| Jul 2, 2011
| 1:31 PM
This summer the folks at Bay Theatre are realizing their long-held goal of presenting a children's show during these normally dark theater months. Since the beginning of June, a delightful production of Will Bartlett's musical, "Rumple Who?" has played to...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 12:15 PM
The family that works on plays together, stays together.
OK, so that's not exactly the old adage. But it might become a new one if the husband-and-wife acting team of Jason Odell Williams and Charlotte Cohn continue on the same artistic road they've been...
| Aug 25, 2011
The lingering effects of racism percolate through Alonzo D. LaMont Jr.'s "Zulu Fits." Although the production directed by the playwright at Heralds of Hope Theater has some rough edges, it's a thoughtful play about how young African-Americans are...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 3:37 AM
When "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" posted a casting call for "Hardcore Eddie," every muscleman-actor on the way up in Hollywood went out for the part.
They knew the character would be on-screen during crucial, cataclysmic action, right alongside...
| Sep 1, 2011
When the reign of Oliver Cromwell and his fellow killjoys ended, one of the first things the new English king did was order the theaters to reopen.
Charles II didn't stop there. He allowed those theaters to do something previously unthinkable —...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:50 PM
I am too tired to go crazy about this. And there really are so many hugely more important things going on the world practically every day.
I cannot let the addition of HLN host Nancy Grace to the lineup of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" pass...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 7:59 AM
In her end-of-season program note, Bay Theatre Company co-founder and artistic director Janet Luby refers to "the astonishing success of Bay Theatre's 2011-2012 season," and promised that this season's final production would do justice to the preceding...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Natalie Graham's first meeting a year ago with "Modern Family" actress Ariel Winter could have been a disaster.
Graham, owner of The Doll House, a Mount Vernon boutique featuring Graham's Ragdolls Clothing Line, didn't recognize the waifish, chestnut-...
| Oct 27, 2011
"Can you use it in a sentence?"
"Um … what's the definition?"
You can hear questions like that asked by participants of any given spelling bee. What you don't hear is people asking those questions — and meaning them seriously — in the...
| Oct 29, 2011
George Hamilton just wants a cup of coffee, that's all. But a small obstacle confounds the handsome, supernaturally tanned actor in his Tulsa, Okla., hotel room — the coffee maker.
"This is a whole new experience for me," he says by phone. "I'm...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 2:46 PM
As a New York-based actress, Sarah Beth Pfeifer begins her mornings surfing the Internet to decide which auditions to attend. Recently, one caught her eye: a bus tour production about a girl who overcomes peer pressure and bullying to realize her dreams....
| Jul 1, 2011
| 2:41 PM
The boy in the black leotard was throwing yet another temper tantrum.
Seventeen-year-old Bilal Smith had his back to his dance instructor at the Baltimore School for the Arts. As she demonstrated a movement sequence to the class, Bilal bent from the...