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Monday, February 27, 2017

Ballet Review: ‘The Little Mermaid’ by Ballet Theatre of Maryland by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

Ballet Theatre of Maryland presented their world premiere of Artistic Director Dianna Cuatto’s original interpretation of Hans Christian Andersen’s tale “The Little Mermaid” …

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

Concert Review: ‘Midweek Education Concert – Heroes & Villains’ by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

Since 1924, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has been proud to lead the nation in offering educational children’s concerts and with their latest Midweek Education Concert titled “Her…

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Ella Enchanted’ at Adventure Theatre MTC by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

A fresh, feminist take on Cinderella that’s not preachy and that manages to keep the light tone and charm of a fairy tale? “Ella Enchanted,” directed by Mary Hall Surface at Advent…

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Sunday, January 29, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Treasure Island’ by Children’s Theatre of Annapolis by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

Violent murders, complex characters, and fearsome pirates – in a children’s play? Yes! And, not exactly. I had the delight to attend “Treasure Island” on Friday, January 27, 2017…

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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Concert Review: ‘Brahms Symphony No. 1’ by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

No matter what your personal feelings were on Inauguration Day, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra under the baton of guest conductor Johannes Debus demonstrated that the world keeps turning �…

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Silent Sky’ at Silver Spring Stage by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

The true story of one woman’s quest to find meaning in both her life and the universe plays out with humor and tenderness in the production of “Silent Sky,”directed by Bill Hurlbut…

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Theatre Review: ‘Oy Vey in the Manger’ by The Kinsey Sicks at Theater J by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

Phenomenal a cappella barbershop singing, hilarious parodies of Christmas carols, and scathing jabs at Donald Trump are all featured in The Kinsey Sicks’ sharp, clever, funny, and mu…

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Concert Review: ‘Movie and Music: It’s a Wonderful Life’ by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

Whether you were feeling already in the Christmas spirit or if you needed your spirits brightened, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s rendition of “Movie and Music: It’s a Wond…

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Concert Review: ‘Swingin’ Nutcracker à la Ellington featuring Step Afrika!’ by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

December brings us a smorgasbord of Nutcracker interpretations, but none more unique than this world premiere of “Swingin’ Nutcracker à la Ellington featuring Step Afrika!” commis…

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Concert Review: ‘Naughty & Nice’ by Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC at Lincoln Theatre by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

When the curtain rose at Lincoln Theatre on the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC, I couldn’t help but get a little choked up at the powerful visual of history, pride, courage, …

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Monday, December 5, 2016

Theatre Review: ‘The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe’ at Adventure Theatre MTC by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

How could an adventurous story about four children, a faun, a beaver, a witch, a lion, an epic battle, and a magical land called Narnia be told with only two actors on a tiny stage? That was…

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Theatre Review: ‘The Secret Garden’ by Shakespeare Theatre Company at Sidney Harman Hall by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

“A lot of things that look dead is just bidin’ their time.” So says Dickon in “The Secret Garden,” now playing through Dec. 31, 2016 at Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Sidn…

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Theatre Review: ‘Seussical’ at Children’s Theatre of Annapolis by Liz Ruth-Brinegar

“A person’s a person, no matter how small,” is the theme that runs through the delightful production of “Seussical” now playing at the Children’s Theatre of Annapolis, di…

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Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards