On Monday night, September 8th, Bay Theatre’s reading of the comedy Four Weddings and an Elvis finished with a surprise twist not in the Nancy Frick script. As the reading, held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, ended, before anyone could leave, a real wedding ceremony began as Bay Theatre Artistic Director Janet Luby […]
Archives for September 11, 2014
Sometimes, a break from Broadway brass and bombast is a good thing. No one savors glitz and a Merman-esque belt more than this critic, but the still power and poise of Once may make you re-think the idea that a musical must either be runaway high-energy or a spectacle of some sort.
For those among us who remember reading Choose Your Own Adventure books as children, Venus Theatre’s latest production will be a welcome treat. We Are Samurai, a promenade-style play by Daria Miyuki Marinelli and directed by Deborah Randall, allows audiences to choose which narrative threads to follow, which environments to explore, and yes—which of the […]
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center will hold its inaugural NextNOW Fest, a four-day festival featuring theatre, music and the arts, from Sept. 11-14. Martin Wollesen, executive director of The Clarice, came up with the idea as a way to showcase all the University of Maryland and its College of Arts and Humanities offers—especially at […]