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Sunday, January 22, 2023

Delightful comic ‘The Sneeze’ opens Compass Rose’s new home by Charles Green

Short works by Chekhov adapted by Michael Frayn inaugurate the company's residence at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 08:08PM
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Annapolis Opera looks back at 50 years and it’s a sight to see by Charles Green

Marking the company's 50th anniversary, a gallery of costumes, photos, and other items celebrates their variety and talents over the years.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 09:03PM
Monday, November 14, 2022

An emotionally powerful ‘Sweat’ from U.S. Naval Academy Masqueraders by Charles Green

Kudos to the troupe for tackling Lynn Nottage's meaningful play.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 03:21PM
Sunday, October 23, 2022

It’s truth vs. poetry in ‘Lifespan of a Fact’ at Colonial Players of Annapolis by Charles Green

The actors keep the stakes and tension rising. The play has laughs and plenty to think about.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 08:23AM
Monday, October 17, 2022

Playwright Bob Bartlett on his scary new play in the woods, ‘Lýkos Ánthrōpos’ by Charles Green

'There is something primal about horror, something audiences can't escape.'

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 07:04AM
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

‘Twelfth Night’ comes to gorgeous life at Classic Theatre of Maryland by Charles Green

Director Sally Boyett transplants Shakespeare’s classic comedy of cross-dressing, mistaken identities, and unrequited love to the world of 1920s Hollywood.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 01:09PM
Saturday, October 8, 2022

‘Les Sylphides and Other Works’ opens season beautifully at Ballet Theatre of Maryland by Charles Green

The four short pieces are a wonderful celebration of movement.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 05:44PM
Sunday, September 18, 2022

Local talent shines in ‘Variations on Change’ from Rapid Lemon Productions by Charles Green

The annual 10-minute-play production is a great opportunity to sample the work of Baltimore-area theater artists.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 01:57PM
Sunday, September 11, 2022

Hilarious ‘Art’ opens 74th season for Colonial Players of Annapolis by Charles Green

A night of laughter, with plenty to think about after.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 02:19PM
Saturday, August 27, 2022

Annapolis Opera brings ‘La bohème’ to beautiful life by Charles Green

Emotionally stirring singing gives powerful richness to the lyrics and makes this classic a wonderful season opener.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 08:01PM
Thursday, August 25, 2022

Why we love ‘La bohéme’: A Q&A with Annapolis Opera’s Maestro Craig Kier by Charles Green

The company's 50th anniversary season also includes 'Lost in the Stars and 'The Marriage of Figaro.'

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 06:05AM
Monday, August 8, 2022

‘Drowsy Chaperone’ goes meta at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre by Charles Green

The musical comedy not only pokes fun at the tropes and cliches of the form but also offers thought-provoking insights into love and reality.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 11:15AM
Monday, July 11, 2022

A lot to like in Classic Theatre of Maryland’s outdoor ‘As You Like It’ by Charles Green

The inventive take on Shakespeare’s classic comedy, set in 1930s Appalachia with bluegrass-style songs, makes for a pleasant summer evening.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 08:10PM
Saturday, July 2, 2022

Entertaining ‘Bright Star’ shines at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre by Charles Green

The music, singing, and acting make for a fun evening under the stars.

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 05:46AM
Friday, June 3, 2022

‘Servant of Two Masters’ is a comic romp at Classic Theatre of Maryland by Charles Green

Performed on Tuesdays outdoors in Annapolis, it's a delightful summer evening of theater.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:37AM
Friday, May 20, 2022

Fun and intimate ‘Edward and Christine’ plays live online by Charles Green

Tia Shearer Bassett’s showcase of versatile acting shows what live theater is capable of even over the internet.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:05PM
Saturday, April 23, 2022

Comedy and dance blend in ‘Coppélia’ at Ballet Theatre of Maryland by Charles Green

Dianna Cuatto’s choreography is full of lovely movements and comic moments.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:02PM
Friday, March 25, 2022

A memorable ‘Agnes of God’ probes a nun’s secret at Colonial Players by Charles Green

The production — playing both in-person and live-streamed — combines excellent acting with creative lighting for a powerful, thought-provoking performance.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:24PM
Saturday, March 19, 2022

Annapolis Opera brings to life a thrilling ‘Into the Woods’ by Charles Green

Glorious music and singing, combined with creative lighting, scenery, and sound.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:50PM
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Globe Openstage streams delightful ‘Importance of Being Earnest’ by Charles Green

As enthusiastically acted on Zoom, it allowed Oscar Wilde’s deliciously clever lines to take center stage.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:01AM
Saturday, February 26, 2022

‘Momentum’ by Ballet Theatre of Maryland shows intimate variety by Charles Green

This collection of six short pieces offers something for all sorts of dance lovers to enjoy, from classical to contemporary.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:10PM
Friday, January 28, 2022

Stephen Nunns composes album inspired by T.S. Eliot’s ‘Waste Land’ by Charles Green

'He Do the Police in Different Voices' is a playful new musical translation of one of the world’s most famous and challenging poems.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:45AM
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

‘The Nutcracker’ comes to vivid life at Ballet Theatre of Maryland by Charles Green

Capturing the spirit of the season, the production is a joy to watch in person or online.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:37AM
Saturday, October 23, 2021

Dance and acting blend thrillingly in ‘Giselle’ from Ballet Theatre of Maryland by Charles Green

Drama and emotion as the company returns home to Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:14PM
Saturday, September 11, 2021

A powerful indictment of racism, in updated ‘Rachel’ from Rapid Lemon by Charles Green

An early 20th-century play set against recent murders of Black men.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:33PM
Saturday, July 17, 2021

‘She Kills Monsters’ from Silver Spring Stage is a roleplay pleasure by Charles Green

A fun tribute to Dungeons & Dragons, the production combines comedy with deep emotion.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:38PM
Monday, April 19, 2021

A showcase of extraordinary talents from Ballet Theatre of Maryland by Charles Green

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s Momentum is a collection of four classical and contemporary works that showcases the extraordinary talents of the company. The first two pieces are choreograph…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:37AM
Sunday, April 18, 2021

A prickly take on marriage rocks ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’ at Silver Spring Stage by Charles Green

Silver Spring Stage’s virtual production of A Doll’s House, Part 2 is an imaginative work with powerful performances. Lucas Hnath’s 2017 play picks up 15 years after Ibsen’s classic …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:20PM
Saturday, April 10, 2021

Audrey Cefaly’s ‘Maytag Virgin’ is a joy to see at Colonial Players of Annapolis by Charles Green

Maytag Virgin is Colonial Players of Annapolis’s first show since the pandemic forced theaters to close. Directed by Edd Miller, it is offered livestreamed as well as to limited, masked, a…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:35PM
Sunday, February 28, 2021

An enchanting ‘Little Mermaid’ from Ballet Theatre of Maryland by Charles Green

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s production of The Little Mermaid is a beautiful celebration of dance and storytelling. Performed at the Westin Annapolis Hotel to a mask-wearing, limited audie…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:58AM
Thursday, February 25, 2021

In Mosaic’s darkly funny ‘Inherit the Windbag,’ an epic bickerfest by Charles Green

Mosaic Theater Company’s web series Inherit the Windbag is a darkly funny revisitation of a debate between two larger-than-life figures. During the 1968 Democratic and Republican National …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:35PM

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