| Mar 4, 2015
| 12:27 PM
If our culture had managed to advance sufficiently since 1975, when the biting musical "Chicago" landed in Broadway, the show might be considered just harmless, lively entertainment now.
Then again, if our culture had greatly matured since 1924, when...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 12:49 PM
Baltimore's mayor is used to the spotlight, but not quite like this. Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will appear onstage in cameo roles in the hit musical "Chicago" when it comes to town next week.
The mayor is scheduled to perform as the announcer at the...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 4:33 PM
Developer Shaffin Jetha has worked on hotels in Mount Vernon and apartments near Patterson Park, but the west side is a new neighborhood for him — and that's part of its appeal.
"The land rush hasn't hit that part of the city yet," said Jetha,...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 8:29 AM
The national touring production of the hit musical "Chicago" heading to the Hippodrome Theatre in March will feature John O'Hurley -- a.k.a. J. Peterman on "Seinfeld" -- as the sneaky lawyer Billy Flynn.
O'Hurley, known for appearances on "Dancing...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 1:15 PM
A Baltimore woman filed suit Monday in federal court asking a judge to order the France Merrick Performing Arts Center to provide open-captioned performances for its hearing-impaired patrons.
Jessica Gill is a lifelong lover of musical theater with a...
| Dec 13, 2014
The Hippodrome Theatre's 2015-2016 Broadway Series will include the hit musical "Kinky Boots" and an effort to eliminate a long-standing kink in the process of buying subscriptions.
Next season's lineup also offers "Motown the Musical"; "The...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:14 PM
Ronald Gary "Chief" McBee Sr., who founded a plumbing business, died of cancer Dec. 28 at his Fallston home. He was 67.
Born in Baltimore and raised in Highlandtown, he was the son of Ralph C. "Mac" McBee, a shipyard worker, and Isabelle Nellie Barnes...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:36 PM
The redevelopment of a former Army post in the Blue Ridge Mountains might not appear to have much in common with the renovation of the historic Hippodrome Theatre on Baltimore's west side.
Spanning roughly 600 acres in Western Maryland's Washington...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:49 AM
The sixth annual Orioles Pet Calendar benefitting the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) will go on sale August 12, and five players will be on-hand to sign calendars at the shelter that day.
J.J. Hardy, Tommy Hunter, David Lough, Bud...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts walked from Howard Street to the Inner Harbor on Wednesday night to promote safety in the city's downtown area.
Escorted by several police cars, the group meandered from The...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:02 PM
The fall fundraising party season revs into high gear next weekend with a plethora of big shindigs that can cost big bucks to attend — all for a worthy cause, of course. From the Night of 100 Elvises to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Gala, tickets...