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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Theatre Review: ‘Christmas Is Coming Uptown’ at Arena Players by Timoth David Copney

All too frequently, one of Baltimore’s best little theatres flies under the radar of the viewing audiences. This is a shame because Arena Players is now in its 68th year and celebrating th…

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Theatre Review: Art Centric’s ‘Dreamgirls’ at Baltimore Center Stage by Timoth David Copney

Gather a bunch of Black theater makers together and chances are that a majority of them will have had some association with “Dreamgirls.” After watching the current iteration currently r…

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Concert Review: ‘The Medium’ by Baltimore Concert Opera by Timoth David Copney

As far as I knew, noted composer Gian Carlo Menotti only wrote one short opera, namely “Amahl and the Night Visitor.” What a delightful surprise to find that I was, once again, mistaken.…

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Friday, April 23, 2021

Concert Review: Baltimore Concert Opera in the Open Air by Timoth David Copney

This worldwide pandemic has served as a reminder to us all that we need to appreciate things while we have them, no matter how fleeting. And on a chilly spring evening this week, one of the …

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Concert Review: BSO Holiday Spectacular at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall by Timoth David Copney

I have heard about the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Spectacular Concerts for years, so when I was asked to review this year’s, I was beyond excited.  So often we build up expe…

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Monday, December 16, 2019
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Perfect Arrangement’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre by Timoth David Copney

Fells Point Corner Theatre (FPTC) has made a name for itself by presenting works that push the needle ever further, frequently straddling that line between excellent theatre and thought-prov…

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Mary Poppins’ at Glyndon Area Players by Timoth David Copney

One of the frothiest confections to ever drift across these parts has landed at Glyndon Area Players in the form of their offering this summer, “Mary Poppins.”  A huge, sprawling, spect…

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It’ at Cockpit-In-Court by Timoth David Copney

I am kind of a fan of most of juke box musicals.  How’s that for a non-committal opening line?  Seriously, I like some of them, like Mama Mia, featuring the songs of ABBA, or Rock of Age…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Disaster!’ at Cockpit-In-Court by Timoth David Copney

“Disaster, the Musical!” is anything but in its current incarnation at Cockpit-In-Court.  Whatever the opposite of disaster is by definition, this is it. Cockpit has kicked off their 20…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Concert Review: ‘Stonewall 50’ at The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC by Timoth David Copney

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC (GMCW) threw a party that was thinly disguised as a concert last Sunday. The show was titled, “Stonewall 50” and was a commemoration of the 50th a…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Mama Mia’ at Dundalk Community Theatre (DCT) by Timoth David Copney

I look forward to every production I am privileged to see at Dundalk Community Theatre (DCT). Even the ones that are not my musical cup of tea are so well done that they usually change my mi…

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Indecent’ at Baltimore Center Stage by Timoth David Copney

Center Stage, Baltimore’s preeminent professional theatre, has never shied away from controversial pieces.  How delicious that the current production of Paula Vogel’s “Indecent” is …

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Newsies’ at Third Wall Productions by Timoth David Copney

When the indomitable and fearless Mike Zellhoffer, Executive Director of Third Wall Productions (TWP), first told me he wanted to mount a production of “Newsies,” (music by Alan …

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Blithe Spirit’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

Spotlighters Theatre is going slightly off-book this year by offering a non-traditional holiday offering.  Leave it to one of the most venerable artistic institutions in the city to do som…

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘A Wonder in my Soul’ at Baltimore Center Stage by Timoth David Copney

Sometimes, certain theatrical venues can be victims of their own past productions, having set the bar so high that it seems impossible to reach that standard again, let alone surpass it.  B…

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Side Show’ at Dundalk Community Theatre by Timoth David Copney

Come See the Freaks!  A typical carney huckster works the crowd during the opening number of Dundalk Community Theatre’s outstanding take on “Side Show,” the musical with a bo…

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

News: Great Food and Great Music at ‘Citron’ by Timoth David Copney

Last week, on a lovely moonlight night, I had the pleasure of dining – and listening – at Citron.  If you haven’t heard of it, no worries, I’m going to tell you all about it.  And …

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Aida’ at Arts Centric by Timoth David Copney

Arts Centric is continuing its trajectory of presenting some of the finest musical theatre to be seen in the city with their latest offering, “Aida,”  now running at Motor House in Sta…

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘The Little Mermaid’ at Cockpit in Court by Timoth David Copney

Cockpit in Court, the theatre company housed on the CCBC Essex campus, has scored another hit with their production of “The Little Mermaid.” If Disney musicals are your thing, th…

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean’ at Cockpit-In-Court by Timoth David Copney

I’ve not seen a lot of the little gems that Cockpit-In-Court puts on in their charming theatre in the round upstairs of their main auditorium.  If the one currently running is any indicat…

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Sunday, July 1, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Judy and The General’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

What happens when you put one of my favorite local playwrights together with one of my favorite theatre companies and toss in one of my favorite actresses to boot?  You get “Judy and …

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Concert Review: ‘Audra McDonald and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’ at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall by Timoth David Copney

Say the name Audra McDonald in certain circles, i.e., in the presence of almost anyone who’s ever seen her or heard her sing, and you can watch a genuine twinkle appear in the eye, a silly…

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Theatre News: Stillpointe Theatre Kicks Off New Season with Wigstock Gala by Timoth David Copney

Stillpointe Theatre kicked off their annual fund-raising gala at a quirkily perfect locale, Wishbone Reserve, with a theme that was right up their distinctive alley.  Dubbing the gala Wigst…

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’ at ArtsCentric, Inc by Timoth David Copney

“Smokey Joe’s Café” has been kicking around stages both on Broadway and in the hinterlands for more than 20 years.  I’ve seen it a number of times – but never like the ve…

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Bad Jews’ at Vagabond Players by Timoth David Copney

A play called “Bad Jews?” The title kinda grips you from the get-go, and in the production of it currently running at Vagabond Players, the title is only the beginning. The whol…

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Love, Loss, and What I Wore’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

“Love, Loss, and What I Wore” is the Audrey Herman’s Spotlighters Theatre’s latest offering and if the audience response over the weekend is any indication, they have yet…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Jekyll and Hyde – The Musical’ at Third Wall Productions by Timoth David Copney

“Jekyll and Hyde, The Musical” ranks among the creepiest of Broadway musicals.  Even the upbeat numbers are downers.  And yet, it is a surprisingly entertaining piece of theatr…

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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘First Date’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

When “First Date” premiered on Broadway in 2013, it was panned more than praised.  Which just goes to show you that critics don’t know everything. They can sink a decent show with a l…

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Lookingglass Alice’ at Baltimore Center Stage by Timoth David Copney

Baltimore is no stranger to magical events in local theatres.  On any given weekend night there is some company of wildly talented folks acting, singing and dancing their little hearts out.…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Leading Ladies’ at Salem Players by Timoth David Copney

Salem Players, the Catonsville-based theatre company recently presented Ken Ludwig’s hysterical farce, “Leading Ladies.” Salem Players is celebrating its 40th season this year…

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