BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

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BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Baltimore in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

The Baltimore Playwrights Festival Announces Paula Stone's KITCHEN SINK to Play Church Hill Theater, 1/13-15


The Baltimore Playwrights Festival (www.baltplayfest.org) is proud to announce that one of its alumni, Paula Stone, will receive an independent production of her play Kitchen Sink at Church Hill Theat... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

The Strand Names Rain Pryor and Elena Kostakis Artistic and Managing Directors


The Strand's Board of Directors today announced that Rain Pryor and Elena Kostakis have been tapped to succeed Founding Artistic Director Jayme Kilburn.Rain... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: A SKULL IN CONNEMARA Digs Up Dark Humor at Centerstage


The far flung often breeds the bizarre, and Martin McDonagh's deliciously dark A Skull in Connemara capitalizes on its setting in the wild west of Ireland to weave a contemporary tale that's at once p... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

CENTERSTAGE and Westport Country Playhouse Announce INTO THE WOODS Team


CENTERSTAGE and Westport Country Playhouse announced today casting for their co-production of Into the Woods, and Broadway fans will be excited to hear that the original Little Red Riding Hood, Daniel... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Blood-bound and Tongue-tied to Greek Mythology


In Jacqueline E. Lawton's new play, BLOOD-BOUND AND TONGUE-TIED, the parallels to the tragedy of Oedipus co-exist awkwardly with a story about race and identity in 20th-century America.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Lauren Kennedy-Led INTO THE WOODS


Into the Woods began performances at The Pearlstone Theater on March 7, as a coproduction between Westport Country Playhouse and Baltimore Centerstage. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the pro... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: First Look at Danielle Ferland, Lauren Kennedy, et al. in Baltimore's INTO THE WOODS


Into the Woods began performances at The Pearlstone Theater on March 7, as a coproduction between Westport Country Playhouse and Baltimore Centerstage. Check out production shots below!... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Recaps: DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra


Surprise guest, lyricist Alain Boublil appears on stage at Baltimore's Meyerhoff Symphony Hall to the delight of an SRO crowd... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Dundalk Community Theatre Presents ALL SHOOK UP, 5/4-13


Dundalk Community Theatre brings to stage the new musical comedy, set in the 1950's and based on the music of Elvis Presley: ALL SHOOK UP, from May 4 to May 13.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Glorious HOTEL


Single Carrot Theatre presents a spectacularly inventive interpretation of Charles Mee's HOTEL CASSIOPEIA.... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Love Among the RUINED


Now at the Fells Point Corner Theater, Lynn Nottage's RUINED is a haunting, probing work about the resilience of the human spirit during times of war.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Everyman Theatre Opens YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 5/16


Meet the Sycamores - the delightfully eccentric family at the center of the action in the madcap comedy classic, You Can't Take It With You. They revel in day-to-day occurrences such as collecting sna... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: XANADU at the Signature Theatre is Just Plain Delicious


XANADU will bring you ninety minutes of non-stop fun and enjoyment.... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: MEMPHIS at the Kennedy Center is mmmmmmmmm Marvelous!


See the four-time Tony Award winner and you won't miss a beat.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Baltimore Part 2!


Five choices for Baltimore this summer.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: MUSIC MAN at Arena Stage - A Melodious Masterpiece


This is a Music Man not to be missed. It's filled with great music, superb acting, lovely voices, and superb dancing.... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Alex Nee, Thomas Hettrick, Casey O'Farrell, and More Join Cast of AMERICAN IDIOT Tour- New Dates Announced!


New casting and additional dates have been announced for the international tour of Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT, the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway hit. Alex Nee will star as Johnny, along with T... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Fashionable Amidst Hallowed Halls - LEGALLY BLONDE at Toby's Columbia


A show that gets liberal audiences to cheer for someone who at first blush would seem like a future Ann Romney is doing something pretty canny.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Load Of Fun Theater Presents HIRED GUN, 7/26-7/29


An aging rockabilly one-time star plots his comeback in an original work by Maryland playwright Mark Scharf (pictured below, left) in the Theatrical Mining Company's (TMC) presentation of "Hired Gun,"... (read more...)

