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Saturday, May 7, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ at Port Tobacco Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

The Southern Maryland theatre community is enamored with lighthearted comedies this spring and the Port Tobacco Players (PTP) is currently offering “The Importance of Being Earnest” by O…

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Sunday, April 24, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘Noises Off’ at the Newtowne Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

  The magic of live theatre is in its ability to create an impenetrable illusion of a story that allows the audience to suspend disbelief for a couple of hours. What could possibly best tha…

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Monday, April 4, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘Always a Bridesmaid’ at New Direction Community Theater by Lindsey Pommerenck

In our culture, anything wedding-related seems to have this capacity to give its consumers an ethereal sense of escapism with comforting familiarity. This can be seen in the seemingly endles…

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Port Tobacco Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

“Little Shop of Horrors” has quite the seasoned production history. The original 1982 Off-Off-Broadway production was based on a dark, comedic film by the same name from 1960 (that, of a…

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Sunday, February 13, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘Puffs’ at the Newtowne Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

Greetings, prospective witches and wizards! Which house will you be sorted into upon your admittance to a certain school of magic? Surely, you won’t end up being a silly puff! However, the…

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Saturday, January 29, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘Macbeth’ at the Port Tobacco Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

The power that a director is able to wield while crafting a production is fascinating. Without changing any dialogue, they are able to alter the core nature of a character or crux of a narra…

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Theatre Review: ‘The Ghost Before Christmas’ at the Twin Beach Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

Perhaps the greatest grievance of the Christmas season is its, at times, redundancy. While I typically enjoy a live production or movie that feels familiar as much as anyone, it can be so re…

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Sunday, November 28, 2021

Theatre Review: ‘Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol’ at the Port Tobacco Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

One of the most beautiful qualities of live theatre is its capacity to elicit specific feelings of comforting memories and nostalgia. Whether it’s a piece of childrens’ theatre evoking f…

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Sunday, November 14, 2021

Theatre Review: ‘Elf the Musical’ at The Newtowne Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

  Christmas has arrived early in the Southern Maryland theatre community. After a complicated year, we all can allow ourselves an extra early bit of holiday cheer. Holidays possess a unique…

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Theatre Review: “Frankenstein” at the Twin Beach Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

I can still recall reading Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” in school. Shelley’s writing style precisely reflected the period of gothic horror and romanticism when she wrote it in 1818.…

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Monday, October 4, 2021

Theatre Review: ‘The Effects of Gamma Radiation on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds’ at New Direction Community Theater by Lindsey Pommerenck

We currently live in a world where entertainment is at our fingertips at any given moment. Whether it’s delivered through a streaming app on a phone or played on television, a movie or sho…

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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Theatre Review: ’12 Angry Jurors’ at Port Tobacco Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

One of the most beautiful facets of live theatre is its ability to spotlight currently relevant topics that plague our world and shine an illuminating light of truth on them. While I believe…

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Theatre Review: ‘A Night on Broadway’ at The Newtowne Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

I am excited to report that The Newtowne Players (NTP) has at long last restarted their indoor theatre productions with its season’s newest production, “A Night on Broadway.” While I t…

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Sunday, August 15, 2021

Theatre Review: “Hamlet” presented at St. Mary’s Historic in partnership with the Newtowne Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

Prior to this past Thursday night, I had forgotten just how absolutely breathtaking the entire experience of seeing an outdoor Shakespeare production  at St. Mary’s Historic can be. The e…

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Theatre Review: ‘The Last Five Years’ presented by Constellation Theatre Company by Lindsey Pommerenck

I will confess that I have been utterly enraptured by “The Last Five Years” source material — as written semi-autobiographically by the prolific Jason Robert Brown — for almost the e…

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Theatre Review: “Working” presented by Port Tobacco Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

One of the most beautiful things about theatre is its capability to educate us about how people who are different from us live. I know for myself that it can be incredibly effortless to sequ…

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Saturday, June 5, 2021

Theatre Review: ‘Breaking Legs’ at New Direction Theater Company by Lindsey Pommerenck

  Finally, there is a glimmer of hope after what has been a year filled with adversity for us all. Live, in-person theatre has finally made its triumphant return to Southern Maryland! This …

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Saturday, March 20, 2021

Theatre Review: ‘Sweat’ at The Seeing Place Theater by Lindsey Pommerenck

Times have been tough on all of us all throughout this last year of the pandemic. While adversity can sometimes bring out the best in people, it can also reveal the true filth beneath. In th…

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Saturday, March 13, 2021

Theatre Review: ‘She Kills Monsters’ at Arts Barn in partnership with Montgomery Playhouse by Lindsey Pommerenck

Live theatre is finally making its much anticipated return, though still cautiously and virtually in most cases. Personally, it’s been far too long of a hiatus, a sentiment that I am sure …

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Theatre Review: ‘The Children’s Hour’ at College of Southern Maryland by Lindsey Pommerenck

Theatre, as is the case with all art, possesses a truly divine capacity to examine complex topics through a gentler lens.  It allows viewers to consider more serious ideas that they may oth…

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Monday, March 2, 2020

How to Have a Easy, Cheap, and Fun MD -> NYC Theatre Trip by Lindsey Pommerenck

Friends, let’s talk about that NYC trip that you’ve always wanted to take because you’re an absolute lover all of things theatre but never have because it just seemed too expensive/too…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Theatre Review: ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ at Newtowne Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

Ah. Romantic relationships, aren’t they wonderful? Well, they can be, but more often than not, they usually provide the subject matter for most of the humorous stories told at dinner parti…

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Miss Julie’ at The College of Southern Maryland by Lindsey Pommerenck

Friends, it has always fascinated me at great length just how much power a skilled director can wield when given the reigns to a script. They have no legal obligation to keep any of the stag…

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Julius Caesar’ at the Newtowne Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

I’ll begin this review by admitting that I’m not exactly a Shakespearian expert. I read the plays that I was required to when I was in school and have seen a few productions throughout m…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Guys and Dolls’ at Port Tobacco Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

This last Saturday night, July 13th at 8 pm I was able to witness a revival of theatre history at the Port Tobacco Players with the musical Guys and Dolls. The show was originally produced o…

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Sunday, July 7, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas’ at the Newtowne Players by Lindsey Pommerenck

This last Friday night, July 5th at 8 pm I was lucky enough to snag a ticket to go see “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” as performed by the Newtowne Players at Three Notch Theatre. …

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Sunday, June 23, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ at New Direction Community Theater by Lindsey Pommerenck

Last Saturday night, June 22nd, I was privileged to experience one of the most enjoyable theatre productions in my recent memory. It was intimate, personal, and refreshingly authentic. You c…

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