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BWW Review: Magical THE WIZARD OF OZ at Theatre By The SeaBWW Review: Magical THE WIZARD OF OZ at Theatre By The Sea
by Andria Tieman - Jul 26, 2016

It's a bit of a risky proposition to take on a classic story that is a huge part of most people's childhoods. Do you try to change it up? Do you try to keep it true to the movie or book? How do you capture the wonder that a child would feel seeing it for the first time?  I don't know exactly how one does that, but Theatre by the Sea certainly managed it handily with their new production of THE WIZARD OF OZ.  Even a story as well-known as The Wizard of Oz seemed fresh and new but still perfectly timeless.  Fantastic performances, amazing vocal talents and elaborate sets and special effects take this world of imagination and bring it right to life. (more...)

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Baltimore's Historic Center Stage Stripped To Bare Bones Before RenovationPHOTO SLIDESHOW: Baltimore's Historic Center Stage Stripped To Bare Bones Before Renovation
by Michael Dale - Feb 23, 2016

A third theatre space and a new education center are in the works for one of the country's most respected regional theatres. (more...)

All-Female Cast Brings AS YOU LIKE IT to Center Stage TonightAll-Female Cast Brings AS YOU LIKE IT to Center Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

As a year-long renovation begins at Center Stage's downtown Baltimore home in January, the company starts a temporarily residency at Towson University with a contemporary production of Shakespeare's popular comedy AS YOU LIKE IT, presented by an all-female cast led by award-winning director Wendy C. Goldberg, from tonight, Jan. 15 to Feb. 14. (more...)

All-Female Cast to Bring AS YOU LIKE IT to Center Stage This WinterAll-Female Cast to Bring AS YOU LIKE IT to Center Stage This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

As a year-long renovation begins at Center Stage's downtown Baltimore home in January, the company starts a temporarily residency at Towson University with a contemporary production of Shakespeare's popular comedy AS YOU LIKE IT, presented by an all-female cast led by award-winning director Wendy C. Goldberg, from Jan. 15 to Feb. 14. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Managing Director Michael Ross to Depart This SummerWestport Country Playhouse Managing Director Michael Ross to Depart This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse announces that effective June 30, 2016, Michael Ross will step down as managing director.  (more...)

Michael Ross to Return to Center Stage as Managing DirectorMichael Ross to Return to Center Stage as Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

?Center Stage, Baltimore's premier regional theater, today announced that Michael Ross, its managing director from 2002 to 2008, will return on July 1, 2016 to join the theater's leadership team with Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah. (more...)

Glen Knapp to Depart Philadelphia Young Playwrights After 15 YearsGlen Knapp to Depart Philadelphia Young Playwrights After 15 Years
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

Philadelphia Young Playwrights (PYP) announced today that, after 15 years as its Executive Producing Director, Glen Knapp is choosing to leave the organization to pursue new career opportunities in education and in the foundation world. (more...)

Baltimore Center Stage Welcomes New Director of Marketing and CommunicationsBaltimore Center Stage Welcomes New Director of Marketing and Communications
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Center Stage announces that after a five-month national search, Beth Hauptle has joined the theater as its new Director of Marketing and Communications. Hauptle comes to Center Stage with more than 30 years' experience marketing for non-profit arts organizations, most recently as the Director of Marketing and Communications at Studio Theatre in Washington, DC. (more...)

Center Stage Sets PRIDE AND PREJUDICE CastCenter Stage Sets PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Center Stage announces the cast and creative team of Pride and Prejudice, the first show of its 2015/16 Season. The play begins performances Sept. 11, with opening night set for Sept. 18. (more...)

New Musical MARLEY Breaks Box Office Records in BaltimoreNew Musical MARLEY Breaks Box Office Records in Baltimore
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

The World Premiere production of Marley, a new musical with music and lyrics by Bob Marley, and written and directed by Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah, became the highest grossing single ticket show and the highest attended show in the 52-year history of Baltimore's Center Stage. (more...)

Center Stage Sets 2015-16 Season: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, THE SECRET GARDEN & MoreCenter Stage Sets 2015-16 Season: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, THE SECRET GARDEN & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Center Stage announces its adventurous 2015-16 Season, which includes collaborations with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, and a two-show temporary residency at Towson University. (more...)

AspenTech Acquires BLOWDOWNAspenTech Acquires BLOWDOWN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

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Center Stage's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Begins TonightCenter Stage's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

?Center Stage announces the cast and crew for It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, with performances tonight, Nov. 18 to Dec. 21. (more...)

Cast, Creatives Announced for Center Stage's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, Running 11/18-12/21Cast, Creatives Announced for Center Stage's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, Running 11/18-12/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

?Center Stage announces the cast and crew for It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, with performances Nov. 18 to Dec. 21. (more...)

Center Stage Sets AMADEUS Preshow ActivitiesCenter Stage Sets AMADEUS Preshow Activities
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The lobby of Center Stage will be transformed into the Royal Court of Vienna for an immersive preshow experience during the production run of Amadeus, from Sept. 18 to Oct. 12. (more...)

Center Stage Kicks Off 2014-15 Season With AMADEUS, Now thru 10/12Center Stage Kicks Off 2014-15 Season With AMADEUS, Now thru 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Amadeus, the first show in Center Stage's 2014/15 Season, helmed by Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah, begins previews tonight, Sept. 10 and runs until Oct. 12. (more...)

Center Stage to Premiere New Bob Marley Musical in 2015Center Stage to Premiere New Bob Marley Musical in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Center Stage, the State Theater of Maryland, announced today that it will produce the world premiere of Marley, the first original musical based on both the life and music of cultural icon Bob Marley. With a book and direction by Center Stage artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah, Marley will run from May 6 to June 14, 2015 to close Center Stage's 2014/15 season. (more...)

Center Stage Announces Cast of the Season's First Production AMADEUS, 9/10 - 10/12Center Stage Announces Cast of the Season's First Production AMADEUS, 9/10 - 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Rehearsals begin Tuesday for Amadeus, the first show in Center Stage's 2014/15 Season. Helmed by Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah, the production begins previews Sept. 10 and runs until Oct. 12. (more...)

Center Stage's Digital Theater Project MY AMERICA Hits IFC Center TodayCenter Stage's Digital Theater Project MY AMERICA Hits IFC Center Today
by Movies News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Center Stage previously announced that its acclaimed digital theater project My America has become a feature length film, which had its premiere on July 4, 2014, exclusively through streaming service Fandor. A special screening is set for tonight, July 9, at the IFC center in New York City. (more...)

Center Stage's Digital Theater Project MY AMERICA to Screen as Feature Length Film on Fandor, Today; Hits IFC Center, 7/9Center Stage's Digital Theater Project MY AMERICA to Screen as Feature Length Film on Fandor, Today; Hits IFC Center, 7/9
by Movies News Desk - Jul 4, 2014

Center Stage previously announced that its acclaimed digital theater project My America has become a feature length film that will premiere on July 4, 2014, exclusively through streaming service Fandor, followed by a special July 9 screening at the IFC center in New York City. (more...)

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