The haunting may be over, at least Halloween has passed us by. Another year, another spooktacular evening of trick-or-treating, costumes, and all the spooky outings you can handle. But for those who aren’t quite ready to let go of the chilling holiday spirit, for all you ghoulish guys and gals who aren’t ready to dive headlong into the green-and-red sing-a-long of Christmas, Fluid Movement has a treat for you! Why Baltimore’s unique performance art company is stirring up a spooktacular event to help preserve the spirit of Halloween all year through!
Tis the season to be inclined toward mischief and mayhem. Even if Halloween itself be over, and November freshly fallen upon us, who among us is really ready for that other holiday— the one with the elves and the singing and the snow? Settle back into the autumnal enchantments of a Baltimore classic, Poe’s Last Stanza, a yearly running and returning tradition produced by Do or Die Productions and hosted at their resident venue,
Children are a blessing if you know where they are. Nothing’s so distressing though as when they keep you guessing so— be sure to get your ticket, and travel very far…all the way out to The Gaithersburg Arts Barn to see the first show of Kensington Arts Theatre’s “KAT SECOND STAGE” season— Into the Woods Jr. Directed by Fred Zirm with Musical Direction by Arielle Bayer, this abridged Sondheim production, which exclusively features the first half of the original full-length musical (minus a few racy and raunchy bits to make it appropriate for younger audiences— though it should be clear that the foot-maiming of Cinderella’s Step Sisters is still an active part of the performance),
How’d you do, I—
See you’ve met my— faithful area Burlesque Troupe, Bunns of Steele.
And they’re just a—
Little hyped up because
It’s that time of year when
Everyone starts to squeal!
Don’t get strung out! You’ve got your chance
To see a thrilling thing, but it won’t last!
So get your—
And enjoy the show—
The Rocky Horror Burlesque Dinner &
ONE CHANCE MORE! Another show- another opportunity- to see Cameron Mackintosh’s critically acclaimed production of…
The musical phenomenon that has swept the globe returns to The National Theatre in Washington D.C. for a limited engagement starting on December 20, 2017 and playing through January 7, 2018.
TICKETS WILL MOVE QUICKLY! Don’t miss your chance to purchase them!
TICKETS GO ON SALE SEPTEMBER 22,
Morning in Columbia the city awakes— to the bells of Notre Dame!
The merchant man sells and the baker man bakes— to the bells of Notre Dame!
Toby’s Teen Professional Theatre, as a part of Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts, is offering up a bold regional premiere this summer with their production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Based on the infamous Victor Hugo novel with songs from the iconic Disney animated film,
Chin up! Chin up! Everybody loves a happy face! Wear it! Share it! It’ll brighten up the darkest place! Twinkle! Sparkle! Let a little sunshine in! You’ll be on the right side looking at the bright side up with your chinny-chin, chin up! Salutations! It’s Artistic Synergy’s reason to twinkle— sparkle— and let a little sunshine into the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church basement this summer! Presenting for the first time— a children’s production featuring the children of Artistic Synergy!
Careful what you say…people will listen! Careful the things you do…people will see! I’m saying to you, go to the woods of Montgomery County…therein you will find an enchanting production of Into the Woods at Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre! They’re being mighty careful with this finely honed production, celebrating their 40th anniversary year of providing a quality summertime theatrical experience with talents students aplenty. Directed by Walter Ware III,
Go! Go! Go! Go go see Joseph…
That’s what the papers say! As Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Columbia celebrates the 45th year of Columbia Center for the Arts (CCTA) and the 50th anniversary of the city of Columbia, what better way to celebrate than with five show-stopping female leads, all of whom have starred on the Toby’s stage in the past, now lined up to be a part of Toby’s present?
Are you ready for today’s lesson? Listen to teacher, and repeat after me! I will fly second star to the right and straight on to The Salem Players to see their production of Peter Pan before it sails off to Neverland forever! I will believe in fairies and clap my hands to prove that I do! And most importantly, I won’t grow up, no matter what! If all of that makes sense then you’re in the right place for a magical and fun-filled evening’s entertainment!
