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.
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..
If you visit "Memphis" at Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, you'll be going back to a time in the 1950s when racial integration and R&B music were intertwined subjects that made many establishment types uneasy.
Edwin Cohen, a retired city and university educator who served as executive director of Camps Airy and Louise, died June 21 of complications following surgery at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown. He was 87.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Mary Rodgers, the daughter of Broadway icon Richard Rodgers who found her own fame as composer of the 1959 musical "Once Upon a Mattress" and as the author of the body-shifting book "Freaky Friday," has died. She was 83.
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.
Craig Copeland, a 44-year-old teacher at McDonogh School in Owings Mills, was voted by Men in Blazers listeners as the winning U.S. Soccer World Cup theme song for his version of "My Favorite Things" from "The Sound of Music."
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."
Weren't we terrible for allowing the AIDS epidemic to go unchecked for so long in New York in the 1980s? It's a question HBO's new film "The Normal Heart" will make you consider. Are we terrible now for not doing more to stop it worldwide?
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.
If great theater is your thing, Arena Stage is the place to be. The Southwest Washington, D.C., theater has been on a roll this season, with exceptional plays that covered a broad range of subjects, featuring well-known cast members.
How successful is Colonial Players' current production of "Annie?" Well, after the first weekend, available seats for this heart-warming family-friendly show were all but sold out — including a recently added matinee performance on Sunday, Dec. 8.