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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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'Christmas Belles' Ring in the Laughs
October 26, 2009

Getting a jump on the holidays, the Vagabond Players, 'America's oldest continuously operating little theater group' presents Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten's 'Christmas Belles' now through November, and one thing is for sure. It ain't Ibsen.

Red Branch Theatre Company in Columbia presents SEUSSICAL!
October 24, 2009

The Red Branch Theatre Company, 9130 Red Branch Road, presents the musical, 'Seussical,' now through October 24th in Columbia, MD.

Wilde Time: The Importance of Being Earnest at Center Stage
October 18, 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.

Run of the Mill Theater Presents 'Lysistrata'
October 17, 2009

Run of the Mill Theater in collaboration with Adelante Familia will present the classic comedy Lysistrata by Aristophanes, now through Oct. 18th at St John's Methodist Church in Baltimore's Charles Village.

DanceRINK Premiers 'Dracula' on Baltimore Stage
October 15, 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.

Red Branch Theatre Company in Columbia presents SEUSSICAL!
October 15, 2009

The Red Branch Theatre Company, 9130 Red Branch Road, presents the musical, 'Seussical,' now through October 24th in Columbia, MD.

Run of the Mill Theater Presents 'Lysistrata'
October 15, 2009

Run of the Mill Theater in collaboration with Adelante Familia will present the classic comedy Lysistrata by Aristophanes, now through Oct. 18th at St John's Methodist Church in Baltimore's Charles Village.

'The Taffetas' opens Dundalk Community Theatre's 2009-2010 season
October 15, 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.

'It's A Wonderful Life' Auditions at FPCT
October 13, 2009

Fells Point Corner Theatre (FPCT) announces auditions for It's A Wonderful Life - A Live Radio Play

AIDA: Love Divided at Toby's
October 4, 2009

Not to be confused with the opera by Giuseppe Verdi, AIDA the musical by Elton John and Tim Rice is yet another spin on the popular 'Romeo and Juliet' theme of star-crossed lovers.

No 'MERCY' at the Strand
September 21, 2009

Neil LaBute's play, 'The Mercy Seat,' now playing at The Strand Theater in downtown Baltimore, explores the darker choices people make in the face of horrendous tragedy, in this case, the attack on America on Sept. 11, 2001.

RABBIT HOLE: Metamorphosis
September 13, 2009

David Lindsay-Abaire's RABBIT HOLE, now playing at the Everyman Theater, features a character who is never seen, but whose presence is felt by everyone on stage. His absence fires the play's tragic center, leaving each character with their own burden of pain to carry. How each shoulders this burden is the essence of Lindsay-Abaire's work.

THE COCKTAIL HOUR: 'All in the Family'
September 8, 2009

The Vagabond Player's THE COCKTAIL HOUR features a set that might be described as 'All in the Family meets Kennebunkport' which is appropriate, as this is a family drama, set in the 1970s, pitting an intellectual son against a blowhard father (okay, in 'Family' it was a son-in-law, but it's close).

SEX AND DESPERATION: Sex, Lies and Audiotape
August 29, 2009

What do a caveman, a personification of Justice, a brothel manager, and a mermaid have in common? They're all characters in 'Sex and Desperation,' the Spotlighters Theatre's Baltimore Playwrights Festival production, now on stage through Sept. 6th.

THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED: Children's Rhyme for Adults
July 20, 2009

Cleverly written, witty, engaging, and not in any way connected to reality, The Little Dog Laughed is about as deep as the nursery rhyme from which the play gets its title. However, if you can suspend your disbelief, it's an entertaining bit of whimsy.

Center Stage Announces 2009-2010 Cabaret Series
June 17, 2009

CENTERSTAGE is excited to announce the lineup for its 2009-10 Cabaret Series! The theater welcomes back Associate Artist E. Faye Butler, Broadway legend Judy Kaye, Scottish singer Euan Morton, and Baltimore-native Tracie Thoms as it launches this season-long musical series.

The Strand Theater's 'Graveyard Bride'
June 15, 2009

A woman searches for a creative way to celebrate the day of her divorce and finds herself in a graveyard one freezing night in her wedding dress for a very unconventional photo-shoot.

'IceBound' - FROZEN at Spotlighters
June 15, 2009

In Bryony Lavery's Tony-award winning play, FROZEN, three characters find themselves held fast by the icy bonds of circumstance that have made one man a psychopathic murderer, another a driven child activist, the third, a scientific explorer of the human mind.

Morality Play: Vagabond Players' THE DRUNKARD
June 9, 2009

Somewhere, Carrie Nation is smiling. Not because Prohibition has been restored, but perhaps because she just saw the Vagabond Players' production of 'The Drunkard,' a melodramatic morality tale that may make you think twice the next time you imbibe.

Dream Catcher: Everyman Theater's THE SOUL COLLECTOR
June 1, 2009

In 'The Soul Collector,' family is most definitely at the core of this play, about an African-American uncle and nephew who have a tendency to bring their work home with them...not unusual, except for the fact that the two are garbagemen.



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