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  • Family friendly 'Children of Eden' features cast of 64 actors, readers

    Family friendly 'Children of Eden' features cast of 64 actors, readers
    The Youth Theatre of Northern Baltimore County is celebrating its 10th anniversary by putting on a musical featuring songs and lyrics written by Stephen Schwartz, composer for Broadway hits "Godspell" and "Wicked." Some 64 kids ranging in age from 3...
  • Musicals to dominate Hippodrome's 2014-15 season

    Musicals to dominate Hippodrome's 2014-15 season
    The 2014-2015 lineup presented by Broadway Across America at the Hippodrome does not boast blockbusters on the order of this season's "The Book of Mormon." But it will offer several recent Tony Award winners, a couple of dirty dancers and a famous...
  • Howard County's 'Children of Eden' take the stage

    Howard County's 'Children of Eden' take the stage
    School is out for the summer, but that doesn't mean every high school theater stage is dark. The stage is lit and also filled with teen talent at Reservoir High School in Fulton, which serves as the site for the Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts' Teen...
  • West Friendship: Fire department chief among those who saved Virginia woman

    As a community we are beaming with pride. West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Mark Miller was among a team of Maryland Wildland Firefighters whose rescue efforts saved the life of a woman in Virginia on July 3. Members from the 20...
  • 'Tis the season for Columbia Pro Cantare's 'Messiah'

    'Tis the season for Columbia Pro Cantare's 'Messiah'
    It wouldn't be the Christmas season without George Frideric Handel's "Messiah," and in Howard County that means a performance by Columbia Pro Cantare on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Jim Rouse Theater at Wilde Lake. "Handel's 'Messiah' arrives every...
  • 'Wicked' returns to the Hippodrome

    'Wicked' returns to the Hippodrome
    She emerged from the womb "like a froggy, ferny cabbage." Some folks never did get over the shock of seeing the artichoke-colored baby, who grew up to be a fearsome threat to a girl from Kansas ... and her little dog, too. That green-skinned character...
  • Centerstage gets a fresh start with a topical lineup

    Centerstage gets a fresh start with a topical lineup
    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...
  • Red Branch finds a tuneful refuge on 'This Island'

    Some theatrical shows work because they offer interesting characters or fascinating story lines. "Once on This Island" works because it's got really great music – and lots of it. This 1990 Broadway musical, now being revived by Columbia's Red...
  • Soul and blues music from Marty Tucker Band coming to Eden Valley

    Love blues and soul music? Love to dance the night away on a sultry summer evening? Love snacks and refreshing beverages? Love to help a good cause? Love it even more when all this is close to home? Then head on over to Eden Valley, in Dayton, July 30...
  • Annie Russell Theatre's 2014-15 season

    Annie Russell Theatre's 2014-15 season
    The longest-running theater in Central Florida — the Annie Russell at Rollins College — has announced its 82nd season. There's good news for musical lovers: The theater will stage two musicals during the season, the first time that has...
  • On Theater: From the Grinch to the Phantom

    A lineup divided almost evenly between old favorites and newcomers constitutes the 2014-15 schedule for the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. A golden oldie kicks things off Nov. 11 when "Pippin" arrives for a two-week engagement. The Broadway version...
  • Orlando Shakespeare Theater picks Valjean for 'Les Miserables'

    Orlando Shakespeare Theater picks Valjean for 'Les Miserables'
    Ever since Central Floridian Davis Gaines announced during his cabaret series at The Abbey that he would be playing Javert in Orlando Shakespeare Theater's "Les Miserables," I've been wondering who would play Jean Valjean. The Shakes announced this...