The biggest winner Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards had to be Showtime's "Homeland," which took the top three drama awards in an upset over such favorites as "Mad Men" and "Downton Abbey." But, Baltimore-based productions and stars had a very big night, too.
Journalists covering a war have to get close enough to document the conflict, but otherwise need to maintain a neutral distance. As the photographer in Donald Margulies' "Time Stands Still" finds out, it is difficult to emerge from such a conflict without being damaged by it
Tidewater Players, the community theater of Havre de Grace, will its spring Musical next month. Back by popular demand, the players present the hilarious musical comedy, "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May 4 through May 20.
"Avenue Q" is a puppet show for adults. The hand-held puppets occupying this urban avenue talk about race, sex, unemployment and other sensitive topics in this Tony Award-winning 2003 musical. You'll want to hear their funny comments in Silhouette Stages' winning production in the theater at Slayton House.
Everyman Theatre set designer Daniel Ettinger and technical director Bill Jamieson belong to a breed of peculiarly obsessive breed of backstage professionals whose penchant for realism extends to details that even the most observant audience members will never notice.
Another classic American film set in Baltimore will be turned into a Broadway musical. Barry Levinson has adapted "Diner," his well-regarded 1982 movie, for the stage. With music and lyrics by rock singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow, the new show is scheduled to open in New York next fall.
Bay Theatre founder Janet Luby could not conceal her delight as she announced that the first celebratory event of the coming season, a fashion show and fundraiser, had sold out nearly two months in advance.
By By Mary Johnson and Special to The Baltimore Sun