Joseph “Light” Marchese, technical director/production manager of The John Drew Theatre, died at St. Charles Hospice in Port Jefferson, NY on December 2 after a long and valiant battle with brain cancer. Marchese was born on September 9, 1958 in Albany, NY. He was a committed and respected member of the entertainment community for over 29 years, having worked in NYC as stage manager of the Bottom Line, production manager at the Ritz nightclub, and technical director of the Limelight. All ...

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