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Review: ‘Oedipus ROX!’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Take one-part glam rock, one-part Mad Max: Beyond Thunder Dome, and one-part A Clockwork Orange, and you have Oedipus ROX! at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre. Oedipus ROX! is a modern Rock musical adaptation of Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex, and is cleverly directed by Tad Janes. Thom Huenger composed the score and Sarah Shulman wrote the book and both […]

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‘One Man Two Guvnors’ at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Splendidly directed by Tad Janes and cleverly written by Richard Bean with songs by Grant Olding, One Man Two Guvnors is a laugh-out-loud riot with hysterical performances from a versatile cast with outstanding improvisational skills. Inspired on the Commedia del Arte style and based on Carlo Goldoni’s play The Servant of Two Masters, One Man […]

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‘The Arsonists’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Brilliantly directed by Gerard Stropnicky, The Arsonists at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre is a morality tale about how ordinary, everyday people can take part in evil acts without even knowing it. Originally written by Max Frisch and adapted by Alistair Beaton, the play was written in the 1950s as a metaphor for the gradual rise […]

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‘Pickle My Monkey’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre by Mike Spain

Maryland Ensemble Theatre’s World Premiere of Pickle My Monkey is daring, wacky, funny, and entertaining. Written by Maryland Ensemble Theatre’s company members Lisa Burl, Kevin Cole, and Matt Lee, the acting is top notch, the effects are amazing at times, and hilarious at other times. Three new original songs by Jack Evans turn the comedy […]

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