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Interview: Mandy Patinkin Talks BEING ALIVE Concert Tour, Becoming a TikTok Star, If He'd Return to Broadway & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 11, 2023

Read BroadwayWorld's interview with Tony and Emmy Award winning icon of stage and screen, Mandy Patinkin, as he discusses his upcoming concerts, his TikTok stardom and more!...

Zach Bencal on Teaching Authenticity with ALADDIN
by Rowena Winkler - November 05, 2019

The national tour of Aladdin is coming to the Hippodrome as part of its Broadway Series in November, and it's certainly a performance you do not want to miss. With 337 costumes, 111 moving lights, and 38 tons of scenery, lighting, and effects suspended from the grid, it's no wonder that it takes 75 ...

BWW Review: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Performs a Rousing Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert
by Charles Shubow - January 29, 2019

Broadway stars Ashley Brown, Ben Crawford, and Ted Keegan shine along with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society....

Christine Toy Johnson Utilizing the Arts To Make You COME AWAY More Knowledgeable & Compassionate
by Gil Kaan - December 12, 2018

Already a few cities into their 27-city national circuit, the touring company of COME FROM AWAY has landed in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson. Helmed by its Tony Award-winning director Christopher Ashley, COME FROM AWAY runs through January 6, 2019. Still fresh and reeling from the audience's passiona...

BWW Exclusive: What Makes A CHRISTMAS CAROL the Story of the Holiday Season? Theatres Around the Country Explain!
by Julie Musbach - December 07, 2018

By the time December hits (and oftentimes well before), it's impossible to browse theatre listings without running across half a dozen productions of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. But what makes it so long lasting? We reached out to companies across the US and more to find out just what makes ...

Deborah Hazlett on Channeling Compassion in SWEAT at Everyman Theatre
by Rowena Winkler - November 08, 2018

The Baltimore debut of Lynn Nottage's gripping play, Sweat, is currently playing at the Everyman Theatre through November 25th. To get an inside look at this production, BroadwayWorld sat down with Resident Company Member Deborah Hazlett to talk about her role as Tracey in this revelatory and emotio...

Labhaoise Magee & Tim Getman of DANCING AT LUGHNASA at Everyman Theatre
by Kristen Price - September 08, 2018

The 2018-2019 season at Everyman Theatre starts this month with the Irish play "Dancing at Lughnasa." The play written by Brian Friel is set in a small village in Ireland in the 1930s. The story is one of five unmarried sisters and is filled with memories of days gone by. Just before this Tony-award...

Cabaret at Everyman Theatre Stars Broadway Actors Judy McLane and Philip Hernandez in a program called 'Broadway Favorites: A Summer Cabaret
by Charles Shubow - July 10, 2018

I congratulate Everyman Theatre for presenting their initial Summer Cabaret which includes the stars from their wonderful production of LOS OTROS, Judy McLane and Philip Hernandez. The event will be at Everyman's intimate rehearsal hall Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m....

Johanna Gruenhut Readies Everyman Theatre's Female-Led SALON SERIES
by Kristen Price - February 02, 2018

Theatre has always been a lens through which to view the current world. Productions such as RENT, illuminated issues like the AIDS crisis in ways that hadn't been seen before on a stage. Audiences confronted these issues in a very real way, and one would hope that they learned and grew from the expe...

Kristen Blodgette Readies the Music of LOVE NEVER DIES at the Hippodrome
by Kristen Price - September 27, 2017

The very first show I saw on Broadway was Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. To say that I was in awe would be an understatement. I fell in love with the show and the concept of musical theatre that day, and I've never looked back. Since then, I've been lucky enough to have seen dozens ...

Karen Mason Comes to Baltimore Playing 'Madame Giry' in Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES
by Charles Shubow - September 27, 2017

The sequel to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA runs at the Hippodrome Theatre from October 3 to October 8, 2017....

