Tidewater Players, the community theatre of Havre de Grace, brightens the mid-winter mindset with its production of "Altar Boyz." The one-act musical comedy, a spoof of boy bands, stars five young lads—Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan… and Abraham.
Life along the Mississippi River in the mid-19th century is revisited in "Big River." This 1985 Broadway musical, whose seven Tony Awards included Best Musical, agreeably flows along in the Silhouette Stage's production at Slayton House Theater.
Glenelg High graduate Caroline Bowman is starring as Eva Peron in "Evita" at the Kennedy Center. She and other local artists who launched from Columbia are venturing back to town for "Bringing Broadway to Columbia," a Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts benefit at Toby's Dinner Theater Oct. 13. The show, staged every couple years, is a large-scale, variety program that brings theater and musical performers together at the place where many of them got their start.
Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia has always been a regional treasure for theatergoers, but the current production of "Memphis: The Musical" proves that no smash hit is too big for Toby's to produce with pizazz..
Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia has always been a regional resource for theatergoers, but the current production of "Memphis: The Musical" has a particular tie to our county with a trio of Anne Arundel Community College alumni offering stellar performances.
Stephen Sondheim's lengthy career as the composer of Broadway musicals gets sampled in the musical revue "You're Gonna Love Tomorrow," which you'll have the opportunity to love from Sept. 19 to 21 at Red Branch Theatre Company.
Val Jean Slowinski, a retired Towson University professor who had been active in Cockpit in Court Theater in Essex for more than two decades, died Wednesday at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin of a stroke. She was 78.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance" was originally staged in 1879, but its melodious score and satirical spirit make it seem fresh today. That's why this Victorian-era British operetta works so well at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, where contemporary Broadway musicals are the norm.
NEW YORK (AP) ¿ Who can forget the time he put a paper bag on his head that read "I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE"? Or when he was forced to apologize for plagiarizing parts of his short film? He then promised to retire from public life.
In early summer 1969, Judy Garland died, the Stonewall Riots marked the beginning of the modern gay rights movement and we were a month away from setting foot on the moon. And these were the tracks everyone was listening to, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
Thanks to the leadership of Howard County Summer Theater, who acquired one of the first community theater rights in the country to stage a full-length Broadway version of the show, "Les Miz" as its commonly known, will open on the Mt. Hebron High School stage
Infinity Theatre Company opened its fifth season this month in Annapolis with "Hank Williams: Lost Highway," another professional production solidifying the company's reputation as the summer destination of savvy fans seeking the best in local musical theater.
For many people, summer arrives in Annapolis at the opening of Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre — which usually coincides with the U.S. Naval Academy commissioning week. That tradition continued last week, as the troupe debuted its 49th season under the stars by celebrating the quintessential American art form of the Broadway musical, with "42nd Street."
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.
The Fantasticks" is a musical that has a fantastic history. This boy-meets-girl musical first opened in New York City in 1960 and had a 42-year-long off-Broadway run. A revival opened in New York in 2006 and is still running. By way of its ongoing vitality on a local level, the show currently is being given an enjoyable Rep Stage production.