“BROS is distinctive, fun and unpredictable and that is what the Greater Baltimore theatre scene needs!” – April Forrer.
Synopsis: The Terrible Secret of Lunastus is a zany comedy-action romp through the outers of space! The Moon is falling from orbit and on the eve of the Earth’s destruction four astronauts, accompanied by their robot, Android, depart for the planet Lunastus to assess its suitability as a new home for the human race. The creatures they discover there will make them question their free will… and fear for their lives.
2. Word Becomes Flesh by Theater Alliance at Anacostia Playhouse.
“‘Word Becomes Flesh’ was a beautiful production and, on a personal note, a reminder to me of why I love the theatre so much.” – Elle Marie Sullivan.
Synopsis: With brutal honesty and raw physicality, Word Becomes Flesh is a series of letters from a young man to his unborn son. The award-winning team returns to Theater Alliance for this encore production that uses hip-hop, dance, and music to explore what it means to be a black man in the 21st century. First presented during Season 13, this highly praised production received 5 Helen Hayes Awards, including Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Director, and Outstanding Ensemble.
3. I Hate Hamlet at Fells Point Corner Theatre.
“Mark Franceschini’s expert direction allows every member of the cast to shine in this must-see production.” – Barry Kramer.
Synopsis: An up-and-coming young television star is offered every actor’s dream role: playing Hamlet onstage. There’s just one complication… he HATESHamlet. With the return of John Barrymore’s ghost, intoxicated and in full costume to reclaim his legendary role, the two embark on a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television, and yes, even the apartment where Barrymore once lived!
4. M. Butterfly at Everyman Theatre.
“…Everyman’s beautiful and mesmerizing production.” – Lynne Menefee.
Synopsis: East meets west. Fact meets fiction. Illusion meets reality. When a powerful French diplomat becomes enchanted with a divine Peking opera star, little can quell the thirst of their intoxicating desire—but this diva is hiding more than her true identity. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this season, David Henry Hwang’s torrid and timeless Tony Award-winning M. Butterfly brings hide-and-seek to the stage in a gripping fable that proves the allure of fantasy and the power of obsession are a recipe for betrayal.
5. The Canterville Ghost by Montgomery Playhouse at Gaithersburg Arts Barn.
“If you’re looking for a fun evening of light scares and big laughs, I recommend checking out “The Canterville Ghost” … ” – Kristin Franco.
Synopsis: A no-nonsense American family buys an old mansion in rural England. They scoff at warnings of a fierce and violent resident ghost. The clever ghost is determined to scare them out, or worse. The family helps him gain his freedom to a peaceful afterlife.