Author Archive | Winters Geimer

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Review: ‘Finian’s Rainbow’ at Live Arts Maryland

When Finian’s Rainbow opened on Broadway in 1947, it was a scandal. White and black performers shared the same stage, it argued that blacks were full citizens (with rights!), and that whites and blacks could be friends. These happenings are not so scandalous today. However, the subtler political messages about property rights, government over-reach, racial […]

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‘One Man Star Wars Trilogy’ at Baltimore Soundstage

“Artoo, What are we doing here…in Baltimore?” It’s not uncommon for a show to open with a musical number. It’s also not uncommon for the opening number to be sung by a single performer. It is unusual to hear someone sing the 21st Century Fox theme, by themselves and then follow it up with the familiar […]

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Save the Day and Get a Medal: An Interview with Charles Ross, Star of ‘One Man Star Wars Trilogy’ Coming to Baltimore Soundstage This Friday

DCMetro Theater Arts’ Winters Geimer had an exclusive interview with Charles Ross on what you should know before the show and his thoughts on the upcoming Star Wars films. This is the first time that Charles Ross has returned to Baltimore since 2008. One Man Star Wars Trilogy is in town for one night only this […]

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‘Sense & Sensibility’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s Sense & Sensibility is the ultimate tale of First World problems. While the story predates both hashtags and the concept of the First World, it is tale of the rich who suddenly find themselves in the middle class. Like any good soap opera, the problems are relatively trivial, but utterly engrossing. There […]

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‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’ at Spotlighters Theatre

The biggest question many theater goers will have leaving Beauty Queen of Leenane is “What is Complan?” Allow me to save you much speculating and googling, according to the Complan company website, “Complan is a tasty range of nutritional supplement drinks with protein, carbohydrate, and 26 vitamins and minerals, including B vitamins.” According to Mag […]

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‘Watch on the Rhine’ at The Colonial Players

Watch on the Rhine takes place during a seldom explored or even talked about era in American history. After the Great Depression and The New Deal, but before the bombing of Pearl Harbor there existed a dark period of uncertainty. In Europe, countries and territories fell to the Axis powers. One by one, rights were […]

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‘The Liar’ at The Colonial Players

The Liar is the (tall) tale of an outrageous liar who manages to charm his way into your heart. Originally written by Pierre Corneille in 1643 and adapted by David Ives in 2010. This adaptation is reminiscent of the era in which it was originally written while still being relevant today. Dorante (Fred Fletcher-Jackson) is the […]

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‘Welcome to the White Room’ at Glass Mind Theatre

Welcome to the White Room by playwright, Trish Harnetiaux, is a world premiere and how fortunate we should consider ourselves to have such a provocative, new show in Baltimore. Director Chris Cotterman artfully presents a challenging subject matter with aplomb. Glass Mind Theatre’s Season 5: Bound consists entirely of previously never-performed work. One can only […]

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‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at Spotlighters

The Rocky Horror Show first premiered in June of 1973 at a 63-seat theater in London. Since then, the show has been staged all over the globe in ever larger theaters. Perhaps the most famous version of The Rocky Horror Show is its film adaptation, The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Those who have seen the The […]

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