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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Playwright Deborah Zoe Laufer on directing her play ‘Be Here Now’ at Everyman Theatre by Patricia Mitchell

I’d say Deborah Zoe Laufer is having a bit of a moment right now, but it’s been going on so long I think it’s fairer to say she’s having a bit of an amazing career. Laufer’s plays …

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Monday, December 9, 2019

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ thrills at Everyman Theatre by Patricia Mitchell

All Aboard! Get your ticket for Everyman Theatre’s Murder on the Orient Express and enjoy a visually striking whodunnit that is twisty-turny fun for this holiday season. In attendance open…

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

A Dispatch from Weekend Two of the Charm City Fringe Festival by Patricia Mitchell

The second weekend of the Charm City Fringe Festival is in full swing! There are still lots of performances happening Saturday and Sunday, plus Fringe After Dark fun, so go see something! Th…

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Sunday, October 13, 2019

A Dispatch from the Charm City Fringe Festival by Patricia Mitchell

The Charm City Fringe is on! Here’s what I got up to last night. Reviews Poly-Theist “Brett was a married, 21-year-old monogamous Evangelical. Then he became the opposite.” When real p…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

The Eighth Annual Charm City Fringe Festival Launches This Week: How to Get Your Fringe On! by Patricia Mitchell

October 10 marks the Launch Party for the Eighth Annual Charm City Fringe Festival, a celebration of new and emerging independent theatre that will continue through October 20th. The kickoff…

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Monday, September 30, 2019

Eighth Annual Charm City Fringe Festival: What to See and Where to See It by Patricia Mitchell

The Eighth Annual Charm City Fringe Festival is taking place in the Bromo Arts District from October 10 through 20, 2019. Here’s a listing of all the shows. Ready, Set, Fringe! Fringe Show…

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Everybody Knows Somebody: Wendi Winters by Patricia Mitchell

Responding to the mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH on August 3 and 4, songwriter Amanda Palmer dropped a single last month called “Everybody Knows Somebody.” The song’s pre…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Review: ‘Tornkid’ by Cohesion Theatre Company and Baltimore Asian Pasifika Arts Collective by Patricia Mitchell

For its second show of the season, Cohesion Theatre Company has partnered with the recently-formed Baltimore Asian Pasifika Arts Collective to devise and produce the world premiere of Tornki…

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Review: ‘Variations on Myth’ at Rapid Lemon Productions by Patricia Mitchell

This weekend at Baltimore Theatre Project, Rapid Lemon Productions opened Variations on Myth, both the second show in RLP’s Season of Belief and the historic 15th annual production of The …

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Review: ‘Pink Milk’ at Single Carrot Theatre by Patricia Mitchell

“Those who can imagine anything can create the impossible.” – Alan Turing For its final production in its Remington home, Single Carrot Theatre presents the Regional Premiere of Pink M…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Review: FINAL WEEKEND of ‘And Baby Makes Seven’ at The Strand by Patricia Mitchell

Closing out its 11th season, The Strand Theater Company presents the final three performances of Paula Vogel’s And Baby Makes Seven. Directed by Emily Hall and featuring a talented cast an…

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Review: ‘Dinner with Friends’ at Everyman Theatre by Patricia Mitchell

Donald Margulies’ Pulitzer Prize-winning Dinner with Friends, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this season, opened to an enthusiastic full house at Everyman on Friday. The play gi…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Review: ‘Everything is Wonderful’ at Everyman Theatre by Patricia Mitchell

Having helmed last season’s widely-acclaimed The Book of Joseph, Everyman Theatre Associate Artistic Director Noah Himmelstein has returned to the director’s chair for Everyman’s lates…

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

Review: ‘Thank You, Dad’ at Rapid Lemon Productions by Patricia Mitchell

In 2018, the 40th anniversary year of what’s become known as The Jonestown Massacre, Rapid Lemon Productions commissioned its first full-length play. Emerging local playwright Aladrian C. …

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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Review: ‘Mt. Rushmore’ at The Charm City Fringe Festival by Patricia Mitchell

Mt. Rushmore, activist-artist Monica Hunken’s one-woman show at the Seventh Annual Charm City Fringe Festival through Sunday, has it all: badass women, time travel, punk rock, political ac…

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Review: ‘Crankie Cabaret’ at The Charm City Fringe Festival by Patricia Mitchell

