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  • The decade in Maryland

    Jan. 28, 2001: Ravens win the Super Bowl July 18, 2001: Train carrying toxic chemicals, right, catches fire under Howard Street Oct. 16, 2002: The Dawson family home is set on fire, killing 7 Nov. 5, 2002: Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. is elected governor...
  • Hippodrome's first hurrahs

    As it marks the one-year anniversary of its opening, the renovated Hippodrome Theatre has been a hit in most respects, but an under-performer in some others. During its first year, the theater generated $46.1 million in sales in Maryland, $39.6 million...
  • Baltimore's new star makes a debut tonight

    With its opening gala tonight, the $62 million France-Merrick Performing Arts Center isn't simply introducing the lovingly restored 1914 vaudeville palace at its center, the Hippodrome Theatre. It is also declaring its intention of making Baltimore once...
  • Big shows coming to new venue

    Big shows coming to new venue
    Long runs of two long-awaited shows - Baltimore's first engagement of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera and the Mid-Atlantic premiere of Disney's The Lion King - will highlight a musical-laden 2004-2005 subscription season at the Hippodrome...
  • The long road to opening night

    Last of two parts. The Hippodrome Theatre opens tonight after a $63 million restoration. Today's report details how the financing was obtained to bring the project to fruition. With a vision in mind and a plan in hand, those seeking to make the...
  • Visionaries bask in Hippodrome glow

    First of two parts The curtain goes up Tuesday night at the Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center in downtown Baltimore. While the 2,286 guests on hand for the opening night gala premiere of the mega-Tony Award-winning...
  • Glendening won't attend opening

    Former Maryland Gov. Parris N. Glendening said today that he will not be attending Tuesday night's gala opening of the Hippodrome Theater at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center. "I wasn't invited," said Glendening, now president of the Smart Growth...
  • The promise of more good times

    Hipp hipp hipp hooray. With spotlights, orchids, champagne and more than a little nostagia, Baltimore last night celebrated the rebirth of its beloved 1914 vaudeville palace, the Hippodrome Theatre. A well-heeled crowd of more than 2,200 plunked down...
  • City's space transformed

    City's space transformed
    They have spent $62 million of public and private money to transform the Hippodrome Theater from a decrepit hulk on downtown Baltimore's west side into the region's sparkling showcase for Broadway shows. But a month before actors take the stage for...
  • A dramatic rebirth

    The show begins long before the curtain rises. That's all one needs to know to appreciate the dramatic transformation of Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre, which reopens Tuesday after a $62 million restoration and modernization. The architects and artisans...
  • Developers to propose convention hotel

    A proposal for a major convention hotel to be built adjacent to the Baltimore Convention Center - on a city-owned parking lot that has seen grand ideas come and go - is to be unveiled at a City Hall news conference today. Black Entertainment Television...