Everyman Theatre's production of "Everything is Wonderful" has inspired a Baltimore County couple to offer forgiveness to the man whom they believe killed their son, Shawn Laken, 30 years ago in a car crash on the Bard College campus.
In "The Soap Myth," written by native Baltimorean Jeff Cohen, Ed Asner plays an elderly Holocaust survivor. The staged reading runs for one performance only on Sunday, Jan. 20, at the Gordon Center for the Performing Arts in Owings Mills.
Relentless media coverage of the administration’s immigration policy has a numbing effect. In my case, however, a couple of otherwise unremarkable phenomena — a trip to New York and a framed naturalization certificate on the wall of my study — keep alive my disgust at that policy.
A few hours before the snow began swirling on Saturday, upwards of 500 excited Howard County teens danced their way across the stage at the Jim Rouse Theatre in the 25th Annual Howard County Dance Festival, presented by the Howard County Public School System.
Harford County State’s Attorney Joseph Cassilly needs to stop remembering. On Monday, a new state’s attorney — Albert Peisinger — will be sworn in, the first new state’s attorney in Harford County in 36 years.
Beckoning kids from about one to 92 to live theater during December is a winter tradition at Red Branch Theatre, where “Curious George and the Golden Meatball” offers a boisterous romp designed to capture the heart of any member of any family.
What do you get when you combine everyone’s favorite holiday cartoon with a live performance of the jazz score? A Carroll Arts Center holiday tradition, that’s what! Join us for “A Charlie Brown Jazz Christmas."
The incident, during which the man shouted “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump,” was especially notable because it took place during intermission of a performance of “Fiddler on the Roof,” a musical about a Jewish community in Imperial Russia.
Theater producers and directors are slowly recognizing that they need to do a much better job of bringing women and writers of color into the fold. Still, we must continue to press for real change until stage stories reflect the deep and enriching diversity around us.
In preparation for Thanksgiving, Film Lovers In Carroll County presents “Babette’s Feast,” Friday, Nov. 16. Regarded as a masterpiece of culinary cinema, foodies will love this popular Danish film that tells the story of two spinster sisters who take in a French refugee.
"A Piece of My Heart" continues through Sunday, Nov. 18, at Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Dr., off U.S. 3 South. Shows are 2 p.m. Sundays; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; with a 2 p.m. performance on Nov. 10. Tickets run $17–$22; go to bctheatre.com.
A presentation of Leonard Bernstein's controversial "Mass" will feature more than 500 performers from the Peabody Institute, Morgan State University and other Baltimore organizations, with Marin Alsop conducting, at New Psalmist Baptist Church.
"Singin' in the Rain" continues through Oct. 20 at Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Dr. Performances are 3 p.m. Sundays; and 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with a special 3 p.m. matinee on Saturday, Oct. 20.
Baltimore native Sofia Alvarez had been screenwriting for years, but seeing her screenplay come alive for her first film — Netflix’s “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” based on author Jenny Han’s bestselling novel of the same name — was a new milestone.
Scottfield Theatre Company is the brainchild of Becky Titelman, a Harford County native who founded the company along with two of her colleagues: director, producer and actor Allan Herlinger and Chuck Bowden, who handles technical aspects of productions.
The possibility of a charter school in the former North Carroll High School building — a plan that was proposed July 30 — continues to be contemplated by county leaders and community members alike, with steps beginning to be taken, though numerous questions still remain.
Luckily, there are plenty of things to see and do indoors at the Carroll Arts Center, rain or shine. Whether it’s a movie, performance or a piece of artwork, we offer something for almost every art enthusiast in our community. Find all of our programs at www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org.
As we reach the end of July, there are plenty of ways to beat the heat indoors at the Carroll Arts Center. Our mission is to enrich our community, both culturally and economically, by presenting, promoting and supporting the arts in Carroll County.
"Becky’s New Car" continues through Sunday, July 29, at Bowie Playhouse, White Marsh Park, Route 3 South; Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. General admission is $22; students and seniors pay $17. For more information about the season and to buy tickets, go to bctheatre.com.