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Review: ‘The Duchess of Malfi’ at Brave Spirits Theater

Words have lethal consequences in the clear-eyed, unflinching production of The Duchess of Malfi from Brave Spirits Theatre. Under the sure-handed direction of Casey...

Review: ‘The Wizard of OZ’ at Greenbelt Arts Center

  Greenbelt Arts Center’s The Wizard of OZ, directed by Jon Gardner, is the epitome of joy, happiness, and sunshine; a theatrical ride to magic...

Review: ‘Doctor Faustus’ at Brave Spirits Theatre

Full disclosure: If your only exposure to the classics was Shakespeare in high school, then be ready to get out there and see what...

Review: ‘Julius Caesar’ at Scena Theatre at the Atlas Performing Arts...

Diamond Julesy Gets It Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar has recently become a cause célèbre. When Caesar was portrayed in a Public Theater production with a...

Review: ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore’ at Brave Spirits Theatre

Brave Spirits Theatre (BST) has recently opened two productions, performing in tandem, to present what they refer to in their press release as “Theatre...

Charm City Fringe Review: ‘The Shoemaker’s Holiday’ at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory

The Shoemaker’s Holiday: A Firking Funny Production at BSF This weekend, I had the good fortune to be at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory (“BSF”), as part...

Review: ‘A Dream Within A Dream: Madness’ at Through The 4th Wall

Hats off to the totally nifty, quite intense, immersive production of A Dream Within A Dream: Madness at Alexandria’s Torpedo Factory Arts Center. Created...

Review: ‘The Lady With the Little Dog’ at Quotidian Theatre Company

Stephanie Mumford’s adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s short story, The Lady With the Little Dog—now at the Quotidian Theatre Company—is a stunning tribute to the...

Review: ‘The Maid’s Tragedy’ at Brave Spirits Theatre

Death abounds in The Maid’s Tragedy. Be prepared for an avenging angel with a message and actions against the vicious power of a King...

‘The Taming of the Shrew’ at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory’s production of The Taming of the Shrew is a delightful romp of quick-witted dialog and rollicking physical comedy. With their commitment...

‘Major Barbara’ at Pallas Theater Collective

Money Talks The Pallas Theatre Collective’s Major Barbara is a captivating, thought-provoking comedy. The themes of class disparity, the necessity to compromise one’s values to...

‘Major Barbara’ at Pallas Theatre Collective

It’s not always easy to figure out what view of life George Bernard Shaw is trying to express in Major Barbara. Though he was...

‘The Merchant of Venice’ at The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory

In sooth I know no other way to write my thoughts of seeing friends both here and past bestride the open boards of a holy cockpit to...

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory’s ‘Original Pronunciation’ Production of ‘The Merchant of Venice’...

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory (BSF) opens its production of Merchant of Venice tonight. Fitting BSF's philosophy of recreating the staging conditions of Shakespeare's day, this historic production...

‘Our Mutual Friend’ at Lumina Studio Theatre

“Part mystery, part romantic comedy, part moral fable, Our Mutual Friend justly earns its place among Dickens’s most brilliant novels.” With these words, Directors...

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Brave Spirits Theatre

There is a cheerful insouciance to the Brave Spirits Theatre production of that war-horse of Shakespeare comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Chalk it up...

‘Richard III’ at The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory

‘Tis indeed the winter of our discontent with the never ending snow. And what better way to dispel the forces of winter than for...

Tomorrow Night @ 7pm: Join Scena Theatre for THE ILIAD: Book...

THE ILIAD: Book I, The Wrath of Achilles  Join Scena Theatre tomorrow night at The Embassy of Greece for a dramatic reading, delicious refreshment, and fascinating...

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