It's a big weekend for two organizations devoted to bringing more people into the local theater community.
Performance Workshop Theatre, a nonprofit company and theater arts training school, just moved from its Federal Hill location to new digs in Hamilton. The first production there, devoted to stories written by great playwrights, opens Friday.
Artists' Initiative, which aims to provide opportunities for young directors and designers, as well as actors, debuts Friday with an updated staging of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" in Olney.
"We bought into a 1928 Provident Bank building," said Performance Workshop co-founder Marlyn G. Robinson....