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This is the place where I can tell you how I feel, promote young and up-and-coming actors, and let you know what I think about what’s happening in our theatre community. And I’l be writing “They Stole the Show,’ an article about actors/actress/singers that ‘stopped the show.’ And you’ll have your chance to chime in!

My Battle with ALS and My Interview on Fox 5 DC...

I was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS) 2 months ago. Since then my world has been turned upside down. I have accepted the grim news...

Meet the Cast of Olney Theatre Center’s ‘Sweeney Todd’: Part Two:...

In Part Two of series of interviews with the cast of Sweeney Todd at Olney Theatre Center, meet E. Faye Butler.   Joel: Please introduce yourself and...

Local Actress Leta Hall Has Passed Away. Here Are Reflections From...

A memorial service for Leta Hall will take place on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at 11 AM at Grace Episcopal Church - 1607 Grace...

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘The Miracle Worker’ at Rockville Little...

In Part Three of a series of interviews with the cast of Rockville Little Theatre's The Miracle Worker, meet Brian Lyons-Burke. Please introduce yourself and...

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘The Miracle Worker’ at Rockville Little...

In part four of a series of interviews with the cast of Rockville Little Theatre's The Miracle Worker, meet Jordan Clifford. Please introduce yourself and...

Meet the Cast of Olney Theatre Center’s ‘Sweeney Todd’: Part One:...

I was so thrilled when Olney Theatre Center announced that David Benoit and E. Faye Butler were cast as Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett...

Interview: Meet the Cast of ‘Loves and Hours’ at Laurel Mill...

In part one of a series of interviews with the cast of Loves and Hours at Laurel Mill Playhouse, meet Alan Barnett. Please introduce yourself...

A Tribute to Tricia Lynn McCauley

Everyone's worst nightmare has occurred-missing local actress Tricia Lynn McCauley and Yoga Instructor had been found and she has passed away. Brian McCauley announced the...

Anya Rothman on Playing Mary Lennox in ‘The Secret Garden’ at...

Anya Rothman is playing the spunky Mary Lennox in Shakespeare Theatre Company's The Secret Garden. She takes is on her journey. Joel: Please introduce yourself and...

Meet the Cast of Damascus Theatre Company’s ‘Children of Eden’: Part...

In part four of a series of interviews with the cast of Damascus Theatre Company’s Children of Eden, meet Kevin James Logan. Joel: Where have...

Henry Baratz on Playing Colin Craven in Shakespeare Theatre Company’s ‘The...

In our second interview with cast members of The Secret Garden at Shakespeare Theatre Company, meet Henry Baratz. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell us how old...

Meet the Cast of Damascus Theatre Company’s ‘Children of Eden’:...

In part three of a series of interviews with the cast of Damascus Theatre Company’s Children of Eden, meet Kendall Sigman. Joel: Where have local...

Daisy Eagan: From Her Tony Award-winning Mary Lennox to Playing Martha...

I rarely see a show twice, but I saw the Broadway production of The Secret Garden with Daisy Eagan 12 times. What a thrill it...

Come to KAT’s ‘Cabaret’: Part 5: Meet Liz Weber

In Part 5 of a series of interviews with the cast of Kensington Arts Theatre’s (KAT) Cabaret, meet Liz Weber. Where have local theatergoers seen you...

Meet the Cast of ‘Ruthless! The Musical’ at Creative Cauldron: Part...

Meet the Cast of ‘Ruthless! The Musical’ at Creative Cauldron: Part 4: Meet Alan Naylor. Joel: Please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they...

Meet the Cast of Peace Mountain Theatre Company’s ‘A Delicate Balance’:...

In Part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast of Peace Mountain Theatre Company's A Delicate Balance, meet Nancy Blum. Joel: Please introduce yourself...

Flying V’s ‘Be Awesome: A Theatrical Mixtape of the 90s’ Bob...

Flying V is winding down its awesome run of Be Awesome: A Theatrical Mixtape of the 90s, and here is cast member Bob Manzo's personal Mixtape. Bob...

Flying V’s ‘Be Awesome: A Theatrical Mixtape of the 90s’ Jon...

Flying V is winding down its awesome run of Be Awesome: A Theatrical Mixtape of the 90s, and here is cast member Jon Jon Johnson's personal...

Meet the Cast of ‘Ruthless! The Musical’ at Creative Cauldron: Part...

In Part 3 of a series of interviews with the cast of Ruthless! The Musical at Creative Cauldron, meet Tamarin Ythier. Joel: Please introduce yourself and...

Craig Wallace on Playing Louis ‘Satchmo’ Armstrong in ‘Satchmo at the...

He is one of my favorite actors and now Craig Wallace has received rave reviews and standing ovations for his riveting and tour de...

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