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Monday, April 19, 2021

A showcase of extraordinary talents from Ballet Theatre of Maryland by Charles Green

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s Momentum is a collection of four classical and contemporary works that showcases the extraordinary talents of the company. The first two pieces are choreograph…

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Sunday, April 18, 2021

A prickly take on marriage rocks ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’ at Silver Spring Stage by Charles Green

Silver Spring Stage’s virtual production of A Doll’s House, Part 2 is an imaginative work with powerful performances. Lucas Hnath’s 2017 play picks up 15 years after Ibsen’s classic …

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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Audrey Cefaly’s ‘Maytag Virgin’ is a joy to see at Colonial Players of Annapolis by Charles Green

Maytag Virgin is Colonial Players of Annapolis’s first show since the pandemic forced theaters to close. Directed by Edd Miller, it is offered livestreamed as well as to limited, masked, a…

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Sunday, February 28, 2021

An enchanting ‘Little Mermaid’ from Ballet Theatre of Maryland by Charles Green

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s production of The Little Mermaid is a beautiful celebration of dance and storytelling. Performed at the Westin Annapolis Hotel to a mask-wearing, limited audie…

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

In Mosaic’s darkly funny ‘Inherit the Windbag,’ an epic bickerfest by Charles Green

Mosaic Theater Company’s web series Inherit the Windbag is a darkly funny revisitation of a debate between two larger-than-life figures. During the 1968 Democratic and Republican National …

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Signature Theatre’s lovely ‘Simply Sondheim’ feels like a live performance by Charles Green

Signature Theatre’s production of Simply Sondheim is a lovely tribute to one of America’s best composers and lyricists for the stage. Co-conceived by David Loud and Eric Schaeffer, and d…

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

New biography of Tom Stoppard, prolific playwright of ideas by Charles Green

Hermione Lee’s biography of Tom Stoppard is a comprehensive look at the life and work of one of the English language’s most accomplished playwrights. Lee, a prolific biographer of 20th-c…

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Excitement of discovery drives ‘Ada and the Engine’ at Silver Spring Stage by Charles Green

Silver Spring Stage’s streaming production of Ada and the Engine is an exciting mixture of history, science, and poetry. Written by Lauren Gunderson, it tells the story of Ada Byron, a mat…

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Friday, December 25, 2020

Annapolis Shakespeare Company captures the magic of ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Green

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of A Christmas Carol is a moving, faithful adaptation of Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday tale, now playing virtually for stay-at-home audience…

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Friday, December 18, 2020

The charms of ‘Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley’ from Strand Theater by Charles Green

Strand Theater Company’s production of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley is a delightfully theatrical sequel to Jane Austen’s classic novel Pride and Prejudice. Written by Lauren Gunde…

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Monday, December 14, 2020

In Woolly’s powerful ‘This Is Who I Am,’ an emotional father-son Zoom call by Charles Green

Woolly Mammoth’s production of This Is Who I Am, written by Amir Nizar Zuabi to be performed live via video conferencing, is a powerfully intimate show. Directed by Evren Odcikin, it featu…

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Saturday, December 5, 2020

The joys of watching actors in virtual ‘Lobby Hero’ at Silver Spring Stage by Charles Green

Silver Spring Stage’s streaming production of Lobby Hero is a pleasure to watch. Filmed on the theater’s stage, it combines the joys of seeing actors physically interacting together with…

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

IN Series’s amusing ‘Gonzales Cantata’ musicalizes a congressional grilling by Charles Green

Gonzales Cantata, a streaming production of the IN Series online program Invision, The Logan Operahouse Without Walls, is a cleverly done “docu-opera.” Composer Melissa Dunphy has taken …

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Sunday, November 8, 2020

IN Series’s emotional ‘Orphée et Eurydice’ evokes loss of a loved one by Charles Green

Orphée et Eurydice, a streaming production of the IN Series online program Invision, The Logan Operahouse Without Walls, is a cleverly updated version of Gluck’s classic 1762 opera. It fe…

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Saturday, October 31, 2020

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s ‘Dracula’ is perfectly spooky by Charles Green

