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Center Stage's 'Marley' presents a more complex, human version of the legend

Center Stage's 'Marley' presents a more complex, human version of the legend

Walking into the lobby of Center Stage for opening night of "Marley" was very much like entering one...

'Stinney,' an opera about a wrongly executed African-American boy, feels unfortunately timely

Tia Price is clutching items of laundry to her chest as a semicircle of...

Everyman's 'Ghosts' shows you can't leave the past behind you

For centuries, women were treated as property, with nothing to call their...

Single Carrot misses opportunities with the musical, 'Utopia Parkway'

When the charmingly crude Old Man (Paul Diem) and his fuck-boy of a son, Boy...

'Us, Naked: Trixie and Monkey' details lives of the acrobatic comedy burlesque duo

Trixie Little and the Evil Hate Monkey have been performing elaborate,...

NOISE

Sun Ra Arkestra leader Marshall Allen to play Baltimore show with Spectral this Sunday

Marshall Allen, the alto-saxophone player who played with avant-garde jazz legend Sun Ra dating back...

Schwarz premieres video for 'Forever'

Earlier today local posi-club producer Schwarz released a video for the song 'Forever,' the A-side...

Clicking and Streaming: Music doc 'The Wrecking Crew' is informative and more importantly, Bono free

Director Denny Tedesco is the son of featured guitarist Tommy Tedesco, who was a go-to player on...

Baltimore's stage scene offers great entertainment for the altered

Baltimore's stage scene offers great entertainment for the altered

There’s a contradiction in all of our thinking about the effects of...

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory's 'The Merchant of Venice' in its original pronunciation reminds us of Ghostface Killah

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory's 'The Merchant of Venice' in its original pronunciation reminds us of Ghostface Killah

The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory’s new performance of “The...

'Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad,' a lethally Freudian, Wes Anderson-like play at the Annex Theater

'Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad,' a lethally Freudian, Wes Anderson-like play at the Annex Theater

For Arthur Kopit’s “Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma’s Hung You in the Closet and I’m...

Glass Mind Theatre's 'The Dum Dums' brings humor to depression

Glass Mind Theatre's 'The Dum Dums' brings humor to depression

In “The Concept of Anxiety,” Søren Kierkegaard wrote,...

Center Stage's 'After The Revolution' echoes Philip Roth, features a spectacular cast

Center Stage's 'After The Revolution' echoes Philip Roth, features a spectacular cast

Amy Herzog’s “After the Revolution” feels a little bit like the great...

An overreliance on narrative layers dulls Rich Espey's timely, impassioned play 'The Revelation of Bobby Pritchard'

An overreliance on narrative layers dulls Rich Espey's timely, impassioned play 'The Revelation of Bobby Pritchard'

A gunshot rings out as local playwright Rich Espey’s “The...

'After the Revolution' and '4000 Miles,' two plays at Center Stage, focus on a family of New York communists

'After the Revolution' and '4000 Miles,' two plays at Center Stage, focus on a family of New York communists

Center Stage is becoming the place in Baltimore for experiments in repertory...

Cohesion Theatre tells a beguiling tale of true love and a curse in '13 Dead Husbands'

Cohesion Theatre tells a beguiling tale of true love and a curse in '13 Dead Husbands'

Tom Horan's "13 Dead Husbands" has been described as "darkly comedic" by the...

Sharing everything isn't all it's cracked up to be in Rep Stage production of 'Circle Mirror Transformation'

Sharing everything isn't all it's cracked up to be in Rep Stage production of 'Circle Mirror Transformation'

Annie Baker’s 2009 OBIE-winning play, “Circle Mirror...

Actress Dawn Ursula talks about her role as a brothel keeper in the Congo

Actress Dawn Ursula talks about her role as a brothel keeper in the Congo

We don’t see Dawn Ursula’s hair until the final scene...

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company earnestly jumps into the Victorian era with 'The Importance Of Being Earnest'

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company earnestly jumps into the Victorian era with 'The Importance Of Being Earnest'

The premiere of Oscar Wilde’s play “The Importance of...

Chesapeake Shakespeare's Americanized version of Chekhov's 'Uncle Vanya' falls flat

Chesapeake Shakespeare's Americanized version of Chekhov's 'Uncle Vanya' falls flat

Anton Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya” describes...

Everyman produces a spectacular version of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer-winning play 'Ruined'

Everyman produces a spectacular version of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer-winning play 'Ruined'

It’s not that Mama Nadi is without feelings; it’s that...

'Benefactor' at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative is dystopic with confused gender politics

'Benefactor' at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative is dystopic with confused gender politics

General Electric just bought Greece, Pfizer owns every politician, and the few remaining...

'One Night In Miami . . .' cleverly speculates on conversations among Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown

'One Night In Miami . . .' cleverly speculates on conversations among Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown

It’s a matter of historical record that Cassius Clay, Malcolm...

'Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman' resurrects the '70s soap-opera parody with dark, playful humor

'Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman' resurrects the '70s soap-opera parody with dark, playful humor

Everyone has different ways of dealing with crisis. Some of us like to retreat into our...

A revival of 'Annie' at the Hippodrome revives the musical's mildly revolutionary roots

A revival of 'Annie' at the Hippodrome revives the musical's mildly revolutionary roots

People get really attached to musicals. There’s something about show tunes&...

New Single Carrot production mixes surrealism with the reality of war

New Single Carrot production mixes surrealism with the reality of war

Wars have always changed those who fight them, but modern warfare...

"The Whale"

"The Whale"

“The Whale” could never be as effective a movie as it is a stage production,...

'Hey Cabbie's Thaddeus Logan talks August Wilson's hack-stand play 'Jitney'

'Hey Cabbie's Thaddeus Logan talks August Wilson's hack-stand play 'Jitney'

Arena Players continues its excellent season with a performance of August Wilson’s...

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