Joel MarkowitzPublisher Emeritus and Editor Emeritus
Joel Markowitz founded DC Metro Theater Arts in 2012 and oversaw it until succumbing to ALS in November of 2017. He is sorely missed by the entire Mid-Atlantic theater community.
Nicole HertvikEditor-in-Chief and Publisher
Nicole oversees editorial and management decisions at DC Metro Theater Arts. She has a masters degree from Columbia in international affairs and is pursuing a masters in journalism from Georgetown. In her spare time, (ha!) she is raising three beautiful daughters.
John StoltenbergCommunications Advisor
An accomplished writer, John holds masters degrees in theatre arts from Columbia and in public relations and communications from Georgetown. He has more than three decades of experience working professionally in publishing and graphic communications.
David SiegelSenior Advisor
David has decades of experience with DC area professional theater community as a theater company marketing director, theater company Board President, Helen Hayes Judge and skilled arts and entertainment writer for print and online media. David is a member of the American Theatre Critics Association, the national association of professional theater critics.
Darby DeJarnetteMarketing and Public Relations Manager
Darby is an experienced marketing and business development specialist and avid theater fan. She is thrilled to be transitioning to a focus on public relations with DC Metro Theater Arts. Darby is pursing a master's degree in Strategic Communication at American University. Go Eagles!
Deb MillerNYC Critic
Deb Miller (PhD, Art History) is the Senior Reviewer, Writer, and Editor for New York City, where she grew up seeing every show on Broadway. She has written and lectured extensively on the arts and theater throughout the world, and has served for more than a decade as a Voter, Nominator, and Judge for the Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre.
Brett WidmannWebsite Manager
Brett has been a full-time freelance developer since 2012, and was a pit musician while growing up in Central Wisconsin. When he isn't coding, he can be seen at concerts in Chicago and posting food pics to his Instagram.