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  • Annex Theater invites you to a night of humanity at its worst while savoring food at its best--you know, the norm--with "The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover"

    Annex Theater invites you to a night of humanity at its worst while savoring food at its best--you know, the norm--with "The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover"
    Rjyan Kidwell took my fork. I was planning to continue using it. Sure, the former City Paper contributor was playing Albert Spica, one-fourth of the titular quartet in “The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover,” the Nick Vyssotsky adaptation of Peter Greenaway’s 1989 movie currently staged by Annex Theater. And I was merely one of the 30 audience members seated at a long table inside Canteen where the play transpires, but still. My fork. I had used it to eat the evening’s first two courses, a kale salad with Cailletier olives, anchovies, and black garlic dressing, followed by a pappardelle with shiitake and oyster mushrooms, with or without squid ink (do try the indigo coated noodles: yum). I was looking forward to using that fork to consume the pork shank, roasted fall vegetables, and polenta cake and mushroom ragu. But he took it. And then shoved it into actress Carly Bales’ face. 
  • The Art Scene

    The Art Scene
    Baltimore’s art scene is defined by collaboration. Wherever you turn, artists seem to be working together concocting some mad scheme, creating a new work, or founding a new gallery or performance space. And yet, all this collaboration never equals...

    Kind of Blue

    Kind of Blue
    Even when she is sitting, it is obvious that Lily Kind is a dancer. It’s not because she has her hair in a bun (rather, it’s short and spiky on top), and it’s not because she’s all decked out in rehearsal clothes (she’s...

    Best Production

    Annex Theater, 1 W. North Ave., baltimoreannextheater.org Peter Weiss’ “Marat/Sade” is an intimately febrile Chinese box of a play about an unhinged people talking about man’s unhinged nature. Under the co-direction of Philip...

    Best Use of Music in a Play

    Annex Theater, 1 W. North Ave., baltimoreannextheater.org If you are making an adaptation of “The Bacchae,” Euripides’ play about Dionysian excess, you had better give the audience a chance to feel a bit of Dionysian catharsis. And did...