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Daniel Collins A communications professional for 25 years, Dan Collins was a theater critic for The Baltimore Examiner daily newspaper (2006-2009), covering plays throughout the Baltimore-Columbia area including Center Stage, The Everyman, The Fells Point Corner Theater, Mobtown Players, Vagabond Theater, Cockpit in Court, Spotlighters Theater, The Strand, Single Carrot Theater and others. Mr. Collins has been a reporter, features writer, editor and columnist since 1984, including stints with The Washington Times and the Times Publishing Group (later Patuxent Publishing and now part of The Baltimore Sun) in Baltimore. His freelance writing career has included his work for the Examiner as well as other publications including Baltimore Magazine.




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BWW Reviews: To Tell The Truth: THE DRAWER BOY
March 16, 2010

Michael Healey's 'The Drawer Boy,' now at The Vagabond Players, has at its heart, a single question: Is it better to live with a lie which is comfortable and pleasant, or to face a truth which is not?

BWW REVIEWS: PARTITION - Play By The Numbers
March 9, 2010

Ira Hauptman's 'Partition,' now at Baltimore's Spotlighters Theater, is aptly titled, as the playwright explores the partitions that separate us from each other, but also cause divisions within our very selves.

A Comfortable Performance: Let There Be Love
February 23, 2010

Avery Brooks, particularly in his TV parts, often plays a smooth customer. Some roles exhibit this more than others, though as Alfred in 'Let There Be Love,' he's a Scrooge-before-the-Ghosts...but that doesn't mean he isn't smooth. This natural actor's comfort in every role he inhabits translates into a wonderful night of theater for the audience.

BWW Reviews: GIRL POWER: THE LACY PROJECT
February 22, 2010

Take two living dolls...literally...place them in a tiny New York apartment with a female Peter Pan, an aspiring photographer, and a heroin loving hip-hop artist, all to tell a story about how women, their mothers and friends relate and you have yourself THE LACY PROJECT, now at The Strand.

Rooms Without A View
January 31, 2010

TWO ROOMS is a love story set in two rooms--one, a cell in Beirut where a man is held prisoner, another, in the home of his wife who waits for his return home.

BWW Reviews: Ode to a Nose CYRANO
January 25, 2010

What's a guy with a tongue like Shakespeare's but a nose like Mount Everest got to do to find love? 'Cyrano' knows (nose?) and you'll find him at Baltimore's Center Stage.

BWW Reviews: GASLIGHT at Spotlighters
January 18, 2010

Some missing rubies, a 15-year-old unsolved murder, a Columbo-esque detective, and a woman either going out of or being driven from her mind set the stage a (gas)light as Patrick Hamilton's GASLIGHT comes to Baltimore's Spotlighters Theatre.

BWW Reviews: MAN OF LA MANCHA at Vagabond
January 11, 2010

'Man of La Mancha' is a satisfying evening's entertainment at Baltimore's Vagabond Theater, just don't look for Broadway caliber voices on Vagabond's diminutive stage.

It's A Wonderful World: Around the World in 80 Days
December 12, 2009

The Lookingglass Theatre Company brings Jules Verne's classic 'Around the World in 80 Days' to Baltimore's Center Stage.

BWW REVIEWS: Green Velvet; The SantaLand Diaries
December 10, 2009

Author David Sedaris' real-life experiences as a Macy's department store 'elf' find a home on the stage as 'The Santaland Diaries' comes to Baltimore.

Let It Snow: White Christmas
November 25, 2009

Toby's of Baltimore recently kicked off the holiday season with their rendition of Irving Berlin's 'White Christmas,' perhaps best remembered as the 1954 movie starring Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney and Danny Kaye.

Melissa James Gibson's Sic: Thus So
November 23, 2009

A trio of maybe-lovers, definitely losers attempt to divine the history of the outburst, the rat-a-tat language of the auctioneer, and music to ride a roller coaster by in Melissa James Gibson's award-winning play, [SIC], now at Baltimore's Strand Theater.

Review: The Mystery of Irma Vep
November 16, 2009

Vaudeville comes alive...as well as 'Rebecca'-esque portraits, werewolves, vampires, mummies, backstage camels, and more as the Everyman Theatre presents 'The Mystery of Irma Vep'.

Everywhere You Go, There You Aren't
November 14, 2009

What do you get when you bring together Dracula, a mad scientist, a Santa Monica medium, and an uber-billionaress who thinks she can buy eternal life? You get 'The Prevalence of Mrs. Seal' now part of the 48th season of the Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theater in downtown Baltimore.

Wilde Time: The Importance of Being Earnest at Center Stage
November 8, 2009

Oscar Wilde called it a 'trivial comedy for serious people.' Or perhaps it's a serious comedy for trivial people. Whichever, it remains, over a century since it's first performance, 'The Importance of Being Earnest,' now at Center Stage.

'The Taffetas' opens Dundalk Community Theatre's 2009-2010 season
November 8, 2009

Dundalk Community Theatre, located at CCBC: The Community College of Baltimore County, 7200 Sollers Point Road, Baltimore, opens its 2009-2010 season with 'THE TAFFETAS: A Musical Journey through the fabulous 50's,' Oct. 30-Nov. 8, 2009.

Everywhere You Go, There You Aren't
November 3, 2009

What do you get when you bring together Dracula, a mad scientist, a Santa Monica medium, and an uber-billionaress who thinks she can buy eternal life? You get 'The Prevalence of Mrs. Seal' now part of the 48th season of the Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theater in downtown Baltimore.

DanceRINK Premiers 'Dracula' on Baltimore Stage
November 1, 2009

One of Halloween's classic characters is coming to the stage in Dracula, a unique dance/theater experience adapted from the 1938 vintage radio-play starring Orson Welles. Presented by danceRINK, the show will run Oct. 29-Nov. 1st at The Baltimore Theatre Project at 45 West Preston Street.

'The Taffetas' opens Dundalk Community Theatre's 2009-2010 season
October 30, 2009

Dundalk Community Theatre, located at CCBC: The Community College of Baltimore County, 7200 Sollers Point Road, Baltimore, opens its 2009-2010 season with 'THE TAFFETAS: A Musical Journey through the fabulous 50's,' Oct. 30-Nov. 8, 2009.

DanceRINK Premiers 'Dracula' on Baltimore Stage
October 29, 2009

One of Halloween's classic characters is coming to the stage in Dracula, a unique dance/theater experience adapted from the 1938 vintage radio-play starring Orson Welles. Presented by danceRINK, the show will run Oct. 29-Nov. 1st at The Baltimore Theatre Project at 45 West Preston Street.



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