BWW Feature: John Davidson Flies into Baltimore Joining the Cast of FINDING NEVERLAND at the Hippodrome Theatre
by Charles Shubow - June 23, 2017

So who is John Davidson? He is an actor, comedian, author, musician, TV host, singer, and entertainer. And Baltimore/Washington audiences should be in for a treat watching this consummate performer live on the boards of the historic Hippodrome Theatre as he stars in the acclaimed musical FINDING NEV...

Executive Producer Rolando Sanz Talks Andrew Lippa's ANNE HUTCHINSON/HARVEY MILK and Its Date with Destiny
by Richard Sasanow - April 18, 2016

When Andrew Lippa, the Broadway composer, was commissioned by the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus to write I AM HARVEY MILK for its 35th anniversary in 2013, the hour-long work about the assassinated gay rights activist was called an oratorio. While it was a success from the start, people involved al...

BWW Previews: August Wilson Documentary on PBS, 2/20
by Charles Shubow - February 19, 2015

The famed series 'American Masters' premieres 'August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand'...

INTERLOCK to Make Baltimore Premiere at Vagabond Players, 1/9-2/8
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2014

The Vagabond Players will open the New Year with a Baltimore premier of Ira Levin's Interlock....

BWW Reviews: It's a Wonderful IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE at Center Stage
by Jack L. B. Gohn - November 28, 2014

At the end, the audience for this show is pulled not merely into the studio but into Bedford Falls, as the stage snow falls not only on the characters in the story set there but on the performers in the studio and on the audience as well. It is a perfectly magical double fourth-wall violation. Indee...

BWW Interviews: Michael Winther in NEXT TO NORMAL – From MAMMA MIA! To Maryland
by Charles Shubow - November 05, 2014

I have to admit that I was very excited when I read that veteran actor Michael Winther would be returning to Center Stage to star in the Pulitzer Prize winning musical NEXT TO NORMAL. It was Director David Schweizer who asked Winther to come to Center Stage for the role of Dan. Schweizer also dire...

BWW Interviews: Brynn O'Malley Talks About Playing Dot in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by Charles Shubow - August 29, 2014

Broadway awaits O'Malley to star in her first original role in HONEYMOON AND VEGAS....

BWW Reviews: Poetic, Exotic, Amoral, and Fascinating: Oscar Wilde's SALOME at SCENA
by Jack L. B. Gohn - July 19, 2013

This is poetry, poetry for the mind to sink into and be overwhelmed. To paraphrase Mae West, goodness has nothing to do with it. Nor does badness. It comes from some amoral place in Wilde's psyche and appeals to that place in ours....

BWW Reviews: Of Dual Citizenship and Pulled Rugs: MODERN TERRORISM at CATF
by Jack L. B. Gohn - July 11, 2013

All of them, then, have one foot in Muslim culture and one in the Western culture Muslim terrorists affect to despise, and that is part of the point author Jon Kern is making about them. Whether they like it or not, they are dual citizens. What enrages them is also a part of them, and it means that ...

BWW Reviews: Sanctified Skullduggery - INCORRUPTIBLE at UMBC
by Jack L. B. Gohn - April 19, 2012

The monastery must now meet the demand for an "incorruptible," a corpse that never decomposes, the Rolls-Royce of relics. Marie seems ready to be pressed into service over what may be her dead body. And only a bona fide miracle will save the day....

Shall We Dance and Think About Privilege and Race? THE KING AND I at Toby's
by Jack L. B. Gohn - January 24, 2012

Rodgers and Hammerstein designed the ending to reduce you to tears, and they knew what they were doing. Resist, even at this excellent revival,and think about the conundrums of race, class and gender that that lie just beneath the surface....

One Flea Spare: An Honorable Defeat at the Strand
by Jack L. B. Gohn - April 25, 2011

I like a theater of ideas as much as the next reviewer, but found that, in this somewhat trackless waste of a play, the ideas were either inarticulately expressed, trite, or both. The Strand Theater Company, dedicated to providing opportunities for female artists, writers, designers and directors, ...

BWW Interviews: Euan Morton Talks CHESS
by Charles Shubow - September 24, 2010

Morton loves performing at the Signature Theatre's 276 seat theater....

