Mary Pohlig, who lives in Belcamp, spent the good portion of the day and evening with Larry Hagman, who died Nov. 23 at age 81, when she was presented with the first Mary Martin Drama Scholarship at Washington College. Mary Martin was Mr. Hagman's mother.
The title character in "Richard III" qualifies as the most evil villain in any of Shakespeare's plays, which is no small accomplishment. This 15th-century English monarch killed so many members of his immediate family in his ruthless quest to ensure that nobody else sat on his throne that it's difficult to keep the bloody score.
If you're not quite ready to head indoors for the fall, the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company has just the show for you. Think of it as a way to partake of an early offering in the new theater season in Howard County while watching that show under the stars.
Throughout April, the Harford Community College Library celebrated National Poetry Month and National Library Week through the "Poetree," an interactive display of favorite and original poems contributed by HCC students and employees
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
Artists tend to work quietly in their studios, but eventually they emerge to exhibit their work in art galleries. Some Howard County artists only have to make a very short indoor walk from studio to gallery for the "Resident Visual Artists Exhibit 2012" at the Howard County Arts Council in Ellicott City