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Since its inception, SCT has been privileged to perform the works of known, unknown, and soon-to-be-known playwrights in equal measure. Our commitment to introducing Baltimore audiences to plays that are both new and underproduced has allowed us to work with some amazing artists. To celebrate our epic 10th Season, we’ve commissioned playwrights from our past to write brand-new, never-before-seen shorts for SCT.
Baltimore’s newest comedy experience lets you start off the weekend right, with friends, laughs, and beer – for only $5.
Every Friday at 7 p.m. kick back with a cold one and join Baltimore Improv Group’s longest-running troupe, Plan B, for a special HAPPY HOUR show. They’ll delight and surprise you while creating scenes, characters – sometimes, even songs – on the spot.
Bring your favorite coworkers, your favorite friends, heck bring your favorite party hat and enjoy yourself as we do the work. You’re off the clock.
Sentimental and funny, The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in history for a reason. With a romantic tale of young lovers inspired by Romeo and Juliet, and memorable love songs accompanied by a lilting harp, it enchants audiences. A simply charming boy and girl next door are nudged toward marriage by their matchmaking Dads. Despite the Dads’ shenanigans and best intentions, the young couple must figure it out for themselves. With universal themes and a heartwarming earnestness, it’s appropriate for all ages.
Strand Theater Company proudly presents the Second offering of the inaugural Women On Top Series Festival:
Sally McCoy by Alice Stanley
Directed by Deidre McAllister
Friday-Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2:00pm
Tickets - $10
Synopsis: In the midst of the first gruesomely violent event of the legendary Hatfield and McCoy feud, one woman does what she must to save her family. Sally McCoy tells a harrowing and deeply personal story, while also taking a hard look at women’s role in history.
Photo by Kevin Stanley Photography.
Godly Chaos Performed by QuaQuaQua
Conceived, Directed, and Designed by Adam Rosenblatt
April 20 & 21
What exists between pure chaos and complete predictability? Where do we -as animals, as people, as societies- fall within this spectrum of order and disorder? Are we really in control of our actions? Is Free Will an illusion? Do the laws that dictate gargantuan cosmic forces and minuscule atomic attractions also apply to our personal relationships, our intellectual opinions, our reptilian urges? Try to find some answers with QuaQuaQua.
Something Rotten! is Broadway’s big, fat hit! (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, Something Rotten! is The Producers + The Book of Mormon x The Drowsy Chaperone. Squared!
Develop authentic relationships, learn to partner well, and craft dynamic scenes. Unpack the art in scene study as you explore staging, working with a director, and connecting through dramatic text. Class meets on Saturdays, April 22-May 13, 10:30 am-1:00 pm
Age group: High schoolers
Register by: April 21
Starting October 1st, Annex Theater will begin offering three acting classes to the public. All Classes will be taught by Annex Theater's Artistic Director, Evan Moritz for $5 per class. Classes will be taught at three levels: Rudiments, Beginner Acting, and Intermediate Acting. If you're interested in attending, please email Evan Moritz at email@example.com
A delightful new spin on the classic tale of Cinderella set in Venice, this musical has lots of Italian spice and fire. Story by W.A. Frankonis and music co-written by Will Severin and George David Weiss, the legendary American composer of "What a Wonderful World" and "The Lion Sleeps Tonight." A great score, fascinating new characters and a joyful spirit of optimism, love and good humor make this an ideal musical for the whole family.
An award-winning solo play, performed and written by Los Angeles artist, Stephanie Satie. Based upon her interviews and conversations with child survivors of the Holocaust, she tells their stories. Ripped from everything they knew and silently bearing witness to the atrocities, these children grew up in the shadows …. confused, terrified, displaced, even rejected by their own so they would have a chance to survive. Expected to just quietly assimilate and not dwell on their past, these women remained silent for years. Now, they begin to tell their stories for the first time.
Ben Holmes & Patrick Farrell, in collaboration with Natalie C. Sousa, present "The Conqueror Worm Suite"
Trumpeter Ben Holmes & accordionist Patrick Farrell present a suite of original music incorporating Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Conqueror Worm” and accompanied projected animations by visual artist Natalie C. Sousa. A short poem of cosmic scope, The Conqueror Worm provides a canvas for the duo’s richly expressive compositions and accompanying visuals.
Katherine Fahey and Nathan Bell open
After a year of deconstructing their craft and sculpting it from the ground up, Maryland Opera Studio first-year students are paired in operatic scenes from a wide variety of repertory.
Accompanied only by piano and minimal props, these performances give our young artists a chance to shine in the purest of forms.
Love and lust are the ultimate Hallmark emotions, right? According to Bento Bonchev, they’re saccharine marketing gimmicks designed to sell flowers and candy to those gullible enough to believe. But Bento’s world is turned upside down when an astounding discovery forces him to rethink his dogma. Set in the not-so-distant future where love is thought to be a myth, this Russian absurdist satire offers a truly novel take on an age-old question of the heart.
“Bizarre, intriguing and endlessly original.” — Examiner.com
The Collective, Baltimore’s hub for movers and shakers, will present work inspired by the universal theme of Home through the movement perspectives of the Baltimore-based Dance Company. Celebrating 16 years of calling Baltimore “home”, The Collective created a series of works that speak to healing and repairing of our beloved home city as well as examining what defines home from multiple perspectives.
Full Circle Dance Company Presents - She Rises: Strength, Soul, Survival
April 8, 9, 29, 30
Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2:30pmAbout the Show
She Rises is an evening of intimate works by choreographers from the region and beyond that together shine a light on women’s creativity, individuality, and resilience. Touching on such issues as race, motherhood, history and memory, and perseverance, these works invite the audience on a journey that is both physical and emotional.
Artistic Director: Donna L. Jacobs
It's time for the annual office Christmas party at the law firm of Drosselmeyer & Stahlbaum in Baltimore and things are about to get weird! Baltimore's only comedic tap dance troupe is back for our third full-length show, and this time we're spoofing classic ballets like the Nutcracker and Swan Lake.
We've also invited some special guests to perform with us in a variety show format, so in addition to some really stupid dances by the Moxies, we'll also have music, (serious) dancing, short plays and more.