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Review: ‘The Little Mermaid’ at Glyndon Area Players

Look at it all, look how it gleams! Glyndon Area Players’ (GAP) 2016 production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid is certainly somewhere beyond my wildest dreams! Playing through this Sunday, August 7th at Sacred Heart Church in Glyndon, MD, the singing, sets, and stars are entertaining as GAP’s shining reputation would have audiences expect! Disney’s The […]

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‘Shrek the Musical’ at Glyndon Area Players

All the components of a phenomenal production march across the stage of the Sacred Heart School Auditorium for the Glyndon Area Players’ (GAP) 2015 summer musical: Shrek The Musical. There are clever scenic elements, including an exploding bluebird and flats that link together easily for quick shifts from the Ogre’s swamp to Dulac castle. There […]

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Glyndon Area Players’ ‘Les Misérables’: An Interview with Henry Cyr (Marius)

It’s summer, which for my family means volunteering with our favorite community theatre group – Glyndon Area Players. Under the detailed direction of GAP founder Homero Bayarena, participating in GAP shows guarantees lots of late nights, hard work, and an unforgettable education in community bonding and the art of theater. Opening this Friday, August 8th, […]

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The Glyndon Area Players’ Production of ‘The King and I’ Features Actress From the 1984 Broadway Production by Teresa McCormick Ertel

The Glyndon Area Players has been a summer tradition for my family for many years, whether we are in the audience, onstage, or helping behind the scenes. G.A.P. has been entertaining Baltimore County theater lovers for 17 years. This year the company, known for its elaborate sets and high caliber community theater, is presenting the Rodgers and Hammerstein […]

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The Cast of The Glyndon Area Player's 2012 production of 'Hairspray.' Photo by Dana Rampolla.

‘Hairspray’ at Glyndon Area Players by Amanda Gunther

I can hear the bells! They were ringing loud and clear at the Glyndon Area Players 2012 production of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Hairspray. It’s the Baltimore classic and you all know the story – Tracy Turnblad the big beautiful girl who wants to dance on the popular sock-hop TV show and get television integrated […]

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Rehearsing "Good Morning Baltimore" for Friday's opening of 'Hairspray.' Photo by Teresa McCormick Ertel.

Director Homero Bayarena on Glyndon Area Players’ ‘Hairspray’ by Teresa McCormick Ertel

Glyndon Area Players is a community theater group known for going big, and this year it offers a stellar production of Hairspray, which is opening this Friday, August 10th. I am also the Assistant Director. Baltimore’s favorite musical is brought to the stage with bold sets, Choreographer Dejelle Johnson’s energetic choreography, and Gordon Green’s deft […]

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