Steve Martin

Loyola alumni launch Blakefield theater group [Towson]

The plan was hatched over a late lunch at An Poitin Stil. Loyola Blakefield alumni Bernd Linhart (Class of '92) and Lance Baldwin (Class of '87) were back in town visiting from Los Angeles and New York, respectively. The two actors discussed how it would be fun to do a project together. They researched two-man shows and considered venues. They knew there were some great places for theater in Baltimore City, but what about the county? Could they launch their own acting company? They could, indeed, and the "Gunpowder Rep" was born last year.

The pair decided to look into becoming a semi-professional...