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Review: ‘The Tempest’ at The Baltimore Annex Theater

It’s only the end of January and, with its production of The Tempest, The Baltimore Annex Theater (“Annex”) has already set a very high bar for my 2017 theater viewing. Founding Artistic Director Evan Moritz says his plan to stage The Tempest “began germinating” five years ago.  Whatever occurred during the intervening half-decade to help […]

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Review: ‘Hamlet’ at Cohesion Theatre Company

Anemic Royalty: Come as You Are to Elsinore I have a new favorite production of Hamlet and I saw it right here in Charm City. I’ve seen Hamlet done very well before, but I’ve never seen anything like this. Remember that DiCaprio version of Romeo and Juliet that had everyone flipping their lids? This Hamlet […]

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‘The Pretties’ at Glass Mind Theatre

The Pretties, written by Ann Turiano, and directed by Lynn Morton, is a retelling of Aeschylus’ ancient trilogy, The Oresteia. The Oresteia tells the story of Orestes and his quest to avenge his murdered father, King Agamemnon, and The Pretties tells the same story, but with a twist. In Turiano’s retelling, the women of The Oresteia finally […]

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Katharine Vary; Christopher Krysztofiak; Steven Shriner; and Kate Shoemaker. Photo by Shannon Light.

Erica Smith on her play ‘Come Out and Say It’ by Teresa McCormick Ertel

Each year The Mobtown Players selects an original work for production. This year playwright Erica Smith’s Come Out and Say It was chosen and is currently playing. The show was directed by Brent Englar and features Brian S. Kraszewski, Christopher Krysztofiak, Catharine Shoemaker, Steven Shriner, and Katharine Vary. What was your reaction to being chosen […]

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