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Looking for Philly writers for DCMTA, War Horse videos. and here's what's happening in DC Metro Area Theatres

From: Joel M.
Sent on: Saturday, November 10, 2012 8:36 AM


Hi Everyone! Come visit DC! Our theatre scene is booming and there's lots to see. Here is our weekly update at DC Metro Theater Arts - my site where I am the Publisher and Editor and where 57 writers attempt everyday to cover this rich theatre and arts scene. Darlene is one of our writers. We are looking to increase our Philly coverage so if you are a writer and are a regular theatre goer, contact me at [address removed] or call me[masked] and let's talk about writing on a regular basis and help Darlene cover the rich Philadelphia theatre scene. Send me a writing sample to [address removed] I can't pay you a salary but what I can do is get you two press tickets and will get your wrok read by theatregoers from all over the world. The site is averaging 1900+ visits everyday and is extremely popular in the DC area, NYC, Baltimore, and all around the country. We get 100s of hits from London and have over 21,000 likes/fans from all over the world on our facebook page. Here's the link to DC Metro Theater Arts. The magnificent production of War Horse concludes its run at The Kennedy Center this weekend. In our first joint video collaboration with TheDCPlace (our sponsor) here are two exciting video interviews with the actors who give life to Joey. I hope you like them. If you have seen the show, feel free to let our readers know what you thought about the show and our videos by leaving a comment in the comment box at the bottom of our article.
It was an extremely busy and exciting week on DC Metro Theater Arts, with us posting 28 reviews and a dozen articles and interviews. This really shows the diversity of the DC Metro area's theatre and arts community. We turned 8 months old on Wednesday, and I want to thank you for your support and for becoming regular readers of DCMTA. Sign up for our Daily Newsletter on the top right of the homepage. Like us on our facebook pagejj Articles/Interviews/Video Ballet Royale is hosting a benefit for the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund this Sunday from 2-5 PM in Columbia, MD. You can make a donation to the Red Cross if you can't make the benefit. Pat Davis was in Mexico and reports on a new play by an American-born playwright. You can watch the entire play at the end of the article. There is a talk back tomorrow night at Port City Playhouse with Playwright David Emerson Toney and Adventire Theatre MTC's Michael J. Bobbitt after the 8 PM performance of The Soul Collector. Natalie McCabe's new 'Married to the Stage' article highlighting Kathy and Scott Griffith. An interview with 'Master Harold...and the boys' Sean McComas from Bay Theatre Company's critically acclaimed production that closes this weekend. Try to get there to see it. Jordan Wright's new 'Nibbles and Sips' article from DC to AC to NYC and Back to DC. Lots of great restaurant suggestions. Lots of carbs in this article. Actor John Dow was a member of the Helen Hayes Award-winning Best Ensemble in Heroes at MetroStage and now he's performing another role in Everyman Theatre's production of Heroes. I interviewed John about both productions and both roles. The British Players present a pantomine holiday family show. R.U.X. is back at FallFringe. Peter Filichia's 'Filichia on Friday' on Kritzerland. Watch a video interview with a member of 'Team Joey' at War Horse at The Kennedy Center. It was shot by Todd Clark of TheDCPlace who is our sponsor. This is the first of joint projects both our sites will be doing. Part Two will be posted next week. Rich Massabny has been a theatre and food critic for 25 years. Here's an article by Barbara Ruben about Rich and his wife Judy in The Beacon. Here's my interviews with composer/musician Tom Teasley who is has written a new score for Folger Theatre's The Conference of the Birds and Bill Largess who is starring in Mary Rose at Rep Stage. 4 local playwrights have their plays commissioned by National New Play Network. Theatre Lab to honor Michael Kaiser at their Benefit Cabaret on November 11th. Our new series 'The're the Altar Boyz,' begins as we go behind the scene of 1st Stage's upcoming production of the Off-Broadway hit Altar Boyz. In Part One, Director/Scenic and Costume Designer Steven Royal introduces his cast and designers and tells us how be became the director of the show. In Part Two meet Zack Powell the only kosher member of the cast. In Part Three meet Edward Nagel. Mřenka Čechová brings her show She is Nancy/Joe to Mead Flashpoint. REVIEWS (1) S/He is Nancy Joe at Flashpoint. (2) Mame at Laurel Mill Playhouse. (3) Glenngarry Glenn Ross at American University. (4) Venus at Howard University. (5) Linda Eder at Strathmore. (6) The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Program 1 at The Kennedy Center. (7) All My Sons at The Keegan Theatre. (8) To Gillian on her 37th Birthday at Peter's Alley Theatre Company. (9) Mary Rose at Rep Stage. (10) Keb' Mo' at Strathmore. (11) The Soul Collector at Port City Playhouse (Don't miss this one!) (12) Melissa Etheridge at Strathmore. (13) Hubbard Street 2 and CityDance Dancers at Strathmore. (14) Oliver Twist at Creative Cauldron ArtSpace. (15) Equus at Taking Flight Theatre Company (one not to miss!) (16) All Shook Up at Rockville Musical Theatre. (17) Titus Andronicus at The Naval Academy's Masqueraders. (18) Nunsense at The Alliance Theatre. (19) La Boheme at The Lyric. (20) Inexcusable Fantasies at Strand Theater Company. (21) The Solar System at Pointless Theatre. (22) Dr. John at Strathmore. (23) Assassins at Catholic University. (24) Amarillo at Gala Hispanic Theatre. (25) Galactica with Jeffrey Johnson. (26) Sweeney Todd at George Washington University. (27) Cabaret Masacre at Happenstance Theatre (28) Midori in Concert at Strathmore. See you in the theatre. Joel Markowitz, DC Metro Theater Arts


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