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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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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Review: ‘All That Jazz!’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company by Charles Green

All That Jazz! at Annapolis Shakespeare Company is an original musical revue of classic songs from old Broadway shows, in collaboration with Unified Jazz Ensemble. Conceived and directed by …

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Review: ‘Hamlet’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company by Charles Green

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of Hamlet is a wonderful way to kick off their new season. Directed by Sally Boyett, the show sets Shakespeare’s classic play in modern dress, …

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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Lighting Designer John H. Purnell Discusses ‘Mamma Mia’ at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre by Charles Green

John H. Purnell is the Lighting Designer for Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre’s sold-out production of Mamma Mia! He has done the lighting design for many shows in the Annapolis area, inclu…

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

Review: ‘Mamma Mia!’ at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre by Charles Green

Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre’s production of Mamma Mia! is a colorful, fun-filled spectacle. With Music and Lyrics by Benny Anderson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, and Book by Catherine Johnson, t…

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

Review: ‘Generations: A Series of One Acts’ at The Colonial Players of Annapolis by Charles Green

Generations: A Series of One Acts, at Colonial Players, is a touching, thoughtful evening of three brand-new one-act plays, each about 30 minutes long, by three playwrights well-known in the…

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

Review: ‘Songs for A New World’ at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre by Charles Green

Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre’s production of Songs for A New World is something different. Jason Robert Brown’s first musical, which appeared in 1995, has been described as a “song …

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Review: ‘Tartuffe’ by Annapolis Shakespeare Company by Charles Green

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of Tartuffe is a delightful rendition of Molière’s classic 1664 French comedy. Directed by Sally Boyett and performed in the outdoor courtyard…

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Saturday, June 1, 2019

Review: ‘Towards Zero’ at the Colonial Players of Annapolis by Charles Green

Colonial Players’ production of Towards Zero is an intriguing murder mystery, by one of the genre’s icons. Written by Agatha Christie and Gerald Verner in 1956, the play is based on Chri…

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Review: ‘Crazy for You’ at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre by Charles Green

Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre’s production of Crazy for You is a fabulous celebration of song, music, and dancing. The 1992 musical, with a Book by Ken Ludwig and Music and Lyrics by Geo…

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Review: ‘Oliver!’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company by Charles Green

Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of Oliver! is a fun, colorful treat. The 1960 musical by Lionel Bart, based on Oliver Twist, here directed by Donald Hicken and Sally Boyett, wit…

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Review: ‘Rumors’ by the King William Players by Charles Green

The King William Players’ production of Rumors delivers constant laughs. Neil Simon’s 1988 farce comes to roaring life in this production, directed by Sarah Irving and performed and prod…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Annapolis Shakespeare Company Artistic Director Sally Boyett Discusses ‘Pride and Prejudice’ and ASC’s Current Season by Charles Green

Sally Boyett is the Artistic Director of Annapolis Shakespeare Company, which is making a name for itself with its clever productions of Shakespeare and the classics. She has directed many A…

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Review: ‘Man of La Mancha’ by Compass Rose Theater by Charles Green

Compass Rose Theater’s production of Man of La Mancha is an entertaining, colorful show in an unusual location. While the theater is looking for a permanent home, they are performing the c…

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Sunday, February 24, 2019

Review: ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ at the Colonial Players of Annapolis by Charles Green

Colonial Players’ production of The Merry Wives of Windsor is a rollicking farce, and a fun trip down memory lane. Shakespeare’s comedy has been transplanted to Windsor, Connecticut in 1…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Review: ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’ at Annapolis Shakespeare Company by Charles Green

The Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s production of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is a witty, entertaining show with much to say about drama and the theater. Directed by Donald Hicke…

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