August

BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Regional Theater of The Week: The Olney Theatre Center


BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theatre site on the Internet, is excited to announce a new feature to its comprehensive regional coverage - the Featured Regional Theater of the Week! Each week, BWW wil... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Olney Theatre Center is a Real Gas


If the summer makes you yearn for a delightful musical, take the journey to the Olney Theatre Center and enjoy.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

John Waters, Beth Leavel, Marissa Perry and More Set for Symphonic Premiere of HAIRSPRAY: IN CONCERT!, Jan 2013


Marking the 25th anniversary of the John Waters' original film, Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly brings together an all-star cast of Broadway, film and TV stars for the full symphonic production o... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: A MAD MEN-Themed TEMPERAMENTALS at Rep Stage


Almost everyone in this world is married or willing to go out on public dates with women to camouflage his real social life. Few of them can visualize, even to themselves, what it would be like to reg... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's Fun Company Presents RIKKI TIKKI TAVI, 9/15-10/7


Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The Fun Company, will present its first show of the 2012-2013 season: Rikki Tikki Tavi, a fun and exciting story of a little mongoose keeping his gard... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Performance Workshop Theatre Presents BREAKING THE CODE, 9/28-10/28


Performance Workshop Theatre presents BREAKING THE CODE by Hugh Whitemore, directed by Marlyn G. Robinson, running September 28 - October 28.... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: First Look at Baltimore Theatre Project's FOR THAT WHICH RETURNS


Flying into Baltimore's Theatre Project for eight shows running November 1 - 11, 2012, two companies on the forefront of aerial performance-Baltimore's In-Flight Theatre (Mara Neimanis) and Washington... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Baltimore Theatre Project's FOR THAT WHICH RETURNS


Flying into Baltimore's Theatre Project for eight shows running November 1 - 11, 2012, two companies on the forefront of aerial performance-Baltimore's In-Flight Theatre (Mara Neimanis) and Washington... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Strand Theater and Grrl Parts Present INEXCUSABLE FANTASIES Premiere, 11/1-17


Strand Theater Company welcomes Baltimore playwright, performer and theater professor Susan McCully with her three-woman show Inexcusable Fantasies, exploring, often comically, her secret and not-so-s... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE Plays Fells Point Corner Theatre, Now thru 12/9


Fells Point Corner Theatre presents Love, Loss and What I Wore by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman and directed by Steve Goldklang, playing now through December 9, 20... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

BSO Welcomes 104 Howard County High School Musicians for Side-by-Side Concert, 2/20


The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and 104 students from the Howard County Gifted and Talented Orchestra will play Side-by Side in a concert led by Maestro Shizuo Kuwahara on February 20, 2013 at ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Everyman Theatre to Move into New Home During Thanksgiving Week


Everyman Theatre has announced that it will move into its new home on Fayette Street during the week of November 19, 2012. The administrative offices will be closed during this week in order to facili... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: PULLMAN PORTER BLUES at Arena Stage - Hop on Board


Head to Arena Stage for this new, challenging, and entertaining play with music.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

BSO Appoints Drs. Charles Limb and Mario Livio to First-ever Science Advisory Team


Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announces the establishment of a Science Advisory Team to serve as a resource to BSO Music Director Marin Alsop and Vice President of Education and Community Engagem... (read more...)
BWW's Top Baltimore Theatre Stories of 2012

Children's Playhouse of Maryland Begins THE LITTLE MERMAID Performances Today


The Children's Playhouse of Maryland, Inc., in residence at CCBC Essex, performs Disney's "The Little Mermaid, Jr." for its 2012 holiday fare. The musical runs weekends at 1 p.m. today, Dec. 8 through... (read more...)

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