From colonial impressions of the Chesapeake Bay to detailed city plans for guiding Baltimore's rapid expansion, this exhibition features over thirty of the most stunning and historically significant maps of Maryland from the collection of the late businessman, philanthropist, and Johns Hopkins alumnus Willard Hackerman. The maps are brought together with related rare books and prints, ephemera, and digital story maps to reveal the passion of a collector, the early mapping of Maryland, and the potential of combining historical maps with modern data to re-examine the past.
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Co-taught by esteemed actor, devisor, and teaching artist, Rachel Hynes, and Caleen Jennings, playwright of QUEENS GIRL IN THE WORLD and QUEENS GIRL IN AFRICA - Everyman's season enders produced in rep this spring - this is sure to be an adventure in creativity and collaboration.
Dive into STORY. Want to create your own work? Not sure where to begin? Gain fundamental knowledge, build dramatic language, and begin the process of bringing a character’s voice from an idea, to the page, and then to the stage.
The incredibly popular one-man show about Donny Hathaway is returning to our stage for a limited run. Plus, the incredible Kelvin Roston, Jr. returns to brilliantly embody this role. Once you become a 2018/19 Season Member, you will have access to adding on tickets to this special performance!
Content Advisory: A one-man show based on the genius and mental decline of Donny Hathaway contains adult content and themes of suicide, and may be most suitable for theatergoers in middle school and up.
This exhibition is on view through March 2020. The MdHS museum is open Wednesday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm, and on Sundays, 12 pm-5 pm.
The exhibition features one-of-a-kind appliqué quilts created by Baltimore-native Mimi Dietrich. Ms. Dietrich is one of Maryland’s and the nation’s most accomplished quilters. In 2015 she was inducted into The Quilters Hall of Fame in Marion, Indiana. “Hometown Girl” tells Ms. Dietrich’s story as a life-long Marylander and Baltimore native, and draws inspiration from the many students she has taught over her 35-year career.
This exhibition features one-of-a-kind appliqué quilts created by Baltimore-native Mimi Dietrich. Ms. Dietrich is one of Maryland’s and the nation’s most accomplished quilters. In 2015 she was inducted into The Quilters Hall of Fame in Marion, Indiana. “Hometown Girl” tells Ms. Dietrich’s story as a life-long Marylander and Baltimore native, and draws inspiration from the many students she has taught over her 35-year career.
Join us every third Wednesday at the Cabaret at Germano's for Baltimore's Best Open Mic Night. Dinner is served beginning at 6:00. Sign-up is at 7:00 and the performance begins at 7:30. Please purchase tickets in advance online or by phone to allow us to serve you comfortably. $10 cover for all in attendance.
Master cabaret artist, Mary Reilly, hosts. Each month a different featured artist and theme. Michael Sheppard works his magic on the baby grand.
**NOTE: Run dates now May 14 - Jun 23.** Honest, funny, and dancing with heart, Queens Girl in the World chronicles the misadventures of bright-eyed, brown-skinned Jacqueline Marie Butler, whose sudden transfer from a protective, middle class late-1950s upbringing in Queens to a progressive, predominantly-Jewish private school in Greenwich Village, adds comical confusion to her already quizzical, fish-out-of-water adolescence.
Michael Dobbs talks about his book, The Unwanted
No need to opt out of great musical theater because you can't convince a plus-one. You can sit with us. Join us for Twisted Melodies , written and performed by Kelvin Roston, Jr. The powerful one-man show about legendary 1970s soul singer Donny Hathaway returns to Center Stage for a limited run.
**NOTE: Run dates now May 7 - Jun 23.** Honest, funny, and dancing with heart, Queens Girl in the World chronicles the misadventures of bright-eyed, brown-skinned Jacqueline Marie Butler, whose sudden transfer from a protective, middle class late-1950s upbringing in Queens to a progressive, predominantly-Jewish private school in Greenwich Village, adds comical confusion to her already quizzical, fish-out-of-water adolescence.
Marcus Dagan returns to us with a New Show called "The Composers", an evening of songs written by his favorite creators of music, Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Cohen,Tom Waits,Cole Porter,Jimmy Webb, David Frishberg, Andrew Lloyd Weber, Bobby Cole, David Friedman and more.
His intimate style and impeccable phrasing always provides his audiences with a unique evening of eloquence and music that touches the heart.
Be sure to reserve early.
$15.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door.
Angie Kim talks about her book, Miracle Creek
BSO Pulse is back for the fourth season — bringing together the worlds of classical music and indie artists onto one stage! Each concert crosses genres, opening with a classical performance by members of the BSO, a set from our featured artist and culminating with a unique collaboration between the two groups.
Come see “Witches, Bitches and Britches,” the life of a mezzo-soprano featuring Hannah Wardell and pianist Nicholas Bavani. The evening will consist of some of the most famous Opera Work’s that represent the life of a Mezzo Soprano who is notorious for having to play the vixen, villain and lad. Our night will take you on a tour of French, Italian, English and German Opera. Aria’s like “Habanera” from Bizet’s Carmen, “When I am Laid” from Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and “Voi Che Sapete” from the Marriage of Figaro will be featured. Also enjoy some of the most beloved Overtures on Piano.
Can't convince a plus-one? Don't opt out of this rare treat. Just go solo. See it with Mixolo on Thursday May 16, 2019. You can sit with us. #noplusonerequired
by Caryl Churchill
Directed by Erin Riley
with Assistant Director, Ruta Douglas Smith
Musical Score composed and performed by Parker Bailey Stevens
Lyrics by Caryl Churchill
May 10 - June 2, 2019
Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 2pm
Witch Hunt: a community targets its weakest members as “other”, then uses law and religion to persecute and destroy them.
It’s no coincidence the victims are female identified. What was true in 1670 is eerily true in 2018.
VARIATIONS ON MYTH
Rapid Lemon Productions
May 10 – 26
Baltimore’s original ten-minute play festival returns to Theatre Project with its 15th annual production, Variations on Myth directed by T.P. Huth. Come see the full production of these 12 world premiere plays by local authors, and vote to choose the theme for the 2020 Variations Project!
Follow in the footsteps of Baltimore's literary luminaries and discover the elegant brownstone mansions and majestic cultural institutions built by Baltimore's successful 19th-century merchants and industrialists. Learn how a neighborhood of scholars, struggling artists and authors, newspaperman, philanthropists and social reformers offered rich opportunities to discuss and debate ideas and open new literary avenues. All tours begin at the Enoch Pratt Free Library - Central Branch. Tickets are $10. Please note that advance registration is required; no walk-ups will be accepted.