MET Announces Encore Remount of SUPER Prior to NYC Fringe RunMET Announces Encore Remount of SUPER Prior to NYC Fringe Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) FUN Company presents an ENCORE REMOUNT of the original work SUPER! The Musical, written by award-winning FringeNYC show Young Olympians and the Most Amazingly Awesome Adventure Ever playwright, Sarah Shulman,with lyrics by Caitlyn Joy, and music by Callan Holderbaum. This encore presentation will run for a limited time before making its way to FringeNYC in October. SUPER! The Musical is one of only three theatre for young audience shows chosen for inclusion in the festival. (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents SUPER THE MUSICALMaryland Ensemble Theatre Presents SUPER THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) FUN Company presents the world premiere and original work, SUPER! The Musical, written by last summer's hit production, "Camelot and the Fight For the Holy Grail", playwright Sarah Shulman, Lyrics by "Q, The Witch and the Magical Orb", writer Caitlyn Joy, and Music by Callan Holderbaum. (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) presents a grown up's prequel to Peter Pan, where a dozen actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters. An apprentice starcatcher (13 year-old Molly Aster) takes to the high seas with a trunk full of magic 'starstuff' and three orphan boys while being pursued by a boat-load of pirates. Peter and the Starcatcher was written by Rick Elice (Jersey Boys, Addams Family) with music by Wayne Barker. This adaptation is based on the 2006 novel of the same name by humorist Dave Barry and suspense writer Ridley Pearson. (more...)

THE COMEDY PIGS EXTRAVAGANZA at Maryland Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

MET's resident improv and sketch comedy group, The Comedy Pigs, is gearing up for what promises to be another highly successful Comedy Extravaganza onFriday, August 5th and Saturday, August 6th at 8pm. With an awesome line-up of improvisers and stand-up comedians from across the MD/VA/DC area, both nights will feature completely different rosters of talent, with different forms of comedy, including short-form improv games, long-form improv, stand-up, sketches, and everything in between. More Extra! More Ganza! (more...)

MET & The Fun Company to Present CINDERELLA, 4/16-5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) and the Fun Company are bringing magic to the theatre with the performance of Cinderella. Watch dreams come true for one young girl with the help of her magical Fairy Godmother, some fairy dust and a little bit of hope starting April 16 going to May 15 (Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m.). (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre to Present OEDIPUS ROX, 4/8-5/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) and MET ensemble members Sarah Shulman and Thom Huenger bring to life their spin on Greek Tragedy with a rocking performance of Oedipus Rox, sponsored by Kohl Building Products. The story of a man destined to fail will be on the Main Stage for four weeks opening April 8 and running to May 1 (Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.) There will be an 8pm "pay what you can" preview  performance on April 7.   (more...)

MET's The Comedy Pigs Debut 2016 Sketch Show Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2016

It's Sketch Show Season! The Comedy Pigs and the Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) are bringing you the hottest and most exciting comedy show this side of Santa's workshop!   (more...)

MET's The Comedy Pigs to Debut 2016 Sketch Show This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

It's Sketch Show Season! The Comedy Pigs and the Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) are bringing you the hottest and most exciting comedy show this side of Santa's workshop!   (more...)

Comedy Pigs Set 23rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

The Comedy Pigs, Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) side-splitting improv troupe, are returning for their 23rd season with 28 performances featuring short-form improvisation and new sketch shows. (more...)

MET to Open 18th Season with ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) will present the inaugural play in its 18th Mainstage season, the hysterical hit show, One Man, Two Guvnors. Written by Richard Bean, and directed by MET Artistic Director Tad Janes, the play will run at MET for four weeks beginning September 11. (more...)

MET's The Comedy Pigs Host 3rd Annual 20th Anniversary Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

The Comedy Pigs, Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) hilarious sketch and improv group, will celebrate 22 years of laughter with their 3rd Annual 20th Anniversary Weekend this weekend, August 28 and 29 at 8pm. (more...)

MET's The Comedy Pigs to Host 3rd Annual 20th Anniversary Weekend, 8/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

The Comedy Pigs, Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) hilarious sketch and improv group, will celebrate 22 years of laughter with their 3rd Annual 20th Anniversary Weekend on August 28 and 29 at 8pm. (more...)

