“Fun Home” strikes a chord by creatively showing, often through song, how defining moments in our childhood and formative years shape who we become as adults.
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Stephanie Ybarra is only a couple of months into her full-time role as the artistic director at Baltimore Center Stage, but already she has met for listening sessions and meet-and-greets with dozens of leaders in the Baltimore community, been named the keynote speaker of Maryland Arts Day in Annapolis on Feb. 14, and completely rearranged the admin offices at 700 N. Calvert St.
For the second time in as many years, insult comic Lisa Lampanelli will come to town and perform, not at a club or one of the big halls that sometimes host stand-up comedy but at Center Stage, the State Theater of Maryland.
Several months after the departure of Kwame Kwei-Armah, Baltimore Center Stage has announced its pick to fill his shoes as artistic director. Enter Stephanie Ybarra, currently special director of artistic projects for the Public Theater in New York, and soon to be the creative leader of Baltimore’s largest professional producing theater.
Baltimore Center Stage has continued its fall season with Shakespeare In Love, a theatrical adaptation of the Oscar-winning film of the same name, directed by Blake Robison, Artistic Director of the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.
Center Stage Baltimore’s upcoming season will be artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah’s last with the organization.
Before she became Mayor of Baltimore, Catherine Pugh spent some time in the theater world.
When Baltimore Center Stage opened its upper-level Head Theater in 1991, architects promised it would be highly flexible, with seats that can be arranged in a variety of configurations to complement the fixed-seat Pearlstone Theater below.