1. Equus at Taking Flight Theatre
Peter Shaffer’s Equus won a Tony Award for Best Play in 1975. See how Taking Flight Theatre tackles this difficult material.
Synopsis: Equus is an internationally acclaimed dramatic play which tells the story of psychiatrist Dr. Dysart and his young patient, Alan Strang. In a mysterious fit of passion, Alan’s dangerous obsession with horses leads him to commit unthinkable acts. As Dr. Dysart struggles to identify Alan’s motive for cruelty, he becomes perpetually more entangled in Alan’s mind until he begins to question his own sanity. The show is filled with confrontation and mystery, through an exploration of how modern society forces us to depress our passion.
Advisory: This production deals with mature subject matter and includes nudity.
2.To Kill a Mockingbird at Compass Rose Studio Theater
Compass Rose Studio Theater opens its 2nd season with To Kill a Mockingbird, dramatized by Christopher Sergel from the Pulitzer Prize winning book by Harper Lee.
Synopsis: In this American classic, young Scout sees her father Atticus exhibit a kindness and desire for justice that will leave an indelible mark on his daughter and a small town in Alabama in the year 1935.
3. Charm City Fringe at The Autograph Playhouse
Nights on the Fringe, November 9th and 10th,will feature the works of over a half-dozen of Baltimore’s favorite and up-and-coming performing artists.
READ April Forrer’s article about the Charm City Fringe.
Synopsis: Baltimore’s 1st fringe festival, a two-night gala event hosted by Ottobar regulars Alex & Dan, creators of Chucklestorm, & David London, with house band The New Retro.
4. Linda Eder with the BSO SuperPops at Strathmore
BSO SuperPops Presents Linda Eder’s “Songbirds” at Strathmore, Nov. 8.
READ Elliot Lanes’ review.
Synopsis: Linda Eder’s diverse repertoire spans Broadway, standards, pop, country and jazz. The dazzling interpreter of song returns to Strathmore to sing the classics made famous by icons like Lena Horne, Etta James, Barbra Streisand, Judy Garland and many more.
5. All Shook Up at Rockville Musical Theatre
“…a joy to watch..a toe-tapping, hand clapping extravaganza” -Danielle Angeline, MD Theatre Guide
READ Danielle Angeline’s review.
Synopsis: A musical inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. Into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing roustabout who changes everything and everyone he meets in this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.”