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Meet the Director and Cast of Prince George’s Little Theatre’s ‘Once Upon a Mattress’: Part 1: Director Frank Pasqualino

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the director and cast of Prince George’s Little Theatre’s Once Upon a Mattress, meet Director Frank Pasqualino. Please tell our readers about yourself and about other shows on local stage you have directed in the past year? The last show I directed was The Game’s Afoot at The Little Theatre […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of ‘All My Sons’ at Peace Mountain Theatre Company: Part 2: Elyon Topolosky

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the Director and cast of Peace Mountain Theatre Company‘s production of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, meet Elyon Topolosky. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell readers where they may have seen you perform on local stages. Elyon: Hi I’m Elyon Topolosky, a 6th grader at the Berman Hebrew Academy. I moved […]

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An Interview with ‘One in the Chamber’ Cast Members Danielle Bourgeois, Grace Doughty, and Liz Osborn

Meet One in the Chamber cast members Danielle Bourgeois (Kaylee), Grace Doughty (Ruthie), and Liz Osborn (Jennifer). Joel: When did you first get the ‘theater bug’ and what is your first memory of appearing on the stage? Where did you get your theater training? Danielle: I was born with the acting bug, I just didn’t have the word […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of ‘All My Sons’ at Peace Mountain Theatre Company: Part 1: Director Laurie T. Freed

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the Director and cast of Peace Mountain Theatre Company‘s production of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, meet Director Laurie T. Freed. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell readers where they may have seen shows you directed on local stages. Laurie: Hello! My name is Laurie T. Freed. I am the […]

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Meet the Cast of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s ‘Laughing Stock’: Part 2: Director Shawn G. Byers

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast of The Little Theatre of Alexandria’s production of Charles Morey’s Laughing Stock, meet Director Shawn G. Byers. Joel: Tell our readers where they may have see you on the stage or directing other shows.  Shawn: My directing past includes Plaza Suite (LTA), Bent (Dominion Stage), Funny […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of ‘Calendar Girls’ at McLean Community Players, Part 6: Anne Megan Hilleary

In Part 6 of a series of interviews with The Playwright, Director, and cast of Calendar Girls at McLean Community Players, meet Anne Megan Hilleary. Joel: Tell our readers where they may have seen you on local stages. Anne Megan Hilleary: As a native of the DC area, I have appeared in several productions throughout my school years […]

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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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Meet the Director and Cast of ‘Calendar Girls’ at McLean Community Players, Part 5: Jennifer Greene

In Part 5 of a series of interviews with The Playwright, Director, and cast of Calendar Girls at McLean Community Players meet Jennifer Greene. Joel: Tell our readers where they may have seen you on local stages. Jennifer: I’ve most recently performed with The Washington Revels’ Heritage Voices, which sings Civil War era music. I’ve also been a […]

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Metropolitan Youth Theatre’s Season in Review by Yves Nguyen

Children’s, youth, and student theatres exist all over the country, however, none are entirely run by any of the above, under the college age, other than the Metropolitan Youth Theatre in Washington DC. More often than not adults dictate student theatres or at least curate them. Theatre education for kids (students generally between the ages 13-18 […]

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Meet the Director and Cast of ‘Calendar Girls’ at McLean Community Players, Part 2: Kathryn (Katie) Johnston 

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with The Playwright, Director, and cast of Calendar Girls at McLean Community Players, meet Kathryn (Katie) Johnston. Tell our readers where they may have seen you on local stages. I was seen last fall as Martha Gillette in MCP’s production of Game’s Afoot, and before that with Silver […]

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In The Moment: An Interview with Richard Heinrich, Mario Baldessari, and Lynn Sharp Spears on Spooky Action Theater’s Reading of ‘The Bison Beast of Dubois’ on 8/22 & 23

Having recently returned from some time away in Wyoming from the hustling of DC, my eyes widened when I saw an email from Spooky Action Theatre for several staged readings for a play that takes place in Wyoming. The play is The Bison Beast of Dubois written by local playwright and actor Mario Baldessari. On […]

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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 Playwright, Director, and Cast of ‘Tying the Knot’ Part 5: Felix Hernandez by Daniel Douek

In Part 5 of a series of interviews with The Playwright, Director, and cast of Tying the Knot at the Baltimore Playwright’s Festival, playing at Fells Point Corner Theatre, meet Felix Hernandez.Daniel: Tell our readers where they may have seen you on local stages  Felix: I have been in one other full-length production with the Salem […]

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