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‘The Lieutenant of Inishmore’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Four dead fellas, two dead cats, a hairstyle ruined, a broken-hearted sister. And all out of shoe polish. The culmination of which resulted in Martin McDonagh’s funniest, darkest comedy to date; all of which can be found as The Maryland Ensemble Theatre opens their production of The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Directed by Tad Janes, the […]

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Julie Herber (Amanda) and Victoria Strickland (Laura). Photo by Joe Williams.

‘The Glass Menagerie’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) by Mike Spain

Maryland Ensemble Theatre continues its tradition of producing thought-provoking theatre with their heartfelt and powerful production of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie. Director Peter Wray has the luxury of working with an exceptional cast. Set Designer Ira Domser uses so many stacks of boxes to create the set it looks like they were filming an episode […]

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The cast of 'The All New, Grand Ole Hee Haw Hootenany Hoe Down Jamboree!' Photo by Joe Williams.

‘The All New, Grand Ole Hee Haw Hootenany Hoe Down Jamboree!’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre by Mike Spain

Director Tad Janes bills The All New, Grand Ole Hee Haw Hootenany Hoe Down Jamboree! as ‘a spoof country variety show.’ It’s really a collection of special guests, bluegrass bands, skits, crowd interactive improvised scenes, and some of the corniest humor you will find. It is also a very ambitious theatrical production with special guests […]

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‘Antigone’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre by Mike Spain

Maryland Ensemble Theatre’s ( MET) presents a new world premiere adaptation of Sophocles’ Greek tragedy Antigone by MET ensemble member Reiner Prochaska. This sets Antigone against King Creon and the honor of her brother who has died during the war as she attempts to bury him. The production mixes modern technology with an excellent ensemble, […]

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