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Review: ‘Political Cabaret’ at Cohesion Theatre, Baltimore Improv Group, and Spotlighters Theatre

As a welcome election-year treat, Cohesion Theatre Company (“Cohesion”), Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre (“Spotlighters”), and the Baltimore Improv Group (“BIG”) have collaborated to create a lighthearted performance event they call Political Cabaret. The production combines “improv, sketch comedy, and musical satire speaking to all things election season.” It’s a night of good fun. The production […]

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Review: ‘Aphorisms on Gender’ by Alice Stanley Presented by Cohesion Theatre Company in Collaboration with Iron Crow Theatre

Literally, an “aphorism” is a short phrase that expresses a truth or astute observation. In Alice Stanley’s brief, but powerful, meditation on gender, they [1] have structured the piece itself as a series of aphorisms, short scenes that alternate between a naturalistic family drama, and a more abstract internal monologue, about the tremendous pain and struggle […]

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Review: ‘The Complete Deaths of William Shakespeare’ at Cohesion Theatre Company and Baltimore Shakespeare Factory

A Killer Play, Four Centuries in the Making In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, the Baltimore Shakespeare Factory and Cohesion Theatre Company have joined forces to produce The Complete Deaths of William Shakespeare. There’s murder. There’s mayhem. There’s mirth. There’s even a Zombie Shakespeare to conduct you through the carnage. Whether […]

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‘As You Like It’ by Baltimore Shakespeare Factory

Shakespeare’s comedy As You Like It is fun for the family. The Meadow, just below the historic Evergreen House, is a lovely place to spend a late afternoon or early summer evening. Spread a blanket on the hillside – you can see the performance from just about anywhere on the meadow – and lookup at the […]

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’The Word and the Wasteland’ at The Source Festival (Review)

A “seemingly guilty mass-murdering white supremacist terrorist” is the phrase dramaturg Alan Katz uses to describe the character at the heart of “The Word and the Wasteland, a full-length play receiving a fine production at this year’s Source Festival. The Word and the Wasteland is a commentary for our times. It is written by Timothy […]

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