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Capital Sound: ‘We have Bluegrass Right Here’ by Mike Spain

On April 17th, the area was treated with a true bluegrass treat when Peter Rowan, Tony Rice and the Travelin’ McCourys shared the stage...

Helen Hayes Awards Recipients Announced by Joel Markowitz

Here are the 2012 Helen Hayes Awards recipients, announced at The Warner Theatre on April 23. 2012: Outstanding Resident Musical: Hairspray, at Signature Theatre. Outstanding Resident...

HHA Nominees Michael Bobbitt, Rena Cherry Brown, Jobari Parker-Namdar & Christopher...

Nominees Michael J. Bobbitt, Rena Cherry Brown, Jobari Parker-Namdar, and Christopher Youstra. Joel: Where were you when you found out that you had been nominated for...

Judyisms: ‘What a Trouper!’ by Judy Stadt

Having performed in more than eighty plays to date - I’ve been so happy to have had many, many curtain calls and some of...

The Helen Hayes Awards Nominees: Vishal Vaidya, Dan Van Why, Alan...

Nominees Vishal Vaidya, Dan Van Why, Alan Wiggins, and Rachel Zampelli. Joel: Where were you when you found out that you had been nominated for a...

‘Nibbles and Sips Around Town Does Brunch’ by Jordan Wright

I’m often asked, “Where shall we go for brunch?” “It depends,” I evasively respond, clueless as to your expectations. Prefer outdoors, indoors or lavish...

Karma and Brianne Camp on Their ‘Hairspray’ Helen Hayes Awards Nomination...

Joel: Where were you when you found out that you had been nominated for a Helen Hayes Award, and what was your first reaction?   Brianne: I...

‘The Music of Bill Monroe with Rowan, Rice, McCourys’ at The...

Peter Rowan, Tony Rice, and The Travelin’ McCourys, who are some of the biggest names in Bluegrass came together to honor Bill Monroe...

The Playwrights: Helen Hayes Awards Nominees Deb Margolin, Jason Lott, and...

The Playwrights: Deb Margolin, Jason Lott, and Helen Pafumi _____ Joel: Where were you when you found out that you had been nominated for a Helen Hayes Award and...

Schmoozing with Helen Hayes Awards Nominees Ben Cook and Chris Dinolfo...

Nominees Ben Cook and Chris Dinolfo talk about their performances in Billy Elliot and King Lear. Their performances were full of passion and energy...

Schmoozing With the 2012 Helen Hayes Awards Nominees: Flye, Hébert, Mendenhall,...

I am so happy to begin a series of short interviews with this year's Helen Hayes Award nominees with five of my favorite local...

Introducing ‘Capital Sound’ on DC Metro Theater Arts by Mike Spain

Welcome to Capital Sound! My new column will focus on covering the music scene in the local area around Washington,, DC. Any night one can...

An Interview with CityDance’s Lorraine Spiegler by Jane Coyne

I recently had the opportunity to visit with Lorraine Spiegler - Director of Studio Education of and Conservatory at CityDance. CityDance is a wonderful arts organization,...

Kathryn Kelley on Playing Emily Dickinson in ‘The Belle of Amherst’...

Kathryn Kelley is portraying the poet Emily Dickinson in Bay Theatre Company's production of The Belle of Amherst, and is receiving raves from local...

NIBBLES AND SIPS AROUND TOWN: Hop On In! by Jordan Wright

Seems like the holidays stacked up on us this year. It’s times like these we wish we were still in school or had paid...

Judyisms: ‘The Seagull’ by Judy Stadt

Having acted in more than eighty plays, there are so many funny “happenings” that can take place during the run of a show that become the future...

An Interview with Playwright and Novelist Jessica McHugh by Teresa McCormick...

Teresa: You and I met just before the opening of your first play, Fools Call It Fate, which is a psychological drama about destiny and...

Kyle Carter: From Woodbridge, VA to Washington Heights in ‘In the...

I was talking to my friend Kenny a few weeks ago and he told me about a co-worker named Grace whose son Kyle Carter...

Erik Liberman on Playing The Baker in Centerstage’s ‘Into the Woods’...

Erik Liberman has had a very busy year on and off the stage. When I heard he was going to play The Baker in...

Introducing ‘Judyisms’ by Judy Stadt on DC Metro Theater Arts

Hello Darlings! My name is Judy Stadt and I am a professional actor, vocalist, playwright, illustrator, jewelry designer ... so let’s just call me an...