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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Concert Review: ‘Vegas Nights with Frankie Moreno’ Featuring BSO with Jack Everly, Conductor by Barry Kramer

When seeing a specific band, you know you will get their big hits. When seeing an act known for playing Vegas, you can expect a diverse playlist that will cover many of your favorite artists…

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Inherit the Wind’ at Vagabond Players by Barry Kramer

“He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind: and the fool shall be servant to the wise in heart.”  This quote, taken from Proverbs 11:29, is the inspiration behind …

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘The Goodies: A New Devised Piece’ at Iron Crow Theatre by Barry Kramer

Winner of MD Theatre Guide’s Best of 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards for ‘Best Professional Theatre’ in the Greater Baltimore Area, Iron Crow Theatre continues its 17/18 Season…

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

In Memoriam: Tom Petty by Barry Kramer

Tom Petty passed away October 2nd at the age of 66 due to cardiac failure. With a career spanning thirteen studio albums with the Heartbreakers, two albums with Mudcrutch, three solo albums,…

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘The Glass Menagerie’ at Vagabond Players by Barry Kramer

Directed by Michael Byrne Zemarel, the Vagabond Players in Baltimore is currently presenting a captivating production of “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams. This memory …

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘I Hate Hamlet’ at Fells Point Corner Theatre by Barry Kramer

Fells Point Corner Theatre opens its 30th season with Paul Rudnick’s 1991 comedy-drama, “I Hate Hamlet,” now playing through October 1, 2017. “I Hate Hamlet” is…

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Forever Plaid’ at Cockpit in Court by Barry Kramer

Cockpit In Court Summer Theatre kicks off its Forty-Fifth season with a 1950s flair with their heavenly production of “Forever Plaid,” now playing through June 25th. The dream of…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘The Wiz’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Barry Kramer

Expertly Directed by Tracie M Jiggetts, with lively Musical Direction by Brandon Booth, the Spotlighters Theatre’s production of “The Wiz” is simply amazing! With its talen…

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Cabaret Review: David London’s ‘Magic Outside The Box Cabaret Show’ at Theatre Project by Barry Kramer

“Do you believe in magic?” That is the question asked in the opening of David London’s “Magic Outside The Box Cabaret Show” at the Theatre Project. The need to beli…

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘The Odd Couple’ at Vagabond Players by Barry Kramer

Neil Simon’s hilarious play “The Odd Couple,” now playing at the Vagabond Players, proves that opposites attract, but not so often in a peaceful manner that one might expe…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Twisted Melodies’ at Baltimore Center Stage by Barry Kramer

The struggle with mental illness is not something that many people are willing to tackle in a public forum.  The potential embarrassment and fear of rejection makes this topic one that rare…

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company by Barry Kramer

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s current production of “The Taming of the Shrew” is wildly funny! Although this comedy by Shakespeare is older than 400 years, Petruchio…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Rock of Ages’ at Milburn Stone Theatre by Barry Kramer

As a child of the 1980s, the soundtrack of Rock of Ages was the cornerstone of my initial musical education. The memories of excessive hair spray, guys wearing as much make up as the ladies,…

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Saturday, January 28, 2017

Concert Review: A Tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes with Jack Everly and the BSO by Barry Kramer

When you hear the name Ol’ Blue Eyes, only one name should come to mind, Frank Sinatra; the noted singer and actor with a career of over sixty years. His start in the swing era led him to…

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Music News: Main Street Music Fest to Benefit Historic Ellicott City by Barry Kramer

The 5th Annual Main Street Music Festival will be held on Saturday, September 24th at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD. This year’s event will benefit the Ellicott City Partnersh…

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Concert Review: Paul McCartney’s One On One Tour at Verizon Center by Barry Kramer

Paul McCartney brought his One on One tour to a sold out crowd at Washington DC’s Verizon Center on August 10th for the first of a two night stand.  The current tour is in support of his…

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