BWW Interviews: Manu Narayan
by Charles Shubow - February 06, 2010

He's been on Broadway in 'Bombay Dreams', Center Stage now twice, and a film with Mike Myers. Meet Manu Narayan....

For Reynolds, Cowardly Lion is Role of a Lifetime
by James Howard - April 18, 2008

INTERVIEW: David Bosley-Reynolds, the BWW 2007 Actor of the Year, talks about his career, Toby's Dinner Theatres and, of course, The Wizard of Oz....

The Odyssey of Hunter Foster
by Charles Shubow - April 18, 2008

From 'Urinetown' to 'Kiss of the Spider Woman' at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA...

'Night Music''s Polly Bergen is Back in Baltimore
by James Howard - March 27, 2008

INTERVIEW: Polly Bergen, currently starring in A Little Night Music at Baltimore's CENTERSTAGE talks about her illustrious career....

From 'Company' to 'Night Music':Leading Lady Barbara Walsh
by James Howard - March 11, 2008

An interview with Broadway star (and Maryland native) Barbara Walsh, soon to star in A Little Night Music at CENTERSTAGE....

Josh Lefkowitz: Back in Baltimore, So "Now What?"
by James Howard - January 05, 2008

Writer/Actor/Monologist Josh Lefkowitz on sustaining a career, avoiding the Sophomore Slump, and his newest work, Now What?...

Top News in Charm City 2007: Single Carrot Comes to Town
by James Howard - December 29, 2007

The number one news story of 2007, for this critic, is the arrival of a fresh, daring new theatre company....

The Women of August Wilson: Four Actresses Speak
by James Howard - December 19, 2007

The four female co-stars of August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone at CENTERSTAGE on Wilson, acting, and celebrating life....

'Avenue Q' on Tour: A Chat with Rob McClure
by James Howard - December 11, 2007

Nine fast questions for Rob McClure, who plays Princeton and Rod in the National Tour of Avenue Q....

A Discussion on the Center Stage Production of 'Hearts'
by Charles Shubow - November 28, 2007

Playwright Willy Holtzman joins his father and director Tim Vasen regarding play dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome...

Two at the Heart of Arsenic & Old Lace, Part 2
by James Howard - September 19, 2007

The second of two interviews featuring the stars of CENTERSTAGE's Arsenic and Old Lace, Brynn O'Malley (Broadway's Hairspray) and Ian Kahn (The Importance of Being Earnest). Part II: Brynn on musicals - Hairspray, Beauty and the Beast, Avenue Q - and on being in her very first play!...

Two at the Heart of Arsenic & Old Lace, Part 1
by James Howard - September 13, 2007

First of two interviews featuring the stars of CENTERSTAGE's Arsenic and Old Lace, Brynn O'Malley (Broadway's Hairspray) and Ian Kahn (The Importance of Being Earnest. Part I: Meeting Brynn and Ian, and Ian on acting for the stage versus film and TV....

What Do You Do With a B.A. in Theatre? Part III: Acting
by James Howard - August 30, 2007

Part three of a three part series about recent graduates of the Towson University Theatre Program - an actor, a director and a playwright - all of whom have made the successful, if difficult transition to life as a working artist....

A Play a Day: '365 Days/365 Plays' Comes to Baltimore
by James Howard - August 28, 2007

365 Days/ 365 Plays - The play cycle by Suzan-Lori Parks comes to Baltimore via Run of the Mill, Morgan State University and the University of California at Irvine....

From 'Mamma Mia!' to Mozart: David Beach Tackles an 'Opus'
by Charles Shubow - August 26, 2007

A conversation with the First Violinist of Mr. Hollinger's 'Opus' at Primary Stages...

What Do You Do With a B.A. in Theatre? Pt. II: Playwright
by James Howard - August 23, 2007

Part two of a three part series about recent graduates of the Towson University Theatre Program - an actor, a director and a playwright - all of whom have made the successful, if difficult transition to life as a working artist....



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