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Joy hails from Washington, DC, and is a 2010 graduate of The Professional Actor Training Program at UNC-Chapel Hill/PlayMakers Repertory Company. Joy’s notable theater credits include: Mary T. & Lizzy K (Arena Stage), Ruined (The Denver Center), Invisible Man (Studio Theater /Huntington ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Joy hails from Washington, DC, and is a 2010 graduate of The Professional Actor Training Program at UNC-Chapel Hill/PlayMakers Repertory Company. Joy’s notable theater credits include: Mary T. & Lizzy K (Arena Stage), Ruined (The Denver Center), Invisible Man (Studio Theater /Huntington ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Peacock Shares BEL-AIR Official Trailer Photo VIDEO: Peacock Shares BEL-AIR Official Trailer
by Michael Major - Jan 10, 2022

Set in modern-day America, Bel-Air is a serialized one-hour dramatic analogue of the 90's sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air that leans into the original premise: Will's complicated journey from the streets of West Philadelphia to the gated mansions of Bel-Air. The series dives deeper into the conflicts that were impossible to explore in a sitcom.

Winners Announced For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards Photo Winners Announced For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards
by BWW Awards - Jan 5, 2022

Winners have been announced for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards. The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Gaslight's GODSPELL Leads Be Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Gaslight's GODSPELL Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Remaining Performances of August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS Canceled at Arena Stage Photo Remaining Performances of August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS Canceled at Arena Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 23, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the cast and creative team for Tony Award-nominated August Wilson’s Seven Guitars, directed by Tazewell Thompson (Arena’s Jubilee).

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Gaslight's GODSPELL Leads Be Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Gaslight's GODSPELL Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Peacock Announces BEL-AIR Official Premiere Date Photo Peacock Announces BEL-AIR Official Premiere Date
by Michael Major - Dec 16, 2021

Set in modern-day America, Bel-Air is a serialized one-hour dramatic analogue of the 90's sitcom 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' that leans into the original premise: Will's complicated journey from the streets of West Philadelphia to the gated mansions of Bel-Air. With a reimagined vision, Bel-Air will dive deeper into the inherent conflicts.

Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Gaslight's GODSPELL Leads Best Musical Photo Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Gaslight's GODSPELL Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Dec 13, 2021

Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; First Stats Announced! Photo Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; First Stats Announced!
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021

Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

BWW Review: A Subtle SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage Photo BWW Review: A Subtle SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage
by Benjamin Tomchik - Dec 4, 2021

August Wilson’s story of seven friends in post-war Pittsburgh may take a while to get started, but don’t let the slow pace or lengthy run time fool you. The play, and Arena’s production, have all the ingredients of great drama - rich characters, powerful writing, and human introspection - and together they simmer and tell a timeless story about race and economic inequality in America.

VIDEO: Peacock Shares BEL-AIR Early Teaser Photo VIDEO: Peacock Shares BEL-AIR Early Teaser
by Michael Major - Nov 23, 2021

Set in modern-day America, Bel-Air is a one-hour dramatic analogue of the 90’s sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” that leans into the original premise: Will’s complicated journey from the streets of West Philadelphia to the gated mansions of Bel-Air. Bel-Air will dive deeper into the inherent conflicts, emotions and biases in the series.

Cast and Creative Team Announced for August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage Photo Cast and Creative Team Announced for August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the cast and creative team for Tony Award-nominated August Wilson’s Seven Guitars, directed by Tazewell Thompson (Arena’s Jubilee).

Peacock Announces Full Cast For BEL-AIR Reboot Photo Peacock Announces Full Cast For BEL-AIR Reboot
by Michael Major - Sep 14, 2021

Peacock’s highly anticipated drama series Bel-Air, a contemporary reimagining of the beloved and culture defining 90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has announced the full main cast.

Don't Miss FINDING HER VOICE- Available to Stream on Broadway On Demand Photo Don't Miss FINDING HER VOICE- Available to Stream on Broadway On Demand
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 11, 2021

Here are the reviews! Look at what people are saying about Finding Her Voice- The Stage Play:

Finding Her Voice â€" The New Stage Play Everyone is Talking About! Photo Finding Her Voice â€" The New Stage Play Everyone is Talking About!
by - Aug 21, 2021

In Finding Her Voice we meet 15-year-old Joy Jones, the only daughter of Janelle and Jordan Jones, who we'll also meet, including grandma Gigi, AKA Mama Joyce, and Joy’s only uncle, Jay. Joy is the apple of her parents’ eye; she’s loving, bubbly, and brings true joy to anyone around her.

Cape Cod Theatre Project Announces Cast For ROADKILL Photo Cape Cod Theatre Project Announces Cast For ROADKILL
by Stephi Wild - Jul 10, 2021

CCTP will present two livestreamed readings of Roadkill, Thursday, July 15 and Saturday, July 17, both at 7:00pm ET. Learn more about the production and how to view it!

BWW Review: THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE  streaming from Washington Stage Guild Photo BWW Review: THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE streaming from Washington Stage Guild
by Roger Catlin - Mar 18, 2021

A strong cast and steady pace make this rare performance of Shaw's first hit work a worthwhile free tune-in.

Photo Flash: Washington Stage Guild Presents THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE Photo Photo Flash: Washington Stage Guild Presents THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2021

The Washington Stage follows up on its greatly popular presentation of Don Juan In Hell last November with a very different “devilish” play by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw.

BWW Video: Watch Arena Stage's Latest World Premiere Film THE 51ST STATE Photo BWW Video: Watch Arena Stage's Latest World Premiere Film THE 51ST STATE
by Elliot Lanes - Sep 16, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater’s latest world premiere film, “The 51st State', is now available to stream. You can watch the film by clicking here.  The hyper-local 60-minute docudrama created by Washington, D.C. artists through the voices of 11 residents was inspired by protests and the reignition of a movement after the murder of George Floyd and the quest for creating the 51st state and sovereignty in Washington, D.C. From a first-time protestor to a fourth-generation Washingtonian political scientist, to artists, an attorney, people of faith, and a retired couple moved to take part in the movement despite the COVID-19 risks, these diverse perspectives and real-life stories are vividly told and transformed into affecting narratives by 10 local playwrights. 

Arena Stage Debuts Third World-Premiere Film THE 51ST STATE Photo Arena Stage Debuts Third World-Premiere Film THE 51ST STATE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 11, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater's latest world premiere docudrama, The 51st State, will receive its world premiere through Arena Stage's Supper Club on September 16 at 7 p.m. Following the premiere, viewers can join artists and creatives for a post-film discussion and after-party on Zoom.

Q-Fest Playwriting Festival 3.0 Rescheduled To This Sunday Photo Q-Fest Playwriting Festival 3.0 Rescheduled To This Sunday
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2020

After a moment of reverence and reflection after the shooting of Jacob Blake, Adventure Theatre MTC, ArtsCentric, 4615 Theatre Company, and Convergence Theatre have announced that Q-Fest 3.0 has been rescheduled to September 6, 2020 at 2:00PM.

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