People always find terrible ways to justify doing horrible things. But we enjoy watching horrible things; it gives us a feeling of immortality. We, however, are not immortal. Life is short. And the time that we spend with our loved ones is mostly behind us. Single Carrot Theatre opens their 11th season here in Baltimore with Young Jean Lee’s Lear, a peculiar exploration of familial dysfunction threaded loosely within the confines of Shakespeare’s King Lear.
Ho! Ho! Holiday-mamma-freaking-ho! The Pointless Theatre is bringing their annual tradition, A Very Pointless Holiday Spectacular to the stage for 2015 and they’re going to sack it to you, Santa babies! It’s the North Pole’s 239th annual talent show and Mrs. Claus and the elves are ready to get down, boogie, and go to town on the one night a year that they get off— and holy holiday moly do they get off!