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Neil Simon

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  • Justice, on screen and off

    Academy Award-winning film director Sidney Lumet, who passed away April 9 at age 86, is remembered for classics such as "Twelve Angry Men," the courtroom drama that challenged racial prejudice and which Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has cited as a...
  • County Digest

    'Chapter Two' Auditions for the Colonial Players' production of Neil Simon's comedy will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, and Tuesday, Dec. 13, with callbacks on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 2132 Reynard Court in Annapolis. Roles available for two men and...
  • Scientists acting out

    Scientists acting out
    The opening scene went something like this: Setting: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab building 17 cafeteria -- Fall 2009 Rocket Scientist #1: I do community theater. Rocket Scientist #2: I almost minored in theater in college. Rocket Scientist #1:...
  • A year of highs in Arundel theater

    Traditionally, this is the time when we reflect on the past year's highs from a variety of stellar acting and musical performances by established local groups in Anne Arundel County. In 2011, we also welcomed two new theater companies of surprisingly high...
  • Colonial Players brings Simon's work back to Arundel stage

    Announcing a run of Neil Simon's "Chapter Two" through March 3, Colonial Players' February newsletter points out that 51/2 years have elapsed since its last staging of a Simon play. Memories of the company's October 2006 production of "Jake's Women" make...
  • Laurel Mill Playhouse's 'Barefoot' is lighthearted romp in the park

    Laurel Mill Playhouse's 'Barefoot' is lighthearted romp in the park
    Every now and then in community theater, you happen across a moment when the stars seem to align. The Laurel Mill Playhouse's stellar opening night performance of Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park," directed by Ed Higgins, was one such instance. A...
  • Rodgers Forge: Plumer family shares golden memories of Rodgers Forge

    Fifty years is a milestone in anyone's book, so we were thrilled to learn that the Plumer family has lived in Rodgers Forge for 50 years. Edward and Mary Plumer moved to the Forge on Feb. 13, 1962. Ed Jr. and his two brothers attended Rodgers Forge...
  • Compass Rose a welcome addition to Arundel theater scene

    Compass Rose Studio Theater is a new company that opened its first production in Eastport Shopping Center on Oct. 21. Running Thursdays to Sundays through Nov. 20 is the Pulitzer Prize-winning work "Lost in Yonkers." A welcome addition to our area,...
  • 'Hairspray' yields many happy returns

    "Hairspray" will go down in theater history as the quintessential Broadway success story. The production, based on Baltimorean John Waters' 1988 cult movie, focuses on a tubby teenager who wins her way onto a local TV show in 1962 and integrates the...
  • Baltimore style hits Broadway in 'Hairspray'

    NEW YORK - Hairspray should be - and probably will be - a hit, but not because of the accuracy with which it re-creates 1962 Baltimore. It will be a hit because it doesn't re-create it. That's not to say that theatergoers from Bawlamer won't recognize...
  • 'Hairspray' premiere tousles Broadway audience

    NEW YORK - Welcome to Broadway, Hon. Baltimore came to the Big Apple in a big way last night with the premiere of Hairspray, John Waters' affectionate, $10.5 million tribute to his hometown. Although other shows set in Charm City have played here (Kiss...
  • Role brings actress to a new stage

    Marissa Jaret Winokur's kindergarten and pre-school report cards hang on her dressing room wall. The teachers' comments describe her as a dominant leader and refer to her "distinct and husky" voice - and the need to control and soften that voice. "Very...