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An Interview with Filmmaker Gabriel DeLoach on his Double Dagger Documentary ‘If We Shout Loud Enough’ by Teresa McCormick Ertel

Filmmaker Gabriel DeLoach follows Baltimore underground punk band Double Dagger and intimately explores the experience of their final tour in his latest documentary, If We Shout Loud Enough. Teresa: Double Dagger is an intense 3-man band with the bassist taking on multi- instrument sound. Were you familiar with their work prior to this project? Gabriel: […]

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An Interview with Filmmaker Gabriel DeLoach by Teresa McCormick Ertel

Filmmaker Gabriel DeLoach follows Baltimore underground punk band Double Dagger and intimately explores the experience of their final tour in his latest documentary, If We Shout Loud Enough. Teresa: Double Dagger is an intense three-man band with the bassist taking on multi- instrumental sounds. Were you familiar with their work prior to this project? Gabriel: I went to […]

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An Interview With Theater Without Limits’ Suzi Eldridge on Summer Camp and ‘Snoopy!’ by Teresa McCormick Ertel

THEATER WITHOUT LIMITS: CARROLL COUNTY MARYLAND SUMMER CAMP FOR CHILDREN OF ALL LEARNING STYLES AND ABILITIES Suzi Eldridge shares her passion her bringing an inclusive acting program to the community that pairs actors, both well trained and aspiring, for Snoopy! The Musical. Teresa: Tell us about the inception of Theater Without Limits. What sparked the […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts is One Year Old Today!

DCMetroTheaterArts is one year old today. Thanks to all our readers for supporting and visiting our site. A special thank you to the theatre and arts communities who welcomed us and reached out to help us and support our efforts. And to all the following DCMTA writers and staff and volunteers who helped make this […]

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An Interview with BOOM Theatre Company’s Ryan Nicotra by Teresa McCormick Ertel

Thanks to the energetic and visionary direction of Ryan Nicotra, BOOM Theatre Company is quickly becoming Harford County’s premier spot for quality theater that is cerebral yet accessible. Ryan and company are delivering culture as well as infusing it into the community by providing free workshops to encouraging teachers and students to become part of the […]

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

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 the modern era.” Teresa:  Who wrote the screenplay? Jay: I wrote the screenplay, and my wife Courtney was the story/script consultant. It was in development for a little over a year, […]

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The Cast of The Glyndon Area Player's 2012 production of 'Hairspray.' Photo by Dana Rampolla.

‘Hairspray’ at Glyndon Area Players by Amanda Gunther

I can hear the bells! They were ringing loud and clear at the Glyndon Area Players 2012 production of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Hairspray. It’s the Baltimore classic and you all know the story – Tracy Turnblad the big beautiful girl who wants to dance on the popular sock-hop TV show and get television integrated […]

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Rehearsing "Good Morning Baltimore" for Friday's opening of 'Hairspray.' Photo by Teresa McCormick Ertel.

Director Homero Bayarena on Glyndon Area Players’ ‘Hairspray’ by Teresa McCormick Ertel

Glyndon Area Players is a community theater group known for going big, and this year it offers a stellar production of Hairspray, which is opening this Friday, August 10th. I am also the Assistant Director. Baltimore’s favorite musical is brought to the stage with bold sets, Choreographer Dejelle Johnson’s energetic choreography, and Gordon Green’s deft […]

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Director Joshua McKerrow. Photo by Joshua McKerrow.

Josh McKerrow on Directing ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Reisterstown Theatre Project by Teresa McCormick Ertel

Shakespeare in the Park, as brought to the community by Reisterstown Theatre Project, has become a welcome summer staple in the area. This year, from July 27 through August 11th, RTP is  offering is the quintessential love story and tragedy, Romeo and Juliet. Director Josh McKerrow gives us his insight on his production under the […]

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Fanon Hill speaking to students at The Baltimore Rennaisance Project. Photo by Theresa Keil.

Interview of Fanon Hill By Teresa McCormick Ertel

Art can cross barriers of culture and race and build bridges of understanding. Fanon Hill and his partner Sam Holmes created the Black Male Identity Project – that utilizes the arts, such as painting drawing and writing, to connect with the community and change damaging stereotypes of black males in our society. The project has […]

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An Interview with Justin Kiska on Directing ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ at Way Off Broadway by Teresa McCormick Ertel

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: What was your first personal exposure to Jekyll & Hyde?  Have you seen the production staged before? Justin: The first time I saw the show was its original tour before […]

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Interview with Director Steven J. Satta and Actor Joseph Ritsch of Iron Crow Theatre Company’s ‘The Soldier Dreams’ by Teresa McCormick Ertel

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 a poignant glimpse into the final days of a dying man surrounded by his partner and loved ones. Steven Satta Fleming (Director) What is The Soldier Dreams about and what drew you […]

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Stage Write: ‘An Interview with Maryland Film Festival’s Rahne Alexander’ by Teresa McCormick Ertel

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 work from all over the world, with filmmaker in attendance to present their work. Each year the festival screens approximately 50 feature films and 75 short films of all varieties – […]

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