Tuesday was the college theater program's dress rehearsal for its upcoming productions of "Reasons to be pretty," and "Reasons to be happy," to plays in one act by Neil LaBute. When the plays premier — Pretty on Thursday evening, and Happy on Friday — the limited 60 seat audience will be right at the edge of the action.
Whether it's dancers, musicians or actors, these young up-and-coming artists in the Baltimore region are eager to make their mark in the world. Here's a look at five local talented young performers rising to the top.
In "Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash" running weekends through June 28, Infinity Theatre Company opens its sixth season with a winning musical biography of a major 20th century American songwriter and singer.
But while Germano's may offer the fullest and most eclectic line-up, other Baltimore venues follow parts of the same path -- offering a meal-and entertainment-mix that falls somewhere between a dinner theater and a nightclub.
In "One Night in Miami," which gets its East Coast premiere at Center Stage, playwright Kemp Powers imagines what happened when Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown celebrated after the 1964 Clay-Liston bout.
The results are in! More than 21,000 votes determined the winners of 2014¿s Best of Howard contest. From preferred personal trainers to choice child care, every category is another reason to love Howard County.
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Noah Unger, fifth-grade student at Pot Spring Elementary, has invented the Buddy Bench. The bench is installed at the playground and lets other students know that anyone sitting on the bench wants to join the game or activity at the playground.