Gary Schwarz – Master Musician Strum it, sing it, or fiddle it – as long as it’s from the heart, says Schwarz

Gary Schwartz has music in his DNA. The musical phenom has been entertaining patrons of the Maryland Renaissance Festival, as well as music lovers throughout Maryland and DC for decades. “My mother’s side was very musical,” Schwartz explained. “My grandmother graduated from the Conservatory of Paris, and my mom played piano, too. I started playing at the age of six after having heard a recital my older brother played in,” Schwartz added. “When I came home, I figured how to play it, and my parents decided that I should take piano lessons.” Born in DC and raised in Aspen Hill, […]

Monster Jam’ Roars into B’more!

Families and fans of all ages will enjoy the Monster Jam: Triple Threat Series, coming this month to Baltimore’s Royal Farms Arena. Running from Friday, February 16th to Sunday, February 18th, the event from Feld Entertainment promises to leave audiences on the edge of their seats. Baltimore OUTloud recently chatted with Monster Jam driver Colton Eichelberger. Frankie Kujawa: Could you tell our audiences a little about what they can expect from the Monster Jam – Triple Threat Series? Colton Eichelberger: Monster Jam is one of the most fan-friendly family events around. Our age groups of fans go from two to […]

Laughing Your Lips off with ‘The Clitorati Presents: Lip Service’

Come and laugh your lips off as “The Clitorati Presents: Lip Service” on Tuesday, February 13th at the Lou Costello Room (1023 West 36th Street, Baltimore). Lip Service is a night of stand-up comedy with some of the hottest professional and up-and-coming female comics in the stand-up business. Baltimore OUTloud chatted exclusively with Nicki Fuchs, the host of the upcoming performance. “Lip Service is a comedy show created for women and people who identify as women and non-binary,” explained Fuchs. “These women in the show are amazing. We are doing this comedy show because women are funny, and we don’t […]

Hippodrome’s Dazzling 2018-2019 Season

THE 2018-19 UPCOMING SEASON at the Hippodrome Theatre is slated to be one of the most electrifying ever. With seven shows direct from Broadway, and two season options, the season is anchored by the Baltimore premier of Hamilton, in addition to new musicals, Tony Award-winners and returning audience favorites. “We have something for everyone!” exclaimed Ron Legler, president of the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, home of the Hippodrome. “We are extremely proud of our amazing season of hits anchored by the highly-anticipated Hamilton.” The season will kick off with the return of the Tony Award-winning Les Miserables (running from October […]

Magic’s in the Air at The Hippodrome

Roald Dahl once said, “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” Those words have never been truer as the Champions of Magic tour enchants audiences at the Hippodrome Theatre this month. Running from Thursday, February 15th to Sunday, February 18th, the toast of London’s West End will take audiences on a mind-bending theatrical journey with five world-class illusionists. Baltimore OUTloud recently chatted with mind reader extraordinaire Alex McAleer to discuss his upcoming performance. British audiences have raved about the spectacular family show that leaves viewers awestruck in their seats. “Audiences can expect a fun, spectacular night of […]

Hearts Will Warm as Frozen Skates into Baltimore

The cold, harsh icy winds of winter aren’t enough to keep audiences from Disney on Ice presents Frozen this month at the Royal Farms Arena. Running from Wednesday, January 31st through Sunday, February 4th, ice performance will tell the full story of Disney’s Frozen with the help from some special Disney friends. Baltimore OUTloud recently chatted with tour coordinator Erica Miller to discuss the upcoming performance. “When the audience comes to see Disney On Ice presents Frozen, they can expect to see the story of two sisters in the town of Arendelle come to life before their eyes,” Miller told […]

More Relevant Than Ever Long Day’s Journey Into Night at Everyman Theatre

What begins as an ordinary summer day at the Connecticut home of the Tyrone family quickly descends into a night in which long-buried secrets are exposed and cannot be ignored. Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece Long Day’s Journey Into Night, currently running at the Everyman Theatre through Sunday, March 4th, will take audiences on an emotional rollercoaster of highs and lows. Baltimore OUTloud recently chatted with performers Danny Gavigan (paying Edmund Tyrone) and Katharine Ariyan (playing Cathleen) to discuss the emotional turmoil that emanates from the performance. “Edmund, the youngest son of the Tyrone family, is loosely […]

Affairs of the Heart at the Rodeo

Chance meetings of the heart are a rare thing, and even more in unexpected places. However, that is exactly how the meeting of rodeo couple Jan Stange and Denise Reinhart-Stange took place. The couple chatted exclusively with Baltimore OUTloud to share how they met, their passion for the rodeo and how love can overcome anything that ails the heart. “I’d never been to a gay rodeo,” began Denise. “I went with a friend of mine, Todd Tramp, to the Oklahoma City rodeo in 2011. It was Memorial Day Weekend and I met Jan on that Friday night, and we’ve been […]

Young Frankenstein Brings Hair-Raising Laughs to Toby’s Dinner Theatre

Young Frankenstein, the musical based on the hilarious 1974 horror comedy from the comedic wit of Mel Brooks, electrifies Toby’s Dinner Theatre this month. Running from January 11th to March 11th the musical reimagining of the Frankenstein legend follows young Dr. Frankenstein and Igor as they attempt to create a monster, but not without scary and hilarious complications. Please follow and like us: