“…the funniest comedy Vagabonds has done yet.” – Barry Kramer.
Synopsis: When neurotic neat-freak Felix Ungar moves into sarcastic and sloppy Oscar Madison’s shambles of an apartment, their clash of temperaments ignites an evening of comic fireworks. Grab a seat at Oscar’s poker table and ante up for an avalanche of non-stop laughter in one of Simon’s greatest comedies!
2. No Sisters at Studio Theatre.
“…this play isn’t just about them, it’s about you…a deeply moving and unique experience.” – Mark Beachy.
Synopsis: Stuck in a backwater town, three sisters and their brother search for meaning amidst missed opportunities and misplaced dreams in the everyday clutter of lackluster birthday presents, pushy in-laws, and underwhelming suitors. Three Sisters pitches the sublime against the ridiculous, the romanticized past against an idealized future, and the individual against the unknowability of life itself in Chekhov’s tragicomic masterpiece about life’s heartbreak and absurdity.
3. Nine by The Colonial Players of Annapolis.
“There is a lot going on visually, emotionally and physically and this talented cast of “Nine” pulls everything together with grace and precision.” – Jeanie Casison.
Synopsis: Nine is the story of a film director, the celebrated Guido Contini, and his attempts to come up with a plot for his next film as he is pursued by hordes of beautiful women, all clamoring to be loved by him and him alone. Flashbacks reveal the substance of his life, which will become the material for his next film: a musical version of the Casanova story.
4. Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp at Adventure Theatre MTC.
“The show is a blast.” – Elle Marie Sullivan.
Synopsis: This is Aladdin as you’ve never seen it before. Aladdin and his love, the princess Adora, must outsmart an evil Magician who wants to use the genie in Aladdin’s lamp for his nefarious schemes! Will he get away with it? Get ready for love, magic, and mystery in this production for all ages.
5. The Magic Play at Olney Theatre Center.
“There is no illusion that “The Magic Play” is pure entertainment.” – Steve Charing.
Synopsis: 2015 Helen Hayes Award-winner Andrew Hinderaker (Colossal) returns to Olney with his newest play, another remarkable story that combines vivid theatricality, profound emotions and in this case, a touch of true theater magic. Brett Schneider plays a talented magician who has risen to the top by maintaining absolute control over his performances – as well as his love life. But when his lover forces him to confront his fears, along with his washed-up magician father, his act might never be the same. Watch as card houses fall apart and reassemble, hearts transform into clubs, and prepare to be amazed again as Hinderaker weaves a magical spell that ends in a secret and powerful testament to the profundity of performance and hope.