Columbia Festival of the Arts Sets Fall 2015 'British Invasion' Lineup
(8/3/2015) - The Columbia Festival of the Arts is pleased to announce its 2015 Fall Festival, featuring a diverse array of arts events centered around the Fall Festival's theme: British Invasion. The British Invasion Festival will be presented October 2nd through 4th, during which time twelve events will be offered in multiple venues throughout Columbia.
Four World Premieres Among MET's 2015 Summer Lineup
(7/31/2015) - Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) has an eclectic and exciting summer planned that features no less than four world premiere productions including hilarious improv shows, original sketch comedies, true tales told though the art of puppetry, award winning drama, and a community collaboration.
Red Branch Theatre Sets Cast for AVENUE Q: SCHOOL EDITION; Runs 7/31-8/8
(7/31/2015) - Red Branch Theatre Company (RBTC) continues its 2015 season entitled Coming of Age with the TONY Award-winning musical comedy with puppets, Avenue Q: School Edition. Casting has just been completed for the inaugural summer musical at Howard County's newest professional theatre.
MET-X and Theatre FCC to Premiere PIPER This August
(7/29/2015) - MET-X, of the Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET), and Theatre FCC, of Frederick Community College, are collaborating on the world premiere play "Piper', coming to the JBK Theater at Frederick Community College (7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick) from August 7 through 15.
Red Branch Theatre Company Sets Casting for DOGFIGHT & PETER RABBIT
(7/29/2015) - Red Branch Theatre Company (RBTC) will complete its 2015 season entitled Coming of Age with two engaging and varied theatrical experiences: Dogfight and Peter Rabbit. Casting has just concluded for both upcoming productions at Howard County's newest professional theatre.
Sean Elias Named New Artistic Director & CEO of Iron Crow Theatre
(7/27/2015) - Iron Crow Theatre's Board of Directors today announced that Steve Satta has resigned as Artistic Director and the Board has named Sean Elias, previously Iron Crow Theatre's Executive Director, as the company's new Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer. Steve Satta will continue to serve on Iron Crow Theatre's Board of Directors and Sean Elias will join the Board, effective immediately.
Protester Urges Olney Theatre to Close Production of THE PRODUCERS Due to Hitler Jokes; Actor Responds
(7/24/2015) - Controversy is brewing at the Olney Theatre in their latest production of THE PRODUCERS. Several weeks into the run of the show, the company management and actors began receiving messages via email and Twitter from a man who thought it was inappropriate to joke about such sensitive material as Hitler. He began protesting outside the theater with signs such as, 'SAY NO TO HITLER MUSICAL,' and 'HITLER NO JOKE.'