| Sep 20, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Another classic American film set in Baltimore is headed for Broadway, but unlike "Hairspray" this one may be a less obvious fit.
Barry Levinson has adapted "Diner," his well-regarded 1982 movie, for the stage. With music and lyrics by rock singer-...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 3:41 PM
When "South Pacific" opened on Broadway in 1949, it galvanized the public and the press. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical went on to run for five years, chalking up more than 1,900 performances.
And when "South Pacific" received its first full-fledged...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 8:53 AM
Six years ago, Jay Frisby appeared on Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre stage as a high school student at Glenelg Country School competing for a prestigious Cappies Award. This week, he is back at the Hippodrome performing as a professional in the big-budget...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 8:02 AM
The Three Stooges are a part of comic history. Love them or hate them, they made people laugh with their silly antics which they showcased in movies and 197 shorts. Recently, Curly's cousin, Art Drager, entertained a crowd at the Reisterstown Senior...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 8:25 AM
The songs from "South Pacific" have been practically embedded in the DNA of many Americans for a long time. So it's all the more remarkable that the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about love, loss and gain amid World War II did not get an all-out revival...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 11:19 AM
The handsomely staged production of “South Pacific” at the Hippodrome Theatre is a welcome reminder that Rodgers and Hammerstein understood the dynamics of musical theater as well as anybody.
Familiar songs roll out, one after another, in...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:50 PM
William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon.
His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
| May 3, 2011
| 8:25 AM
In her recent op-ed "What would Schaefer do?" Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake uses the passing of former mayor and governor William Donald Schaefer to plot out her election-year economic development plans for improving Baltimore City ("What would...
| Nov 18, 2010
| 3:56 PM
If you are having trouble generating fond feelings toward bankers — say you hold them responsible for the nation's financial meltdown and the subsequent mortgage mess — you should visit Alewife, a tavern in downtown Baltimore that once was a...
| Nov 22, 2010
NOV. 19 - 21
FIRST ANNUAL WreathFEST Neighborhood: Brooklyn Park Area When: Nov. 19: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 20: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Nov. 21: noon- 5 p.m. (winners announced at 1 p.m.) Venue: Chesapeake Arts Center 194 Hammonds Lane,...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:07 PM
"The Addams Family" seemed to have everything going for it when the musical opened on Broadway two years ago: a book by the creators of the mega-hit "Jersey Boys"; two exceedingly popular stars, Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth; and a title known to...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:26 AM
After a hiatus of more than a year, Soulful Symphony re-emerged last month to perform for a packed house at the Hippodrome Theatre, inaugurating a concert series that continues there Friday night.
Thanks to support from the recently launched Hippodrome...