Author Archive | Joel Markowitz

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An Interview with ‘One in the Chamber’ Cast Members Danielle Bourgeois, Grace Doughty, and Liz Osborn

Meet One in the Chamber cast members Danielle Bourgeois (Kaylee), Grace Doughty (Ruthie), and Liz Osborn (Jennifer). Joel: When did you first get the ‘theater bug’ and what is your first memory of appearing on the stage? Where did you get your theater training? Danielle: I was born with the acting bug, I just didn’t have the word […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of ‘All My Sons’ at Peace Mountain Theatre Company: Part 1: Director Laurie T. Freed

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the Director and cast of Peace Mountain Theatre Company‘s production of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, meet Director Laurie T. Freed. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell readers where they may have seen shows you directed on local stages. Laurie: Hello! My name is Laurie T. Freed. I am the […]

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Meet the Cast of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s ‘Laughing Stock’: Part 2: Director Shawn G. Byers

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of Charles Morey’s Laughing Stock, meet Director Shawn G. Byers. Joel: Tell our readers where they may have see you on the stage or directing other shows.  Shawn: My directing past includes Plaza Suite (LTA), Bent (Dominion Stage), Funny […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of ‘Calendar Girls’ at McLean Community Players, Part 6: Anne Megan Hilleary

In Part 6 of a series of interviews with The Playwright, Director, and cast of Calendar Girls at McLean Community Players, meet Anne Megan Hilleary. Joel: Tell our readers where they may have seen you on local stages. Anne Megan Hilleary: As a native of the DC area, I have appeared in several productions throughout my school years […]

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Meet the Cast of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s ‘Laughing Stock’: Part 1: Will MacLeod

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of Charles Morey’s Laughing Stock, meet Will MacLeod. Joel: Where have local audiences seen you perform on the stage? Will: I’ve been in many local productions, including shows at McLean, Port City, Arlington Playhouse, and Prince William Little Theatre. Why […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of ‘Calendar Girls’ at McLean Community Players, Part 5: Jennifer Greene

In Part 5 of a series of interviews with The Playwright, Director, and cast of Calendar Girls at McLean Community Players meet Jennifer Greene. Joel: Tell our readers where they may have seen you on local stages. Jennifer: I’ve most recently performed with The Washington Revels’ Heritage Voices, which sings Civil War era music. I’ve also been a […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Summer 2015 Scene Stealers Part 2

Here is Part 2 of DCMetroTheaterArts’ staff’s Summer 2015 Scene Stealers. Congrats to our honorees. ______ Erin Adams as Kate Monster Singing “There’s a A Fine, Fine Line” in Avenue Q at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative “With a singing voice that is both sweet and strong, Erin Adams shines as Kate Monster, especially during her rendition of […]

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Last Weekend for ‘The Wiz’ at The Gaithersburg Arts Barn-Watch the Preview Video!

It’s the final weekend for The Wiz at The Gaithersburg Arts Barn. DCMTA’s Anne Vandercook said in her review: “Rarely have I ever witnessed a harder working ensemble. This group really put their all into this performance and it showed.” The Wiz was a fine first collaboration for ANKH Repertory Theatre, Finest! Performance Foundation Inc., and The City […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Summer 2015 Scene Stealers: Part 1

The summer of 2015 brought many Scene Stealing moments and here is Part 1 of some of our favorites. ______ Hassan Allen as Hero and Molly Janiga as Philia Singing “Lovely’ in A Funny Happened on the Way to the Forum at Montgomery College’s Summer Dinner Theatre “The comically stereotypical young lovers, Hero (Hasani Allen) and […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of ‘Kiss Me Kate’ at NextStop Theatre Company: Part 1: Director Michael J. Bobbitt

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast of Kiss Me Kate at NextStop Theatre Company, meet Director Michael J. Bobbitt. Joel: Please tell our readers about yourself and about other shows on local stage you have directed in the past year? Michael: Hi DCMTA readers, I am the Producing Artistic Director of Adventure Theatre […]

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‘2015 Page-to-Stage Festival’ Schedule for Saturday, September 5-Monday, September 7, 2015 at The Kennedy Center

This year’s 14th Annual Page-to-Stage Festival takes place: Saturday, September 5th from 10:30 a.m.–11 p.m. Sunday, September 6th from 6–7 p.m. Monday, September 7, from 11 a.m.–10:30 p.m. Venues throughout the Kennedy Center FREE! No tickets required, limited seating available. The Kennedy Center hosts more than 40 D.C.-area theater companies in a series of free […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Capital Fringe Honors Announced

Here are the 2015 Capital Fringe Honors Selected by the Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts. Congrats to all our honorees: FAVORITE COMEDY:  Ambien Date Night Barenaked Comedy Blind Pug Arts Collective Presents: The Theatre of Self-Loathing Presents: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf? BrouHaHa DC Trash – Recycled!! Half Past What? Interviews With… It’s a Circus Out There […]

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