 5: Heather Warren by Joel Markowitz

In part five of a series of interviews with the cast of Loves and Hours, meet Heather Warren. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you perform on the stage…

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘Loves and Hours’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse. Part 3: John Dignam by Joel Markowitz

In part three of a series of interviews with the cast of Loves and Hours, meet John Dignam. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you perform on the s…

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘Loves and Hours’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse. Part 2: Terri Laurino by Joel Markowitz

In Part Two of a series of interviews with the cast of Loves and Hours at Laurel Mill Playhouse, meet Terri Laurino. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have …

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In the Moment: The Studio Theatre’s ‘The Hard Problem’ by Joel Markowitz

Studio Theatre’s production of The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard charmed me with its intellectual and ideological turmoil fueled by verbal fierceness. With a shiny, contemporary veneer and…

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘Loves and Hours’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse. Part 1: Alan Barnett by Joel Markowitz

In part one of a series of interviews with the cast of Loves and Hours at Laurel Mill Playhouse, meet Alan Barnett. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen yo…

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Here are the 2016 WATCH AWARD Nominations by Joel Markowitz

Announcement of Nominations 16th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors THE WATCH AWARDS Nominations Announced January 15, 2016 – 7:30 pm at The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA Award Ce…

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Review #1: ‘Don’t Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Streisand’ at The American Pops by Joel Markowitz

Streisand came to DC for a quick pre-inauguration visit. Well almost, but not quite. Well, maybe my first sentience is a little bit of a “fake news” headline. I am writing about a blissf…

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Local Actress Leta Hall Has Passed Away by Joel Markowitz

The DC theatre community is once again devastated by the passing this weekend of a fine actress: the wonderful, caring, and generous Leta Hall, who appeared on our local stages with so many …

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Friday, January 6, 2017

Meet the Cast of ‘The City of Conversation’ at Colonial Players of Annapolis. Part 3: Kathleen Ruttum by Joel Markowitz

In part three of a series of interviews with the cast of Colonial Players of Annapolis’ The City of Conversation, meet Kathleen Ruttum. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our re…

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Meet the Cast of ‘The City of Conversation’ at Colonial Players of Annapolis. Part 2: Rebecca Gift by Joel Markowitz

In part two of a series of interviews with the cast of The City of Conversation meet Rebecca Gift. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where local audiences have seen you re…

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Meet the Cast of ‘The City of Conversation’ at Colonial Players of Annapolis. Part 1: Josh Mooney by Joel Markowitz

In part one of a series of interviews with the cast of Colonial Player’s of Annapolis’ The City of Conversation meet Josh Mooney. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our re…

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

A Tribute to Tricia Lynn McCauley by Joel Markowitz

Everyone’s worst nightmare has occurred-local actress Tricia Lynn McCauley’s had been found and she has passed away. Brian McCauley announced the sad news: Tricia is gone, they h…

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Review: ‘Oy Vey in a Manger’ at Theater J by Joel Markowitz

Just in time for a soon-to-be new U.S. Presidential administration, and growing political and racial division, the all-male drag queen comedy troupe quartet The Kinsey Sicks returned to Thea…

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Review: ‘Happy Holidays’ With the National Chamber Ensemble by Joel Markowitz

The National Chamber Ensemble’s joyful annual Happy Holidays concert was the perfect way to spread the wonderful sounds of Christmas and Chanukah. There were performances from talen…

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