You can learn a lot of things from the flowers, and especially in the month of June— but what can you learn from swans and dancing birds at the office Christmas party in the tail-end of the month of April? The Moxie Fords show you exactly what with their brand new dance-inspired variety show Rite of Spring. Premiering for a two-performance engagement over the weekend of April 29th and 30th, 2017 in the black box space of Stillpointe Theatre,
And though scary is exciting— nice is different than good! Isn’t it nice to know a lot? The student performers of Storytellers: A Theater Arts Academy’s current production of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods now definitely know a lot more about theatre than when they walked through the door! Directed by Terry Sweet Bouma, this fairytale adventure sets the bar high for the academy’s first production, but Bouma and the staff deliver, giving these student performers an exceptional chance to experience a real musical theatre production from every angle.
Not throwing away their shot— no! Not throwing away their shot— whoa! The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts announced what the world of Washington DC theatergoers has been waiting to hear for months now: their official schedule for the upcoming 2017/2018 season, which of course includes the ever-coveted, infamous Broadway touring production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton. Storming Broadway, the nation, and the world with its wonders, the incomparable musical sensation of the 2010’s will be making an extended 14-week stay in the Opera House theatre during the summer of 2018— all but concluding the 2017/2018 theatre season for The Kennedy Center.
And in their third year— they rose again! Twisted Knickers Burlesque came back to town in time for some Easter Services this past holiday weekend. This marks their third annual Easter-themed burlesque show: Res-Erection. Returning to Church & Company just off the Avenue in Hampden, troupe producer Tapitha Kix and the girls of the Easter show had services hopping all the way down the bunny trail! With Deacon Hot Todd Lincoln at the hosting helm,
“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.”— the Les Miserables line of optimism that the theatrical community of Milburn Stone Theatre is now desperately clinging to after their beloved Artistic Director Bambi Johnson was unceremoniously tossed out of her position earlier this month. The sudden and rash decision to forcibly remove Johnson from her position as the Artistic Director of Milburn Stone Theatre came as a brutal shock to a great many individuals who have been invested and involved with the theatre and theatre community of North East,
Hey, Mister Pinstripe Suit! Are you ready to kick up your fee, sit back and relax over a scintillating brunch extravaganza? Twisted Knickers Burlesque has just the set for you if you’re looking for a swanky way to spend a Saturday or Sunday morning out on the town while taking in some high-class performance art. Appearing with Baltimore’s very own tin-pan alley style band, Tongue In Cheek, at Germano’s Piattini the saucy styles of Twisted Knickers Burlesque will razzle you,
The Hippodrome Theatre today announced that seats in the first row of the orchestra section will be available for $25 for every performance of RENT, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical. The $25 tickets are available for in-person purchases at the Hippodrome Theatre Box Office located at 12 North Eutaw Street, on the day of each performance only, two hours prior to the show. The $25 tickets are available for cash only purchases and are limited to two tickets per person.
Git R Done!!!
Those infamous words gets the whole crowd revved up and rearing to go whenever they’re heard. From ‘Mater of the world renowned Cars franchise to the Prilosec OTC commercials, Larry The Cable Guy is known for his outrageous sense of humor and his zany one-liner style jokes. Appearing for two performances, at 7:30pm and 10:00pm respectively- on the evening of March 18, 2017 in the Entertainment Center of Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races,
If you like free tickets to happening events- you’ll love this exclusive opportunity to snag a pair of tickets to see Clint Black live in performance on Friday March 31, 2017 at The Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.
For a one-night only performance, Clint Black a country music star sensation with over 25 #1 hits will be playing at Hollywood Casino. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to win a pair of tickets to see this Grand Ole Opry inductee perform live.
Remember back in August when we gave away a pair of tickets to see the funny and smarter-than-a-fifth-grader Jeff Foxworthy?
We’re at it again! Coming to the Event Center at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races (in West Virginia!) is that iconic redneck stand-up comedian-
LARRY THE CABLE GUY!
Are you ready to: GIT ER DONE?
Larry The Cable Guy will be appearing on Saturday March 18th 2017 for TWO SHOWS that evening: 7:00pm and 10:00pm.
