David Simon

In the moment with Pat Moran: Baltimore's casting director supreme recalls turning points in her career

In the moment with Pat Moran: Baltimore's casting director supreme recalls turning points in her career

Pat Moran has won multiple Emmys, and we haven’t. She’s a near-lifelong friend and cohort of John Waters, and we’re not. She’s been a key cog in Baltimore’s under- and above-ground arts movements for more than half a century, and we still wish we had made it to Martick’s at least once before it closed.

No wonder she’s one of the most fascinating, perceptive and respected people on the city’s arts scene. Fresh off helping to cast a D.C. and Northern Virginia shoot for 2020’s highly anticipated “Wonder Woman 1984,” she’s happy to talk about anything — except her age, which she steadfastly refuses to reveal, save that she’s about the same age as her friend Waters, who’s 72. And she...

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