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Disney's THE LION KING Roars for Sold-Out Run in Baltimore Disney's THE LION KING Roars for Sold-Out Run in Baltimore
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Baltimore

Disney's THE LION KING is celebrating its sold-out engagement in Baltimore, which concluded on Sunday at the Hippodrome Theatre. The triumphant four-week return grossed over $5.6 million at the box office and entertained more than 64,000 patrons during 31 performances. This was The Lion King's third time in Baltimore, following a 5-week engagement in 2012. (more...)
Registration Open for Winter Classes at Howard County Center for the Arts Registration Open for Winter Classes at Howard County Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Baltimore

Registration has begun for Howard County Arts Council's (HCAC) winter educational programs at the Howard County Center for the Arts (HCCA) in Ellicott City. HCAC offers classes and workshops for ages five to adult. Winter art programs, open to the public, begin the week of January 22. (more...)
Sinking Ship Productions Presents A HUNGER ARTIST Sinking Ship Productions Presents A HUNGER ARTIST
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Baltimore

Baltimore native Josh Luxenberg brings his company Sinking Ship's production home to Theatre Project after acclaimed runs Off-Broadway in New York and at the Edinburgh Fringe. This unique, visually-striking adaptation of the Franz Kafka short story uses physical theater, Victorian miniatures, puppetry, and a set of simple props to support a powerhouse solo performance. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10
by BWW News Desk on December 10, 2017 in Baltimore

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 10, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review: NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN at Arena Stage - Powerful, Provocative, and Poignant BWW Review: NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN at Arena Stage - Powerful, Provocative, and Poignant
by Charles Shubow on December 08, 2017 in Baltimore

I was recently in Atlanta, GA which is noted for its many museums. They have a Coca-Cola Museum, College Football Hall of Fame, the second largest aquarium in the world, the home of CNN, and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library. But the highlight for me was the Civil Rights Museum. It was incredibly moving. When I saw the exhibit concerning the death of four young Black girls in Birmingham, (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards; Hippodrome Leads Best Theatre! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards; Hippodrome Leads Best Theatre!
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Baltimore

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at MADAGASCAR - A MUSICAL ADVENTURE at Red Branch Theatre Company Photo Flash: First Look at MADAGASCAR - A MUSICAL ADVENTURE at Red Branch Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Baltimore

Red Branch Theatre Company (RBTC) closes its 2017 season entitled Mad About You this December with Madagascar - A Musical Adventure. The musical adaptation is based on the hit DreamWorks Animation motion picture by the same name. The production runs at Drama Learning Center, where Red Branch is the professional theatre in residence, from December 8-23. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Cast Announced for MADAGASCAR - A MUSICAL ADVENTURE at Red Branch Theatre Company Cast Announced for MADAGASCAR - A MUSICAL ADVENTURE at Red Branch Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Baltimore

Red Branch Theatre Company (RBTC) closes its 2017 season entitled Mad About You this December with Madagascar - A Musical Adventure. The musical adaptation is based on the hit DreamWorks Animation motion picture by the same name. Casting has just been completed for the production that will run at Drama Learning Center, where Red Branch is the professional theatre in residence, from December 8-23. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 08, 2017 in Baltimore

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ... (more...)
NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN at Arena Stage - Powerful, Provocative, and Poignant NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN at Arena Stage - Powerful, Provocative, and Poignant
by Charles Shubow on December 07, 2017 in Baltimore

Strong performances by a superb cast makes this play not to be missed. (more...)
HCC's Arts Collective to Present Truman Capote's HOLIDAY MEMORIES HCC's Arts Collective to Present Truman Capote's HOLIDAY MEMORIES
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Baltimore

Howard Community College's (HCC) Arts Collective continues its 23rd season with 'Holiday Memories,' adapted for the stage by Russell Vandenbroucke, from Truman Capote's favorite holiday stories, 'The Thanksgiving Visitor' and 'A Christmas Memory.' The production will take place December 7-10, in the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center's (HVPA) Studio Theatre. (more...)
Howard County Center for the Arts to Host 2017 Open House & Holiday Sale Howard County Center for the Arts to Host 2017 Open House & Holiday Sale
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Baltimore

The Howard County Arts Council hosts its annual Open House & Holiday Sale today, December 7, 2017, from 5:30 8:30pm. (more...)
Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Baltimore

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will once again recognize an exemplary teacher with the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, to be presented at the 2018 Tony Awards on Sunday, June 10, 2018. CMU alumnus, actor and producer, Zachary Quinto, will serve as the award's official ambassador and will take part in the selection committee. (more...)
Lauren Gunderson's THE REVOLUTIONISTS Comes to Baltimore's Everyman Theatre Lauren Gunderson's THE REVOLUTIONISTS Comes to Baltimore's Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Baltimore

Ready, aim, spitfire! Everyman Theatre prepares for audiences (and heads) to be rolling in the aisles with the astutely timed arrival of The Revolutionists (December 6, 2017 through January 7, 2018) from playwright Lauren Gunderson aka the most-produced playwright in the country (The New Yorker). (more...)
Auditions Announced For WAITRESS' Lulu At The Hippodrome Theatre Auditions Announced For WAITRESS' Lulu At The Hippodrome Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2017 in Baltimore

WAITRESS, the Tony nominated musical will be premiering at the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore January 30 - February 4, 2018 for a limited one-week engagement and is looking for two young girls to perform the role of 'Lulu' in Baltimore. The character of 'Lulu' is a sweet and carefree 4 to 5-year-old who appears in the production's finale scene. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3
by Audition Roundup on December 03, 2017 in Baltimore

