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Review: ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Vagabond Players

The timing of Vagabond Players’ production of Little Shop of Horrors is fortuitous, opening Halloween weekend when thoughts turn to the spooky and macabre, and running through November 25, before the mood sweetens for giving thanks and gifts. Outside the historic Vagabond Theatre, young adults strolled the cobblestone streets of Fells Point dressed as superheroes […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #8: Best Performances and Ensembles in Musicals in Community Theaters in DC/MD/VA

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2016 #8: Best Performances in Musicals in Community Theaters in DC/MD/VA Area: Lauren Alberg as Lucille Frank and Tommy Eyes as Leo Frank in Parade at Drama Learning Center. Gabrielle Amaro as Olive Ostrovsky in in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Arts Collective@HCC. Michael Baker as Fagin in Oliver! at The Sterling Playmakers. Alan Barnett […]

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Review: ‘Avenue Q’ at Vagabond Players

Vagabond Players’ Avenue Q, expertly directed by Eric C. Stein, is a “Triple Crown”-winning musical (Tony for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book) with a spectacular cast. The show is another big hit for Vagabond, which recently celebrated its 100th anniversary at a gala October 16th at nearby Admiral Fell Inn. With Music & […]

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Review: ‘Snow White’ at The Heritage Players

The Heritage Players of Catonsville, MD have created a wonderful production of Snow White, the classic fairytale with a young beauty, an evil Queen, a Magic Mirror, seven dwarves, and a handsome Prince who saves the day. This version, dramatized by J. Michael Straczynski, is narrated by the Magic Mirror and stays true to well-known […]

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‘Damn Yankees’ at The Heritage Players

The Tony Award-winning musical Damn Yankees, with Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop, and Words and Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, opened this past weekend at the Heritage Players at the Rice Auditorium in Catonsville, MD. What could be more American than baseball, small towns, and true love, and especially playing during […]

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‘Curtains’ at Silhouette Stages

Putting on a musical is the most fulfilling thing a person can do, and the people of Silhouette Stages provide a thoroughly fulfilling experience for theatergoers in Howard County with their production of Curtains. Directed by Conni Ross and Debbie Mobley with Musical Direction by Michael Tan, it is the finest production the company has […]

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