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Review: ‘Grey Gardens’ at StillPointe Theatre

Grey Gardens is the latest show in StillPointe Theatre’s 2016 – 2017 season. This musical is based on the eponymous 1975 documentary about the lives of Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale (“Big Edie”) and her daughter Edith Bouvier Beale (“Little Edie”). Grey Gardens chronicles the relationship between Big Edie and Little Edie as they go from New York socialites […]

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Review: ‘Murder Ballad’ at StillPointe Theatre

In 2013, Playwright Julia Jordan and Indie rock singer/songwriter, Juliana Nash (formerly with Talking to Animals), created a ground-breaking minimalist musical about a tragic love triangle. Though the show takes place throughout Manhattan, the staging occurs among the café seats, stools, and pool tables of a downtown city bar, treating the patrons to a close-up […]

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Review: ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’ at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative

On Friday, StillPointe Theatre Initiative opened its production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, an absurdist play by Tom Stoppard that, along with Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, sets the high bar for its genre. Don’t let some highfalutin notion of absurdist theater scare you away, though. In StillPointe Theatre’s capable hands, this production of […]

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Review: ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ at StillPointe Theatre Initiative

Over the past several years, StillPointe Theatre Initiative has emerged as “the little theater company that could.” They have become known for two things: staging ambitious works with very limited resources, and assembling immensely talented casts of actors who are all paid. In recent seasons, they have tackled original works like The Benefactor and Vanishing Point, […]

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‘Avenue Q’ at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative

Avenue Q Gets an “A”! As a child, I was obsessed with Sesame Street. I often wax nostalgic, thinking about how the delightful and whimsical Muppets taught me my ABC’s and about the importance of friendship. Thirty years later, a different set of puppets on a different street “taught” me that “The Internet is for […]

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‘The Benefactor’ at StillPointe Theatre Initiative

StillPointe Theatre Initiative’s The Benefactor is a production that a million people will want to see, but there’s only room for about three dozen audience members at each show. Be a Theatre Insider and get there before it’s sold out. This is a play audiences will chew over, dissect, and argue about for years to […]

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‘Caroline, or Change’ at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative

For a change, catch this show before it gets away DO run to catch Caroline, or Change at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative. It’s a must-see show, it is worth several times the ticket price. When most folks are busy warming themselves with E-Z traditional holiday-season shows like A Christmas Carol or The Nutcracker, it may take some […]

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‘Electric Pharaoh’ at Baltimore Rock Opera Society

Cover your butts, DC: the Baltimore Rock Opera Society is about to invade Atlas Performing Arts Center with their brand new rock musical Electric Pharaoh, fresh from completing its first run at Lithuanian Hall in Baltimore. Powered by an all-volunteer army of performing artists and creative world builders, the BROS consistently put forth the most […]

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The Baltimore Rock Opera Society Holding Auditions on Sunday & Monday, 6/1-2 for “The Electric Pharoah” and ‘Gründlehämmer’ Video

The Baltimore Rock Opera Society (BROS) is holding auditions this Sunday and Monday, June 1 and 2 for “badass” actors, singers and dancers for their upcoming world-premiere, The Electric Pharaoh.  Auditions are 1:00 – 7:30p.m. Sunday and 7:00 – 10:00p.m. at BROS Headquarters at the Bell Foundry, 1st floor – 1539 North Calvert Street, in Baltimore, […]

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‘Gründlehämmer’ at Baltimore Rock Opera Society

In a world where the sacred legend of rock and roll is no longer sacred nor safe…there lays a kingdom…the kingdom of…BROTOPIA!! Reinvented for its 5 year anniversary, the Baltimore Rock Opera Society, known better as The BROS, have remounted their inaugural rock opera Gründlehämmer here in Baltimore before it takes to the road on […]

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(l to r) Hud (Terrence Pope) Suzannah (Zoe Kanter) Berger (Adam Cooley) Ronny (Ines Nassara) Sheila (Missy Wimbish) and Paul (Corey Hennessey). Photo by Britt Olsen-Ecker Photography.

‘Hair’ at StillPointe Theatre Initiative by Amanda Gunther

Black! White! Yellow! Red! Copulate in a king-sized bed! Peace! Love! Share! Give! See Hair at StillPointe Theatre Initiative! The revolutionary Tribal Love-Rock Musical, with Book and Lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, and Music by Galt MacDermot, takes to the stage at Strand Theater as an end of summer blaze of musical glory. Directed by Amanda […]

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‘Shovel in the Dirt: A Grave Digger’s Musical (Replotted)’ at The EMP Collective by Amanda Gunther

Delve deep into the darkness with The Stillpointe Theatre Initiative’s production of Shovel in the Dirt: A Grave Digger’s Musical (Replotted). Hosted at the EMP Collective of Baltimore, this macabre tale takes the audience on a dark journey through a perfect little town where everyone has become depressed – everyone except the Grave Digger and […]

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