Dancer Owen Johnston Finds Theatre-Admin Muscle

Written by Briana Warsing.

“I’ve danced on Broadway stages; I’ve danced on stages all over the world. I’ve danced at the Kennedy center for two different Presidents; I’ve danced everywhere,” but when it comes to the Main Street Theatre and Dance Alliance (MST&DA), Executive Director Owen Johnston is sticking to the inside office. “I don’t teach anything at MST. I’ve not been seen on a MST stage in any kind of performance capacity, ever,” he says.

Islander’s Unusual Musical Gets Important Break

Written by David Stone.

Doug Brandt’s 20-year career in theatre took a giant step forward on Sunday, March 23. That evening, the first staged reading of his new musical play, A Great Infidelity, drew a capacity audience at the Emerging Artists Theatre on 28th Street.

Thrift Shop in a Makeover: Airy-Bright

Written by Jim Baehler.

“Why do I have to clean my room and pick up my stuff?” Has there ever been a parent of a teenager who has not heard that complaint? The mother of Fr. Kevin Malik, recently appointed priest of the Island’s St. Frances Cabrini parish, was no exception. Her response to young Kevin was simple, “If it’s yours, take pride in it.”

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