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Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s Nutcracker

Rediscover the wonder of this timeless holiday classic danced by Maryland’s professional ballet company. Sa 7pm, Su 3pm at the Bowie Center for Performing Arts, Bowie. $31 w/discounts: 410-263-8289; 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
Event Date:  November 2, 2013 - 7:00am - 9:00am Yelp & Chesapeake Arts Center Presents: Do or Die Productions Death by Turkey Murder Mystery Show Saturday, November 2, 2013 All Ages! 7:30pm Show Studio 194 Theatre Tickets: $30.00 Adults, $25 Children 12 & Under; CAC Members * CAC Members & For Children priced tickets, please call the Box Office 410-636-6597 Travel back to the Golden Age of Television and join America's perfect housewife, Gabby Van Yuren, for her Thanksgiving special. But be careful, she's cooking up a recipe for murder! Location Chesapeake Arts Center 194 Hammonds Lane Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225 United States See map: Google Maps

US Naval Academy Band

Event Date:  October 10, 2013 - 7:30pm The Naval Academy Band will be performing at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts on October 10 at 7:30 p.m. The Concert Band is comprised of some of the nation’s finest musicians. Led by Lieutenant Commander Bruce McDonald, the ensemble performs a year-round public concert series featuring varied programs of marches, orchestral transcriptions, patriotic music, and classic wind band repertoire. Naval Academy Band concerts are free and open to the public with no tickets required. Location Bowie Performing Arts Center 15200 Annapolis Road Bowie, MD 20715 United States See map: Google Maps

US Naval Academy Band - Jazz Combo

Event Date:  September 11, 2013 - 7:00pm The Naval Academy Band’s Commandant’s Combo will be performing at Bowie Town Center on September 11. The United States Naval Academy Band, “The Navy’s Oldest and Finest,” has been providing music for the Brigade of Midshipmen and surrounding community since 1852. Located at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, this premier military band offers fifteen world-class ensembles which perform a variety of musical styles, ranging from classical to contemporary. Location Bowie Town Center 15606 Emerald Way Bowie, MD 20716 United States See map: Google Maps

Prince George’s 20th Century

Larger-than-life theater producer Oscar Jaffe finds that the movie star he promoted for Broadway stardom years earlier is on board the same train as he. He tries to lure her away from Hollywood (and her new love interest) to save his floundering career. Other passengers on the train provide comic subplots for a screwball comedy set in the 1930s. Playing F & Sa 8pm, Su 2pm thru Sept. 15 at Bowie Playhouse, White Marsh Park, Bowie. $20 w/age discounts; rsvp: 301-937-7458; www.pglt.org.

Prince George’s 20th Century

Larger-than-life theater producer Oscar Jaffe finds that the movie star he promoted for Broadway stardom years earlier is on board the same train as he. He tries to lure her away from Hollywood (and her new love interest) to save his floundering career. Other passengers on the train provide comic subplots for a screwball comedy set in the 1930s. Playing F & Sa 8pm, Su 2pm thru Sept. 15 at Bowie Playhouse, White Marsh Park, Bowie. $20 w/age discounts; rsvp: 301-937-7458; www.pglt.org.

Swing! at Summer Garden Theatre

“It was a gusty and lusty blast from the past,” writes Bay Weekly reviewer Jane Elkin about Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre’s Swing! a show loaded with hot music and dance including It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing), Throw That Girl Around, Boogie-Woogie Bugle Boy and more. Read the full review at www.bayweekly.com under the arts & culture tab. Playing thru June 15. Th-Su8:30pm at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St.

Teresa Whitaker and Frank Schwartz bring the music of Tom Wisner to 49 West

Event Date:  June 28, 2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm Teresa Whitaker and Frank Schwartz pay musical tribute to Tom Wisner, the “Bard of the Bay,” who passed away in 2010 after a lifetime dedicated to chronicling the rich traditions of our regional waterways. Location 49 West Coffeehouse, Winebar and Gallery 49 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 United States See map: Google Maps

Infinity Theatre’s Always … Patsy Cline

Watch the true story of the wild night when country-star Patsy Cline becomes fast friends with single-mom Louise Seger in Infinity Player’s touching, down-home country music comedy. The next morning, the two say so long but continue their friendship thru letters until Patsy Cline’s tragic death in a plane crash. Showing thru June 30. 2pm and 7pm at Children’s Theatre of Annapolis, Bay Head Park, 1661 Bay Head Rd., Annapolis. $19-$38: 877-501-8499; www.infinitytheatrecompany.com.