Author Archive | Joel Markowitz

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Meet the Cast of McLean Community Players’ ‘Unnecessary Farce’: Part 1: Marilyn Pifer

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast of McLean Community Players’ Unnecessary Farce, meet Marilyn Pifer. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you on local stages and what roles you have played. Marilyn: I’m Marilyn Pifer, returning to the stage after an absence of several years. I’ve played in […]

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Roz White and Teresa Castracane on Appearing in ‘Black Pearl Sings!’ at MetroStage

Roz White and Teresa Castracane star in Black Pearl Sings! at MetroStage playing two extraordinary strong women from very different backgrounds. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you perform on our local stages. Roz: Hello everyone. I’m Roz White. I have performed throughout DC at Studio Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Source Theatre, […]

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Meet the Cast of Laurel Mill Playhouse’s ‘Man of La Mancha’: Part 4: John Brown, Tracy Davidson, Richard Greenslit, Joseph Mariano, Kel McClanahan, and Christine Thomas-O’Meally

In Part 4 of a series of interviews with the cast of Man of La Mancha at Laurel Mill Playhouse meet John Brown, Tracy Davidson, Richard Greenslit, Joseph Mariano, Kel McClanahan, and Christine Thomas-O’Meally. ______ JOHN BROWN (DR CARRASCO/DUKE/KNIGHT OF THE MIRRORS) Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you perform on the stage and other […]

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Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC’s Executive Director Chase Maggiano To Become Executive Director of The Washington Chorus

Chase Maggiano, Executive Director of The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC, is on his way to The Washington Chorus in June. He will be sorely missed. Yesterday, he sent this announcement and heartfelt email to everyone at GMCW: “Dear GMCW Family, With both excitement and sadness, I am writing to tell you that I have […]

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Behind the Scenes of Arts Collective @HCC’s Workshop Production of ‘House’: Part 5: Cast Members Colin Riley, Iris Shih, and Sierra Young

In Part 5 of 5 interviews with the Playwright/Director and cast members of House at Arts Collective @ HCC, meet cast members Colin Riley, Iris Shih, and Sierra Young Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you on our local stages and who you play in HOUSE. Colin Riley: My name is […]

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Behind the Scenes of Arts Collective @HCC’s Workshop Production of ‘House’: Part 4: Cast Members Tom Matera, Christian Preziosi, and Taylor Purnell, and Crew Member Chania Hudson

In Part 4 of 5 interviews with the Playwright/Director and cast members of House at Arts Collective @ HCC, meet cast members Tom Matera, Christian Preziosi, and Taylor Purnell, and crew member Chania Hudson. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you on our local stages and who you play in […]

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Broadway Producer Donald Trump and DCMetroTheaterArts’ NYC Reviewer/Columnist Richard Seff’s Play ‘Paris is Out!’ by Michael Paul in the NY Times

In yesterday’s NY Times, Michael Paul’s article called For a Young Donald J. Trump, Broadway Held Sway talked about how Donald Trump dabbled in becoming a Broadway Producer when he invested in DCMetroTheaterArts’ Richard Seff’s play Paris is Out! Here’s a Synopsis of Paris is Out! from Richard Seff’s website. “Hortense and Daniel, a married couple of over […]

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The 2015/16th Annual WATCH AWARD WINNERS

Announcement of Nominations 16th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors THE WATCH AWARDS Winners Were Announced on Sunday, March 6. 2016  at The Birchmere, in Alexandria, VA WINNERS ARE IN BLUE __ Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical (5)  Kevin Garrett – Chess – Kensington Arts Theatre  Drew Moberley – Little Shop of Horrors – […]

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