STAGE

Like a Homeric bard, Charlie Bethel brings Odysseus to life

Just before intermission in his one-man show, “The...

Arena Players produce James Baldwin's 'The Amen Corner'

It can be difficult to find subtlety on the stage. After...

New company delivers with the rarely-performed Shakespeare play, 'Coriolanus'

There are reasons that “Coriolanus” is one of...

NOISE

Art Fart: Nick Cave's 'Soundsuit' at the BMA

We’d really like to know how Nick Cave decorates his Christmas tree. His 2013...

'Pooches at the Penthouse' offers an art exhibit both dogs and their owners can enjoy

Local dogs and their humans gathered at Penthouse Gallery in the Copycat building Friday night to...

It's Gianna Bitch!: What's the proper way to use social media during moments of great upheaval? IDEK

I must be listening to too much Taylor Swift because when I was trying to write a column last week...

Peter Davis highlights process of the playwright in "Parlor Plays"

Peter Davis highlights process of the playwright in "Parlor Plays"

The tattered corpse of a Victorian love seat hangs from the...

"Next to Normal" at Center Stage is next to awful

"Next to Normal" at Center Stage is next to awful

There’s a big surprise buried in “Next to...

Now See This: "4-Play: The one about Porn"

Now See This: "4-Play: The one about Porn"

Are you among the billions of humans who enjoy the simple ability to make one another feel good...

Now See This: Puppet Slamwich

Now See This: Puppet Slamwich

You may think that since you’re, like, an adult, that means that you are way too old for...

Pilot Project: Everyman play takes on drones, in "Grounded"

Pilot Project: Everyman play takes on drones, in "Grounded"

The Pilot, the only person we see on the Everyman Theatre...

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company brings "Richard II" to Baltimore for the first time since 1832

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company brings "Richard II" to Baltimore for the first time since 1832

According to the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, the last...

"Social Creatures" brings the zombie craze to the stage

"Social Creatures" brings the zombie craze to the stage

Zombies are everywhere. Of course, we┬┐re not actually being overrun by the living dead, but by their...

Existential Ankhs: Bros rock like Egyptians with 'Electric Pharaoh'

Existential Ankhs: Bros rock like Egyptians with 'Electric Pharaoh'

If there was ever a way to start an Egyptian-themed rock opera, tripping out on sheets of papyrus is...

Shiny Boots of Leather

Rep Stage dominates in being dominated

By the time Vanda (Kathryn Tkel) bursts into the small, officelike audition room, Thomas (Elan...

Envy

Center Stage succeeds in showing Salieri's jealousy

It's a little too easy to reduce Peter Shaffer's play "Amadeus" to a high-concept soundbite:...

Odd Couple

Performance Workshop Theatre mixes intimacy and awkwardness

Small theaters may not be good for battle scenes or chorus lines, but they can't be beat when it...

Drama Drama

Everyman's New Play Takes On A Broadway Production Of Kafka

A union-mandated understudy for a big Broadway show does somewhat resemble the protagonist of a...

Baltimore's Globe

Baltimore's Globe: The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Brings The Bard Downtown--and Moves Indoors

In 2012, the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company was looking for a new home. It had outgrown its...

We Gave Peace A Chance

Baltimore Playwrights Festival Offers Timely Exploration Of The Lost Opportunity Of The 2000 Camp David Summit

The Camp David summit in the summer of 2000 has become a major talking point in the never-ending...

Under the Poplar Trees

Under the Poplar Trees

The Holocaust has been the subject of so many movies, plays, and books that it...

Seek Not To Alter

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory Presents Funny But Flawed Production of Much Ado About Nothing

What is the handsomest theater space in Baltimore? Everyman Theatre, Single Carrot Theatre, and...

You Say You Want a Revolution

Annex's Superb Performance Captures The Revolutionary Feel Of Peter Weiss' Play "Marat/Sade"

The Annex Theater keeps its audience waiting on the corner of North Avenue and Charles Street before...

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