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Author Archive | Ellouise Schoettler

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Capital Fringe Preview: ‘Ready to Serve’: A Story for the WWI Centennial by Ellouise Schoettler, Storyteller

Ready to Serve is written and performed by Ellouise Schoettler. The Capital Fringe is a great venue for a performer to premiere or to season work. This July marks my eighth consecutive year performing in the Fringe before audiences who are terrific listeners which is vital for a storyteller. I am excited to return. Ready to […]

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‘An Actor’s Nightmare’ and ‘Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You’ at Chevy Chase Players

A Double Feature of two plays: An Actor’s Nightmare and Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You by Christopher Durang, the Tony Award-winning  playwright (for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) is being performed by Chevy Chase Players Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm through April 19th.   Director Peter Chewning has assembled a scrappy cast who works well […]

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‘Cinderella – A Traditional British Panto’ – at The British Players by Ellouise Schoettler

Have a ball! Start the holidays with the laugh-filled family show –The British Players’ Cinderella, written by James Barry and directed with over-flowing humor by Charles Hoag. Cinderella is presented as a traditional British-style Panto (pantomime). It’s a slap-stick romp interpretation of a familiar fairytale. It’s a lot of fun and keeps you laughing. The […]

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Jon Spelman and Ellouise Schoettler backstage before Spelman’s sold-out  launch of 'Tales of the Tellywhacker: The Prostate Dialogues' at Creative Alliance, in  Baltimore, MD. Photo by Rachel Miller.

Jon Spelman’s ‘Tales of the Tallywhacker: The Prostate Dialogues’ at Creative Alliance by Ellouise Schoettler

Before the launch of Tales of the Tallywhacker: The Prostate Dialogues  at Creative Alliance in Baltimore, the Baltimore Sun featured Jon Spelman’s work under this  headline: “Monologue combines story about the performers battle with prostate cancer with reflections on his own mortality”. Writer Mary Carole McCauley  opened her article saying,”After Jon Spelman got the bad news, […]

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