| May 28, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Many a play deals with language and communication. There is always theatrical ore to be mined in the way people express themselves — or fail to — and how that can complicate so many things in life.
British playwright Nina Raine gives the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:13 PM
What we have in "Tribes," the agitated and absorbing play by Nina Raine receiving its Baltimore premiere at Everyman Theatre, isn't a failure to communicate. It's a stubborn, even proud, refusal to communicate.
While four members of a well-educated...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Ann Kemp Thomas, a homemaker who was a founder of Beautiful Baltimore, died of heart failure May 28 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 84 and lived in Roland Park.
Born Ann Kemp in Baltimore and raised in Homeland, she was the daughter of Dr. Jarold...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:53 PM
Everyman Theatre has been on a roll since the beginning of 2013, when the company inaugurated its inviting new downtown space.
The first full season in that venue — there's one more play left, "Tribes," opening May 28 — has been marked by...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Ten years after the Hippodrome reopened its doors, revealing a vibrant makeover to a long-neglected, century-old Baltimore landmark, the theater appears to have settled into a manageable groove.
That was especially true a few weeks ago, when people...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Nancy P. Cooke, who worked for many years in real estate sales for Chase, Fitzgerald and Co. Inc. and was an active outdoorswoman, died March 7 of cancer at her Roland Park Place home. She was 87.
"Nancy was a very special person, a great friend and a...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:07 AM
Over the past decade or so, Baltimore has experienced a boom in small theater companies founded by young college grads dedicated to producing adventurous, contemporary plays. The boom continues.
Making its debut this week is the Interrobang Theatre...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Theaters usually take a short break between productions in order to catch their breath, but Columbia's Red Branch Theatre Company is about to have two musicals running in repertory that hopefully won't have the theater staff running out of breath.
| Apr 12, 2014
A voice called out, "Cameras ready."
Another voice responded, "Sound."
Then a third: "Action."
With that, the Everyman Theatre Film Studios came to life one recent morning. OK, not a real film studio, but awfully close. An upstairs space at Everyman'...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
During a rather frantic Hollywood party one night in 1933, a film director pontificates on the heavily-laden-with-historic-woe type of actors he wants to portray the slaves in his new antebellum epic.
A black maid named Vera Stark, eager to get into...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:43 PM
The Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, a key venue in the blossoming Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District, is getting a new president with a history of sparking the redevelopment of an arts community.