Monthly Archives: March 2014

Interview with actor, Jason Maddy

Interview with actor, Jason Maddy

  Jason Maddy is currently playing an apprentice painter in the Tony Award winning production of RED.  San Diego Rep is producing the piece as well as holding events tied to the show including; actor talk backs, a poetry slam, music performances, an art exhibition, meet the artists, and more.   The Playbill Collector (TPC):… Continue Reading

Interview with Stage Manager, Sharon Strich

Interview with Stage Manager, Sharon Strich

Sharon Strich and I met years ago when we did Coast Kids Theatre in Oceanside, CA.  She and I both acted along with our siblings in countless musicals.  We reconnected a few months ago over a little theater reunion party.   The Playbill Collector (TPC): When did you decide to quit acting and start tech?… Continue Reading

The Who & The What at La Jolla Playhouse

The Who & The What at La Jolla Playhouse

Last February, La Jolla Playhouse started a new initiative called the DNA New Work Series.  This project was created to support new plays and musicals.  It brought in audience members to workshop pieces.  One of the plays was THE WHO & THE WHAT by Ayad Akhtar.  After the workshop, the play was chosen for the… Continue Reading

The 39 Steps at Lamb’s Players

The 39 Steps at Lamb’s Players

THE 39 STEPS is a play which consists of four actors.  One actor plays the hero, an actress plays three women and the other two actors play every other character in the show.  THE 39 STEPS has a SPAMALOT feel to it, with a hint of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN.   The play itself is a spy story… Continue Reading

Interview with Choreographer, Michael Mizerany

Interview with Choreographer, Michael Mizerany

Michael Mizerany has served as choreographer for many shows in the San Diego the past few years.  He has been the recipient of numerous awards including two Lester Horton Awards and the Bravo San Diego Award for Outstanding Choreographer of 2012. Last year, he was nominated for a Craig Noel Theater Award for Outstanding Choreography for ALTAR BOYZ. He… Continue Reading

Into the Woods at Penn State

Into the Woods at Penn State

Penn State’s Musical Theatre production of INTO THE WOODS, is a fairytale piece which strings classic characters such as Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Witch and others together, and forms a web.  Each character has something they want and are in search of.  The first act is for the most part, happy but then the second act… Continue Reading