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Review: ‘Noises Off’ at Everyman Theatre

It is always a good time seeing a production of Noises Off, but Everyman Theatre (Everyman) took it to another level last night. If you are a regular theatregoer, it is quite likely you have seen Noises Off before, possibly even several times. The production team and cast at Everyman cranked this show up to […]

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Review: ‘Psycho Beach Party’ at Stillpointe Theatre

If you’re looking for an escape, there’s a thoroughly entertaining performance of Charles Busch’s perennially popular parody of 1960s beach-blanket cinema that’s just what you need. Busch’s script takes every stock role from the genre, from the sexually aggressive beach bunny (Marvel Ann) to the burnout surfer guru (Kanaka), and gently deconstructs most of them. […]

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Review: ‘Little Women: The Musical’ at Third Wall Productions

Mother’s Day afternoon was spent in a Baltimore church basement where we gathered for the musical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic tale, Little Women. Truth be told, I wouldn’t have wanted to be anywhere else, as Third Wall Productions (“TWP”) offers a delightful divertissement from those “Hallmark” family gatherings that have become so much a […]

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‘The Show Must Go On!’ Preview, Part 2: Interview with Jessica Myles Henkin

Stoop Storytelling, the Baltimore-based live show and podcast that features regular people telling “the extraordinary, true tales of their lives” is partnering with Everyman Theatre to present a night of side-splitting stories about the real-life blunders and behind-the-scenes hijinx of the Baltimore theater community. In the spirit of Everyman’s last show of the 2016/17 season […]

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‘The Show Must Go On!’ Preview, Part 1: Interview with Everyman Founding Artistic Director Vincent Lancisi

In conjunction with their last show of the 2016/17 season – the classic farce, Noises Off – Everyman Theatre is partnering with Stoop Storytelling to present a night of side-splitting stories about the real-life blunders and behind-the-scenes hijinx of the Baltimore theater community. The Show Must Go On! will feature some of Charm City’s favorite […]

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Remembering Anthony Lane Hinkle

Last week, the theater community suffered a great loss with the death of Anthony Lane Hinkle. Below is a lovely tribute, penned by our fellow Baltimore theater reviewer, The Bad Oracle. Please feel free to share your own thoughts and favorite memories of Anthony below in the comments. “My heart is beyond heavy today as […]

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Review: H.T. Darling’s Incredible Musaeum Presents: ‘The Treasures of New Galapagos, Astonishing Acquisitions From the Perisphere’

In the less than two years since it was founded, Submersive Productions (“Submersive”) has established so positive a reputation that tickets to many performances of its new immersive theater experience, H.T. Darling’s Incredible Musaeum presents: The Treasures of New Galapagos, Astonishing Acquisitions from the Perisphere (“Musaeum”) were sold out well in advance of opening night. […]

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‘Beneatha’s Place’ at CENTERSTAGE by Amanda Gunther

As it turns out you still can’t live in a principle. The parallels are drawn here between Bruce Norris’ Pulitzer Prize-Winning play Clybourne Park and CENTERSTAGE’S Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah’s world premier of his new work Beneatha’s Place as CENTERSTAGE presents the second installment in their production of The Raisin Cycle, a rotating repertory of two […]

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 (l to r) Angie (Cynthia Darlow) Jonathan (Justin Kruger) and Sam (Eva Kaminsky). Photo by Richard Anderson.

‘Mud Blue Sky’ at CENTERSTAGE by Amanda Gunther

Tender compassion and wicked wit come to CENTERSTAGE as the world premier of Marisa Wegrzyn’s Mud Blue Sky rounds out the remainder of their 50th Anniversary Season. In this funny new play by Wegrzyn, three flight attendants spend one night in a hotel room along with a rather unusual companion. Along the way they discuss and discover […]

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“Billy Elliot’ at Hippodrome Theatre by Amanda Gunther

Baltimore is being electrified for two weeks only as Broadway Across America in conjunction with Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films, Old Vic Productions, and NETworks Presentations LLC brings the multi-Tony Award- winning musical Billy Elliot to the stage! The dazzling sensation of a young boy growing up in a miner’s town, desperate and […]

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Dion Graham, Susan Rome, John Ahlin, and Charise Castro Smith in CENTERSTAGE's production of 'An Enemy of the People.' Photo by Richard Anderson.

‘An Enemy of the People’ at CENTERSTAGE by Amanda Gunther

Without power what good is the truth? To celebrate the opening of its 50th Anniversary Season, CENTERSTAGE presents Arthur Miller’s adaptation of Ibsen’s classic An Enemy of the People. Directed by Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah, this particularly adaptation acts as a lens through which we examine the contemporary media landscape in regards to topical political problems in […]

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