Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category
Before their fully produced mainstage season launches in November with a signature Holiday Rep, featuring a double bill of the musical White Christmas and a homegrown adaptation of A Christmas Carol, Anne Arundel’s only resident regional producing theater brings audiences a swell and swanky musical appetizer. Their monthly cabaret series (now extended to Monday AND Tuesday […]
The 2023 – 2024 season of the Music Series at St. David’s Roland Park begins on September 17th, with a bonus concert on Sunday 10th. Douglas Buchanan has special plans for his 10th season.
For anyone who’s been required to sit through a production of Henrik Ibsen’s now-iconic domestic drama, A Doll’s House, or maybe been assigned to read it for a class, and found it either cumbersomely lengthy or maybe a little unbalanced in its sympathies, well your time has come. Until September 28th, Baltimore’s Everyman Theatre is […]
The Sisters Freehold world premiere production of Shakill Jamal’s hilarious, provocative new play The Code Switch enters its final weekend at Baltimore Theater Project–with performances Thursday July 27th through Sunday July 30th. More information and tickets are here or at the Theatre Project website. Jamal’s play, which he both wrote and directed, uses multiple theatrical devices […]
To switch, or not to switch? This is the question posed by playwright (and director) Shakill Jamal in his brand new play, The Code Switch, debuting with Baltimore’s intrepid Sisters Freehold theater company from July 15-30. Specifically, the play probes the question of codeswitching, whether out of necessity in navigating the fraught dynamics of a […]
The Washington International Piano competition will be taking place in the last week of July, and I had the opportunity to talk to Michael Davidson, who will be one of the judges for the competition recently. http://wipac.org
The much-loved, oft-performed musical revue And the World Goes Round, featuring treasured selections from the songbook of iconic musical theater duo Kander and Ebb (creators of such enduring treasures as Cabaret and Chicago), gets a fresh update and brand new take in a production now running at Baltimore’s Everyman Theatre. This latest version of a show […]
Washington’s highly regarded Spooky Action Theater, long a leader in innovative and creative programming, features two debuts to close its 2022-23 season: one is the first production selected and helmed by the company’s new artistic director, Elizabeth Dinkova; the other is the area premiere of a powerfully resonant play by one of the country’s leading […]
Cellist Maya Beiser will release her latest recording, InfInIte Bach on May 26th. Ms. Beiser took the time to chat with me about her love of J.S. Bach’s music and the special, innovative way she went about recording his Cello Suites.
Jonathon Heyward is one of the most exciting conductors on the international scene, and we are so fortunate to have him as the Music Director Designate of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. His tenure officially begins in September 2023, but he’s been in town to conduct the BSO in a couple of programs this month. […]