| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:02 AM
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...
| Feb 28, 2014
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...
| Mar 1, 2014
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-...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:20 AM
"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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:58 PM
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...
| Mar 8, 2014
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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:09 PM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:45 AM
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:...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:25 PM
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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
There are many reasons why the Disney musical, "Beauty and the Beast," is a beast to present.
The story of a prince turned beast and the girl who stumbles into his castle has a large cast with many lead characters; it has large ensemble numbers; and...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:05 AM
There's no business like show business at Chapelgate Christian Academy. Though smaller in size and resources than local public schools, it presents a consistently stellar spring musical. This year's production? "Annie Get Your Gun," the beloved Rodgers...