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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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A Chat with Patti LuPone on ‘Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda’ on September 27th, 2014 at ‘Arts by George’ at George Mason University

Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone and I had a conversation about her upcoming performance of Coulda Woulda Shoulda coming up at George Mason University’s Arts by George on September 27th at The Center for the Arts. It’s a benefit for George Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts, and the money raised that night will help fund student scholarships and […]

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‘Making Sparks': Meet the Managing Director, Cast, and Director of Theater Alliance’s ‘Spark’ Part 2: Sarah Strasser

Spark by Caridad Svich opens this weekend at the Anacostia Playhouse and runs through September 28, 2014. This gritty, powerful drama tells the story of a veteran returning from war, and the ongoing battle she and her family face to overcome economic challenges, emotional conflict, and the spectre of war that haunts them. Spark also opens […]

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‘Making Sparks': Meet the Managing Director, Cast, and Director of Theater Alliance’s ‘Spark’ Part 1: Elliott Bales

Spark by Caridad Svich opens this weekend at the Anacostia Playhouse and runs through September 28, 2014. This gritty, powerful drama tells the story of a veteran returning from war, and the ongoing battle she and her family face to overcome economic challenges, emotional conflict, and the spectre of war that haunts them. Spark also opens […]

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Meet the Cast of Wolf Pack Theatre Company’s ‘Masquerade’ Part 6: Carol V. Calhoun (Emma)

In Part Six of a series of interviews with the cast of Wolf Pack Theatre Company’s production of Masquerade, meet Carol V. Calhoun (Emma).  Joel: Where have theatregoers seen you perform on the stage? Carol: “The Flood” in The Vagina Monologues with the Rude Mechanicals at Greenbelt Arts Center. -Meg in The Actor’s Nightmare with Chevy Chase Players at […]

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Meet the Cast of Wolf Pack Theatre Company’s ‘Masquerade’ Part 5: Timothy Jansen (Steven)

In Part Five of a series of interviews with the cast of Wolf Pack Theatre Company’s production of Masquerade, meet Timothy Jansen (Steven). Joel: Where have theatregoers seen you perform on the stage? Timothy: In A Christmas Carol with Wolfpack Theatre Company last December. Why did you want to become involved in Masquerade? I am a social worker […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of PGLT’s ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’: Part 4: Casey Baum (Eugene)

In Part Four of a series of interviews with the director and cast of Prince George’s Little Theatre’s Brighton Beach Memoirs, meet Casey Baum (Eugene). Joel: Please introduce yourself, and tell our readers how you heard about Prince George’s Little Theatre’s auditions for Brighton Beach Memoirs. Casey: My name is Casey Baum and I play Eugene in PGLT’s production […]

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Meet the Cast of Wolf Pack Theatre Company’s ‘Masquerade’ Part 3: Lauren Giglio (Janet)

In Part Three of a series of interviews with the cast of Wolf Pack Theatre Company’s production of Masquerade, meet Lauren Giglio (Janet). Joel: Where have theatregoers seen you perform on the stage? Lauren: Wolf Pack Theatre Company, Kensington Arts Theatre, NASA’s Madd group, Greenbelt Arts Center, Bowie Community Theatre, and Bowie High School. Why did you […]

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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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