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Review: ‘Wiseguy Kitchen Dinner Show’ at Germano’s Piattini

Wiseguys, also known as those certain individuals the U.S. Government considers a bit more organized than they should be, descended on the quaint restaurant Germano’s Piattini in Baltimore, MD recently. It seems the Capo of these wiseguys went legit years ago, going from the streets to the kitchen—dedicating himself to cooking and making people enjoy […]

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Review: ‘Political Cabaret’ at Cohesion Theatre, Baltimore Improv Group, and Spotlighters Theatre

As a welcome election-year treat, Cohesion Theatre Company (“Cohesion”), Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre (“Spotlighters”), and the Baltimore Improv Group (“BIG”) have collaborated to create a lighthearted performance event they call Political Cabaret. The production combines “improv, sketch comedy, and musical satire speaking to all things election season.” It’s a night of good fun. The production […]

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‘Zombie Prom’ at Spotlighters Theatre

This musical comedy goes nuclear! Zombie Prom, with Music by Dana P. Rowe, and Book and Lyrics by John Dempsey, currently stalking the underground stage of Spotlighters in Baltimore, is a howl that combines teen hormones, comedy, great music, hysterical lyrics, an amazing cast, and buckets of nuclear waste to create an explosively funny show. Expertly directed […]

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DinoRock Productions Inc.’s ‘Dinosaur Desperados’ at The Puppet Co.

DinoRock Productions Inc. celebrates their 15th guest appearance at The Puppet Company with Dinosaur Desperados, a fun-filled show where the old west meets the old world. “Dino wranglers” Michele Valeri, Ingrid Crepeau, and Steve Little use songs, stories, and creative puppetry to introduce the young audience (and their parents!) to a variety of lesser-known dinosaur […]

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‘Million Dollar Quartet’ at Wolf Trap

Wow, just wow! There is a reason why Million Dollar Quartet is a Tony Award-winning musical. It features a talented cast, amazing singing, and musicianship, incredible music, awesome dance moves by Elvis (thank you very much), an intriguing story, and an insight into music history. Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis coined “The […]

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‘The Addams Family’ at West Potomac High School

Feeling Trapped? Move Towards the Darkness and go out to see The Addams Family at West Potomac High School. Entering the theater, the audience is greeted by the gate to the Addams Family estate – a gruesome spectacle adorned with a large skull, gargoyles, and ADDAMS across the top of the great barrier. My chemical […]

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‘The Great Divorce’ at Lansburgh Theatre

Having successfully adapted C. S. Lewis’ classic The Screwtape Letters into a two-character play, Max McLean and his group Fellowship for Performing Arts have gone for an even bigger challenge: adapting Lewis’s The Great Divorce into a three-character play, now playing at the Lansburgh Theatre. Part fantasy, part spiritual reflection, The Great Divorce (the title […]

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Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons at Strathmore

Just too good to be true, we can’t take our eyes off Frankie Vallie and his crew The Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons show at Strathmore last night was sold out and so is tonight’s performance. For a good reason. No matter your age or the size of your waistline, Frankie and his gang are […]

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‘The Flamingos’ at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club

Art deco glitz was the perfect ambiance for the sophisticated glamour of The Flamingos’ class-act performance, Sunday night, at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club. The Flamingos’ old-school music has the power to enchant. It brings back romantic memories and creates some new ones. Quintessential showmen, The Flamingos delivered a pitch-perfect performance that can only be […]

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An Interview with Jason Downs on ‘Why I Am Not Famous?’ at Howard Community College This Friday and Saturday 10/11&12@8 pm by Carolyn Kelemen

Multi-talented Jason Downs deliberates ‘Why Am I Not Famous?’ Howard County Community College alum/actor/singer recently discussed his touring production of Why Am I Not Famous,” slated at HCC’s Blackbox this weekend. Jason returns to his hometown for a series of workshops, rehearsals, and the evening shows featuring fellow HCC alumni, faculty, and local performers from his teenage days […]

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DC Area’s T. Scott Ross, Greg Bosworth, and Carrie A. Johnson on Appearing in ‘Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story’ at Wolf Trap on July 2nd & 3rd

Three local actors are in the cast of Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story which stops at Wolf Trap’s Filene Center tomorrow and Wednesday night. I asked T. Scott Ross, Greg Bosworth, and Carrie A. Johnson to talk about their roles and growing up in the DC area. T. SCOTT ROSS How did you get involved in […]

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Tommy Emmanuel With Anthony Snape at The Birchmere by Mike Spain

Tommy Emmanuel performed a sold out show at The Birchmere Concert Hall on Sunday night. He had another large crowd on hand for Monday’s show, which I attended. The show featured up-and-coming singer-songwriter Anthony Snape as the opening act. Snape was energized and excited to open the show. He showed he was a talented guitarist, […]

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