Dr. Moreland Perkins, a philosophy professor who had taught at the University of Maryland, College Park and was also former mayor of Riverdale Park, died Nov. 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Although Jane Austen lived nearly 200 years after William Shakespeare, hey shared a literary sensitivity to the social rituals that make courtship such a trying experience. That's why it isn't much of a stretch for the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company to do a theatrical adaptation of Austen's novel "Pride and Prejudice" at the Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park in Ellicott City
"Romeo and Juliet"'s enduring romance holds up in an outdoor production by the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company that fortunately includes an all-important balcony that has been temporarily attached to the stabilized ruins at the Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park in Ellicott City