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BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Chris ClarkBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Chris Clark
by Elliot Lanes - October 10, 2019

Today's subject Chris Clark is currently living his theatre life in a big way. He is making his national tour debut in the Jimmy Buffet extravaganza Escape to Margaritaville. The tour plays here in DC through October 13th at the National Theatre. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Matt TorneyBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Matt Torney
by Elliot Lanes - September 24, 2019

Today's subject Matt Torney is currently the Associate Artistic Director of Studio Theatre. Their excellent current production of Doubt: A Parable is helmed by Torney and plays through October 6th in Studio's Metheny space. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Mike DaiseyBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Mike Daisey
by Elliot Lanes - July 12, 2019

Today's subject Mike Daisey is probably best known here in the DC area for his many magnificent monologues that he has performed at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. These appearances include The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, How Theater Failed America, and The Trump Card. He is currently living his theatre life at Arena Stage where he is performing his epic A People's History as part of Capital Fringe's Curated Series. The show runs through July 21st. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with John Dempsey and Dana P. RoweBWW Interview: Theatre Life with John Dempsey and Dana P. Rowe
by Elliot Lanes - July 11, 2019

Today's subjects Dana P. Rowe and John Dempsey are currently living their theatre lives as the writing team for the excellent swashbuckling World Premiere Musical Blackbeard at Signature Theatre. The production runs through July 14th in the MAX. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Deb Gottesman and Claire SchoonoverBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Deb Gottesman and Claire Schoonover
by Elliot Lanes - July 2, 2019

Today's subjects Deb Gottesman and Claire Schoonover are currently living their theatre lives onstage at Keegan Theatre playing two very resourceful and cutthroat senior citizens in the DC area premiere of David Lindsay-Abaire's Ripcord. The production runs through July 6th. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Alexander StrainBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Alexander Strain
by Elliot Lanes - June 30, 2019

Today's subject Alexander Strain is living testament to the old adage that you can come home again. You probably remember Alexander from his many wonderful performances all over town at places like Theater J and Round House Theatre. Recently he took a break from acting to get his Masters in Psychology and many of his fans myself included were wondering if he would ever return to the stage. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Eden EspinosaBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Eden Espinosa
by Elliot Lanes - June 15, 2019

Today's subject Eden Espinosa is currently living her theatre life as part of the national tour of the William Finn/James Lapine musical Falsettos where she is portraying the role of Trina. The show is currently playing in the Eisenhower Theater at the Kennedy Center and will continue through June 23rd. The tour will then travel to Charlotte, North Carolina for its final stop where it will end on June 30th. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Holly TwyfordBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Holly Twyford
by Elliot Lanes - June 14, 2019

When an actress has a long and distinguished career they are sometimes referred to as a Grande Dame. Today's subject Holly Twyford is what we call the Grand Damn! of DC Theatre. Throughout her many years of performing at pretty much every large theatre in town she proves time and time again that she is a force of nature every time she steps onto an area stage. Holly can currently be seen in the Round House Theatre production of A Doll's House Part 2. The show is running through June 30th at the Lansburgh Theatre while Round House Theatre completes its renovation for a fall re-opening. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with David MuseBWW Interview: Theatre Life with David Muse
by Elliot Lanes - May 29, 2019

Today's subject David Muse is currently living his theatre life as the Artistic Director of Studio Theatre. This season marks his ninth in the position. He became only the second Artistic Director in the company's history when founder Joy Zinoman stepped down in 2010.He is currently represented as a director at Studio Theatre with The Children which is now playing through June 9th in the Metheny Theatre space. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Lourdes LopezBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Lourdes Lopez
by Elliot Lanes - May 21, 2019

Since 2012 today's subject Lourdes Lopez has been living her theatre life as the Artistic Director of Miami City Ballet. The company is performing May 31st through June 2nd at the Kennedy Center as part of Ballet Across America. The May 31st performance is a shared program with Dance Theatre of Harlem who will be performing May 28th through the 30th. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with KenYatta RogersBWW Interview: Theatre Life with KenYatta Rogers
by Elliot Lanes - May 17, 2019

Today's subject KenYatta Rogers is currently living his theatre life onstage at Signature Theatre playing Folk Man 3 in Spunk. The production directed by the esteemed Timothy Douglas runs through June 23rd in Signature's ARK space. The show is KenYatta's Signature Theatre debut. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Zonya LoveBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Zonya Love
by Elliot Lanes - May 16, 2019

Today's subject Zonya Love is currently living her theatre Life performing the role of Georgia Gordon in Arena Stage's production of Jubilee. The show runs through June 9th in Arena Stage's Kreeger Theater space. Zonya is making her Arena Stage debut with this production. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Julia RhoadsBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Julia Rhoads
by Elliot Lanes - May 1, 2019

