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  • Everyman Theatre sets season of premieres

    Everyman Theatre sets season of premieres
    Everyman Theatre will split its 2012-2013 season between two venues, but a common thread unifies the plays — all are Baltimore premieres. There will be six works in all, up from the usual five. The lineup includes recent works by such notable...
  • Toby's Dinner Theatre dazzles with 'The Color Purple'

    Toby's Dinner Theatre dazzles with 'The Color Purple'
    Expecting the usual entertaining evening delivered by talented players at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, I found instead a life-affirming, near-religious experience watching "The Color Purple" — a musical epic tracing one woman's journey from...
  • Review: 'Time Stands Still,' but the play is moving at Everyman Theatre

    Review: 'Time Stands Still,' but the play is moving at Everyman Theatre
    Journalists covering a war have to get close enough to document the conflict, but otherwise need to maintain a neutral distance. As the photographer in Donald Margulies' "Time Stands Still" finds out, it is difficult to emerge from such a conflict...
  • ArtsCentric troupe puts fresh spin on 'Next to Normal'

    ArtsCentric troupe puts fresh spin on 'Next to Normal'
    When a dozen Morgan State University students launched a theater troupe called ArtsCentric nearly a decade ago, their goal went beyond creating performance opportunities for themselves. They wanted to do work that could make a difference to people. The...
  • Gambling on chic

    On stage a few weeks ago at the Music Box Theater at the Borgata Hotel, Idina Menzel (star of Broadway's Rent and Wicked) admitted having some anxiety about bringing her singing act to this seaside resort. A peasant dress she'd worn when performing in...
  • 'The Bachelorette': Spoiled in the first five minutes (again)

     
    Here's Kathryn on tonight's Bachelorette, which she slogged through despite, well, you'll see:Yet again the previews ruin the show. Based on the first two minutes of the show I know the following: Kasey, although he may be creepy, doesn't hurt......
  • A new musical based on 'Cry-Baby' readies for its first big test

    A new musical based on 'Cry-Baby' readies for its first big test
    During his misspent youth, John Waters often joked that his future lay behind barbed wire and guard towers. "I used to say that I was going to end up in prison making license plates," he says. "Little did I know." Little did Waters know that he, the...
  • Arena Players, Center Stage deserve to take bows

    The new theater season marks milestone anniversaries for two Baltimore theaters. Center Stage turns 40, and Arena Players, billed as "the nation's oldest continuously operating African-American theater," turns 50. The fare at both is eclectic, and,...
  • A new part, a brush with fame

    Aja Maria Johnson makes her Broadway debut Saturday in Hairspray. A month ago, the 12-year-old Baltimorean had never been to a Broadway show. Aja - who is dropping her last name and using only her first and middle names as her stage name - will be taking...
  • Actress takes heavy duty in stride

    A lot of overweight teens dream of losing weight and becoming stars. Nineteen-year-old Carly Jibson is rapidly achieving stardom - with the added bonus of being encouraged to keep her pleasingly round shape. Jibson heads the cast of the national...
  • 'Hairspray' may need one big fat trophy case

    NEW YORK - Hairspray was chosen best musical of the New York theater season and Take Me Out by Richard Greenberg was named best play in awards given Sunday by the Drama Desk, an organization of theater journalists and critics. Hairspray, based on the...
  • So, you want a piece of the action?

    If the financial success of "Hairspray" has visions of dollar signs dancing in your head, think again, industry experts say. "Anybody who thinks that should put their heads in a bucket of cold water," said longtime Broadway producer Frederic B. Vogel,...