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BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Megan GravesBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Megan Graves
by Elliot Lanes - June 23, 2017

Today's subject Megan Graves is currently living her theatre life on stage at Adventure Theatre as the title character in Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook. The production runs through August 14th at the company's performance space in Glen Echo Park. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Austin ColbyBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Austin Colby
by Elliot Lanes - June 9, 2017

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BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Veanne CoxBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Veanne Cox
by Elliot Lanes - June 7, 2017

Today's subject Veanne Cox is currently living her theatre life onstage at Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) playing the role of Arsinoé in The School for Lies. The show runs through July 9th at the Lansburgh Theatre. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Taylor StanleyBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Taylor Stanley
by Elliot Lanes - June 2, 2017

Today's subject Taylor Stanley is living his theatre life as a company member of  New York City Ballet (NYCB), one of the most famous and prestigious ballet companies in the country. With repertoire works that feature choreography by such greats as George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins, it's easy to understand why the company has that status. NYCB begins a one week engagement at the Kennedy Center's Opera House on June 6. The two programs will feature the works of George Balanchine, Christopher Wheeldon, Justin Peck, and the DC premiere of a work by Alexei Ratmansky. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Natascia DiazBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Natascia Diaz
by Elliot Lanes - May 23, 2017

Today's subject Natascia Diaz is currently living her theatre life onstage at Signature Theatre playing the whore with a heart Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Joe Calarco. The production runs through July 2nd. Previously she appeared at Signature in West Side Story, The Threepenny Opera (2015 Hayes Award nomination), and Kiss of the Spider Woman. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Emily TownleyBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Emily Townley
by Elliot Lanes - May 18, 2017

Today's subject Emily Townley is currently living her theatre life over at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company where she is preparing to begin performances of Taylor Mac's play Hir. The production plays from May 22nd through June 18th. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Sun King DavisBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Sun King Davis
by Elliot Lanes - May 16, 2017

Today's subject Sun King Davis is currently living his theatre life onstage in Rorschach Theatre's world premiere play Forgotten Kingdoms by Randy Baker. The production continues through May 21st at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Sherri Edelen and Thomas Adrian SimpsonBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Sherri Edelen and Thomas Adrian Simpson
by Elliot Lanes - May 5, 2017

Today's subjects, Sherri Edelen and Thomas Adrian Simpson, are currently living their theatre lives in tech for Jesus Christ Superstar at Signature Theatre. Thomas is playing the high priest Caiaphas and Sheri, in a brilliant turn of non-traditional casting, will be playing King Herod. The production runs from May 9th to July 2nd. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Steve QuintilianBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Steve Quintilian
by Elliot Lanes - April 27, 2017

Over the past week this column featured two remarkable ladies named Tina Ghandchilar and Julie Dixon. They are currently living their theatre lives as part of a production of Chess at The Theatre Lab School of the Performing Arts. The show opens this evening and runs through May 6th. Now it's time to feature one of the male leads. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Julie DixonBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Julie Dixon
by Elliot Lanes - April 25, 2017

Today's subject, Julie Dixon, is currently living her theatre life onstage at the Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts where she will be opening in the pop rock musical Chess. The production plays this weekend through May 6th. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Adam Pascal and Anthony RappBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp
by Elliot Lanes - April 24, 2017

Today's subjects, Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp, are most commonly associated with one particular Broadway show – Rent. This Friday night, April 28th, you can see them join forces once again at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland, and it promises to be a really good time. It may also introduce you other aspects of their theatre lives since that groundbreaking 1990s musical. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Tina GhandchilarBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Tina Ghandchilar
by Elliot Lanes - April 21, 2017

Today's subject Tina Ghandchilar is currently living her theatre life in the most stoked way possible. She is currently preparing to star as Florence in Chess at The Theatre Lab School for the Dramatic Arts, which, in my opinion, is the best arts in education institution in DC. The production runs from April 27th through May 6th. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Lorene ChesleyBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Lorene Chesley
by Elliot Lanes - April 19, 2017

