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  • Numbed by 'The Nutcracker'

    Want to see a dance critic go berserk? Just take her to a shopping mall during the holidays or watch her in a doctor’s office or chain restaurant — anywhere there’s likely to be a tinkling waltz composed by Tchaikovsky for his grand...
  • Students at Catonsville Education Center to see "Disney's The Lion King"

    Students at the Catonsville Education Center are among those from four Baltimore County public schools who will get to see a performance of "Disney's The Lion King" for free at the Hippodrome Theater Dec. 8. In addition to seeing the musical, fourth-...
  • 'Lion King,' still top of the food chain at Hippodrome

    'Lion King,' still top of the food chain at Hippodrome
    "The Lion King" still roars. This 1997 Broadway musical is still running in New York. A touring version was a box office smash during a 14-week run at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre in 2005 and now the musical has returned for a month-long stay. Judging...
  • Graf was still off the charts when ranking dance stars

    Graf was still off the charts when ranking dance stars
    In mid-December, we caught Columbia's Alicia Graf in a premiere program presented by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. Seeing her back performing with Ailey as part of the company's 50th anniversary celebrations was definitely a...
  • Utility costs cripple Hippodrome

    Utility costs cripple Hippodrome
    Seven years after the Hippodrome Theatre reopened with a citywide celebration and an outpouring of civic optimism, the historic venue is struggling, beset by exorbitant utility expenses and an audience that is seemingly deserting in droves. Attendance...
  • Hippodrome finances get a rewrite

    Hippodrome finances get a rewrite
    The Hippodrome Theatre, like much of the city's west side development, has not been a roaring success. The former movie palace and vaudeville house was renovated seven years ago by the Maryland Stadium Authority at a cost of $63.3 million. It opened...
  • Hippodrome: magnificent shows but theater management needs to communicate with local audience

    I'm sorry the Hippodrome Theatre is failing to draw crowds ( "Hippodrome Finances get a rewrite," Aug 5). I've been to several shows, enjoyed them and thought the venue magnificent. So why is the audience in decline? One reason is the inability of the...
  • Hippodrome holds onto hope for 2011

    Hippodrome holds onto hope for 2011
    It’s costing a lot to keep the lights on at the Hippodrome Theatre. A recent article in the Baltimore Sun explains that rising utility costs and declining attendance are jointly causing concern at the downtown Baltimore performing arts center....
  • Hippodrome seating is atrocious

    The recent article about the future of the Hippodrome Theatre ("Brighter days ahead for the Hippodrome?" July 31) may have been an attempt to lure people to attend the performances — or so I would guess. My latest Hippodrome experience involved...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, sports, music and movies

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, sports, music and movies
    MOVIES OPENING (Friday) Conan the Barbarian Fright Night The Guard One Day Spy Kids: All the Time in the World NOTABLE TV Monday Night Football: Preseason: NY Jets @ Houston (special; 8 p.m. Monday; ESPN) Gloria: In Her Own Words (special; 9 p.m. Monday;...
  • Crowded Hippodrome seating

    Hooray for reader Linda Hark's letter complaining about the uncomfortable seating at the Hippodrome Theatre ("Hippodrome seating is just atrocious," Aug. 11). I'm one of those 5-foot-7-inch men whose knees banged against the seat in front of me. After...