| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Colonial Players closes its season with Neil LaBute's 2001 dark comedy/drama "The Shape of Things," drawing a striking contrast with the Depression-era romantic comedy that started the theater's run in September.
LaBute's cynical commentary on the...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:28 AM
If you think divorce is no laughing matter, you have not seen Noel Coward's "Private Lives." In any event, go see the expertly staged production at Baltimore's Everyman Theatre.
The late English playwright makes divorce-related arguments sound so...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 1:32 PM
An area theater that does consistently fine work is beginning its last season in its current home.
Everyman Theatre’s upcoming season is slated to be its final one on N. Charles Street, in the Station North arts and entertainment district.
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:32 AM
The big news in Baltimore theater this season is the arrival of British-born Kwame Kwei-Armah, who is taking the helm as the new artistic director of Centerstage (700 N. Calvert St., 410-332-0033). Kwei-Armah, who replaces Irene Lewis, has said he's...
| Nov 12, 2011
Set designer Daniel Ettinger and technical director Bill Jamieson spent months painstakingly constructing a world accurate down to the tiniest detail, from the wallpaper pattern to the electrical sockets.
And they weren't one whit less meticulous, even...
| May 27, 2011
| 6:26 AM
A year from now, Everyman Theatre will begin packing for the big move to a freshly renovated venue on the west side of town. To help stem any regrets, the title of the last show in the company's current Charles Street location will carry a familiar...
| Aug 22, 1983
Washington's critics may not be particularly fond of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton and their "Private Lives," but the people , members of the opening-night audience, seemed to like what they saw, enough to give the pair a standing ovation.
| Jun 21, 2012
| 10:26 AM
London is hosting the 2012 Summer Olympics from July 27 to Aug. 12. While the Games are sure to be a spectacular event, there are plenty of other options for those travelers who couldn't get tickets, blew that 100-yard dash or just happen to be in...
| Jan 18, 2011
On a windy, showery February evening midway through our 16-night cruise from Laem Chabang, Thailand, to Shanghai, my wife, Laurel, and I stood on the balcony of our stateroom aboard the Ocean Princess, berthed at the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula. Across...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Here's one more theater story from Jerry Adler, the longtime stage manager, director and producer, who late in life is now an actor and appearing in the premiere of "I'm Connecticut" at UConn in Storrs.
And it's not one for the kiddies.
| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Casey Nicholaw, Tony Award-winning co-director of the Broadway smash, "Book of Mormon" will lead a panel discussion on the musical as part of Goodspeed Musicals' seventh annual Goodspeed Festival of New Artists next month.
Nicholaw, who also...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Casey Nicholaw, the Tony Award-winning director (and choreographer) of the Broadway smash "Book of Mormon" is bowing out of a speaking gig at Goodspeed Musicals' seventh annual Goodspeed Festival of New Artists.
Nicholaw was the high profile speaker in a...