MET Presents 'YOUNG OLYMPIANS' This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2015

Mythological mayhem is returning to Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) this May when the award winning fun-filled family musical for all ages, 'The Young Olympians and the Most Amazingly Awesome Adventure Ever', takes to the stage for one weekend only.  Olympians will play at MET, located at 31 W Patrick in downtown Frederick, this weekend, May 30 and 31 at 3:30pm.   (more...)

MET to Present 'YOUNG OLYMPIANS,' 5/30-31
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Mythological mayhem is returning to Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) this May when the award winning fun-filled family musical for all ages, "The Young Olympians and the Most Amazingly Awesome Adventure Ever", takes to the stage for one weekend only.  Olympians will play at MET, located at 31 W Patrick in downtown Frederick, on May 30 and 31 at 3:30pm.   (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Fun Company's THE LITTLE MERMAID at MET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The Fun Company, is proud to present a World Premiere adaptation of the classic tale of a young mermaid who longs to be human, "The Little Mermaid".  Featuring an original score by Callan Holderbaum, MET company member Laura Stark will direct an original adaptation by fellow company member Devin Gaither based on the fairy-tale by Hans Christian Anderson.  An entertaining show for the whole family, it will run at MET this April and May for nine performances over five weeks. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

MET's The Fun Company to Present THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The Fun Company, will present a World Premiere adaptation of the classic tale of a young mermaid who longs to be human, "The Little Mermaid". Featuring an original score by Callan Holderbaum, MET company member Laura Stark will direct an original adaptation by fellow company member Devin Gaither based on the fairy-tale by Hans Christian Anderson. An entertaining show for the whole family, it will run at MET this April and May for nine performances over five weeks. (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre to Present THE ARSONISTS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) continues its seventeenth Mainstage season with the satirical dark comedy "The Arsonists" by Max Frisch, and translated by Alistair Beaton. Inspired by the Communist takeover of Czechoslovakia in 1948, this absurdist allegory satirizes the way in which people can be manipulated into accommodating their own destruction. In the play, fires are becoming something of a problem, popping up all over town, but Mr. Biedermann has it all under control. A respected member of the community, he tries to live a life of blameless middle-class decency. It is this sense of bourgeois propriety that renders Biedermann defenseless when two strangers finesse their way into his home and settle in. But when they start filling his attic with petrol drums, will he help them light the fuse? (more...)

Comedy Pigs Sets 22nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The Comedy Pigs, Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) hilarious improv troupe are returning for their 22nd season with 26 performances which will include a brand new sketch show. Since the Comedy Pigs debuted in 1993, they have performed over 500 shows including nationwide improv festivals, have been featured on Comedy Central and have been guests at the National Pork Producers Convention. The upcoming 22nd season promises plenty of laughs with some new twists and audience favorites. (more...)

MET's Fun Company Presents THE STAR STEALER, Now thru 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2014

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The Fun Company, will present the final show of its 2013-14 season, the World Premiere of The Star Stealer. Written by MET ensemble member, Caitlin Joy, and directed by fellow ensemble member Vanessa Strickland, the show hopes to capture audiences by creating entire universes out of only 6 actors and a collection of objects. The playwright is excited to share her new work; 'Vanessa has a fantastic vision for this show and the cast and crew are top notch, so it's bound to be a great performance. The laughs and the lessons are for audiences of all ages. And live theatre is always its own adventure!' The show will run from today, June 7 through June 29 at MET. (more...)

MET's Fun Company to Present THE STAR STEALER, 6/7-29
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The Fun Company, will present the final show of its 2013-14 season, the World Premiere of The Star Stealer. Written by MET ensemble member, Caitlin Joy, and directed by fellow ensemble member Vanessa Strickland, the show hopes to capture audiences by creating entire universes out of only 6 actors and a collection of objects. The playwright is excited to share her new work; 'Vanessa has a fantastic vision for this show and the cast and crew are top notch, so it's bound to be a great performance. The laughs and the lessons are for audiences of all ages. And live theatre is always its own adventure!' The show will run from June 7 through June 29 at MET. (more...)

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