We in the theater community lost a great friend with the passing of Joel Markowitz. As many know, Joel was diagnosed with ALS in March of this year. Since then, he dedicated himself to continuing his life’s work as a passionate champion of the theater and, especially, what Joel lovingly called “the little guys,” […]
On November 7, 2017, we lost Founding Editor and Publisher, Editor Emeritus, Joel Markowitz. Joel was a seasoned theatergoer, an enthusiastic patron, and a tireless advocate for the DC theater community and beyond. We remember him here, in this permanent tribute to his memory.
Tributes and expressions of affection and appreciation for Joel have been pouring in. This is a space for us to celebrate and remember our friend, Joel Markowitz. Use the comments to share feelings, favorite stories, and photos. Joel was very special, and I’m forever grateful I knew him. Usher trips to NY. Tony-watching potluck parties. […]
The DC Metro Theater Arts family is devastated to announce the loss of our Founder and Editor Emeritus, Joel Markowitz. Joel passed away at 2:40 pm this afternoon from the effects of ALS. A fighter until the very end, Joel died in his home, surrounded by family, loved ones and his rabbi. Joel will be […]