Tag: theatre

Baltimore School for the Arts Announces New Department Heads

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Archie Veale
Archie Veale

After a national search, Baltimore School for the Arts (BSA) announced the selection of two department heads to lead the school’s theatre and visual arts programs. Rosiland M. Cauthen will head the theatre department and Archie Veale will serve as acting head of the visual arts department.

Acclaimed One-Man Show Mother/SON at Theatre Project

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Mother Son at theatre project

catch of the day fish (2)Baltimore Theatre Project is “Baltimore’s Fringe Festival all year round.” And it’s true. While we love the high production and spectacular splash of the shows that come through the Hippodrome and the classically complex works produced by Center Stage, sometimes you just want something a little smaller. A little more intimate. Something high-emotion, but lo-fi. And that’s just the kind of work that can really shine at a venue like Theatre Project. Jeffrey Solomon’s award-winning Mother/SON charts the delicate, layered and changing relationship between a Jewish gay man and his mother. It’s an honest and poignant autobiographical exploration brought to the stage with precision, imagination and understated power.

Tonight! Wild with Happy Pre-Show Happy Hour for LGBTQIA Patrons

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Wild with Happy — Special Events

Night Out | Tue, Jun 3 at 6:30 pm

A pre-show happy hour for our LGBTQIA patrons. Food provided courtesy of Gertrude’s.

Meet the Actors | Fri, Jun 6

We provide a casual atmosphere to chat with the cast after the show. Ask them your questions and get some autographs!   

ForeWords & AfterThoughts Thu, Jun 12 (7 pm show); Sun, Jun 15 (2 pm show); Sun, Jun 22 (2 pm show); Thu, Jun 26 (7 pm)    

Pre and post-show conversations with our artistic staff designed to give deeper insight into the show. A chance for feedback and engagement.

 

Audio Described Performances | Sun, Jun 22 (2 & 7:30 pm shows)    

Volunteer audio describers provide an objective description of the non-verbal action on stage.

 

Open Captioning | Sun, Jun 22 (7:30 pm show)    

Our system provides the text of the play on a screen, as well as descriptions of any sound effects, so that people can read along with the action that is happening on stage.

 

Center Stage Brings International Conversations to Baltimore

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Center Stage update from earlier post:  The opening date of the Global Sister Cities installation has been moved from May 31 to June 1The launch event will now take place on Sunday, June 1 at 1pm at Center Stage. The event is free and open to the public. The installation will be on display through June 29. Apologies for any inconvenience this change may have caused.
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Global Sister Cities Exhibition Explores the Role of Art in

Civic Leadership

Baltimore, MD—May 29, 2014. Center Stage’s newest Fourth Space initiative, Global Sister Cities, connects Baltimore and five international cities to examine the impact of art in the civic sphere.

Topdog/Underdog at Everyman Theater

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Topdog Underdog

catch of the day fish (2)Most local theatre buffs are pretty excited about Everyman Theatre’s ensuing move downtown. And sure, the new theatre space promises grander things for Everyman. Much of what we love about Everyman is the selection of plays they produce each season. The plays tend to be contemporary, relevant, and requiring the kind of intimacy and human drama that is much better served in a small, simple theatre space than with velvet curtains, golden cherubs, and several layers of balconies. Opening this week at Everyman is Topdog/Underdog, written by Suzan-Lori Parks (the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Drama).

    We’re on a 7,000-Year Mission: The “Stupidly Huge” Rise of the Baltimore Rock Opera Society

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    In 2009, the Baltimore Rock Opera Society staged their first original production, Gründlehämmer, which “takes place in the mythical land of Brotopia, a once prosperous agrarian Kingdom where the melody of an electric guitar wields power enough to tend a field of crops, to heal the sick, or to smite an enemy.”

    Janky but grandiose, the show quickly found an audience ready to follow the BROS down the rabbit hole of excess and faux self-seriousness. Four years later, and the group has five major productions to their credit. They were also instrumental in the revival of the once-dilapidated Autograph Theatre on 25th Street and are now raising money to renovate a more permanent home at the Bell Foundry in Station North and to fund tours through the Northeast.

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