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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The Lyric removes the Modell name from its historic Baltimore theater, severing relationship with benefactors by Mary Carole McCauley

Both Lyric administrators and a family spokeswoman say this ends the dispute and they will move on.

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Baltimore arts groups start to reopen doors to public; BSO plans festival honoring music director Marin Alsop by Mary Carole McCauley

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra announced Tuesday that it will stage two free outdoor community concerts in June conducted by outgoing music director Marin Alsop. Other arts and cultural in…

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Friday, January 22, 2021

Healthy Holly’s hangups explored in Single Carrot Theatre Production by Mary Carole McCauley

The character Healthy Holly plays a pivotal role in the Single Carrot Theatre's new “Healthy Holly’s Hidden Hideaway” production.

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Monday, December 14, 2020

When will live theater performances resume in Baltimore? Here’s what we know. by Mary Carole McCauley

The Sun checked in with the five largest stage companies in the Baltimore area to find out what they’ve had to reschedule, what they’re offering now and when they hope to once again welc…

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Sunday, May 5, 2019

Everyman Theatre announces 2019-20 season and new festival with focus on women by Mary Carole McCauley

If you’re hanging around Everyman Theatre this summer, you might hear the gritty growl of a buzzsaw or the dull thump of hammers. Those are the sounds a theater company makes when it expan…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Baltimore native Andre De Shields nominated for third Tony Award by Mary Carole McCauley

The acclaimed Baltimore-born actor Andre De Shields received his third career nomination Tuesday for an Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award. De Shields was nominated for best featured actor in a m…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

How Chesapeake Shakespeare Company creates intimacy on the stage in the #metoo era by Mary Carole McCauley

Intimacy choreographer Chelsea Pace carefully designed every detail of a passionate embrace on stage between two young actors, down to the way they tilted their heads. "First, there's a shor…

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Taye Diggs to direct Baltimore Center Stage play this fall by Mary Carole McCauley

Taye Diggs’ megawatt smile will be seen in Baltimore this fall. But the Broadway star and former cast member of TV’s “Empire” will be behind the curtain for a change. Diggs will make…

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

Everyman Theatre production inspires Baltimore couple to look for the man they think killed their son by Mary Carole McCauley

On Friday night, Mark and Sandra Laken sat side by side in Everyman Theatre, where they have dedicated a pair of front row seats to the memory of their late son. They watched the opening nig…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Hippodrome Theatre's 2019-2020 season to feature Tony-winning musicals 'Dear Evan Hansen,' 'The Band’s Visit' by Mary Carole McCauley

Go ahead and cancel your bus tickets to New York. Two of the most acclaimed musicals of the past few years will anchor the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center’s 2019-2020 season, the ven…

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Single Carrot to leave Remington theater, focus on 'meaningful and relevant' art by Mary Carole McCauley

Single Carrot Theatre will take a bold leap into the unknown this June when it gives up its permanent performing home at 2600 N. Howard St. Instead, the 12-year-old troupe will conduct a ser…

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Friday, August 10, 2018

An oversized mural of acclaimed Baltimore artist Amy Sherald's work will be installed at the Parkway Theatre by Mary Carole McCauley

Now you won’t have to go to a museum to see a painting by acclaimed Baltimore artist Amy Sherald. The Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts announced Friday in a press release that an o…

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Friday, July 13, 2018

Anne Tyler's latest novel evokes Hamilton. Here are possible real-life stand-ins for locations in 'Clock Dance' by Mary Carole McCauley

Author Anne Tyler has become known for creating offbeat characters who are instantly recognizable as residents of Charm City, the kind of people who pronounce “another” as a noun, as if …

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Ballet Theatre of Md. gives Baltimore its first professional ballet company residency since 1993 by Mary Carole McCauley

Don't let the toe shoes fool you. They might look like nothing but pearl-colored satin and glossy ribbons, but those kicks are made to take a pounding.When the Ballet Theatre of Maryland's d…

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Fells Point Corner Theatre's 2016-2017 season draws on theme of rescue by Mary Carole McCauley

The Fells Point Corner Theatre has announced its 2016-17 season of eight dramas and comedies based on a theme of rescue. The venerable community theater is dedicating its 28th season, which …

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Transformative Art Prizes to turn vacant lot into theater, create murals, more by Mary Carole McCauley

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Thursday that five neighborhoods and organizations will receive a total of $110,000 in 2016 PNC Transformative Art Prizes. The awards, wh…

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Ballet Theatre of Maryland residency gives Baltimore first professional ballet troupe in 23 years by Mary Carole McCauley

Thanks to a new residency program, Baltimore is getting a permanent professional ballet company for the first time in 23 years. True, the Ballet Theatre of Maryland will continue to be base…

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

New play 'Baltimore' addresses race, will be staged at U. Md. by Mary Carole McCauley

The University of Maryland, College Park is staging a play that explores racial tensions on a college campus that was loosely inspired by a poem written during the Harlem Renaissance by the …

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Monday, May 25, 2015

Shakespeare Theatre's Free for All lives up to its name by Mary Carole McCauley

'Twelfth Night' tickets available through online lottery

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Managing director resigns from Center Stage by Mary Carole McCauley

Debbie Chinn has been at the theater for two years

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Saturday, April 4, 2015

Anna Deavere Smith mines for meaning in 'uhhs,' 'you knows' by Mary Carole McCauley

The Baltimore-born writer and performer Anna Deavere Smith looks for the places in language where the intellect breaks down and raw feeling takes over.

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Hearing-impaired patron sues Hippodrome Theatre by Mary Carole McCauley

A Baltimore woman filed suit Monday in federal court asking a judge to order the France Merrick Performing Arts Center to provide open-captioned performances for its hearing-impaired patrons.

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