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Monday, June 17, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Disaster!’ at Cockpit-In-Court by Timoth David Copney

“Disaster, the Musical!” is anything but in its current incarnation at Cockpit-In-Court.  Whatever the opposite of disaster is by definition, this is it. Cockpit has kicked off their 20…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Concert Review: ‘Stonewall 50’ at The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC by Timoth David Copney

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC (GMCW) threw a party that was thinly disguised as a concert last Sunday. The show was titled, “Stonewall 50” and was a commemoration of the 50th a…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Mama Mia’ at Dundalk Community Theatre (DCT) by Timoth David Copney

I look forward to every production I am privileged to see at Dundalk Community Theatre (DCT). Even the ones that are not my musical cup of tea are so well done that they usually change my mi…

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Indecent’ at Baltimore Center Stage by Timoth David Copney

Center Stage, Baltimore’s preeminent professional theatre, has never shied away from controversial pieces.  How delicious that the current production of Paula Vogel’s “Indecent” is …

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Newsies’ at Third Wall Productions by Timoth David Copney

When the indomitable and fearless Mike Zellhoffer, Executive Director of Third Wall Productions (TWP), first told me he wanted to mount a production of “Newsies,” (music by Alan …

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Blithe Spirit’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

Spotlighters Theatre is going slightly off-book this year by offering a non-traditional holiday offering.  Leave it to one of the most venerable artistic institutions in the city to do som…

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘A Wonder in my Soul’ at Baltimore Center Stage by Timoth David Copney

Sometimes, certain theatrical venues can be victims of their own past productions, having set the bar so high that it seems impossible to reach that standard again, let alone surpass it.  B…

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Side Show’ at Dundalk Community Theatre by Timoth David Copney

Come See the Freaks!  A typical carney huckster works the crowd during the opening number of Dundalk Community Theatre’s outstanding take on “Side Show,” the musical with a bo…

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

News: Great Food and Great Music at ‘Citron’ by Timoth David Copney

Last week, on a lovely moonlight night, I had the pleasure of dining – and listening – at Citron.  If you haven’t heard of it, no worries, I’m going to tell you all about it.  And …

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Aida’ at Arts Centric by Timoth David Copney

Arts Centric is continuing its trajectory of presenting some of the finest musical theatre to be seen in the city with their latest offering, “Aida,”  now running at Motor House in Sta…

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘The Little Mermaid’ at Cockpit in Court by Timoth David Copney

Cockpit in Court, the theatre company housed on the CCBC Essex campus, has scored another hit with their production of “The Little Mermaid.” If Disney musicals are your thing, th…

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean’ at Cockpit-In-Court by Timoth David Copney

I’ve not seen a lot of the little gems that Cockpit-In-Court puts on in their charming theatre in the round upstairs of their main auditorium.  If the one currently running is any indicat…

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Sunday, July 1, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Judy and The General’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

What happens when you put one of my favorite local playwrights together with one of my favorite theatre companies and toss in one of my favorite actresses to boot?  You get “Judy and …

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Concert Review: ‘Audra McDonald and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’ at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall by Timoth David Copney

Say the name Audra McDonald in certain circles, i.e., in the presence of almost anyone who’s ever seen her or heard her sing, and you can watch a genuine twinkle appear in the eye, a silly…

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Theatre News: Stillpointe Theatre Kicks Off New Season with Wigstock Gala by Timoth David Copney

Stillpointe Theatre kicked off their annual fund-raising gala at a quirkily perfect locale, Wishbone Reserve, with a theme that was right up their distinctive alley.  Dubbing the gala Wigst…

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’ at ArtsCentric, Inc by Timoth David Copney

“Smokey Joe’s Café” has been kicking around stages both on Broadway and in the hinterlands for more than 20 years.  I’ve seen it a number of times – but never like the ve…

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Bad Jews’ at Vagabond Players by Timoth David Copney

A play called “Bad Jews?” The title kinda grips you from the get-go, and in the production of it currently running at Vagabond Players, the title is only the beginning. The whol…

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Love, Loss, and What I Wore’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

“Love, Loss, and What I Wore” is the Audrey Herman’s Spotlighters Theatre’s latest offering and if the audience response over the weekend is any indication, they have yet…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Jekyll and Hyde – The Musical’ at Third Wall Productions by Timoth David Copney

“Jekyll and Hyde, The Musical” ranks among the creepiest of Broadway musicals.  Even the upbeat numbers are downers.  And yet, it is a surprisingly entertaining piece of theatr…

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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘First Date’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

When “First Date” premiered on Broadway in 2013, it was panned more than praised.  Which just goes to show you that critics don’t know everything. They can sink a decent show with a l…

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Lookingglass Alice’ at Baltimore Center Stage by Timoth David Copney

Baltimore is no stranger to magical events in local theatres.  On any given weekend night there is some company of wildly talented folks acting, singing and dancing their little hearts out.…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Leading Ladies’ at Salem Players by Timoth David Copney

Salem Players, the Catonsville-based theatre company recently presented Ken Ludwig’s hysterical farce, “Leading Ladies.” Salem Players is celebrating its 40th season this year…

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Vagabond Players by Timoth David Copney

“Little Shop of Horrors” has been through a few iterations over the past fifty plus years.  First a low-budget film by Roger Corman, then an off-Broadway musical in 1982 with a…

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘The Hairy Ape’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

Eugene O’Neill is a widely revered playwright, most known for his masterpiece, “Long Day’s Journey Into Night.”  But there is another, more expressionist arrow in his theat…

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Heathers, The Musical’ by How Do You Like Me Now Productions at Chesapeake Arts Center by Timoth David Copney

A relative newcomer to the Baltimore area theatre scene, How Do You Like Me Now Productions (HDYLMN) is committed to “starting the conversation.”  They mean to do nothing less t…

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Bridges of Madison County’ at Red Branch Theatre Company by Timoth David Copney

When I saw the movie adaptation of Robert James Waller’s book, “Bridges of Madison County,” I wept at the beautiful simplicity of the story.  When I saw the musical version on…

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Memphis’ by ArtsCentric at Motor House by Timoth David Copney

Every time I go see something by ArtsCentric, Baltimore’s outstanding black-centric theatre company, I am impressed all over again.  And their current offering, “Memphis” is …

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Sister Act’ at Cockpit in Court by Timoth David Copney

It’s kinda funny – I keep falling in love with the same story.  I fell the first time when I saw the Whoopie Goldberg movie in 1992.  I fell the second time when I saw the Broadway mus…

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘BootyCandy’ by Iron Crow Theatre at Theatre Project by Timoth David Copney

Welcome to Baltimore Pride Week!  The festivities are off to a fabulous start with Iron Crow’s final offering of the season, “BootyCandy,” now running at Theatre Project, whic…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘She Kills Monsters’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Timoth David Copney

Spotlighters Theatre is remaining true to form with its latest offering, “She Kills Monsters,” running weekends now through June 18th.  Spots is well known for putting on well-k…

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

Theatre Review: ‘Dear Friends’ at Just Off Broadway by Timoth David Copney

Everybody loves a good drama, especially if it’s someone else’s. “Dear Friends”, the angst-ridden play by Reginald Rose, is one of those dramas that is chock-full of lofty id…

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