Author Archive | Joel Markowitz

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Here Are Theatermania’s Capital Fringe Audience Awards 2014 Winners

Tonight Theatermania’s  Capital Fringe Audience Awards 2014 were announced: Here are the winners: COMEDY: Stone Tape Party   DRAMA: R+J: Star-Cross’d Death Match MUSICAL THEATRE & OPERA: You, or Whatever I Can Get  DANCE  & PHYSICAL THEATRE: Antigone SITE SPECIFIC/ROAMING PRODUCTION: Dream Within a Dream  BEST OVERALL SHOW: Stone Tape Party SPECIAL DIRECTOR’S AWARD: SELF - Directed by Tori Bertocci and […]

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Alex Zavostovich on Molotov Theatre Group’s New Artistic Advisor Richard Hand and The 2014-2015 Season

Alex Zavostovich introduces us to Molotov Theatre Group’s New Artistic Advisor Richard Hand and Their 2014-2015 Season Joel: Tell us about Richard Hand and how he came to accepting the Artistic Advisor Position? Alex: Gladly! Richard is Professor of Theatre and Media Drama at the University of South Wales (UK), and the author of two of the best […]

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Capital Fringe Scene Stealers #1-July 18, 2014

Here are our first list of honorees for DCMetroTheaterArts ‘Best Scene Stealers of  the 2014 Capital Fringe Festival’ ______  Devin Gaither, as Joey, in Rock Bottom [A Rock Opus] Reacting to Blood Orphans Being Dropped “Blood Orphans’ band manager is Joey, and as played terrifically by Devin Gaither, she’s one foxy, feisty boss lady. Gaither pretty […]

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Top Scene Stealers of the Week-Week Ending 7/5/14

Here are our Top Scene Stealers for the week ending July 5, 2014. Congrats to all our honorees!  ______ (1) Mary Ellen Cameron Singing “I Dreamed a Dream’ at Les Misérables at Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre “Dear Fantine (Mary Ellen Cameron) finds herself down on her luck early on. Though Cameron’s role is short-lived, she makes every moment […]

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Capital Fringe Preview: ‘As We Are’ by Emily Sucher

Out-Side the Box Theatre is thrilled to present its fourth staged production in this year’s Capital Fringe: As We Are, by Larry E. Blossom. Each Blossom play seeks to explore a weighty subject, relevant to present-day audiences, and elicit dialogue on its real-life significance. A Family Reunion (2011) examined the impact of human trafficking on an American family,  The […]

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Meet the Cast of Unexpected Stage Company’s ‘Dani Girl’: Caroline Wolfson, Joshua Simon, Maggie Robertson, and Zach Brewster-Geisz

Meet the cast of Unexpected Stage Company’s Dani Girl. _______ Caroline Wolfson (Dani) Joel: Where did you get your training and where have local theatregoers seen you perform? Caroline: I’m a Maryland native and I graduated from Syracuse University with a BFA in Musical Theatre. I’ve been performing in the DC area for the last two years. […]

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Top Scene Stealers of the Week-Week Ending 6/28/14

Here are our Top Scene Stealers for the week ending June 28, 2014. Congrats to all our honorees!  ______ Nick Cordileone and Ben Lipitz Singing “Hakuna Matata” in The Lion King at The Kennedy Center “Not to be outdone, are the loveable Timon and Pumbaa, played by Nick Cordileone and Ben Lipitz respectively. They will leave you in stitches […]

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