Carroll hosts musical productions of politics and teen vengeance

Carroll hosts musical productions of politics and teen vengeance
Emma Bartels-Jones, junior from Cockeysville, Md., as Carrie, and Elizabeth van den Berg as Carrie's mother Margaret will perform in "Carrie: The Musical." (

Fans of the political left and right can come together to have a couple of laughs Saturday evening as the Capitol Steps come to town to lampoon the political sphere. If you’d rather escape politics for an evening, why not take in the rage of a teenage prom queen with McDaniel College’s performance of “Carrie: The Musical”?

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Capitol Steps


Each year the political satirists of The Capitol Steps return to Carroll County for another performance of music, comedy and a taking down of sacred cows. Each year, the former senate staffers return to participate in a fundraiser for The Arc Carroll County. Tickets are available at the Carroll County Public Library, Carroll Arts Center, and The Arc.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11

Where: Winters Mill High School, 560 Gorsuch Road, Westminster

Cost: $25

For more information: Visit or call 410-848-4124

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“Carrie: The Musical”

Relive the most shocking prom night of all time with McDaniel College’s production of the famous Stephen King novel. The script for the show was written by Lawrence D. Cohen who wrote the classic Brian De Palma film, music by Michael Gore and lyrics by Dean Pitchford. The famous prom night telekinetic massacre will be brought to life with a variety of theatrical techniques.

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 through Saturday, Nov. 18

Where: WMC Alumni Hall, McDaniel College, 2 College Hill, Westminster

Cost: $10 adults, $8 seniors, students, military and the McDaniel College community.

Looking Ahead

Gallery of Gifts

Get a jump start on your holiday shopping with the Carroll County Arts Council’s annual Gallery of Gifts. The gallery, on view from Nov. 17 to Dec. 23 will feature artwork and creations from more than 45 artists from throughout the region. Pieces will range from small stocking stuffers to full-sized art pieces and special gifts. The council will also provide gift bagging on site.

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Nov. 17 to Dec. 23.

Where: Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster


Cost: Free

For more information: Visit or call 410-848-7272.