Writer: Ashton Marcus

Ashton Marcus is a radio personality on KUCI 88.9 FM in Irvine (Fridays 4:00-5pm PST)

Ashton's Audio Interview: The cast of “YELLOW FACE” at The Beverly Hills Playhouse

A play where truth and fiction blur, the hilarious and biting Yellow Face is based on the author's own life. When Hwang mistakenly makes a disastrous casting decision, he quickly gets in over his head. As the situation spirals further out of control, he finds himself at the center of a government intrigue and investigation.* … Continue reading Ashton's Audio Interview: The cast of “YELLOW FACE” at The Beverly Hills Playhouse


Ashton's Audio Interview: The cast of “Pizza Man” at The Dorie Theatre at the Complex

Darlene Traviotto's “Pizza Man” is a serio-comedy that intends to turn the tables on sexism. Written in the 80's, Pizza Man is a story of two 20-something women, Julie and Alice, who decide to vent their patriarchy-induced frustrations in a drastic way. Distressed with the state of their lives and their place in the world … Continue reading Ashton's Audio Interview: The cast of “Pizza Man” at The Dorie Theatre at the Complex


Ashton's Audio Interview: Steven M. Porter - Frank Moth on Hart of Dixie stars in ‘Much Ado About Avengers' at Media Park

Thor, Prince of Aragon, sends word that he is visiting Black Panther, the governor of Messina, after a victorious military superhero engagement elsewhere. He arrives chaperoned by Loki, his half-brother, with whom he has quarreled and recently reconciled, and his friends and fellow superheroes, Captain America and Iron Man. They are greeted warmly by Black … Continue reading Ashton's Audio Interview: Steven M. Porter - Frank Moth on Hart of Dixie stars in ‘Much Ado About Avengers' at Media Park


Ashton's Audio Interview: Murray Mednick (award winning playwright) and the cast of "Mayakovsky and Stalin" at The Lounge Theatre

According to Mednick, “The play traces the parallel stories of these two couples. Lilya was a B actress who convinced Stalin, after Mayakovsky's suicide, to restore Mayakovsky to the canon of accepted Soviet poets. Nadya committed suicide during a state dinner, renouncing both her husband and his policies. It's about the repercussions of power, about … Continue reading Ashton's Audio Interview: Murray Mednick (award winning playwright) and the cast of "Mayakovsky and Stalin" at The Lounge Theatre


Ashton's Audio Interview: Benjamin Scuglia author of "The Man Who Saved Everything" at Theatre West

A timely, compelling and absorbing exploration of hoarding, family and memory, our possessions and the connections that bind us together.* Enjoy this interview about Benjamin Scuglia's “The Man Who Saved Everything” at Theatre West, running until Sep 23rd. You can listen to this interview while commuting, while waiting in line at the grocery store or … Continue reading Ashton's Audio Interview: Benjamin Scuglia author of "The Man Who Saved Everything" at Theatre West


Ashton's Audio Interview: Howard Storm - veteran television director (Mork & Mindy, Laverne & Shirley, Full House) and the cast of "Screwball Comedy" at Theatre 40

The year is 1938, and newly laid-off perfumier, Mary Hayes is trying to break into the male dominated world of newspaper journalism. Editor-In-Chief Bosco Godfrey sets a competition between his egotistical star reporter Jeff Kincaid and plucky Mary assigning them to cover a society wedding. If Jeff writes the better story, he gets to keep … Continue reading Ashton's Audio Interview: Howard Storm - veteran television director (Mork & Mindy, Laverne & Shirley, Full House) and the cast of "Screwball Comedy" at Theatre 40


Ashton's Audio Interview: Deanne Bray - Emma Coolidge on NBCs "HEROES" stars in ‘Arrival & Departure' at the Fountain Theatre

In this modern-day, re-imagined stage adaptation of the classic 1945 British film Brief Encounter, a Deaf man and a hard-of-hearing woman, two married strangers, meet accidentally in a New York City subway station. As their casual friendship develops into something deeper, each is forced to confront how their simmering relationship could forever change their lives … Continue reading Ashton's Audio Interview: Deanne Bray - Emma Coolidge on NBCs "HEROES" stars in ‘Arrival & Departure' at the Fountain Theatre


Ashton's Audio Interview: Ryan McCartan - Diggie Smalls on Disney Channel's Original Comedy Series, Liv and Maddie stars in ‘Mutt House' at Kirk Douglas Theatre

Mutt House is the story of quirky outsider Eddie Corbin. Bullied all his life, Eddie has finally found a place to call home — a neglected downtown animal shelter. When the city threatens to close the shelter, Eddie must do something he's never done before: stand up for himself and fight for what's right. With … Continue reading Ashton's Audio Interview: Ryan McCartan - Diggie Smalls on Disney Channel's Original Comedy Series, Liv and Maddie stars in ‘Mutt House' at Kirk Douglas Theatre


Ashton's Audio Interview: Armin Shimerman (Quark of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine") in the Antaeus Theatre Company's production of "Three Days In The Country"

A fresh, breezy update by Patrick Marber of Turgenev's classic comedy A Month in the Country, this is a tale of unrequited passion, unfolding over the course of three days in the sunny Russian countryside. Full of wit, folly and heart, men and women, both young and old, learn the tender and ridiculous lessons of … Continue reading Ashton's Audio Interview: Armin Shimerman (Quark of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine") in the Antaeus Theatre Company's production of "Three Days In The Country"

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