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Saturday, May 13, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘Hamlet’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company by Sue Tilberry

The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s production of “Hamlet,” directed by Eleanor Holdridge, is an energetic and familiar story filled with the perils of politics, loyalty, and love. Th…

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Sunday, April 16, 2023

Review: ‘Putting It Together’ at The Colonial Players of Annapolis by Sue Tilberry

 “Putting it Together,” a musical review of Stephen Sondheim’s songs, is a fast-paced, intimate portrayal of the bright and dark aspects friendship, marriage, and relationships. Loose…

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Monday, April 10, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘Our Town’ at Classic Theatre of Maryland by Sue Tilberry

  Thornton Wilder’s 1938 Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Our Town” was written in hard times. The country was in the grips of the Depression; farmland was disintegrating into the dust bo…

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Sunday, April 2, 2023

Review: Maryland Theatre Collective’s Production of ‘Disney’s Freaky Friday The Musical’ at Chesapeake Arts Center by Sue Tilberry

Maryland Theatre Collective’s production of “Disney’s Freaky Friday The Musical” is a delightful and spirited iteration of the franchise, which includes three movies and most recentl…

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Monday, March 27, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘The Beaux’ Stratagem’ by The Rude Mechanicals at Greenbelt Arts Center by Sue Tilberry

What does a play from the 1700s have in common with a 70s sitcom? Not a lot, really, other than the fact that few people in the audience remember the culture of either. It is an odd pairing,…

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Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘The Book of Will’ at The Colonial Players by Sue Tilberry

It is hard to imagine a world that Shakespeare does not grace. Based on a true-story, “The Book of Will” shows us how easily the bard could have vanished into the ages. George Elliot sai…

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Theatre Review: ‘Love Like Tuesday’ by Faction of Fools Theatre Company at Capital Hill Arts Workshop by Sue Tilberry

“Love Like Tuesday,” playing at the Capital Hill Arts Workshop, is a tightly choreographed and seamless world premiere under the direction of Francesca Chilcote and movement coach Kathry…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘The Learned Ladies’ at Classic Theatre of Maryland by Sue Tilberry

“The Learned Ladies,” a comedy written in verse by Molière in 1672, is now playing at Classic Theatre of Maryland in Annapolis. That description can be a little intimidating, if not off…

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Thursday, February 9, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘Les Misérables’ at The Hippodrome by Sue Tilberry

We expect a lot from touring Broadway shows to go along with their ticket prices, and “Les Misérables,” now playing at the Hippodrome, does not disappoint. Producer Cameron Mackintosh�…

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Saturday, February 4, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ at Children’s Theatre of Annapolis by Sue Tilberry

The Tony Award-winning play “Peter and the Starcatcher” by Rick Elice has landed on the Children’s Theatre of Annapolis stage like a huge blender set on 11 speed. Met at first with the…

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Monday, January 23, 2023

Theatre Review: ‘The Sneeze’ at Compass Rose Theater by Sue Tilberry

After a three-year Covid hiatus, the Compass Rose Theater is back with a vengeance, alive and well in its new home at Maryland Hall. The company’s first offering fits their new space well.…

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Monday, December 19, 2022

Dance Review: ‘The Nutcracker’ by the Ballet Theatre of Maryland at the Maryland Hall in Annapolis by Sue Tilberry

Seeing Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” presented by the Ballet Theatre of Maryland at Maryland Hall is like being enveloped in a home town crowd at a sporting event. The audience is eag…

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Monday, December 5, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘White Christmas’ at Classic Theatre of Maryland by Sue Tilberry

Anyone who loves the 1954 movie “White Christmas” will love this second seasonal offering at Classic Theatre of Maryland. “White Christmas” is the younger, happier sibling of Classic…

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Theatre Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Classic Theatre of Maryland by Sue Tilberry

  Kudos to The Classic Theatre of MD for taking “A Christmas Carol,” one of the most familiar and produced stories in the world—and making it fresh and compelling in a new adaptation …

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Monday, November 28, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Ford’s Theatre by Sue Tilberry

It can be said there is no new idea under the sun, and with an all-too-familiar play like “A Christmas Carol,” it is hard to imagine a production that separates itself easily from the ot…

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘Antigone’ at Anne Arundel Community College by Sue Tilberry

A new translation of “Antigone” is currently being presented at Anne Arundel Community College. Originally written by Sophocles in 441 B.C., it warns of the dangers of tyranny and, amazi…

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Friday, November 11, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’ at The Colonial Players by Sue Tilberry

“The Lifespan of a Fact,” written by Jeremy Kareken, David Murrell, and Gordon Farrell is loosely based on a book by the two male leads, John D’Agata and Jim Fingal about their relatio…

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