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This is the place where I can tell you how I feel, promote young and up-and-coming actors, and let you know what I think about what’s happening in our theatre community. And I’l be writing “They Stole the Show,’ an article about actors/actress/singers that ‘stopped the show.’ And you’ll have your chance to chime in!

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Meet the Cast of Damascus Theatre Company’s ‘Children of Eden’: Part 4: Kevin James Logan

In part four of a series of interviews with the cast of Damascus Theatre Company’s Children of Eden, meet Kevin James Logan. Joel: Where have local theatergoers seen you perform before on our local stages? What roles have you played? Kevin: Most recently theatre goers could have seen me Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre’s production of The […]

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Daisy Eagan: From Her Tony Award-winning Mary Lennox to Playing Martha in ‘The Secret Garden’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company

I rarely see a show twice, but I saw the Broadway production of The Secret Garden with Daisy Eagan 12 times. What a thrill it is to chat with her as she prepares to star as Martha in Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of The Secret Garden. Joel: How did you get involved with Shakespeare Theatre Company’s The […]

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Come to KAT’s ‘Cabaret’: Part 5: Meet Liz Weber

In Part 5 of a series of interviews with the cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s (KAT) Cabaret, meet Liz Weber. Where have local theatergoers seen you perform before on our local stages? What roles have you played? Most recently I performed at the Arts Barn in the Kentlands in The Drowsy Chaperone, and before that in Quilters. I […]

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Meet the Cast of ‘Ruthless! The Musical’ at Creative Cauldron: Part 3: Meet the Cast of ‘Ruthless! The Musical’ at Creative Cauldron: Part 3: Tamarin Ythier

In Part 3 of a series of interviews with the cast of Ruthless! The Musical at Creative Cauldron, meet Tamarin Ythier. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you appear on local stages and roles you have played. Tamarin: I’m Tamarin Ythier (not named after the monkey). I performed in […]

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Craig Wallace on Playing Louis ‘Satchmo’ Armstrong in ‘Satchmo at the Waldorf’ at Mosaic Theater Company of DC

He is one of my favorite actors and now Craig Wallace has received rave reviews and standing ovations for his riveting and tour de force performance as Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong in Terry Teachout’s Satchmo at The Waldorf, which ends its run this weekend at Mosaic Theater Company of DC. Joel:  What is it about Louis Armstrong […]

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Come to KAT’s ‘Cabaret’: Part 2: Meet Chuck Dluhy

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s (KAT) Cabaret, meet Chuck Dluhy. Joel: Where have local theatergoers seen you perform before on our local stages? What roles have you played? Chuck: I played Uncle Fester in KAT’s production of The Addams Family.  I’ve also recently been seen as Lord […]

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Meet The Cast of The Castaways Repertory Theatre’s ‘Cat On A Hot Tin Roof’: Part 1: Jay Tilley and Matthew Scarborough

In part 1 in a series of interviews with the cast of Castaways Repertory Theatre’s production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, meet Matthew Scarborough and Jay Tilley. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you perform on our local stages. What shows and roles you have played? Matthew: […]

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Andrew L. Baughman on Landless Theatre Company’s New ‘Symphonic Metal’ Version of ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ Playing Through 9/25 at The Arts Barn

Landless Theatre Company has taken another classic Tony Award-winning Best Musical – Rupert Holmes’ The Mystery of Edwin Drood – and has adapted it into a Symphonic Metal production. Producing Artistic Director Andrew L. Baughman takes us on this journey. Joel: Why was The Mystery of Edwin Drood the perfect choice to turn into a Symphonic Metal production? Andrew: […]

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