| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:07 PM
"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...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 5:55 PM
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...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:26 AM
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...
| Sep 4, 2012
More than 30 Baltimore chefs have been lined up for the third annual Farm to Chef culinary competition. Produced by the American Institute of Wine & Food Baltimore chapter, the event partners chefs with local farms to create recipes using locally grown...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 5:15 AM
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...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 12:43 PM
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...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 7:29 AM
"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'...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 5:44 PM
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-...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 4:21 PM
There's something about "Les Miserables" that keeps me coming back.
It's not that "Les Miz," running through Sunday at the Hippodrome Theatre, is my favorite musical. Far from it.
It's all too easy to point out the technical flaws in Claude-Michel...
| Jan 12, 2013
When Vincent Lancisi was 6 years old, his father sat the boy on his lap for a serious conversation.
"Don't ever go into the music business, Vinny," Ben Lancisi told his youngest son. "You'll never make any money in the entertainment industry. And it's...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Valerie Harper, a four-time Emmy Award and Tony Award-nominated actress, was hospitalized over the weekend in New York City where she was rehearsing for the tour of the comedy "Looped," which was set to begin later this month in Hartford.