Author Archive | Joel Markowitz

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Interviews With the Cast and Director of Kensington Arts Theatre’s ‘The Laramie Project’: Part 5: Francisco Borja

In Part 5 of a series of interviews with the Director and cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s The Laramie Project, meet Francisco Borja. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you perform before on local stages? My name is Francisco Borja and recent performances that I’ve been in are […]

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An Interview with Composer Steven Lutvak on ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ and his FREE Masterclass at Young Artists of America on Tomorrow at AMP -Thursday, February 28, 2016 From 7-9:30 PM

Steven Lutvak’s Tony Award-winning musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder is bringing a lot of laughs to audiences in The Eisenhower Theater at The Kennedy Center. And he is also in town to conduct a Masterclass with young singers artists at Young Artists of America on Monday, January 25th. Joel: Please introduce yourself and […]

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Theatre Performance Updates: January 28th at 9:45 PM

HERE ARE SOME NEW UPDATES RE: THIS WEEK’S PERFORMANCES: UPDATED 9:45 PM on JANUARY 27, 2016 TONIGHT JANUARY 28TH AT 8 PM RESTON COMMUNITY THEATRE’S ‘MASTER CLASS’-SPECIAL PERFORMANCE TONIGHT! ATTENTION TEACHERS: Since schools are closed for the rest of the week, the Reston Community Players would like to offer a last minute discount for teachers […]

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Meet the Cast of Avant Bard’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Part 8: Jenna Berk

In Part 8 of a series of interviews with the cast of Avant Bard’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, meet Jenna Berk.. Joel: Where have local audiences seen you perform recently on stage? Jenna: I played the contortionist and straitjacket escape artist Wendy in Stephen Spotswood’s The Last Burlesque, Pinky Swear’s contribution to Capitol Fringe […]

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Meet The Cast of Britches and Hose Shakespeare Company’s ‘Henry IV’: Dave Joria, Sarah Pfanz, Stephanie Ramsey, and Jay Tilley

In our interview with the cast of Britches and Hose Shakespeare Company’s gender-blind production of Henry IV, Part 1, meet Dave Joria (Prince Hal), Sarah Pfanz (Hotspur), Stephanie Ramsey (King Henry) and Jay Tilley (Falstaff). Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you perform on our local stages. What […]

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Interviews With the Cast and Director of Kensington Arts Theatre’s ‘The Laramie Project’: Part 4: Clancey Yovanovich

In Part  4 of  a series of interviews with the Director and cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s The Laramie Project, meet Clancey Yovanovich. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you perform before on local stages? Clancey: I’m Clancey Yovanovich – a 2015 American University graduate with a BA in Musical Theatre.  Why […]

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Meet the Cast of Avant Bard’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’: Part 3: Zach Brewster-Geisz

In Part 3 of a series of interviews with the cast of Avant Bard’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, meet Zach Brewster-Geisz. Joel: Where have local audiences seen you perform recently on stage? Zach: Among other places, I’ve recently been at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory (Merchant of Venice, Taming of the Shrew, Midsummer), Pallas Theatre […]

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Interviews With the Cast and Director of Kensington Arts Theatre’s ‘The Laramie Project’: Part 3: Natalie McManus

In Part  3 of  a series of interviews with the Director and cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s The Laramie Project, meet Natalie McManus. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you perform before on local stages? I have been active in theatre for many years, acting, producing, directing, and teaching theatre skills, […]

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Interviews With the Cast and Director of Kensington Arts Theatre’s ‘The Laramie Project’: Part 2: Zoe Bulitt

In Part 2 of  a series of interviews with the Director and cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s The Laramie Project, meet Zoe Bulitt. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you perform before on local stages? My name is Zoe Bulitt and recent performances I have been in are Jesus Christ Superstar […]

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Interviews With the Cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s ‘The Laramie Project’: Part 1: Susan S. Porter

In Part One of  a series of interviews with the Director and cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s The Laramie Project, meet Susan S. Porter. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you perform before on local stages? My name is Susan S. Porter. For the past 15 years I’ve been performing at […]

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A Chat With Douglas Sills on Appearing in ‘Kiss Me Kate’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

It was wunderbar having an opportunity to schmooze with Douglas Sills, who is having a blast appearing in Shakespeare Theatre Company’s fabulously entertaining production of Kiss Me Kate.  Joel: Why did you want to be part of this production of Kiss Me Kate at Shakespeare Theatre Company? When were you first contacted about playing Fred Graham/Petrucio? Douglas: They […]

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