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Musical Theater

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Top Musical Theater Articles

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  • Hopkins students create musical staircase

    Hopkins students create musical staircase
    A group of Johns Hopkins University students have turned a staircase into a giant keyboard. It took about five hours for members of the Hopkins Robotics Club to wire a staircase in Hackerman Hall to sound like a piano, according to a university web...
  • With attendance, revenue up, Center Stage extends Kwei-Armah's contract

    With attendance, revenue up, Center Stage extends Kwei-Armah's contract
    Five months before Kwame Kwei-Armah's initial three-year contract as artistic director of Center Stage was to expire, the board of directors has extended this tenure through June 2018. The company's managing director, Stephen Richard, who started in 2012,...
  • 'Book of Mormon' packs fresh irreverence into traditional musical formula

    'Book of Mormon' packs fresh irreverence into traditional musical formula
    The curtain-raising scene of Jesus appearing "in ancient upstate New York" is the first little clue that "The Book of Mormon" is not your average Broadway musical. By the time the show ends, every politically incorrect button has been pushed, every...
  • West Howard

    Theater production The River Hill High School theatre arts department presents "The Drowsy Chaperone" March 6-9 at 12101 Route 108 in Clarksville. The play tells the tale of a modern-day musical theater fanatic listening to and narrating his favorite...
  • Hippodrome production faithful to irreverent 'Mormon'

    Hippodrome production faithful to irreverent 'Mormon'
    Humor, unlike music, isn't a universal language. I mention this up front for the benefit of anyone who cannot find anything funny in religion, poverty, disease, genital mutilation or various other things targeted in "The Book of Mormon," the mega-...
  • Buon Appetito! Italian Dinner at St. Louis Church [Highland/Fulton]

    The Youth Ministry of St. Louis Catholic Church in Clarksville presents the 33rd annual Italian Dinner on March 9 from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dining takes place in the school auditorium. This is an awesome community event and the food is excellent. As in...
  • Musical mayhem coming to River Hill stage [Clarksville]

    "The Drowsy Chaperone," a musical show-within-a-show, will be presented by the River Hill High School Theatre Arts Department March 6-9. The show promises to be a fun, laugh-out-loud experience for the entire family as the audience is immersed in the...
  • Signature Theatre presents premiere of rocky 'Beaches'

    Signature Theatre presents premiere of rocky 'Beaches'
    Over the course of 24 years, Signature Theatre has given 42 premieres, 18 of them musicals. This commitment to new work cannot be praised enough, even if it's hard to summon much enthusiasm for the 18th of those musicals, "Beaches."  This piece is based...
  • 'Rocky' road runs from Maryland to Broadway

    'Rocky' road runs from Maryland to Broadway
    A down-to-earth guy from a working-class city is determined to succeed in a tough business. Punching above his weight, he beats the odds and makes it into the ring, cheered on by a crowd that includes a woman who shares his modest roots and encourages his...
  • Edgewood High marks its 25th musical with 'Little Shop of Horrors'

    Edgewood High marks its 25th musical with 'Little Shop of Horrors'
    With "Little Shop of Horrors" set to open this weekend, Edgewood High School's drama department continues to bloom and flourish. Twenty-five years and one brand-new building later, the school's musical theatre program has become more sophisticated and...
  • Mt. Hebron, Centennial channel Broadway [Ellicott City]

    Some of America's most talented screen and Broadway stars have graced Howard County high school stages including veteran film star Edward Norton and current Broadway stars Adam Dannheisser (Dennis in "Rock of Ages") and Margo Seibert (Adrian in "Rocky:...
  • Live Arts' series reflects power and glory at St. Anne's

    Live Arts' series reflects power and glory at St. Anne's
    Live Arts Maryland music director J. Ernest Green conducted the Annapolis Chorale Chamber Chorus, Annapolis Chamber Orchestra and soloists last weekend in performances of works by three of the world's finest composers, filling St. Anne's Episcopal...