It’s that time of year…the lights go up, the shoppers rush around with their treasures, every theatre in town starts producing A Christmas Carol, cookies go into the oven, and every church in town starts practicing for their Christmas Pageant. Someone got the holiday wires crossed as The Twin Beach Players open their festive production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever! Directed by Rachel Clites Cruz, this delightful family fun holiday show is a reminder of what the spirit of Christmas is all about and it isn’t exactly what you think!
November brings daylight savings time, which means it’s time to dim the lights an hour early! It’s 8:00 o’clock on the last Monday of the month, and if you know what’s good for you, you’re anxiously awaiting the master of the macabre, the antiquarian of the insane, Horatio Dark himself as he reads between the lines of reality for the monthly installment of his radio broadcast! Appearing now at W-IND, tune the dial, turn up the volume,
Come with me to see something strange unfold. Hear the weirdest tale that was ever told. From this rare depiction, some would swear it is fiction— yet— each peculiar twist I tell is true! And you shall see it in plain view! Middle school students performing theatre: not so strange. Middle school students performing and producing theatre: unusual. Middle school students performing, producing, and creating theatre to be seen for hundreds of elementary school students in Montgomery County?
Cluckin’ A! It’s that time of year when the feathers are flying, the dancers are free-range, and the most happening show in town hit Hampden with wings a flappin’ as Twisted Knickers Burlesque ruled the roost with their one-night feathery extravaganza: Poultry in Motion: A Burlesque Most Fowl! Produced by troupe leader Tapitha Kix and featuring the return of two of the original founding members of TKB, there was a feather for everyone’s cap!
The sword of Damocles is hanging over your head! And you’ve got the feeling someone’s gonna be cutting your thread if you don’t take a jump to the Brooklyn Park and then a step down Hammonds Lane to the black box theatre of the Chesapeake Arts Center to see The Rocky Horror Show. Presented by Erase Hate Through Art and How Do You Like Me Now Productions, the Richard O’Brien cult classic stage musical comes to life under Director Ed Higgins and Musical Director Eliza Van Kan.
They’re baaaaaack! Let’s do the time-warp back three months to Artscape 2016 and recall fondly Lucas Gerace, those adorable Area51 alien abductees that Agent Coletta didn’t want you to know about! Well, grumpy Agent Coletta is still hanging around— clearly needing to work out his anger issues— and so are Gerace and Christmas, only as it turns out? The whole alien scenario? It was a sham! Scandal! Aliengate 2016 might be the biggest upset this political season except Gerace and Christmas can explain!
What soft through yonder window breaks? It is Burlesque! And Twisted Knickers is the sun! A strip! A tease! Their kingdom for a strip-tease! The Bard & The Beautiful brought some of Shakespeare’s finest work as it was meant to be experienced— by the groundlings with a true appreciation for beauty of all varieties— to the stage of Yellow Sign Theatre. And although tis no longer midsummer, what was witnessed was beyond the audience’s wildest dreams!
Landless Theatre Company is off to the races! Off to the races! I said, they’re OFF TO THE RACES with their workshop production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Symphonic Metal Version. Directed by Melissa Baughman, with Musical Direction by Andrew Lloyd Baughman and Zachary Pinkham, this symphonic metal version of Rupert Holmes’ musical (based on the unfinished play by Charles Dickens) features new arrangements and orchestrations by The Fleet Street Collective of Landless Theatre Company.
“If your working television sits on top of your non-working, you might be a redneck.” The humor that put Jeff Foxworthy on the map as a stand-up comedian is how he chose to close his 75-minute set after really giving the audience a rip-roaring ride of good personal humor that touched the funny bone of everyone in attendance. It would have been a Foxworthy stand-up show without the infamous “redneck” string of hilariously low-brow comedic insults at the conclusion of the show,
Space: The Final Frontier. It is time to buckle in, hold onto your tentacles, and boldly go where no man has dared to go at Artscape 2016: aboard Starship Yellow Sign and into the vastly unexplored celestial spaces that is Burlesque Performance. Returning to their home planet of Yellow Sign Theatre, Twisted Knickers Burlesque arrived on the spacy scene with Heavenly Bodies, a show beyond the wildest imagination of even the most interplanetary dreamers!