Archive | Joel Says

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!


Meet the Cast of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s ‘Laughing Stock’: Part 1: Will MacLeod

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of Charles Morey’s Laughing Stock, meet Will MacLeod. Joel: Where have local audiences seen you perform on the stage? Will: I’ve been in many local productions, including shows at McLean, Port City, Arlington Playhouse, and Prince William Little Theatre. Why […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Summer 2015 Scene Stealers: Part 1

The summer of 2015 brought many Scene Stealing moments and here is Part 1 of some of our favorites. ______ Hassan Allen as Hero and Molly Janiga as Philia Singing “Lovely’ in A Funny Happened on the Way to the Forum at Montgomery College’s Summer Dinner Theatre “The comically stereotypical young lovers, Hero (Hasani Allen) and […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of ‘Kiss Me Kate’ at NextStop Theatre Company: Part 1: Director Michael J. Bobbitt

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast of Kiss Me Kate at NextStop Theatre Company, meet Director Michael J. Bobbitt. Joel: Please tell our readers about yourself and about other shows on local stage you have directed in the past year? Michael: Hi DCMTA readers, I am the Producing Artistic Director of Adventure Theatre […]

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Meet the Cast of ‘Spamalot’ at The Port Tobacco Players‏: Part 1: Jimmy Payne

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast of The Port Tobacco Players’ Spamalot – meet Jimmy Payne. Tell our readers where they may have seen you on local stages. Little Theater of Alexandria: 1776 (John Adams), Shenandoah (Charlie Anderson). The Arlington Players: Ragtime (Tateh), Fiddler on the Roof (Tevye), Follies, (Ben), Guys & Dolls (Nicely Nicely), […]

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2015 Capital Fringe Preview #9: ‘Cold As Death’

“People ask me ‘where do you find these plays?’ says Catherine Aselford, Artistic Director of Guillotine Theatre, “and I always wonder why they don’t ask me ‘why do you find these plays?’ I can’t help it. I find myself irresistibly drawn to the image of a violated tomb.” Although Catherine has directed eight Capital Fringe […]

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Meet the Cast of Damascus Theatre Company’s ‘The Wedding Singer’: Part 3: Tim Kurtzberg and Cam Sammartano

In Part 3 of a series of interviews with the cast of The Wedding Singer, meet Tim Kurtzberg & Cam Sammartano who play Robbie Hart’s bandmates Sammy and George in Damascus Theatre Company’s production of The Wedding Singer at the Arts Barn. Please introduce yourselves and tell our readers where they may have seen you perform before […]

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