| May 12, 2014
| 12:55 PM
When the curtain goes up on "Curtains" for a two-weekend run starting this Friday, May 16, at 8 p.m., Silhouette Stages will have brought yet another musical to the stage at Slayton House Theatre.
This Columbia-based theater company has a history of...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Dressed in skinny jeans, flats, a white shirt and still wearing her stage makeup, the petite Ashley Blair Fitzgerald sits cross-legged in a small conference room after her matinee performance in "Smokey Joe's Cafe" at Arena Stage in Washington.
| May 14, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Early on in "Peter and the Starcatcher," the ingenious and brilliantly performed play now at the Hippodrome, there's a flashback to a grim orphanage in England where the boy who will become Peter Pan by the end of the show endures brutal treatment.
| May 16, 2014
Sunday, May 18
Wine tasting The 22nd annual Wine in the Woods will be held at Symphony Woods, 5950 Symphony Woods Road in Columbia. In addition to sampling wine from more than 30 wineries, festival-goers can taste food from area restaurants and hear live...
| May 27, 2014
| 11:03 AM
As in any major city, Baltimore and its bars benefit from a hot ticket.
Whether it is the Orioles' opening day or a Justin Timberlake and Jay Z concert downtown, these events rarely fail to draw large crowds. In the process, many attendees find time...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:57 AM
HBO’s "The Normal Heart" will do something to you that TV rarely does: rock you to your emotional roots.
The power of this HBO movie starring Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts and Jim Parsons is such that you can forget about turning off the TV after the...
| May 3, 2014
The boy who never grew up, but learned how to fly, has fascinated children — and adults who still remember being young — since he first soared above a London stage in a hit play by J.M. Barrie in 1904.
More than a century later, audiences...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Nothing like a hefty bout of Chekhovian depression to lift the spirits.
You can't help but feel better after spending time with "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," the 2013 Tony Award-winning comedy by Christopher Durang currently receiving a snappy...
| 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...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
If great theater is your thing, Arena Stage is the place to be. The Southwest Washington, D.C., theater has been on a roll this season, with exceptional plays that covered a broad range of subjects, featuring well-known cast members.
I've always felt...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 12:45 PM
"Cinderella," the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein, the creators of "South Pacific" and "The Sound of Music," is coming to the Reservoir High School stage.
Brought to you by the Reservoir High School Drama and Music...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Joey's earliest memories were mostly "a confusion of hilly fields and dark, damp stables." But one thing he clearly remembered was the horse sale. "The terror of it stayed with me all of my life," he said.
No wonder. Joey was the one being sold.