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Review: ‘The Odd Couple’ at Vagabond Players

Awakening spring with rollicking laughter, the Vagabond Players revive Neil Simon’s Tony Award-winning, classic comedic The Odd Couple, recreating the brilliant magic and pandemonium of the beloved 1960s iconic masterpiece. Seamlessly adapted by 30-year veteran director Steven Goldklang, the play’s premise centers around two mismatched, middle-aged best friends, obsessively neat Felix (Eric C. Stein) and […]

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Review: ‘The Divine Sister’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre

Just in time to ring in the holiday cheer and chuckle with a blaze this bustling season, Fells Point Corner Theatre (FPCT) presents the Baltimore premiere of actor/novelist/playwright/drag legend Charles Busch’s over-the-top hit comedy, The Divine Sister. Smartly staged and discerningly directed by Steve Goldklang on a minimalist set, the satirical production hilariously and irreverently spoofs […]

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Review: ‘Julius Caesar’ at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory

 ‘Julius Caesar’ draws political and historical parallels Julius Caesar, directed by Chris Cotterman, in a production by the Baltimore Shakespeare Factory, is an exploration of what motivates a man in relationship to his government. In examining those vying for power, does he choose the lesser of two evils? Does he follow the crowd, running down […]

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Review: ‘Venus in Fur’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre

Fells Point Corner Theatre’s Venus in Fur will knock you over. Whew! It is amazing! The dynamic talents of actors Andrew Porter and Anne Shoemaker fill the Fells Point Corner Theatre with their explosive energy. It’s a wonder the roof didn’t fly off. These two digested hundreds of pages of dialogue and talked nonstop throughout the show […]

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‘Betrayal’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre

In a season devoted to shows that play with fire, Fells Point Corner Theatre’s second production, Betrayal by Harold Pinter, keeps the flames alive. Directed by Andrew J. Porter, Betrayal examines the lives of three people bound together by marriage and friendship, and the moments when those loyalties are broken. Betrayal opens on a lunch […]

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‘Born Yesterday’ at The Vagabond Players

There is so much to see in historic Fells Point in Baltimore that it would be easy to pass by the tucked away home of The Vagabond Players. However, this little theatre is about to celebrate a big anniversary: 100 years of continuous operation, more than any other little theatre in America! Before the thespian […]

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‘Top Girls’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre

Everyone tries to cope with the ordinary drudgeries of their lives, some do better than others when it comes to success with their coping skills. Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls attempts to illustrate that point as Fells Point Corner Theatre. Directed by Richard Barber, the play, classified as a contemporary drama, explores the notions of female […]

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