Thursday, April 20: Jim Lokay of Fox 5 News interviewed Joel Markowitz on his battle to fight ALS, and the importance of continuing his legacy work at DCMetroTheaterArts.com.
John Stoltenberg, a friend and contributor to DCMTA, spoke of the significance of DC Theatre Scene’s Gary Maker Award which will be presented to Joel at the May 1 cabaret. Watch it here
As we reported earlier, on learning the news of Joel’s illness, Carolyn Griffin of MetoStage and Lorraine Treanor of DC Theatre Scene began planning a gala cabaret event to honor Joel’s work. That GoFundMe event, which has raised $5,744 to help with Joel’s mounting medical bills, has sold out, the organizers reported this morning.
Contributions on the main GoFundMe page for Joel has raised $17,064 with a goal of $30,000.