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  • Richardson Relentless Run helps scholarship fund [Perryville]

    The second annual Cody G. Richardson Relentless Run 5K and 3K fun walk will be held June 1 at Perryville Middle School. This event benefits the Cody G. Richardson Memorial Scholarship Fund. Registration and packet pick up starts at 8 a.m. with the runners...
  • Center Stage sets sights on joy, fun

    Center Stage sets sights on joy, fun
    For his first full season as Center Stage artistic director, Kwame Kwei-Armah focused on works that could spark conversation about a variety of heady issues. Midway through that season, he has unveiled a very different theme for the next one. "If this...
  • Chesapeake Shakespeare Company gets boost from Abell Foundation

    Chesapeake Shakespeare Company gets boost from Abell Foundation
    The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's future move to downtown Baltimore got a sizable financial boost from the Abell Foundation, which gave the organization $250,000. The money is for the renovation of the classic Mercantile Trust and Deposit Company...
  • Venturing beyond the Bard to Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice'

    Venturing beyond the Bard to Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice'
    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...
  • There's 'Pride' in every aspect of Annapolis Shakespeare production

    There's 'Pride' in every aspect of Annapolis Shakespeare production
    Rarely does a literary classic transfer from page to stage as eloquently as Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" does in the current production by the Annapolis Shakespeare Company at Bowie Playhouse. Everything works beautifully, beginning with Jon...
  • Frances H. Mueller, educator

    Frances H. Mueller, educator
    Frances H. Mueller, a retired educator who had chaired the Bryn Mawr School's English department and also taught at Towson University, died March 24 of complications from dementia at Roland Park Place. She was 94. Born and raised on her parents' farm...
  • It's the Ides of March; watch your back

     
    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......
  • On 'Company Men': Losing their jobs wasn't the half of it

    On 'Company Men': Losing their jobs wasn't the half of it
    The arrival this week of the new Tommy Jones movie "Company Men" on DVD raises the question: Is there anything less entertaining than watching middle-aged men coming to terms with unemployment? How about following each step in the dissolution of a...
  • Outdoor theater: Shakespeare under the stars

    Outdoor theater: Shakespeare under the stars
    Fireflies crisscross a meadow as an audience on lawn chairs and blankets takes in the fast-paced complications of "As You Like It" on the grounds of the Evergreen Museum and Library — a particularly apt setting for the Maryland Shakespeare...
  • Centerstage gets a fresh start with a topical lineup

    Centerstage gets a fresh start with a topical lineup
    The big news in Baltimore theater this season is the arrival of British-born Kwame Kwei-Armah, who is taking the helm as the new artistic director of Centerstage (700 N. Calvert St., 410-332-0033). Kwei-Armah, who replaces Irene Lewis, has said he's...
  • Search for lost dreams explored in Venus Theatre's 'The Stenographer'

    Search for lost dreams explored in Venus Theatre's 'The Stenographer'
    Morality, ethics, guilt, broken dreams and addictions are all themes that evolve in philosophical discussions between two unlikely characters in the world premiere of "The Stenographer," on stage at Venus Theatre, on C Street, through Sept. 25. Written...
  • Trio gives the Bard the once-over, lightly

    Trio gives the Bard the once-over, lightly
    If you want to get folks fired up about Renaissance theater, poking fun at William Shakespeare is one way to do it. The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is doing that now with the second half of its ninth summer season, the parody "The Complete Works of...