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s production of Dracula is the perfect Halloween show, even in these scary times. Viewing the performance outdoors, on the grass lot of the future Maryland Theat…

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Urban Arias’ ‘The Roost’ takes a steamy look at a couple in quarantine by Charles Green

The Decameron Opera Coalition, a collection of different opera companies throughout the United States, has created a unique event, inspired by classic literature and modern necessity. Their …

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Élan Ensemble’s ‘Arias for the Autumnal Equinox’ was a garden delight by Charles Green

Élan Ensemble’s outdoor concert, “Arias for the Autumnal Equinox,” was a delightful celebration of 17th- and 18th-century music, performed in the marvelously picturesque garden of the…

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Friday, March 6, 2020

Artistic Director Dianna Cuatto reflects on 17 years at Ballet Theatre of Maryland by Charles Green

Dianna Cuatto, artistic director of the Ballet Theatre of Maryland (BTM), recently announced she would retire in June after leading the company for 17 years. She answered DC Metro Theater Ar…

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra explores connections between past and present by Charles Green

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra’s continuing Masterworks Series, as part of this season’s celebration of Beethoven’s two hundred fiftieth birthday, takes the theme, “Beethoven Disco…

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Monday, February 24, 2020

Colonial Players of Annapolis stages a powerfully ambitious ‘Book of Days’ by Charles Green

Colonial Players of Annapolis’ production of Book of Days is powerfully ambitious. Lanford Wilson’s 2000 play follows the lives of several residents of the small town of Dublin, Missouri…

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s gorgeous ‘Swan Lake’ pays tribute to artistic directors by Charles Green

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s production of Swan Lake is a gorgeous combination of dancing, costumes, and lighting. With choreography by Artistic Director Dianna Cuatto, it is a wonderful s…

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Monday, February 17, 2020

‘The 39 Steps’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company is a delightful evening of laughter by Charles Green

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of The 39 Steps is a hilarious send-up of Alfred Hitchcock movies. Adapted by Patrick Barlow in 2005 and based on John Buchan’s 1915 adventure …

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

‘Red’ director James Bunzli talks about Compass Rose Theater’s new production by Charles Green

James Bunzli, the director of Red, was recently named a Producing Director at Compass Rose Theater. He has been involved in several shows at Compass Rose, from acting and directing to moveme…

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

‘Red’ by Compass Rose Theater asks provocative questions about art by Charles Green

Compass Rose Theater’s production of Red is a wonderfully powerful production. Set in New York during the 1950s, John Logan’s 2010 play is about the artist Mark Rothko, and it offers pro…

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Monday, December 23, 2019

Family friendly ‘Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol’ at Silver Spring Stage by Charles Green

Silver Spring Stage’s production of Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol is a fun, family-friendly take on Charles Dickens’ classic tale. Written by Ken and Jack Ludwig, this 2015 play has Tiny …

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s ‘A Broadway Holiday’ is a delightful tribute to Christmas classics by Charles Green

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of A Broadway Holiday is a fun, sweet tribute to classic Christmas shows. With an original book and directed by Sally Boyett, and musical directi…

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents a gorgeous ‘Nutcracker’ at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts by Charles Green

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s production of The Nutcracker at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is a real treat for the senses. Choreographed by Artistic Director Dianna Cuatto, it brings…

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ at Colonial Players of Annapolis rings in holiday with comedy and heartwarming message by Charles Green

Colonial Players of Annapolis’ production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is a hilarious take on the Christmas story. Written by Barbara Robinson and based on her beloved 1971 novel, wh…

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Annapolis Shakespeare Company ushers in holiday spirit with ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Green

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of A Christmas Carol is a moving, faithful stage version of Charles Dickens’ classic tale. Adapted by Sally Boyett and Donald Hicken, and direc…

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

A thrilling ‘Tosca’ by Annapolis Opera at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts by Charles Green

Annapolis Opera’s production of Tosca, performed at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, is a thrilling work of theater, combining beautiful music, singing, and acting with creative set an…

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

‘The Snow Queen’ Opens Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s 41st Season by Charles Green

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s production of The Snow Queen at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is a colorful feast of dance, lighting, and costumes. Based on the story of the same name b…

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