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Review: ‘Hairspray JR.’ at the Bowie Community Theatre Youth Theatre Program by Sharon Preator

Tracy Turnblad reminds us that “You gotta think big to be big” as Bowie Community Theatre (“BCT”) delivered a big success with Hairspray JR. for their Youth Theatre Program’s first production. This shorter, more child-friendly version of the John Waters film, with book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics […]

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Sarah (Samantha McEwen) and Coalhouse (Anwar Thomas). Photo by Brian Binney.

‘Ragtime’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse by Amanda Gunther

You’ll get a sensational feeling for that music of the early 1900’s and life in New York City as Ragtime rolls into the Laurel Mill Playhouse to kick off the summer season. Directed by Michael V. Hartsfield, with musical direction provided by Stephen Deininger, this powerful musical is heartfelt and Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahren’s […]

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