| Jul 2, 2011
Fireflies crisscross a meadow as an audience on lawn chairs and blankets takes in the fast-paced complications of "As You Like It" on the grounds of the Evergreen Museum and Library — a particularly apt setting for the Maryland Shakespeare...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 1:32 PM
If you want to get folks fired up about Renaissance theater, poking fun at William Shakespeare is one way to do it.
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is doing that now with the second half of its ninth summer season, the parody "The Complete Works of...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:49 AM
STRATFORD, Ontario — Des McAnuff, the artistic director of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, North America's largest and arguably most prestigious, classically based theater, has announced his intention to leave his post in 2013.
| Aug 7, 2011
| 10:32 PM
Lollapalooza 2011 is a wrap with record daily attendance (90,000), adding up to the most populated festival in North America (270,000) over the three-day weekend. Here’s an hour-by-hour account of Sunday’s action, once again from yours truly...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 9:28 AM
In the months between the release of Lollapalooza's 2011 lineup, and the festival's 20th anniversary this past weekend, general consensus was that the festival had gone mainstream. The festival's playful title may have felt almost like a smirking misnomer...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:52 PM
AK Slaughter, the dual voices of Emily Slaughter and Aran Keating, have been making music in Baltimore since their college days at Goucher, mixing fast with slow and musical simplicity with quirky complexity. Their answers for this week’s Like/...
| Aug 3, 2012
No matter how the next three days unfold, on Monday you will probably be hard pressed to find someone who will tell you they had a bad time at Lollapalooza. That is not a comment on the festival's 2012 lineup or a reminder of past successes,...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 8:37 PM
In the past week I've had two acquaintances tell me that Shakespeare just isn't their thing. "It's so boring," one whispered shamefacedly. "Oh, the language!" another boldly exclaimed. "Who can understand it?"
I expect they'll be staying away from the...
| Oct 22, 2012
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Titus Andronicus has never shied away from an ambitious concept. The group’s songs about early 20s life in suburban New Jersey have used everything from Dutch painters to the entire drama of the Civil War as reference points for...
| Oct 26, 2012
•Auditions for Anne Arundel Community College Theater's production of "The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged)" will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 19-20 in the Humanities Building, Room 112, on the Arnold campus, 101 College...
| Nov 2, 2012
Sunday, Nov. 4
'Titus Andronicus' The Naval Academy's drama group, The Masqueraders, performs Shakespeare's first and bloodiest tragedy at 2 p.m. in Mahan Hall. Play is about a battle-hardened veteran returning home to a turbulent political environment....