| Oct 18, 2012
| 4:44 AM
The very last episode of Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" will offer a taste of both New York and Baltimore.
The Baltimore flavor will come by way of "The Wire."
As the Los Angeles Times puts it, Bourdain has frequently "geeked out" about "The...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:47 AM
"The Taming of the Shrew" is such an unruly romantic comedy that there are advantages to staging it outdoors, where the running argument between a man and woman leads to some actual running.
Although the Baltimore Shakespeare Factory production literally...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 3:09 PM
After a successful inaugural three-play season at its Eastport Shopping Center location, Compass Rose Studio Theater opens its second season with Christopher Sergel's stage adaptation of Harper Lee's acclaimed novel "To Kill a Mockingbird."
| May 3, 2012
If you love movies, you'll feel like a kid set loose in a candy store when the 14th annual Maryland Film Festival screens 40 feature films and 50 short films May 3-6 on all five screens at the Charles Theatre and also on the single screen at the...
| May 2, 2012
| 6:26 AM
In case you're wondering, the title character does fly above the stage of the Hippodrome Theatre in the 2006 Broadway musical "Mary Poppins." Just as there are rather obvious wires making her flight possible, the show itself tends to be obvious.
| Sep 13, 2012
| 8:07 PM
New York, New York (deep in Cuomo territory) -- With only a few moments to deadline, this reporter breathlessly topped a story with scenes from a fundraiser the James Hotel in SoHo Thursday evening. Not all of the good stuff made it into the paper, so...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Bruce Nelson, a longtime Baltimore favorite on the stage, goes macabre for his latest role — the title literary giant in "The Completely Fictional — Utterly True — Final Strange Tale of Edgar Allan Poe."
We'll give you a break after...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 1:35 PM
The title character in "Richard III" qualifies as the most evil villain in any of Shakespeare's plays, which is no small accomplishment. This 15th-century English monarch killed so many members of his immediate family in his ruthless quest to ensure...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 1:14 PM
The other day, actress Beth Hylton ended up with a friend glued to her face.
The friend came backstage after a performance of "Time Stands Still" at Everyman Theatre and offered Hylton — who plays a wartime photographer injured by a roadside bomb...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Every year, journalists, buyers and fashion lovers alike descend on the Big Apple for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, but there are just as many “off the runway” events that take place during those seven days. Let's take a look…
| Sep 24, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Leonard Bernstein, the brilliant American conductor and composer, did not just wear his heart on his sleeve. All his worries were clearly exposed as well.
This comes through in many of his compositions, where there's a palpable sense of struggle —...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Thanks "The Walking Dead", now I no longer have to wonder what a zombie's panties look like. And I no longer have to wonder what it would be like to see a zombie in its panties have its stomach slit open with a pocket knife. It made me feel a little...