Interviews and Features

An Interview with Come Fly Away’s Ashley Blair Fitzgerald by Carolyn...

Ashley Blair Fitzgerald swings back into town When you dance in a Twyla Tharp show, you’ve got to do more than pirouettes or pretty ballet steps. Tharp’s...

Designers Colin K. Bills, David Ghatan, and Matt Rowe on their...

The Designers: Colin K. Bills, David Ghatan, and Matt Rowe Joel: Where were you when you found out that you had been nominated for a Helen Hayes Award,...

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...

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...

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...

An Interview with Justin Kiska on Directing ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ at...

Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre in Frederick, MD presents the classic tale of duality, Frank Wildhorn's musical Jekyll & Hyde, directed by Justin Kiska. Teresa:...

An Interview with ‘Be Careful! The Sharks Will Eat You!’ Writer...

Beginning April 4th MetroStage will present Be Careful! The Sharks Will Eat You! - the compelling tale of one family’s escape from Cuba. The one-man...

Interview with Director Steven J. Satta and Actor Joseph Ritsch of...

Steven Satta Fleming is directing Daniel MacIvor's heartbreaking and funny The Soldier Dreams at Iron Crow Theatre Company, and Steven Satta Fleming is playing Richard.The play is...

‘From Auditions to the Lair: Eitan Mazia on playing The Phantom...

It was a night to remember when Eitan Mazia made his entrance in The Phantom of the Opera at a packed auditorium at Winston...

An Interview with Actress Emily Morrison by Pat Davis

Emily Love Morrison is a Washington, DC actor, who most recently performed in American Century Theater’s  Little Murders, by Jules Feiffer. She offered her...

An Interview with Constellation Theatre Company’s Allison Stockman by Pat Davis

Constellation Theatre Company is one of Washington, DC’s under-the-radar wonders. Founded in 2007, the theater company, in its intimate space at Source, has quietly...

Artistic Director Kevin Finkelstein on Molotov’s ‘Julius Caesar’ by Joel Markowitz

Why would Molotov Theatre Group pick a Shakespearean classic to produce? I asked Molotov's Artistic Director Kevin Finkelstein to fill us in. "The decision to...

Stage Write: ‘An Interview with Maryland Film Festival’s Rahne Alexander’ by...

Entering its 14th year, Maryland Film Festival is an annual four-day event that takes place the first weekend of each May, presenting top-notch film and video...

Stage Write: ‘A Chat With Actor Johnny Alonso’ by Teresa McCormick...

Actor and area native Johnny Alonso discusses with wit and candor how determination and a love for performing took him from fronting a local...

Sherman Yellen on ‘Josephine Tonight’

I fell in love with Sherman Yellen's musical The Rothschilds when I was a kid growing up in Buffalo, NY. I was thrilled when I...

In ‘Stage Write’: An Interview With Stevenson University’s Chris Roberts by...

Teresa McCormick Ertel interviews Chris Roberts, head of Stevenson University's Theater Department, about their growing program and tackling the powerful drama, Miss Evers’ Boys. Teresa: Tell...