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 3, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards; Hippodrome Leads Best Theatre! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards; Hippodrome Leads Best Theatre!
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Baltimore

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Baltimore Center Stage To Present WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT Baltimore Center Stage To Present WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Baltimore

Baltimore Center Stage has announced upcoming performances of the theatrical event White Rabbit Red Rabbit in the intimate, experimental Third Space. Among the most talked-about and also least talked-about plays, White Rabbit Red Rabbit is an utterly original, wildly imaginative theatrical experience. (more...)
THE UNPREDICTABLE TIMES to Premiere in Maryland in 2018 THE UNPREDICTABLE TIMES to Premiere in Maryland in 2018
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Baltimore

KEVIN Ray Johnson's coming of age drama The Unpredictable Times will be premiering with Showcase on Main in Elkton Maryland in 2018. The workshop premiere will be directed by S. Lee Lewis - who serves as The Artistic Director of Showcase on Main. (more...)
Ally Theatre Company Opens Second Season With World Premiere Of RABBIT SUMMER Ally Theatre Company Opens Second Season With World Premiere Of RABBIT SUMMER
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Baltimore

Ally Theatre Company opens their Second Season with the World Premiere of Rabbit Summer by Tracey Conyer Lee, presented January 12-28 2018 at Joe's Movement Emporium as part of the Women's Voices Theatre Festival. (more...)
Join The Howard County Arts Council for The 21st Annual Celebration Of The Arts Join The Howard County Arts Council for The 21st Annual Celebration Of The Arts
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Baltimore

The Howard County Arts Council will mark 20 years of recognizing the local arts community's brightest stars at its signature event, the Celebration of the Arts in Howard County gala, to be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 6 10 p.m. at the Peter and Elizabeth Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at Howard Community College. The evening begins with a reception featuring delectable edibles provided by area restaurants and caterers, a silent auction of beautiful artwork by local artists, and musical performances in the Studio Theatre. At 8 p.m. guests will be invited to take a seat in the Smith Theatre for the live presentation of the Rising Star Performing Artists Competition and the 2017 Howie Awards. Seats will also be available in the Studio Theatre for a simulcast of the show. The Arts Council's 2018 Arts Scholarship recipients will also be announced. Tickets will be available for purchase in January 2018. Buddy and Sue Emerson, active supporters of a number of community and charitable organizations in Howard County and statewide, will act as Honorary Chairs for the evening. Myron Mo Dutterer, recipient of the 2003 Howie Award for Outstanding Arts Educator and a pillar of the Howard County theatre community, will serve as Event Emcee. The Rising Star Performing Arts Competition showcases ten young performing solo artists and/or small ensembles (ages 18-35) who live, work, or study in Howard County. These artists will be vying for a no-strings-attached $5,000 professional development award; the winner will be selected by the Celebration audience! The 2017 Howie Awards will also be presented on the Main Stage at the Celebration of the Arts. The Howie Awards are given annually to an Outstanding Artist, Outstanding Arts Educator, and Outstanding Business or Community Supporter of the Arts. Nominees are judged on their contributions and the significant impact they've had on the artistic life of Howard County. Sponsorship, internship, and volunteer opportunities are available. Celebration tickets, available in January 2018, are $100 (Reception and live performance in Smith Theatre) and $50 (Reception and simulcast in Studio Theatre). # # # The Howard County Arts Council is a non-profit organization whose mission is to serve the citizens of Howard County by fostering the arts, artists and arts organizations. The Howard County Arts Council receives major grants from the Howard County Government and the Maryland State Arts Council and sustaining annual support from corporate, foundation and individual sponsors. Howard County Arts Council offices are located at the Howard County Center for the Arts, 8510 High Ridge Road , Ellicott City , MD 21043 . The Howard County Center for the Arts is an accessible facility encouraging the full participation of individuals with disabilities. For information, call 410.313.ARTS (2787), fax 410.313.2790, or email info@hocoarts.org. TDD: 711 (more...)
Maryland Ensemble Theatre presents A CHRISTMAS STORY Maryland Ensemble Theatre presents A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Baltimore

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) presents, as their 20th season's holiday production, a funny and heartfelt Christmas show based on the classic 1983 movie, A Christmas Story. Based on stories by legendary radio humorist Jean Shepherd, this show tells the tale of young Ralphie Parker, who wants only one thing for Christmas: an official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-shot Range Model Air Rifle. (more...)
Enjoy December Events This Holiday Season at CCBC Enjoy December Events This Holiday Season at CCBC
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Baltimore

Celebrate the holiday season this year at the Community College of Baltimore County and enjoy a wonderful array of performing arts activities, from theatre performances, to music concerts, planetarium shows and much more. Most CCBC events are free or low cost and offer family-friendly fun to delight people of all ages. Bring your family and friends to see what you can do at CCBC. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 01, 2017 in Baltimore

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ... (more...)
Community College of Baltimore County presents DESTINATION BALTIMORE, 12/9 Community College of Baltimore County presents DESTINATION BALTIMORE, 12/9
by BWW News Desk on November 29, 2017 in Baltimore

Community College of Baltimore County presents the Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble in the production of Destination: Baltimore, a two-set theatre performance in celebration of the music and dance at the roots of Baltimore's multicultural history. Destination: Baltimore will be performed at 2 p.m. on Dec. 9 at (more...)