Listening to Katherine Fahey recount personal memories, ghost stories, and a lovely tale about Baltimore’s arabbers while grouped around The Lantern Sisters’ gorgeously adorned cran…

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Sunday, November 4, 2018

Review: ‘NURSE!’ at The Charm City Fringe Festival by Patricia Mitchell

Lisa Hayes brings one of her acclaimed one-woman shows to Baltimore with NURSE!, a compelling story of a labor strike from a variety of perspectives. Embodying numerous distinct characters, …

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Saturday, November 3, 2018

Seventh Annual Charm City Fringe Festival – How to Fringe by Patricia Mitchell

What is Fringe? Today begins the Seventh Annual Charm City Fringe Festival, a celebration of new and emerging independent theatre that will continue through November 11th. The festival offer…

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Seventh Annual Charm City Fringe Festival: What to See and Where to See It by Patricia Mitchell

The Seventh Annual Charm City Fringe Festival is taking place in the Bromo Arts District from November 1 through November 11, 2018. Here’s a listing of all the shows. Get fringing! Fri…

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Review: ‘Love is a Blue Tick Hound’ at Rapid Lemon Productions (Women’s Voices Theater Festival) by Patricia Mitchell

No garden gnomes were injured in the writing of this review As part of the 2018 Women’s Voices Theater Festival, Rapid Lemon Productions is presenting the regional premiere of Love is a Bl…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Review: ‘The Revolutionists’ at Everyman Theatre by Patricia Mitchell

“It’s a powerful thing to come together and laugh in a scary time.” – Playwright Lauren Gunderson Mon Dieu! I had no idea how much I needed a good laugh until I attended a performanc…

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Review: ‘Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play’ at Cohesion Theatre Company by Patricia Mitchell

What better venue for a production of Anne Washburn’s Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play – an ensemble piece set in a dystopian future where the power grid has failed, sending all our nucle…

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Interview: Submersive Productions Co-Artistic Directors Glenn Ricci and Ursula Marcum on ‘H.T. Darling’s Incredible Musaeum presents: The Treasure by Patricia Mitchell

In April of this year, I wrote: Submersive Productions has outdone itself with its new production, H.T. Darling’s Incredible Musaeum presents: The Treasures of New Galapagos, Astonishing A…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Review: ‘You Don’t Know Jack’ at Charm City Fringe Festival by Patricia Mitchell

MAP Underground, the 14 Karat Cabaret performance space in the basement of the Bromo Arts District’s Maryland Art Place, was the perfect venue to meet “philosopher clown,” Jack Golden.…

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Review: ‘Smack ‘Em in the Snout’ at Charm City Fringe Festival by Patricia Mitchell

Confession: I saw the audition notices for Smack ‘Em in the Snout, written and directed by Rufus Drawlings, a few months ago and I thought to myself, “Wow, what a strange concept for a s…

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Review: ‘Origin of Species’ at The Strand Theater by Patricia Mitchell

You are young and life is long and there is time to kill today And then one day you find, ten years have got behind you No one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun – “Time,…

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Monday, November 6, 2017

Interview: Nine Dollar Bill Theatre, performing at the Charm City Fringe Festival Nov 8-12 by Patricia Mitchell

The Sixth Annual Charm City Fringe Festival, running through November 12 in the Bromo Arts District, has a ton of fantastic stuff happening. One of the things I am most looking forward to is…

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

Sixth Annual Charm City Fringe Festival: What to See and Where to See It by Patricia Mitchell

The Sixth Annual Charm City Fringe Festival is in full swing! Today alone (11/4/17), there are TEN different shows for you to enjoy. And after that, there are two Fringe After Dark events. …

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Sixth Annual Charm City Fringe Festival: What It Is, How It Works by Patricia Mitchell

What is Fringe? This weekend marks the beginning of the Sixth Annual Charm City Fringe Festival, a celebration of new and emerging independent theatre that will continue through November 12t…

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Review: ‘Intimate Apparel’ at Everyman Theatre by Patricia Mitchell

In 2015, Everyman Theatre produced an acclaimed run of Playwright Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Ruined. Tazewell Thompson directed and actors Jade Wheeler, Bueka Uwemedimo, a…

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Review: ‘Yellowman’ at Arena Players (closing tomorrow!) by Patricia Mitchell

This is what my mother/her mother before her believed / they believed had they been born “rich and high yella,” they wouldn’t have suffered. Clear your calendar, call the sitter and po…

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