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Review: ‘American Idiot’ at Act Two @ Levine by Laura Marshall

Great punk music paired with edgy, mature performances and soaring orchestration rocked the house in the Kogod Cradle at Arena Stage last weekend. The pre-professional program from Act Two @ Levine, filled with high school aged performers, presented Green Day’s American Idiot on January 15-17th. Directed by Kevin Kuchar, the musical is an adaption of a concept […]

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‘Hank Williams: Lost Highway’ at Riverside Center Dinner Theater

Riverside Center Dinner Theater presents Hank Williams: Lost Highway, by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik. David Hemsley Caldwell directs this biopic revue of the iconic, troubled artist alongside Musical Directors Robbie Limon and David Hemsley Cadwell. Together, this trio of directors inspire an excellent production that is filled with exceptional musical numbers, humorous dialogue, and […]

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5 Top Scene Stealers of the Week-Week Ending 6/13/14

Here are our 6  (We have a tie) Top Scene Stealers for the week ending June 13, 2014. Congrats to all our honorees!  A Special Scene Stealer of The Week: Frank Britton Returns as Pontius Pilate in The Last Days of Judas Iscariut.  The joy that filled Forum Theatre’s production of The Last Days of Judas Iscarot when […]

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‘Hank Williams: Lost Highway’ at Infinity Theatre

If the good Lord’s willin’ and the creek don’t rise, then the Infinity Theatre Company will have you on your way down to Annapolis to see Hank Williams: Lost Highway starring the Off-Broadway role originator Jason Petty. The Tony Award-Winning company is back for their fifth season in Annapolis and ready to bring a hint […]

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Magic Time! ‘The Threepenny Opera’ at Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre’s new production of The Threepenny Opera—directed and choreographed with unerring cunning by Matthew Gardiner—is cringe-inducing, snarky, impudent, and jarring. Everything it’s meant to be. And I cannot imagine this subversive classic could look, sound, and play any better. The show’s in-your-face surprises start in the MAX Theatre entranceway, where a devised BBC broadcast […]

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‘The Threepenny Opera’ at Signature Theatre

Stepping into the Signature Theatre’s MAX Theatre, you immediately realize that you are standing on a giant, weathered Union Jack—transported, perhaps a bit uneasily for some, into the eerie streets of London at a time from a not-too-distant past. With nothing around but a garishly neon sign flickering “In$tant Ca$h” and some graffiti on the […]

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‘The Pitmen Painters’ at 1st Stage by Julia L. Exline

“Why do we assume that the educated and privileged have more to say than anyone else?” 1st Stage presents The Pitmen Painters, a fascinating true story written by famed writer Lee Hall about creativity, politics, and inclusion regarding social classes and the world of fine arts. When a group of working-class miners sign up for […]

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‘American Idiot’ at the Hippodrome Theatre at The France-Merrick Performing Arts Center by Amanda Gunther

This is the dawning of the rest of our lives! The sensational smash-hit two time Tony Award-Winning Broadway Musical American Idiot arrives at Hippodrome Theatre as a part of the Baltimore Broadway series through Broadway Across America. In conjunction with Work Light Productions this epic rock musical brings the pulsing beat of Green Day’s Grammy […]

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