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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘Perfect Arrangement’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre. “Director Patrick Gorirossi has brilliantly brought the piece to life, expertly assembling a team of professionals both on stage an…

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

  ‘The Producers’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria. “‘The Producers’ is a funny, exciting, and over-the-top show, yet paying tribute to classic Broadway at the same time.”…

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. ‘Newsies’ at Great Mills High School for St. Mary’s Summerstock. “…I began to wonder if maybe I hadn’t stumbled upon a Broadway production of this show – everything was just…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

  1. ‘Songs for a New World’ at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre. “The songs are good—Brown is a legendary composer for a reason—but they’re brought to a level above what they mi…

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

  1. ‘Intimate Apparel’ at Silver Spring Stage. “‘Intimate Apparel’ gives us our own private look into African-American life in New York City in 1904 and dresses it in truth, love…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. ‘Disaster!’ at Cockpit-In-Court. “Go, see, hear, laugh and enjoy every rollicking mishap!” – Timoth David Copney.  READ review. Synopsis: Earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos and…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

  1. ‘Towards Zero’ at The Colonial Players of Annapolis. “In an ensemble comprised of fine performers…” – Kelsey Casselbury. READ review. Synopsis: When a house party gathers a…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. ‘A New Brain’ at Iron Crow Theatre. “…this charming piece of theatre is not one to miss, and considering its relative obscurity, it’s unlikely we Marylanders will have another e…

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

  1. ‘Cabaret’ at Silhouette Stages. “If you have never seen “Cabaret,” this production should be high on your list of things to see this Spring.  It will be most memorable and l…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘On Air’ at Creative Cauldron. “. . . this is a lovely show about hope and dreams and a time when America still seemed to be excited about progress and believed that yes, we can.” …

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘Jekyll and Hyde the Musical’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse. “Laurel Mill Playhouse’s production of “Jekyll and Hyde, the Musical” is compelling, cleverly staged and performed by one …

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘Hamlet’ at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory. Performance Dates: April 12 – May 5, 2019, at The Great Hall Theater at St. Mary’s Community Center. Click here for more information and ti…

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre. “This version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame should not be missed, and Toby’s stage is one of the best places to catch it.…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘Appropriate’ at Silver Spring Stage. “However, it doesn’t matter how you pronounce ‘Appropriate.’ It is definitely an opportune allocation of your time.  Try not to miss it.”…

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Theatre News: Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Presents it’s 2019-2020 Season by April Forrer

Hamlet, Complete Works, Measure for Measure, Dracula, and more A season of powerful drama, spine-tingling horror, and riotous comedy are scheduled for Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s 2019…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘My Fair Lady’ at Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre. “…witty and smart…” -Dr. Mark Dreisonstok. READ review. Synopsis: Eliza Doolittle is a young flower seller with an unmistakable…

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Theatre News: Jemicy School is One of Eight Selected from Schools across the Country to Perform in Nationals by April Forrer

This week I had the privilege of visiting a local Baltimore high school that is making history in winning a spot in a national tournament. Only eight schools are selected from high school th…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Theatre News: Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents ‘Hamlet’ in Original Shakespearean Pronunciation by April Forrer

Hampden’s early modern theatre company, Baltimore Shakespeare Factory (BSF), is proud to present Hamlet, opening April 12, 2019. This famous tragedy, regarded by many as the greatest pla…

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity’ at Signature Theatre. “‘Masterpieces’ is the type of theatre one longs for—it shakes you up and leaves you incohere…

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘Blood at the Root’ at Theater Alliance. “. . . electric and alive and thought-provoking and mesmerizing. . . . Don’t miss this one. – Mary Ann Johnson. READ review. Synopsis: When…

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ at The Colonial Players of Annapolis. “The actors and designers fly above expectations with details that will require multiple viewings to discover.” –…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘She Loves Me’ at Newtowne Players’ Theatre. “If you are looking for a great way to celebrate the love of your life or just enjoy a story about falling in love, go see this show.…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘Everything is Wonderful’ at Everyman Theatre. “I commend Everyman Theatre and all those involved in this production for showcasing this beautiful play – everything is wonderfu…

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘The Mystery of Love and Sex’ at Iron Crow Theatre. “…Thomas and Vicks displayed some interesting chemistry that kept the performance fluid and organic…” – JV Tor…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘Silent Sky’ at The Colonial Players of Annapolis. “Go see ‘Silent Sky’ one, two, three, or as many times possible during its one month run. It is as thrilling as a cle…

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

‘Madeline’s Christmas’ at Creative Cauldron. “‘Madeline’s Christmas is a delightfully gentle musical exploring the magic of Christmas.” – Mary Ann Johnson. READ revi…

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. ‘Frosted’ by the British Players at Kensington Town Hall. “…the production is witty, entertaining, and quite enjoyable for both adults and children.” – John Boze…

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. ‘My Fair Lady’ at Third Wall Productions. “Who knew that in a cute church in Towson, I would hear some of the best voices I’ve heard this year.” – April Forrer. R…

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. ‘Peter Pan’ at Children’s Theatre of Annapolis. “…such a family-friendly show filled with suspense and excitement, and, yes, a little bit of fairy dust, bringing everyone b…

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ by Stand Up For… Theatre at Chesapeake Arts Center. “…I truly recommend Stand Up For… Theatre’s production of ‘La Cage Aux Folles.’” R…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. ‘Stick Fly: An American Novela Vignette’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre. “‘Stick Fly’ is an exceptionally well crafted depiction and perpetuates serious introspection.”…

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