| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:42 AM
"Angelina Ballerina The Musical" will be performed by Vital Theatre Company at the Amoss Center on Friday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m.
Based on the critically acclaimed children's books and "Angelina Ballerina, The Next Steps" on PBS Kids, this family-friendly...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:15 AM
So many of our schools in Baltimore County – and Towson, in particular – make a strong effort to find ways to work with parents and other community members.Pleasant Plains Elementary School is no exception. Recently, it partnered with local...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:15 AM
When Jonathan Larson died in 1996, the 35-year-old composer was within hours of seeing the New York opening of his musical "Rent." Not only did his death of an aortic dissection prematurely end a promising career, but it hauntingly underscored that show's...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:05 AM
When 13-year-old Ellicott City resident Rya Holzman entered the Columbia Association's Hear My Voice Teen Idol Competition in September, she didn't expect to win.
"I'm really happy, and I never expected this to happen," said a beaming Holzman, an...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Rose, the world's scariest stage mother, is at it again — pushing her supposedly never-aging offspring into any spotlight to perform pathetic song-and-dance numbers she concocts; scrimping and conniving to hold the act together from town to under-...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:25 PM
The current 2nd Star production of "Little Shop of Horrors" is a neatly timed early Halloween treat for the family that ranks well among the three recent offerings of this play in our area, including Infinity Theatre's professional version two seasons...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Compass Rose Theater opens its third season — and its first with a full, four-show schedule at its Spa Road location — with Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," featuring a cast of 17 delivering a splendid production of the...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The arts world tends to think in terms of September-to-June seasons, rather than calendar years, but it's still fun to look back on the past 12 months and relive the performances that offered extra satisfaction.
Although I may have missed some great...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:55 AM
They were the champions, dominating airwaves in the '70s and '80s with their distinctive brand of pomp and romp. And now they're back, making the same bold promise: "We Will Rock You."
That's the title of a jukebox musical filled with about two dozen...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:15 AM
When 15-year-old Chris Monaghan, of Fallston, is not in school or traveling to "Music City" for gigs at Nashville's legendary Bluebird Cafe, he is preforming at countless venues in his hometown.
The Fallston High School 10th grader said he holds one...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:41 PM
There should always be room for an old-fashioned burst of holiday entertainment, free of complicated thoughts or challenging philosophy, well stocked with song and dance. "Irving Berlin's White Christmas," now at the Hippodrome, fits the bill nicely.
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Executive producer Frank Rich says Stephen Sondheim made just one demand before he gave his blessing to the film “Six by Sondheim,” which premieres Monday night at 9 on HBO.
“Just don’t do the same old, same old,” Rich...