When audiences file into Everyman Theatre for performances of George Brant's gripping one-act, one-actor play "Grounded," they are greeted with the sight of a figure sitting motionless onstage, facing a wall covered with large TV monitors. There is no image displayed, just...
Given the proximity of Halloween, not to mention TV's persistent obsession with the undead, it's not surprising to find a portion of Baltimore's cultural scene having apocalyptic fits these days.
The ninth annual Free Fall Baltimore, a cool project of the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts to provide free access to a wide range of cultural events each October, includes quite a few entries in the classical music category.
The average, certifiably sane person might consider the idea of writing a musical about mental illness to be a manifestation of mental illness. Composer Tom Kitt and lyricist/librettist Brian Yorkey famously proved otherwise when their path-breaking work "Next to Normal" opened on...
There is a promising idea at the heart of "I Love Lucy Live on Stage," the heavy-on-the-nostalgia production at the Hippodrome.
Menahem Pressler couldn't be much busier these days.
Hello. My name is Tim. And I'm an "I Love Lucy"-holic.
Sixty-three years ago this week — at 9 p.m. Oct. 15, 1951 — TV viewers got their first look at a situation comedy on CBS that, in short order, would become part of the country's cultural DNA.