| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Johns Hopkins University students scramble to sign up for a coveted spot in the acting and directing classes taught by John Astin. After all, who wouldn't want to study theatrical techniques with a famous actor?
Internationally known for his role as...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 1:05 PM
The racy, mega-selling novel "Fifty Shades of Grey," by E. L. James, has spawned a stage parody that is heading to Baltimore.
"50 Shades! The Musical," which has been quite a hit in Chicago, New York and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, will be performed...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 11:21 AM
Summer is a good time to catch professional dancers with Howard County roots on hometown visits between gigs. Some are now dancing professionally in other parts of the country, and others are gearing up for big fall tours.
Ashley Blair Fitzgerald is...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 6:36 AM
For the past 10 years, the annual CCBC Women's Expo has attracted 1,200 to 1,500 people per day for a weekend of motivational speakers, workshops and booths for and by women.
This year, organizers want to give the number a boost.
"We've been pretty...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:12 PM
When the shows for the Orlando Fringe Festival were picked in a lottery last year, The Humor Mill Orlando was not chosen. But the good-humored folks of the comedy troupe wrote a show anyway.
"Locked out of Fringe! (The 2014 Orlando Fringe Festival...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:41 AM
The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival has promoted George Wallace to the newly-created position of executive director, according to a press release today. Wallace, who has served as the festival's general manager since 2010, will assume his...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:33 PM
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| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:55 PM
The first time around, local playwright Michael Wanzie cast his play "Ladies of Eola Heights" with men in dresses — and scored a huge hit. In 2005, the comedy ran for months at Orlando's Parliament House.
This time around, for a production at...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:12 PM
As a 5-year-old, Carl Krickmire attended the musical "Cats" and got the chance to step onstage. His dad encouraged the child to look out over the footlights at the audience — and young Carl was hooked.
Krickmire, 32, died Saturday of endocarditis,...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Malibu Playhouse gets magical with the world premiere of "Flim-Flam: Houdini and the Hereafter," and Anteaus Company gets tragical with the "The Curse of Oedipus."
The Hollywood Fringe Festival Fifth annual event featuring over 100 new plays, revivals,...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Blair Underwood is "Othello" at San Diego's Old Globe Theatre, "Jersey Boys" takes the stage at Segerstrom Hall, and the Morgan-Wixson Theatre proudly presents "The Producers."
The Hollywood Fringe Festival Fifth annual event featuring more than 100 new...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
David Suchet investigates the death of a pope in "The Last Confession" at the Ahmanson Theatre, Homer’s Odyssey is the inspiration for “Penelope” at Rogue Machine, and the fifth annual Hollywood Fringe Festival takes over local stages....