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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.

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.

Colonial Players’ Taking Steps

Colonial Players transforms the stage into a three-story Victorian house with stairways, closets and all for Taking Steps, a show following two couples, a solicitor, a realtor and a ghost. Showing thru June 29. Th-Sa 8pm; Su 2pm at Colonial Players, 108 East St., Annapolis. $20: 410-268-7373; www.thecolonialplayers.org. 

2nd Star’s Camelot

Music, dancing and pageantry enchant the classic story of King Arthur and the knights of the roundtable. Read Jane Elkin’s review in this week’s paper. 2nd Star Productions’ Camelot plays thru June 29. FSa 8pm; Su 3pm at Bowie Playhouse, White Marsh Park, Rt. 3, Bowie. $20: 410-757-5700; www.2ndStarProductions.com.

2nd Star’s Camelot

Music, dancing and pageantry enchant the classic story of King Arthur and the knights of the roundtable. Read Jane Elkin’s review in this week’s paper. 2nd Star Productions’ Camelot plays thru June 29. FSa 8pm; Su 3pm at Bowie Playhouse, White Marsh Park, Rt. 3, Bowie. $20: 410-757-5700; www.2ndStarProductions.com.

Holding On ~ Letting Go Performance

College of Southern Maryland’s Keith Hight directs Bryan Harnetiaux’s Holding On ~ Letting Go to help Calvert Hospice raise awareness about end-of-life issues. The story follows a man and his family’s navigation thru his last days at home before moving to hospice care. 1pm at College of Southern Maryland’s Prince Frederick Campus, Rt. 231.

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 about the dance and culture explosion out of the hotbed of pre-war Harlem. The show is loaded with hot music and dance numbers including It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing), Throw That Girl Around, Boogie-Woogie Bugle Boy and more.

Bay Theatre’s Wine & Words • free

Celebrate with Bay Theatre one last time at Wine and Words, watching The Petoskey Stones and enjoying a glass of wine. 7:30pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church, Annapolis: 410-268-1333; www.baytheatre.org.