Tag Archives | Andrew Wilkin


Review: ‘The Game’s Afoot (Holmes for the Holidays)’ at Spotlighters Theatre

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending an opening weekend performance of The Game’s Afoot (Holmes for the Holidays), by Ken Ludwig at Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre (“Spotlighters”). Award-winning Ludwig is known for his period-piece farces – popular plays like Lend Me a Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo. He bills this funny drawing-room mystery […]

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Aegeus (Steven Shriner) and Medea (Rachael Rash). Photo courtesy of Mobtown Players.

‘Medea’ at Mobtown Players by Amanda Gunther

Here’s looking at you, kid. Or maybe just a stroll down Hollywood and Vine will get you in the mood for this 1930’s adaptation of Euripides’ Medea. Harking back to the golden age of film with all its polish and flare, The Mobtown Players present this posh makeover of a tragic Greek classic, Directed by […]

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Electra: I was my own midwife, I gave birth alone. Electra (Chantia Jackson) and , Clytemnestra (Deb Carson). Photo courtesy of Mobtown Players.

‘Electra’ at Mobtown Players by John Harding

After 14 seasons of new and often experimental theater, Baltimore’s Mobtown Players is busy re-inventing itself this fall with a slate of classics. If the opening night of Euripides’ Electra on September 7, 2012 sounded a note more of promise than triumph, it still reaffirmed this venue as Baltimore’s “little theater that could.” The re-invention […]

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Photo by Jack Sossman.

‘Bent’ at The Mobtown Players by ZSun-nee Matema

The Mobtown Players’ production of Martin Sherman’s Bent, directed with a steady hand bu Will Carson,, is a powerful evening in the theatre. The story of homosexuals in Germany, some of whom would eventually be forced to wear pink triangle inside Nazi concentration camps, is a story little told or acknowledged. The spell of evil devoured […]

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