Mad Man meets Mad Women: that’s the farce that is Boeing Boeing, now being staged at NextStop Theatre.
You think you’ve got problems? Try being a too-smart-for-his-own-good Jewish kid in Brooklyn in 1937. Neil Simon’s largely autobiographical comedy follows his alter ego Eugene (Cole Sitilides) as he navigates puberty, his family and the faraway events of the world, which turn out to be not so very far away after all.
Lovers of the new, the weird and the wonderful, take note: everything you’re looking for is in Baltimore, at Submersive Productions’ fantastical new piece, H.T. Darling’s Incredible Musaeum Presents: The Treasures of New Galapagos.
At its heart, family is less about bloodlines than choice: who do you love, and most importantly, who loves you back? That’s the crux of Iron Crow Theatre’s production of A. Rey Pamatmat’s fine piece Edith Can Shoot Things And Hit Them, now at The Theatre Project in Baltimore for a far-too-short run which ends […]
The best children’s shows for young audiences are often ones that are the most like silent movies: minimal talk, maximum action, and if you happen to miss any dialogue because of the rustle of a young crowd, you still get the essence of it. So it is with Grug and the Rainbow, making a 2 […]
The part of King Richard in Richard III is a plum for any actor lucky enough to be cast in the role. Part stand-up comic, part perennial outsider, and part moustache-twirling villain, Richard is equally delectable and murderous. Get a good Richard in any production, and you’re set: get someone who only sees the evil in […]
The legendary team of Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern created some of the best music ever written for the American stage in Show Boat. And each song gets a stellar rendition by Toby’s cast. Reason enough to grab a ticket.
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe stars two excessively talented actors, a marvelous script, inventive technical design and a clever director, all waiting for you at Adventure Theatre MTC.
This year, if you see just one Dickens’ Yuletide story, let it be Chesapeake Shakespeare’s fine set-in-Baltimore A Christmas Carol. It has it all and then some: a nicely scary Jacob Marley’s Ghost (but not too scary for the little folk), lots of music, dancing, good acting, superior costumes, and a lightness and joy to the production.
You know how sometimes you laugh til you hurt? Or when you’re hurt so much the only real response left is laughter? Those are the real underpinnings of good comedy: tell the truth, then find the underlying ridiculousness about it. That’s why so much breakthrough humor in the last century has come from populations on the […]