Today's subject Julia Rhoads is currently living her theatre life as the founding Artistic Director of Lucky Plush Productions. Lucky Plush is a dance company that melds dance with theater, dialogue elements, and more. Their work entitled Rooming House can be seen at the Kennedy Center from May 2nd through May 4th in the Terrace Theater (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Matthew Morrison and Shoshana BeanBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Matthew Morrison and Shoshana Bean
by Elliot Lanes - April 30, 2019

It's that time of year when arts institutions hold their annual galas. This year the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD has a double bill wallop of an evening planned. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Sulmane MaigadiBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Sulmane Maigadi
by Elliot Lanes - April 22, 2019

Spring has sprung here in DC. The cherry blossoms are in bloom, Lawmakers are doing whatever they do and my favorite area art education institution The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts is gearing up for their  spring musical production. This year as part of the Creating a Musical Role class The Theatre Lab will be presenting the Bill Russell/Henry Krieger cult musical Side Show with performances starting on May 2nd and running through May 11th. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Jeremy PriceBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Jeremy Price
by Elliot Lanes - April 17, 2019

Since 2003, today's subject, Jeremy Price has been living his theatre life making noise all over the world in the international percussion phenomenon, Stomp. The current US tour is coming to DC's National Theatre April 23rd, playing through the 28th. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kristin ChenowethBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kristin Chenoweth
by Elliot Lanes - March 29, 2019

Today's subject, Kristin Chenoweth, has been living her theatre life to the fullest since 1993 when Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ cast her as the ingénue in their production of Animal Crackers. The show effectively launched her career and she went on to become a Tony Award-winning actress, and a highly successful recording and concert artist. She has also made many appearances on television and in film. On April 8th you will have the privilege of seeing this immense talent live onstage at The Music Center at Strathmore and, judging from past performances, it's going to a great evening of music. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Laura GiannarelliBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Laura Giannarelli
by Elliot Lanes - March 24, 2019

Today's subject Laura Giannarelli has been living her theatre life for many years now on both sides of the footlights. As a performer she just completed a star turn in Gulf View Drive at Washington Stage Guild (WSG), the company she helped found back in 1986. The company's current show Resolving Hedda runs through April 14th at their home at The Undercroft Theatre at Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Heather McDonaldBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Heather McDonald
by Elliot Lanes - March 18, 2019

As a playwright you always hope that your script gets a first class production at a top theatre. Today's subject, Heather McDonald, is currently living her theatre life on a high as her world premiere play Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity is receiving such royal treatment. Featuring the likes of performers Holly Twyford, Felicia Curry, and Yesenia Iglesias, the production plays through April 7th in Signature Theatre's ARK space. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Nicholas RodriguezBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Nicholas Rodriguez
by Elliot Lanes - March 11, 2019

You most likely know today's subject Nicholas Rodriguez from his many area appearances at Arena Stage. Who could forget his Billy Bigelow in Carousel or his Freddy Eynsford-Hill in My Fair Lady or Curly in Oklahoma!? The latter garnered Nicholas a Helen Hayes Award for Best Actor in a Musical. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kevin Laughon a Memorial to One of the Area's FinestBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kevin Laughon a Memorial to One of the Area's Finest
by Elliot Lanes - February 19, 2019

Today's subject disproves the theory that you can't be good at everything. Kevin Laughon is the Production Associate at Theater J, but his long career of working in the theatre has taken him on both sides of the footlights. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kevin McAllisterBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Kevin McAllister
by Elliot Lanes - February 11, 2019

Today's subject, Kevin McAllister, always has dynamic stage presence no matter the production. Currently he is living his theatre life onstage at Signature Theatre singing the Ken Page track in Ain't Misbehavin'. The production runs through March 10th in Signature Theatre's MAX space. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Sarah MarshallBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Sarah Marshall
by Elliot Lanes - February 7, 2019

Today's subject, Sarah Marshall, has had a long and distinguished DC theater career that spans over three decades. You can currently see her in Admissions at Studio Theatre – one of her theater homes. The production runs through March 3rd. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Jonathan David MartinBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Jonathan David Martin
by Elliot Lanes - February 6, 2019

Today's subject, Jonathan David Martin, came to Washington, DC after accepting a job as Associate Producer of Theater J, but he is currently living his theatre life back onstage in The Heiress at Arena Stage in the role of Morris Townsend This production, which marks his Arena Stage debut, begins performances on February 8th. It plays through March 10th in Arena's Fitchandler Stage space. (more...)
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Matthew BourneBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Matthew Bourne
by Elliot Lanes - January 13, 2019

Today's subject Matthew Bourne has done what some might say is impossible, making his theatre life quite the big deal. Bourne has managed to meld the worlds of classical dance and theatre together in his internationally acclaimed company New Adventures with some pretty terrific results. His latest creation, Cinderella, hits the stage of the Opera House at Kennedy Center on January 15 playing through the 20th. (more...)

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