| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:17 PM
A glance at Chesapeake Arts Center's upcoming schedule indicates an exciting season beginning in September, with entertainment to attract audiences with diverse tastes in music, theater and star attractions.
Chesapeake recently received $20,000...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 10:18 AM
After three successful seasons, the Annapolis Shakespeare Company is completing its final production as a resident theater company at Bowie Playhouse with a fine production of Shakespeare's "The Tempest," continuing weekends through Aug. 17.
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:10 AM
During next week's Charm City Fringe Fest, audiences will be able to ponder a nuclear holocaust drama starring Charlie Chaplin, meet a young German girl who used to mistake the Nazi salute for a friendly greeting, and throw tomatoes at actors performing...
| Jul 12, 2013
The annual Summer Youth Shakespeare Theatre presents the Shakespearean comedy "Much Ado About Nothing" at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at the Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St. in Laurel. Tickets are $15, $12 for students 18 and younger and seniors...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Annapolis Shakespeare Company founder and artistic director Sally Boyett-D'Angelo is having a busy summer. She's presenting classic theater outdoors with weekly productions of Moliere's 17th-century comedy "Tartuffe" on Tuesdays at the Reynolds Tavern...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 12:20 PM
Pity the poor film lovers who blew their entire month's movie budget on the latest "Star Wars" box set. This week, for roughly the same price, they could have owned a cinema milestone superior to "Star Wars" in just about every way — William Wyler's...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 8:49 AM
"Anonymous" is not shy about naming names. It contends that the 37 plays attributed to William Shakespeare, who died in 1616, actually were written by the Earl of Oxford, who died in 1604.
As this story has it, the barely literate commoner Shakespeare...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The fall season always brings the hope that something new will astonish us. I'm betting that a few old works might fit the bill.
Perhaps I'm in a retrospective state of mind because my post-Labor Day theatergoing began at the beginning, with "Persians,"...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:37 PM
"Shakespeare" and "magic" are two words rarely uttered in the same sentence, but for the Bard's final play, "The Tempest," they fit quite nicely, since the central character dabbles in a bit of sorcery.
South Coast Repertory is emphasizing the magical...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Extravaganza isn't the word that first springs to mind when thinking of Shakespeare, but in the newfangled version of "The Tempest" at South Coast Repertory the goal is clearly to dazzle.
The production, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner (author of...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Shakespeare's "The Tempest" blows into South Coast Rep, it's Greeks vs. "Persians" at the Getty Villa, and a Louisa May Alcott classic gets a makeover in "Women" at Theatre Asylum.
Giddy Up, Lil’ Sunday! All-new sketch comedy show. The Groundlings...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Transformed on stage into a traveling tent show, William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" takes on a new life at South Coast Repertory with its magic, music and acrobatics exploring the drama of spirits, monsters, witches and lovers.