Marvel Universe Live Blasts into Royal Farms Arena

Marvel Universe Live: Age of Heroes is a family event for children of all ages that will blast into the Royal Farms arena this month. Running from April 5th to 8th, the assorted cast of characters from the Marvel universe will excite, delight, and enchant audiences. Baltimore OUTloud recently chatted with Dylan Libby, who plays the character of Groot from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. He candidly explained why he enjoys his role and how proud he’s to work with his fellow band of superheroes. “In order to play Groot,” Libby began. “I trained in stilts for the last year. […]

Layer by Layer Baltimore Audiences Digest Everyman Theatre’s The Cake

  A cake, when viewed on the outside, entices with the right amount of icing and embellishments. With that initial cut into the cake, a person reveals the mysteries hidden just beyond the surface. Within that cross-section lies a labyrinth of flavors. Layer by layer, each of the cake’s intricate secret ingredients are brought to light. In Everyman Theatre’s Salon Series: The Cake, audiences peel back these layers one complex issue at a time. This dynamic reading, taking place at Everyman Theatre on Monday, March 19th at 6:00PM is part of a series of dynamic play readings (with cocktails!) curated […]

Poppy Champlin Brings ‘Queer Queens of Qomedy’ to Magooby’s

Charm City is always buzzing when the delightfully funny Poppy Champlin is in town. Back in Baltimore to perform “The Queer Queens of Qomedy” at Magooby’s Joke House on Sunday, March 25th, Poppy brings with her two additional comedians that will be sure to have audiences in stitches. Poppy recently chatted with Baltimore OUTloud to tell audiences about the performance. Frankie Kujawa: What can audiences expect from this performance? Poppy Champlin: Well they can expect to get the top-rated show that I always bring to Magooby’s. I am the ringleader of this multitalented show of lesbian comics who have been, […]

Gertrude Stein and a Companion at the Fells Point Corner Theatre

American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector Gertrude Stein’s connection to Baltimore began back in 1892. During her time spent in Charm City, Stein and her brother Leo became part of the social crowd of famed sisters Claribel and Etta Cone. The Cone sisters, whose art collection would eventually go on to be donated to the Baltimore Museum of Art, shared an appreciation for art and conversation about it that Stein would replicate in her relationship with Alice B. Toklas. Running until March 25th at the Fells Point Corner Theatre, Gertrude Stein and a Companion stars Andrea Bush as Gertrude […]

School of Rock is in Session at Hippodrome Musical opens March 20th

Featuring a musical score composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, School of Rock is in session at Baltimore’s Hippodrome Theatre. Running from Tuesday, March 20th to Sunday, March 25th, School of Rock is the hilarious musical based on the hit film of the same name. The musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher, who turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. Baltimore OUTloud recently chatted with Kristian Espiritu, an ensemble member for the performance. “This musical is based off the well-known Jack Black movie,” Espiritu began. “All of the […]

Gay Comedian Films Stand-Up Special Free performance March 15th!

  Michael Furr, the self-proclaimed “sweetheart of Baltimore comedy,” is set to film his first standup special on Thursday, March 15th at 8 pm at the Windup Space in Baltimore. The special, called “Straight Acting,” is all about being a gay man living in America today, Furr’s childhood as a “flamingly gay” boy in rural Maryland, and about being an openly gay working comedian. “I try to keep it very conversational,” Furr explained. “I like to make it sound like whatever I’m talking about I’m coming up with it right in the moment. Then, I’m figuring it out with the […]

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 […]

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 […]