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Monday, October 23, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Heathers, The Musical’ by How Do You Like Me Now Productions at Chesapeake Arts Center by Timoth David Copney

A relative newcomer to the Baltimore area theatre scene, How Do You Like Me Now Productions (HDYLMN) is committed to “starting the conversation.”  They mean to do nothing less t…

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Bridges of Madison County’ at Red Branch Theatre Company by Timoth David Copney

When I saw the movie adaptation of Robert James Waller’s book, “Bridges of Madison County,” I wept at the beautiful simplicity of the story.  When I saw the musical version on…

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Memphis’ by ArtsCentric at Motor House by Timoth David Copney

Every time I go see something by ArtsCentric, Baltimore’s outstanding black-centric theatre company, I am impressed all over again.  And their current offering, “Memphis” is …

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Sister Act’ at Cockpit in Court by Timoth David Copney

It’s kinda funny – I keep falling in love with the same story.  I fell the first time when I saw the Whoopie Goldberg movie in 1992.  I fell the second time when I saw the Broadway mus…

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘BootyCandy’ by Iron Crow Theatre at Theatre Project by Timoth David Copney

Welcome to Baltimore Pride Week!  The festivities are off to a fabulous start with Iron Crow’s final offering of the season, “BootyCandy,” now running at Theatre Project, whic…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘She Kills Monsters’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

Spotlighters Theatre is remaining true to form with its latest offering, “She Kills Monsters,” running weekends now through June 18th.  Spots is well known for putting on well-k…

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Dear Friends’ at Just Off Broadway by Timoth David Copney

Everybody loves a good drama, especially if it’s someone else’s. “Dear Friends”, the angst-ridden play by Reginald Rose, is one of those dramas that is chock-full of lofty id…

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Theatre Review:  ‘Steel Magnolias’ at Heritage Players by Timoth David Copney

Every so often, we of my ilk – reviewers – go to a theatre on a Friday night, the opening of yet another production.  It’s what we do and, for me at least, all too often, it’s just…

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Theatre Review:  ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ at Artistic Synergy by Timoth David Copney

Artistic Synergy is one of those Little Theatre Engines That Could.  And Does.  They keep chugging along despite daunting odds and challenging circumstances.  Their latest offering is …

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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

Fells Point Corner Theatre continues their streak of exceptional offerings with the currently running “Trust” by Steven Dietz.  The dramedy is set against the backdrop of the 90…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Richard III’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company by Timoth David Copney

‘Now is the winter of our discontent.’ Boy, did Shakespeare foretell that one!  It’s a line from “Richard III,” his final play set around the War of the Roses. Chesapeake …

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Theatre Review – ‘Threepenny Opera’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

Audrey Herman’s Spotlighters Theatre has built a reputation on going where other theatres fear to tread. And now they’ve jumped in with both feet with their current production, the seldo…

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Theatre Review: ‘Sincerely, Holidays!’ at Arts Centric by Timoth David Copney

I had heard that Arts Centric had been doing a wonderful series of cabaret type shows this past year.  First, there was “Sincerely, Me”, an all-female concert, and then “Sincerely, Me…

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Theatre Review: ‘Harry Connick Jr.’s The Happy Elf’ at Red Branch Theatre Company by Timoth David Copney

  “Harry Connick Jr.’s The Happy Elf” is Red Branch Theatre Company’s final offering of their outstanding 2016 season.  And what a fun-filled Christmas ride it is!  Th…

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Concert Review: ‘Rigoletto’ at Baltimore Concert Opera by Timoth David Copney

Nobody wrote tragic operas like the grand maestro himself, Giuseppe Verdi. With a portfolio that includes such greats as “Aida” and “Il Trovatore,” “Rigoletto&#…

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Monday, November 7, 2016

Theatre Review:  ‘South Pacific’ by Annapolis Opera at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts by Timoth David Copney

  Rodgers and Hammerstein II’s musical take on James Michner’s “Tales of the South Pacific,” with a book by James Logan and Hammerstein, “South Pacific” has been…

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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Theatre Review: ‘Always…Patsy Cline’ at Dundalk Community Theatre, CCBC by Timoth David Copney

Patsy Cline had a brief but stellar career that only spanned from 1957 until 1963, but oh what a legacy she left!  In Dundalk Community Theatre’s production of “Always…Patsy Cline” …

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Sunday, October 9, 2016

Theatre Review: ‘Das Barbecu’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

Every now and then, somebody will get an idea of how to make one of the classics more palatable to the great unwashed masses.  Think the retelling of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ as ‘West Side …

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Theatre Review: ‘The Wild Party’ at Iron Crow Theatre by Timoth David Copney

Iron Crow Theatre prides itself on being not just on the cutting edge, but being the cutting edge when it comes to representing the Queer Perspective (yes, I put it in caps ‘cause it needs…

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Theatre Review: ‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’ at Arena Players by Timoth David Copney

Arena Players bills itself as the longest continuously operating black theatre company in the country.  Now in their 63rd season, this stalwart steward of the black experience presents thei…

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

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

Hard to believe that Dreamgirls premiered on Broadway 35 years ago this year.  Given the degree of honors and awards it garnered, it’s easy to believe that it’s still being produced.  …

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Saturday, May 28, 2016

Review: ‘Les Liaisons Dangereuses’ (‘Dangerous Liaisons’)’ at Audrey Herman’s Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

There are a lot of folks who are thoroughly enjoy a good period drama.  And even more who enjoy a night out watching a great play. They’re in for a delightful dose of both at Audrey Herma…

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Sunday, April 10, 2016

Review: ‘Into the Woods’ at Reisterstown Theatre Project by Timoth David Copney

Back in November of 1987, Into the Woods twinkled onto the Broadway stage for the first time. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and book and direction by James Lapine, it would run …

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Sunday, March 6, 2016

Review: ‘Wild Oats’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company by Timoth David Copney

Comedies trading on the mistaken identity theme have been around a long time. Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night comes to mind. And more than two hundred years after that, a fellow named John O…

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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Review: ‘Hick: A Love Story’ at Baltimore Theatre Project by Timoth David Copney

Eleanor Roosevelt, beloved First Lady, wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was a surprisingly layered woman. Seems she had a relationship with a (clutch the pearls!) woman! No big surp…

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Saturday, February 13, 2016

Review: ‘Southern Baptist Sissies’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

Audrey Herman’s Spotlighter’s Theatre has once again proved why they are one of the most valued members of the Baltimore theatre scene with their production of Southern Baptist Sissies. …

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Review: ‘Gone’ by The Oven: A Collective Theatre Movement at Baltimore Theatre Project by Timoth David Copney

The subject of human trafficking, and especially child sexploitation, is as dark and disturbing a topic for a theatrical production as anyone could imagine. The Oven, one of the newest membe…

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Saturday, January 9, 2016

Review: ‘Twelfth Night’ at Iron Crow Theatre and Cohesion Theatre Company As Part of the Trans Voices Workshop Series by Timoth David Copney

“I say there is no darkness but ignorance.” That’s a direct quote from the Bard himself, good old Willy Shakespeare. It seems appropriate to mention it, because Iron Crow and Cohesion …

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