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  • County Digest

    Auditions •The Colonial Players will hold auditions for its production of the Agatha Christie mystery "The Unexpected Guest" at 7:30 p.m. Sunday-Monday, July 17-18, at 2132 Reynard Court, Annapolis. Roles are available for seven men age 19 to 50s...
  • 'Tiny Fascists' has its merits; 'In Pursuit' wanders

    'Tiny Fascists' has its merits; 'In Pursuit' wanders
    "Tiny Fascists: A Boy Scout Musical" **1/2 Nostalgists of the Scouting persuasion will find plenty to like in this deranged ode to idealized manliness, awkward preteen camaraderie and an obsession with mastering knots. The show was created by an...
  • On Theater: 'Ladies' sparkles at NTAC

    What do you do once you've very nearly cast a play but can't produce it due to a lack of male talent in its key roles? If you're director Terri Miller Schmidt at the Newport Theatre Arts Center, you simply choose another, female-centric play and use the...
  • Left to their own unnerving devices

    Left to their own unnerving devices
    Capable ensembles of early-career actors aren't uncommon in Chicago's huge, non-Equity theater scene — increasingly the preferred theatrical destination for the well-trained and only just out of school. These days, open-minded, risk-inclined...
  • American firm takes control of Agatha Christie's literary estate

    American firm takes control of Agatha Christie's literary estate
    Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple – residents of Silver Spring, Md.? British novelist Agatha Christie’s classic mysteries, such as "Murder on the Orient Express," now belong to a U.S.┬ácompany. Acorn Media Group snapped up 64% of Christie’s...
  • Acorn Media takes control of Agatha Christie estate

    Acorn Media takes control of Agatha Christie estate
    Agatha Christie and Acorn TV: Two of my favorite pastimes now are more connected than ever. Maryland-based Acorn Media Group has bought 64 percent of Christie's literary estate, making the private company the majority owner of more than 80 novels, 19...
  • Colonial Players' 'Unexpected Guest' is mysterious opener

    Colonial Players' season opener of Agatha Christie's "The Unexpected Guest" begins with several minutes of suspenseful darkness, before a stranger enters the unlit house and shines his flashlight on a woman holding a gun. The stage lights brighten to...
  • Tom's Reindeer Run supports Sarah's House at Fort Meade

    Share your good news and events with the community. Contact Laurel Leader editorial assistant Pat Farmer, paf1@patuxent.com, or phone and fax 410-332-6653. $6 sale — Hosted by Laurel Regional Hospital Auxiliary, Fri., Nov. 18, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., J.R....
  • 'Agatha Christie's Poirot and Marple: Fan Favorites'

    Anyone who even remotely knows literary mysteries should have no question which characters are referenced by the name of this newly gathered set. In 11 productions originally televised on the PBS "Masterpiece Mystery!" anthology, David Suchet - whom...
  • A murder mystery that just won't die

    A murder mystery that just won't die
    Sixty years ago, an extraordinary reign began in England, one that would provide the nation with a comforting measure of stability and continuity during some of the most tumultuous decades of the 20th century and right on into the far-from-placid 21st....
  • 'The Childs Child' by Ruth Rendell is sluggish and obvious

    'The Childs Child' by Ruth Rendell is sluggish and obvious
    If there were a Mount Rushmore of English crime fiction, it would feature the chiseled faces of Dorothy L. Sayers, Agatha Christie, P.D. James and Ruth Rendell. (Yes, all women, but that's another essay.) Of this august quartet, Rendell is perhaps the...