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  • Second thoughts on 'The Addams Family'

    Second thoughts on 'The Addams Family'
    "The Addams Family" seemed to have everything going for it when the musical opened on Broadway two years ago: a book by the creators of the mega-hit "Jersey Boys"; two exceedingly popular stars, Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth; and a title known to...
  • Case offers look into drug ring involving 'Snoop' of 'The Wire'

    Case offers look into drug ring involving 'Snoop' of 'The Wire'
    When Antonio Malone needed $15,000 to pay off the assailants who stormed his West Baltimore rowhouse and demanded money and heroin, a gang leader told him exactly where to go. Police say he was sent to a 12th floor apartment at The Redwood, the home of...
  • Soulful Symphony's 'Evolution'

    Soulful Symphony's 'Evolution'
    After a hiatus of more than a year, Soulful Symphony re-emerged last month to perform for a packed house at the Hippodrome Theatre, inaugurating a concert series that continues there Friday night. Thanks to support from the recently launched Hippodrome...
  • Preservation tax credit would create jobs

    U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin visited historic Clifton Mansion in northeast Baltimore recently to unveil new bipartisan legislation that he and U.S.Sen. Olympia Snowe of Maine are cosponsoring to create jobs and strengthen "Main Street" commercial districts in...
  • At 78, Joan Rivers connects with a new generation of fans

    At 78, Joan Rivers connects with a new generation of fans
    Joan Rivers is having a manicure and a pedicure in her hotel room while juggling a phone. "I'm in Indianapolis," she says. "I just learned how to spell it, and now I'm leaving. What a waste." This week, between gigs in Florida and Ohio, she'll stop by...
  • Silhouette Stages moves to 'Avenue Q'

    Silhouette Stages moves to 'Avenue Q'
    "Avenue Q" is a puppet show for adults. The hand-held puppets occupying this urban avenue talk about race, sex, unemployment and other sensitive topics in this Tony Award-winning 2003 musical. You'll want to hear their funny comments in Silhouette Stages'...
  • 'Diner' to be turned into Broadway musical

    'Diner' to be turned into Broadway musical
    Another classic American film set in Baltimore is headed for Broadway, but unlike "Hairspray" this one may be a less obvious fit. Barry Levinson has adapted "Diner," his well-regarded 1982 movie, for the stage. With music and lyrics by rock singer-...
  • What makes Broadway revivals tick

    What makes Broadway revivals tick
    When "South Pacific" opened on Broadway in 1949, it galvanized the public and the press. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical went on to run for five years, chalking up more than 1,900 performances. And when "South Pacific" received its first full-fledged...
  • Owings Mills: Cousin to Curly keeps tales of Three Stooges alive

    The Three Stooges are a part of comic history. Love them or hate them, they made people laugh with their silly antics which they showcased in movies and 197 shorts. Recently, Curly's cousin, Art Drager, entertained a crowd at the Reisterstown Senior...
  • 'South Pacific' is still afloat

    'South Pacific' is still afloat
    The songs from "South Pacific" have been practically embedded in the DNA of many Americans for a long time. So it's all the more remarkable that the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about love, loss and gain amid World War II did not get an all-out revival...
  • Passe? Not the musical masters behind 'South Pacific'

    Passe? Not the musical masters behind 'South Pacific'
    The handsomely staged production of “South Pacific” at the Hippodrome Theatre is a welcome reminder that Rodgers and Hammerstein understood the dynamics of musical theater as well as anybody. Familiar songs roll out, one after another, in...