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Meet the Cast of Greenbelt Arts Center’s ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’: Part Two: Pamela Northrup and Jim Adams

In part two of a series of interviews with the cast of Greenbelt Arts Center’s The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, meet Pamela Northrup as Rona Lisa Peretti and Jim Adams as Vice Principal Douglas Panch. Joel: Pamela and Jim, please introduce yourself and tell our readers where they may have seen you on […]

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Review: ‘Motherhood Out Loud’ at Vagabond Players

There’s no one like your mother, as an old song goes. Vagabond Players’ production of Motherhood Out Loud, wonderfully directed by Rikki Howie Lacewell, explores that theme and nearly every angle of motherhood, from birth to old age. As performed by her outstanding cast, Motherhood Out Loud is a compelling and at times emotional journey […]

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Review: ‘Seussical’ at Greenbelt Arts Center

Greenbelt Arts Center’s Seussical (The Musical), directed by Jon Gardner, is a magical spectacle. With lyrics and book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, and musical direction by Mac Fancher, Seussical is a family-oriented musical-circus triumph. The show featured many Dr. Seuss characters and locales like the land of the Whos and the jungle of […]

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Review: ‘Zombie Prom’ at Greenbelt Arts Center

A Thriller! Grab your hoverboard and blast over to Greenbelt Arts Center to see its latest show, Zombie Prom. It’s totally nuclear, a tongue in chic fusion of Happy Days, Grease, and The Walking Dead. Zombie Prom with a compact cast of ten, some playing multiple roles, is deftly directed by Jeffery Lesniak. It’s the oft told […]

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‘Whose Wives Are They Anyway’ at Bowie Community Theatre

Need a major pick-me-up after a week locked up with a dictatorial boss and coasting co-workers? An evening at the Bowie Community Theatre, tucked into the woodlands of White Marsh Park in Bowie, should be the perfect antidote. In a business action that is increasingly common, the Ashley Maureen Cosmetic Company has been acquired by […]

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‘Kiss Me, Kate’ at 2nd Star Productions

As the weather turns sultry, Baltimore theater goers with an appreciation for irony should make it a point not to miss 2nd Star Productions current show, Kiss Me, Kate, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, and book by Samuel and Bella Spewack. Here the lives of the actors start to mirror […]

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‘Evil Dead: The Musical’ at Greenbelt Arts Center

Wildly exaggerated acting work, referential cinematic poses, bad touching, and lots and lots of blood spatter come together in this unapologetically absurd production of the George Reinblatt, Frank Cipolla, Christopher Bond, and Melissa Morris musical based on the Sam Raimi horror franchise. From the first scene, in which Ash (Steve Baird) establishes a two-foot-long foot […]

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‘Ain’t Misbehavin” at The Vagabond Players

The joint was jumpin’ yesterday as The Vagabond Players wisely chose The Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby Jr. Tony Award-winning musical Ain’t Misbehavin’ filled to open their 99th Anniversary Season with songs by the ingeneous Fats Waller. Before I hurl some laurels on the cast and musicians I need to let you know that for yesterday’s matinee, which I […]

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‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre

A Silly and Satisfying “Spamalot” in Annapolis It was perfect weather on opening night for the outdoor Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre‘s Monty Python’s Spamalot. Now in its 49th year, ASGT finishes their 2014 season with a silly and spirited production that features strong performances, a tight musical ensemble, grand and plentiful costumes, and a joyous showmanship […]

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