| Dec 30, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Sixty years ago, an extraordinary reign began in England, one that would provide the nation with a comforting measure of stability and continuity during some of the most tumultuous decades of the 20th century and right on into the far-from-placid 21st....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:36 AM
A faulty blackboard sealed Russell Matthew's acting fate. As he took the prop on stage during a skit, it immediately fell apart.
"I took a chance to save face and ad-libbed a lament on the funding of our public school system," the Silver Spring...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 3:35 PM
In real life, Larry Hagman was a lot like his most famous television character, J.R. Ewing.
"He was flirtatious, with a younger than reality attitude," Belcamp resident Mary Pohlig said. "It was interesting to see; he was similar to characters he...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:52 PM
With her latest production, Annapolis Shakespeare Company founder and artistic director Sally Boyett-D'Angelo is expanding the young company's horizons, both artistically and physically.
At a recent rehearsal of Jon Jory's adaptation of Jane Austen's...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Nearly 400 years before the publication of J.K. Rowling's first Harry Potter book, William Shakespeare spellbound audiences with another story about witches, prophecies, overarching ambition, madness and murder.
"The Tragedy of Macbeth" portrays the...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 6:08 AM
On Nov. 27, 1837, eight months after Martin Van Buren, the 8th President of the United States, was sworn into office, a group of citizens gathered in the Union Meeting House adjacent to the mill in Oella.
The citizens assembled to elect the first nine...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 10:41 PM
On the morning of Aug. 22, in 1485, a defining moment in English history took place with the death of Richard III in the Battle of Bosworth Field.
This of course, leads us directly to the summer of 1938 at Blue Ridge College in New Windsor.
| Sep 13, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Happy 40th anniversary to Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's Iota Lambda Omega Chapter.
To mark this important occasion, the AKA Sorority is inviting the public to a celebration, the chapter's 40 Years of Timeless Service Luncheon, Saturday, Oct. 14, from 1 to...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 4:22 AM
It’s the Ides of March. In ancient Rome, the “Ides” (or “Idus” in Latin) was the term used for the middle of the month. It applied to the 15th of March, May, July and October, and the 13th of the......
| Oct 11, 2011
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is always looking for intriguing ways to lure new audiences into exploring the classics. For the company's current production of Thornton Wilder's "Our Town," director Ian Gallanar is inviting patrons in as specters....
| Aug 24, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Theater audiences are typically faced with no-no's before the action starts — no recording devices of any kind, no picture-taking.
Things are a little different at performances of "Bump," a dark comedy currently receiving its premiere production...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 10:59 AM
"This is my favorite show of all time, actually," said director Stephanie Williams about the new musical production she's overseeing for the Red Branch Theatre Company, "Once on This Island."
Ironically enough, Williams wasn't even originally slated to...