Interviews and Features

The Lunch and Judy Show: ‘A Special Interview with Ronald Rand’...

I am the host and creator and writer and editor of The Lunch and Judy Show. For four years - every week - DCMTA's...

Zachary Appelman on Playing Henry V at Folger Theatre by Joel...

Zachary Appelman has audiences and critics hailing his royal performance as Henry V at Folger Theatre. He tells us how he prepared for the...

Meet the 2013 Helen Hayes Awards Nominees: Matthew R. Wilson by...

Cate Brewer speaks with Matthew R. Wilson, who is nominated for The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical for Faction of Fools...

Robert Richmond on Directing ‘Henry V’ at Folger Theatre by Joel...

Director Robert Richmond talks about his vision for Henry V at Folger Theatre, which is receiving raves from audiences and local critics alike. Joel: Why did you...

Interview With Filmmaker Wayne Shipley on ‘Day of the Gun’ by...

Interview with Wayne Shipley Using his family’s farm to shoot most of the film, Wayne Shipley and One Eyed Horse Productions recreates the old West circa 1895...

‘Putting Normal Together’ Part 4: Meet Alex Stone, Catherine Callahan, Nick...

This is the final article of our behind-the-scenes look at McLean Community Players' production of Next to Norrmal. Today, meet cast members Alex Stone, Catherine Callahan, Nick...

‘Come to Their Cabaret’: Michael Innocenti & Christina A. Coakley on...

Christina A. Coakley and Michael Innocenti are putting on the finishing touches on their new production of Kander and Ebb's Cabaret at The Keegan Theatre. The...

What Version of ‘Cabaret’ Did Damascus Theatre Company Select? by Keith...

Damascus Theatre Company presents Cabaret. Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Book by Joe Masteroff; Based on the play I Am A...

Tomorrow & Sunday ‘Bravo@KAT Presents ‘The Music Man JR.’ & Meet...

They say when one door closes another opens. The same is true of theatre curtains, theatrical productions and theatre companies. BRAVO@KAT, Theatre for Young...

Part One: Wanderlust Theater Lab: An Interview with Founder Roselie Vasquez-Yetter...

AN INTRODUCTION TO MARYLAND'S OWN WANDERLUST THEATER LAB Local theater maven and international aid and advocacy worker Roselie Vasquez-Yetter decided three years ago that it...

An Interview with Bourgeon’s Rob Bettmann by Rick Westerkamp

Rob Bettmann, both artist and arts manager, has compiled a collection of essays, poems, artwork and interviews from the issues of Bourgeon magazines. These...

Our Marians: Josie Weinberg & Tobi Baisburd of Bravo@KAT’s ‘The Music...

Part One: Meet the cast of Bravo@KAT's The Music Man Jr. Introducing our Marians: Josie Weinberg & Tobi Baisburd. Hi! My name is Josie Weinberg, I'm twelve...

Musicians of Mercy ‘Prelude to Peace” Response to Gun Violence’ Benefit...

Musicians of Mercy has been performing themed benefit concerts for worthy causes and inspiring community members to action since 2010. Under the direction of Robin...

Part 5: “The Tempest: Such Stuff as Dreams are Made on”:...

You have heard from The Tempest: Such Stuff as Dreams are Made on’s director, designers, board members, artistic directors…but what about the actors? This...

Michael Mainwaring: Dancing up a Storm in Signature Theatre’s ‘Dreamgirls’

I have been watching Michael Mainwaring perform since I saw him 'steal the show' at Ford's Theatre in Shenandoah. I admire his talent, enthusiasm, and...

Interview with Director and Filmmaker Jay Taylor on ‘Masse’ by Teresa...

Director and filmmaker Jay Taylor speaks to Teresa McCormick Ertel about his latest project, Massé - a feature length contemporary film noir described as “Old Hollywood meets...

Ann Lowe on Directing Prince George’s Little Theatre’s ‘Moon Over Buffalo’...

Prince George’s Little Theatre is in production for Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo, which is a hilarious farce/comedy that takes the audience into the world of...

Tonight at 8 PM: ‘Finishing the Hat: A Tribute to Stephen...

This is my second semester as an adjunct professor of theatre at George Mason University, where I teach a Musical Theatre Workshop. Edward Gero,...

James Gardiner and the Cast on ‘Finishing the Hat: A Tribute...

This is my second semester as an adjunct professor of theatre at George Mason University, where I teach a Musical Theatre Workshop. Edward Gero,...

Lauren ‘Coco’ Cohn on Playing Rosie in ‘Mamma Mia!’ on Broadway...

There is one performance that I will always remember and that's Coco Cohn's performance of three kooky characters in Glimpses of the Moon at MetroStage....