Author Archive | Joel Markowitz

Meet the Director and Cast of PGLT’s ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’: Part 3: Sophie Speciale (Nora)

In Part Three of a series of interviews with the director and cast of Prince George’s Little Theatre’s Brighton Beach Memoirs, meet Sophie Speciale (Nora). Joel: Tell me a little about yourself and how you started acting? Sophie: I have been acting since I was about eight. I realized I really enjoyed theater when I attended classes at […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of PGLT’s ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’: Part 2: Annalie Ellis (Laurie)

In Part Two of a series of interviews with the director and cast of Prince George’s Little Theatre’s Brighton Beach Memoirs,  meet Annalie Ellis (Laurie). Joel: Where have local theatregoers seen you perform on the stage? Annalie: I am a freshman at the Performing and Visual Arts Magnet at Annapolis High School majoring in Theater. As well […]

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Meet the Cast of Wolf Pack Theatre Company’s ‘Masquerade’ Part 2: Alie Kamara (Kyle)

In Part Two of a series of interviews with the cast of Wolf Pack Theatre Company’s production of Masquerade, meet Alie Kamara (Kyle). Joel: Where have theatregoers seen you perform on the stage? Alie: At Prince Georges Community College and the Greenbelt Art Center. Why did you want to become involved in Masquerade? I was intrigued by the whole […]

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Scene Stealers-Week Ending August 17, 2014

Here are this week’s Scene Stealers. Congrats to our honorees! _______ Stacy Crickmer as Lady of the Lake singing ‘Diva’s Lament’ and “Find Your Grail’ in Monty Python’s Spamalot at Zemfira Stage “Songs and scenes that caught your reviewer’s eyes and ears for mention included: Crickmer lamenting her lack of appropriate stage time with “Diva’s Lament” (Whatever […]

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Final 2 Performances Today at 2:30 & 8 PM for ‘An Evening with Danny Kaye’ at The American Century Theater

You have two more chances today at 2:30 PM and 8 PM to see the critically acclaimed An Evening with Danny Kaye starring Helen Hayes Award winner Brian Childers. David Friscic, in his review for DCMetroTheaterArts said: “Brian Childers IS the exact personification of Danny Kaye in the wonderfully amusing and slightly manic current production at The […]

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Scene Stealers-Week Ending August 9, 2014

Here are this week’s Scene Stealers. Congrats to our honorees! _______ Spencer Boyd as Farquaad Singing and Dancing “What’s Up Duloc?” and “The Battle of Farquaad” at Shrek at The Alliance Theatre. “And, it’s hard to stop laughing when Spencer Boyd (Farquaad) is on stage. He is required to be on his knees most of the time as […]

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‘Side Show’ is Broadway-Bound! Previews Begin on October 28th with Official Opening on November 17th at The St. James Theatre

Great news from The Big Apple: Side Show which played from June 14 – July 13, 2014 at The Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater, and opened to rave reviews, is now headed to The St. James Theatre on Broadway with previews beginning on October 28th and the official opening on November 17th. It’s so well-deserved for this exceptional production! […]

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