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  • On Theater: Eggington, Milgrim set pace in 2011

    The late playwright Horton Foote influenced the choices of both individual artists who stood above the crowd in local theater in 2011. Foote wrote the play "A Trip to Bountiful," the movie version of which won its star, Geraldine Page, an Oscar in 1985....
  • County Digest

    'Chapter Two' Auditions for the Colonial Players' production of Neil Simon's comedy will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, and Tuesday, Dec. 13, with callbacks on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 2132 Reynard Court in Annapolis. Roles available for two men and...
  • Michael Douglas To Receive Monte Cristo Award

    Michael Douglas To Receive Monte Cristo Award
    Oscar-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas  will receive the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s 12th Annual Monte Cristo Award in April 16. Douglas is an alum of the Waterford theater center and has been active on its board over the years....
  • On Theater: 'Plaid,' 'Sons,' 'Godot' top local theater

    Local stage productions on both the community theater and collegiate levels proved impressive during 2011, with an imaginative musical and a pair of modern classic dramas leading the way. At the Costa Mesa Playhouse, the 1950s flavored musical "Forever...
  • A year of highs in Arundel theater

    Traditionally, this is the time when we reflect on the past year's highs from a variety of stellar acting and musical performances by established local groups in Anne Arundel County. In 2011, we also welcomed two new theater companies of surprisingly high...
  • Scientists acting out

    Scientists acting out
    The opening scene went something like this: Setting: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab building 17 cafeteria -- Fall 2009 Rocket Scientist #1: I do community theater. Rocket Scientist #2: I almost minored in theater in college. Rocket Scientist #1:...
  • Northlight to stage 'Odd Couple' with Wendt, Kazurinsky

    Northlight to stage 'Odd Couple' with Wendt, Kazurinsky
    Northlight Theatre said Tuesday that it will stage Neil Simon's classic comedy "The Odd Couple" as part of its 2012-13 season, replete with Tim Kazurinsky as the neatnik Felix and George Wendt as the slobby Oscar. The pair, both Second City alumnae, did...
  • Colonial Players brings Simon's work back to Arundel stage

    Announcing a run of Neil Simon's "Chapter Two" through March 3, Colonial Players' February newsletter points out that 51/2 years have elapsed since its last staging of a Simon play. Memories of the company's October 2006 production of "Jake's Women" make...
  • Northlight announces 2012-13 season

    Northlight Theatre, which performs at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, has announced its 2012-13 season. The slate features the previously announced production of Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple," starring Tim Kazurinsky and George...
  • On Theater: Double the 'Nunsense' at Playhouse

    On Theater: Double the 'Nunsense' at Playhouse
    Neil Simon's"The Odd Couple" was such a big hit that he rewrote it for a mostly female cast. Reginald Rose's "Twelve Angry Men" eventually went coed as "Twelve Angry Jurors." Neither of these plays, to my knowledge, ever was presented in both versions...
  • David Hyde Pierce To Direct "Earnest" At Wiliamstown Theatre Festival

     David Hyde Pierce will direct Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest," which opens the main stage at Williamstown Theatre Festival June 26 to July 14. It marks the 58th season of WTF, located in the Massachusetts Berkshires, and the second...