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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • John Astin is still everyone's favorite Gomez Addams

    John Astin is still everyone's favorite Gomez Addams
    After a performance of "The Addams Family," the Broadway musical now playing at the Hippodrome Theatre, a tall, bald, mustachioed man went backstage to greet the cast — the original, the ultimate Gomez Addams, John Astin. Douglas Sills, who...
  • This 'Addams Family' lacks snap

    It has all the weight and nutritional value of cotton candy. But "The Addams Family," the Broadway musical that has taken up temporary residence at the Hippodrome Theatre, adds up to a mildly entertaining package of song and shtick. Revised since its New...
  • Roller skating play celebrates West Side history

    Roller skating play celebrates West Side history
    For the first time in decades, flouncy, flowered dresses, hat boxes and shopping bags filled a storefront window at Howard and Lexington streets, once the center of Baltimore's retail district. Ladies in pearls and long gloves, wild-haired hippies and...
  • Local girls model in American Girl fundraiser

    Local girls model in American Girl fundraiser
    Models strutted down the runway, showing off the latest fashions in vintage and contemporary clothes. But the event Sunday at the Hippodrome Theatre was no ordinary fashion show. It was a fundraiser featuring girls ages 5 to 12 years old from across the...