Blithe Spirit. Photo courtesy of Annapolis Shakespeare Company.

Review: ‘Blithe Spirit’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company

By Betsy Lizotte The Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of Noel Coward’s world-class comedy Blithe Spirit was an old-fashioned roller coaster of fun: an essentially delightful thrill-ride of sustained, euphoric runs, flecked by a few short intervals of arid and rickety ascents. In the play, Charles and Ruth Condomine, British socialites, are preparing to host a […]

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Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Ford’s Theatre

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is back at Ford’s Theatre in a production that is guaranteed to fill your heart with Yuletide cheer. Michael Wilson’s adaptation tells the classic tale of Ebeneezer Scrooge as he is visited by the three ghosts of Christmas who offer the crotchety miser a chance at redemption. This iteration of […]

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Review: ‘The Last Schwartz’ at Theater J

There have been so many plays about dysfunctional families—think about August: Osage County, for example, or The Sisters Rosensweig—that it’s hard to believe that anyone would try to produce another one about warring siblings coming together after a parent’s death. Yet, in the hands of Adam Immerwahr, Theater J’s newly appointed Artistic Director, The Last Schwartz […]

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‘Sister Act’ at Riverside Center Dinner Theater

Riverside Center Dinner Theater presents Sister Act, a musical based on the Touchstone Pictures Motion Picture written by Joseph Howard. Music for this production is by Alan Menken, with lyrics by Glenn Slater and book by Cheri and Bill Steinkeliner and Douglas Carter Beane. Patti D’Beck directs and choreographs this super-charged  production. This production is […]

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‘Our Suburb’ at Theater J by John Stoltenberg

Avid and discerning theatergoers seeking a fresh take on a beloved classic will not find a more rewarding gift this time of year than Our Suburb, brilliantly directed by Judith Ivey, which just opened like a wonderful present at Theater J. This beautiful brand-new play—which playwright Darrah Cloud modeled loosely on Thornton Wilder’s Our Town—is […]

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Reading of ‘8’ Sponsored by Bay Theatre Company & Dignity Players on Monday, October 8, 2012

BAY THEATRE COMPANY & DIGNITY PLAYERS ANNOUNCES READING OF DUSTIN LANCE BLACK’S NEW PLAY 8 Directed by Steven Carpenter Monday, October 8, 2012 @ 8:00pm Steven Carpenter at Anne Arundel Community College 101 College Parkway, Arnold, MD 21012 Admission $8, Student discounts available Purchase tickets by calling 1-877-503-9463 or visit www.baytheatre.org $5 Student tickets available at AACC with […]

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