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  • Laurel Mill Playhouse production proves 'It's a Wonderful Life'

    Laurel Mill Playhouse production proves 'It's a Wonderful Life'
    'Tis the season to revisit sentimental stories, and the Laurel Mill Playhouse may be earning its wings in a faithful rendition of "It's A Wonderful Life." The 1946 film, directed by Frank Capra and starring Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey, remains one of the most beloved American classics, and adaptations to television, radio and stage pop up frequently about this time every year.
  • A trio of new-to-Baltimore stage shows take the spotlight this holiday season

    A trio of new-to-Baltimore stage shows take the spotlight this holiday season
    The performing arts scene is revved up for another holiday season. In addition to the usual flurry of such perennial favorites as Handel's "Messiah" and Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," this year's lineup gains fresh spice from several new-to-Baltimore...

    Insanity and hilarity share the stage at Marriotts Ridge High [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Insanity and hilarity share the stage at Marriotts Ridge High [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    Although the adjectives "madcap" and "murderous" do not frequently appear together, both aptly describe Joseph Kesselring's black comedy, "Arsenic and Old Lace." This classic first appeared onstage in 1941 but grew in popularity after its 1944 screen...

    John Waters has mellowed, but his humor remains twisted, his sensibilities bizarre

    John Waters has mellowed, but his humor remains twisted, his sensibilities bizarre
    Wholesome little Appleton, Wis., slips past the passenger window without arousing any visible interest in tonight's guest lecturer. A shop selling sewing machines. A Christian bookstore. The Martin School of Hair Design. Not very promising. The...

    Medical marijuana on the ballot fraught with danger

    Medical marijuana on the ballot fraught with danger
    In 1939, Frank Capra made one of the most entertaining, important and enduring political movies of all time titled "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" starring James Stewart and Jean Arthur. An essential part of the plot involved an immensely powerful and...