Nollywood Dreams

RAGS-TO-RICHES ROM-COM   Nollywood Dreams  By Jocelyn Bioh Directed by Raymond O. Caldwell JUN 8 – JUL 3, 2022 | Regional Premiere It’s the ‘90s in Lagos, Nigeria, and Ayamma has big dreams. Despite working in her parents’ travel agency, she spends every spare minute imagining her big break. When she lands an audition with the hottest director in Nigeria’s booming film industry, Ayamma finds herself at odds with his former leading lady—and relishing the charms of Nollywood biggest dreamboat. Hot on the heels of its New York world premiere, the author of the beloved, Helen Hayes Award-winning School Girls; Or, the […]

Henry V

King Henry V has just ascended to the throne, but before he can rule a nation—let alone conquer another—he must prove himself as a leader of men. Armed with some of the most powerful speeches in the Bard’s arsenal, Henry and his “band of brothers” will overcome overwhelming odds. Don’t miss our compelling take on Shakespeare’s great tale of leadership, war, and storytelling Tickets start at $38 for adults and $19 for youth ages 25 and under. Dates: April 22 – May 15 For tickets and more information, visit: ChesShakes.com/Henry-V

“We declare you a terrorist…”

NAIL-BITING POLITICAL THRILLER  “We declare you a terrorist…”  By Tim J. Lord  Directed by Ryan Rilette & Jared Mezzocchi   APR 7 – MAY 8, 2022 | World Premiere Moscow, 2002: halfway through Putin’s first official term as president. After he brutally crushes a rebellion in the territory of Chechnya, a group of Chechen insurgents hijack a blockbuster musical and take the entire audience of nearly 800 people—including the playwright—hostage. Based on the real events of the Dubrovka Theater hostage crisis, “We declare you a terrorist…” follows the playwright as he comes to terms with that tragic night at the theatre. This taut […]

it’s not a trip it’s a journey

WITTY & HEARTWARMING ADVENTURE  it’s not a trip it’s a journey  By Charly Evon Simpson  Directed by Nicole A. Watson APR 5 – MAY 8, 2022 | World Premiere June needs a journey. Like, now. So, she convinces her friends to ditch New York City (and their cellphones) for an impromptu road trip to the Grand Canyon. As the four wildly different friends travel through the wondrous and not-so-wondrous sights of the United States, they must come together to contend with being Black, femme, and American…all at the same time. An intimate play with vast ambitions, it’s not a trip it’s a journey is about road trips, […]

A Christmas Carol – Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

A Christmas Carol adapted from Charles Dickens by Ian Gallanar, directed by Lizzi Albert & Erin Bone Steele at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company The holiday classic with a Baltimore twist is back! After months of waiting, we return to live indoor performances, and welcome you back to our beautiful Downtown Baltimore theatre with a revised version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL! Ebenezer Scrooge lives in Victorian Baltimore in our spirited adaptation. Join us as we celebrate local history and Chesapeake culture while staying true to Charles Dickens’ classic ghost story. A delight for all ages! Dates: December 3rd – 23rd Tickets start […]

AUDITIONS THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

AUDITIONS The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee book Rachel Sheinkin, score William Finn Direceted by bill gillett   WHEN:    WEDNESDAY, 4/1 & THURSDAY, 4/2, 2020 5:30 PM-9:30 PM each day   WHERE: HVPA-155   SYNOPSIS: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, an eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six […]

Qween Armando: Improv Comedy & Drag Show

Qween Armando teams up improvisors from the Baltimore Improv Group with local drag artists for a comedy show you won’t forget. This event will be epic, and you’ll leave asking yourself, “Did my fantasies just come to life? Baltimore Improv Group offers free comedy shows every night of the week. Save your spot! Get your free tickets to Baltimore’s only improv comedy & drag show mashup, Qween Armando on Eventbrite. For more information about classes, workshops, and free comedy shows, please visit bigimprov.org

“Kill Move Paradise”

Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College, continues its 27th season with the regional premiere of “Kill Move Paradise,” by James Ijames. “Kill Move Paradise” takes the Elysium of Greek antiquity and flips the script. Set in a cosmic waiting room in the afterlife prepared for its newly deceased inhabitants, we follow Isa, Daz, Grif and Tiny as they try to make sense of the world they have been untimely ripped from. Inspired by ever growing list of slain unarmed black men and women, “Kill Move Paradise” is an expressionistic buzz saw through the contemporary myth […]

Qween Armando: Improv Comedy & Drag Show

Qween Armando teams up improvisors from the Baltimore Improv Group with local drag artists for a comedy show you won’t forget. This event will be epic, and you’ll leave asking yourself, “Did my fantasies just come to life? Baltimore Improv Group offers free comedy shows every night of the week. Save your spot! Get your free tickets to Baltimore’s only improv comedy & drag show mashup, Qween Armando on Eventbrite. For more information about classes, workshops, and free comedy shows, please visit bigimprov.org

Qween Armando: Improv Comedy & Drag Show

Qween Armando teams up improvisors from the Baltimore Improv Group with local drag artists for a comedy show you won’t forget. This event will be epic, and you’ll leave asking yourself, “Did my fantasies just come to life? Baltimore Improv Group offers free comedy shows every night of the week. Save your spot! Get your free tickets to Baltimore’s only improv comedy & drag show mashup, Qween Armando on Eventbrite. For more information about classes, workshops, and free comedy shows, please visit bigimprov.org