Today's subject Lorene Chesley is currently living her theatre life as Valerie Johnston in Arena Stage's production of Smart People in the. The show marks Lorene's Arena Stage debut. It runs through May 21st in Arena Stage's Kreeger Theater space. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Joy Zinoman and Logan VaughnBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Joy Zinoman and Logan Vaughn
by Elliot Lanes - April 17, 2017

Today's subjects, Joy Zinoman and Logan Vaughn, are currently living their theatre lives over on H Street at Mosaic Theater Company. They are the directors for the company's current South Africa: Then & Now repertory, which is comprised of the Athol Fugard's classic Blood Knot and the newer A Human Being Died That Night by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela and adapted for the stage by Nicholas Wright. The rep represents the old and the new. It's appropriate that Mosaic's genius Artistic Director Ari Roth has enlisted a veteran director of over 50 years and a hot up-and-coming director to bring the plays to vivid life onstage at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kim Scharnberg and Christopher YoustraBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kim Scharnberg and Christopher Youstra
by Elliot Lanes - April 14, 2017

Today's subjects, Kim Scharnberg and Christopher Youstra, are currently living their theatre lives as the orchestrator and musical director, respectively, for the Ford's Theatre production of Ragtime. The show continues through May 20th. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with George CaldwellBWW Interview: Theatre Life with George Caldwell
by Elliot Lanes - April 5, 2017

Today's subject George Caldwell is currently living his theatre life as one of the composers and the onstage pianist for the creative dance troupe Urban Bush Women. The company performs Walking with'Trane this Friday and Saturday in the Eisenhower Theater at Kennedy Center. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Roz RyanBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Roz Ryan
by Elliot Lanes - March 29, 2017

Today's subject has been living her theatre life onstage and on screen for 40 years now. You might know Roz Ryan from the hit television show Amen, but for the past eighteen years she has been playing the keeper of the keys Matron “Mama” Morton in the hit musical Chicago either on Broadway or on tour. She is the longest running actress ever to play the role since joining the show in 1999. You can see Roz in action here in DC when Chicago heats up the Kennedy Center from April 4th to the 16th. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Colin HovdeBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Colin Hovde
by Elliot Lanes - March 21, 2017

Today's subject Colin Hovde is living his theatre life in two very different ways. He is currently in his fifth season as the Producing Artistic Director of Theater Alliance which performs at the Anacostia Playhouse. Their current production Mnemonic runs through April 9th. The show is directed by Hovde. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Robert CarterBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Robert Carter
by Elliot Lanes - March 16, 2017

Today's subject Robert Carter has, for the past 21 years, been living his theatre life as a member of the world famous all-male comic ballet troupe known as Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. That makes him the longest running member of this internationally known troupe. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Corey MachBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Corey Mach
by Elliot Lanes - March 7, 2017

Today's subject Corey Mach is currently living his theatre life as part of a play that deals with a true “legend” of pop music. I'm referring to that off-pitch sensation Mrs. Miller. Corey Mach portrays her accompanist Simon Bock in Mrs.Miller Does her Thing, which is now playing at Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia through March 26th. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Josh SchmidtBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Josh Schmidt
by Elliot Lanes - March 2, 2017

Today's subject (click on the name for lots of great music) Josh Schmidt is currently living his theatre life at Signature Theatre as the composer/co-lyricist and orchestrator of the world premiere musical Midwestern Gothic. The production runs from March 14 to April 30. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Michael MayesBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Michael Mayes
by Elliot Lanes - February 27, 2017

Today's subject Michael Mayes is living his theatre life playing a murderer on death row in the Washington National Opera production of Dead Man Walking. Michael has performed the role of Joseph De Rocher in multiple productions –including one at Central City Opera in Denver, Colorado – and now local arts aficionados can see him play it at the Kennedy Center's Opera House through March 11th. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Jennifer L. NelsonBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Jennifer L. Nelson
by Elliot Lanes - February 23, 2017

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BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Caroline and Mia RiletteBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Caroline and Mia Rilette
by Elliot Lanes - February 13, 2017

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BWW Interview: Theatre Life with AnnMarie MilazzoBWW Interview: Theatre Life with AnnMarie Milazzo
by Elliot Lanes - February 12, 2017

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