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Performing Arts and Theatre

Colonial Players’ These Shining Lives

 

Hippodrome Theatre’s Ghost the Musical

Songs and special effects will amaze you in this 20-teens musical about undying love. Opens April 8. Playing thru April 13. TWThF 8pm, Sa 2pm & 8pm, Su 1pm & 6:30pm at Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore. $38.45-$107.65; rsvp: 800-982-2787; www.france-merrickpac.com/utilities/contactus.html.

Children’s Theatre of Annapolis Pippi Longstocking

Escape from reality as this beloved children’s book character comes to life. Playing April 4 thru 13. F 7:30pm, Sa 2pm & 7:30pm at Children’s Theatre of Annapolis. $15 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-757-2281;www.childrenstheatreofannapolis.org.

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s Nutcracker

Rediscover the wonder of this timeless holiday classic danced by Maryland’s professional ballet company. Sa 7pm; Su 1pm and 4:30pm, with Sugar Plum Parties at noon and 3:30pm. Maryland Hall, Annapolis. $42 w/age discounts; rsvp: 410-280-5640; www.balletmaryland.org.

Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s Nutcracker

Rediscover the wonder of this timeless holiday classic danced by Maryland’s professional ballet company. Sa 7pm; Su 1pm and 4:30pm, with Sugar Plum Parties at noon and 3:30pm. Maryland Hall, Annapolis. $42 w/age discounts; rsvp: 410-280-5640; www.balletmaryland.org.

Pasadena Theatre Company Presents "A Christmas Carol"

Event Date:  Repeats every 2 weeks until Sun Dec 15 2013 . December 6, 2013 - 7:00am - December 15, 2013 - 9:30am Pasadena Theatre Company Presents "A Christmas Carol" Friday, December 6 and 13, 2013 at 8:00pm Saturday, Decemeber 7 and 14, 2013 at 8:00pm Sunday, December 8 and 15, 2013 at 3:00pm In Studio 194 Theatre Tickets: $19.00 for Adults & $15.00 for Children 12 & Under Pasadena Theatre Company is renewing its own holiday tradition of presenting "A Christmas Carol" for a total of six performances at Chesapeake Arts Center. Location Chesapeake Arts Center 194 hammonds lane Brooklyn Park, MD 21225 United States See map: Google Maps

USNA Masqueraders present Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest

Event Date:  November 15, 2013 - 8:00pm - November 23, 2013 - 8:00pm USNA's theatre company, The Masqueraders, presents Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People in Mahan Theatre November 15-16, 22-23 at 8:00 PM. Join Victorian London's posh society for a laughter-filled evening of romance, self-discovery, and Bunburying. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 410-293-TIXS (8497). Location Mahan Hall, under the clock tower, end of Maryland Avenue Maryland Avenue, USNA yard Public may enter by walking in Gate 3 on Maryland Avenue. Please bring a valid photo ID. United States See map: Google Maps

Colonial Players presents 'Communicating Doors'

Event Date:  September 22, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm Colonial Players opens its 65th season with an intriguing comic mystery by Britain’s master of farce, Alan Ayckbourn. The action takes place in the same suite of hotel rooms in 2014, 1994 and 1974. A young woman, a timid professional dominatrix, inadvertently redirects her fate when an old man begs her to be a witness and courier. She must sign and deliver his confession of terrible past deeds - the murders of his first and second wives among them - to his lawyers before he dies. Location Colonial Players of Annapolis 108 East Street Annapolis, MD 21401 United States See map: Google Maps

AUDITIONS: The 24 Hour Theatre Project

Event Date:  August 23, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm Colonial Players is putting on a show, start to finish, in 24 hours! We invite you to be a part of the madness, and audition for the fun! All interested parties (18 and over) should report to auditions at the Colonial Players Annex at 6pm on Friday, August 23. The show will not be revealed prior to auditions. Auditions will consist of cold readings from random shows to see how actors create strong characterizations. At 8pm, the show will be cast, and the chaos will begin! If you are not cast in the show, we invite you to stay and join the production team to help with the project.

The 24-Hour Theatre Project

Event Date:  August 24, 2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm From Friday, August 23, 2013 to Saturday, August 24, 2013, Colonial Players will produce the 2nd “24 Hour Theatre Project”. This challenging project will audition, cast, rehearse, and design a theatrical production in the time frame of just 24 hours. Join the cast and crew at 8pm on Saturday, August 24 for the final, full-length, fully-staged, mostly memorized performance! The event is free and open to the public, but pay-what-you-can donations will be graciously accepted. Location Colonial Players Theater 108 East Street Annapolis, MD 21401 United States See map: Google Maps