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Musical Theater

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Top Musical Theater Articles

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  • Collabro hits all the right notes [Commentary]

    Collabro hits all the right notes [Commentary]
    Just like Lewis Carroll's Alice, I slipped down an Internet rabbit hole and I found myself face to face with Collabro, a musical theater boy band from Britain. Suddenly it was 1966, The Monkees were on, and I was in love with the shy one again. Five...
  • Columbia theatrical history behind 'Addams' production

    Columbia theatrical history behind 'Addams' production
    "Through the arts, children learn … and become better people," said longtime theater director Toby Orenstein at a recent rehearsal of her Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts (CCTA) Summer Teen Professional Camp. She spoke during the breaks of...
  • Howard County Summer Theater stages 'Les Miz' [Ellicott City]

    Howard County Summer Theater stages 'Les Miz' [Ellicott City]
    The 290 actors auditioning for 104 coveted roles knew the odds weren't in their favor. But for the rare chance to perform in the iconic "Les Misérables" musical, that until recently only graced professional stages, it was an opportunity of a lifetime. ...
  • 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...
  • Rodgers Forge students featured in TV show 'Space Racers' [Rodgers Forge]

    Rodgers Forge students featured in TV show 'Space Racers' [Rodgers Forge]
    We have three fledgling television stars in our community. Grace Batavick, Brandon Road, Sam Amos, Dumbarton Road, and Griffin Mekler-Culbertson, Overbrook Road, all fifth-grade students at Rodgers Forge Elementary School, provide voice talents for "Space...
  • Benefit of community bands is not just for music lovers [Eagle Archives]

    Benefit of community bands is not just for music lovers [Eagle Archives]
    Even as spring struggled to get to its feet one Sunday afternoon last month, a nostalgic audience was marching down memory lane, led by members and guests of the William F. Myers' Sons Band and the heart-warming sounds that have been produced by community...
  • Renovated Savage Library to make its debut [North Laurel/Savage]

    Renovated Savage Library to make its debut [North Laurel/Savage]
    The wait is almost over! The new and improved Savage Branch Library will hold its grand re-opening on July 22. Events will start at 12:30 p.m. with an official ribbon cutting. The library has gotten a major face lift as well as added space that was...
  • Michael Hersch's first opera an unconventional take on life and death

    Michael Hersch's first opera an unconventional take on life and death
    Michael Hersch composes music of sobering complexity -- lots of jagged melodic lines, thorny harmonies, quick-shifting rhythms. But even at its densest, his intense work communicates in a way that can make a listener feel privy to Hersch's innermost...
  • Revised musical 'Side Show' a worthy attraction at Kennedy Center

    Revised musical 'Side Show' a worthy attraction at Kennedy Center
    Early in "Side Show," the musical about conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, a smooth-talking impresario promises he can get the women great gigs in the vaudeville circuit. "I'm very well connected," he says. The twins respond: "So are we." It's a...
  • Sasha Allen, John Rubinstein signed for 'Pippin' tour that will play Baltimore

    Sasha Allen, John Rubinstein signed for 'Pippin' tour that will play Baltimore
    The revived Broadway musical "Pippin" will head out on a national tour in September with a cast that includes Sasha Allen, a finalist on NBC's "The Voice," in the role of Leading Player. Adding a cool bit of history to the production will be Tony Award-...
  • Annapolis Summer Garden gives music lovers something to 'Shout' about

    Annapolis Summer Garden gives music lovers something to 'Shout' about
    Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre's "Shout! The Mod Musical" is a star-studded show that rates a hearty shout of approval. After success with the 1950s-style jukebox musical "The Marvelous Wonderettes" in 2011 and the nostalgic song-and-dance musical...
  • Spirited past, bright future for Havre de Grace Opera House

    Spirited past, bright future for Havre de Grace Opera House
    The theater is dark and cool on a sweltering recent afternoon, the colored wigs, stepladders and old furniture in the aisles remnants of a just-ended community play. Handbills in a glass case recall a 1905 musical. The ceiling is antique tin. The...