- ‘On Air’ at Creative Cauldron.
“. . . this is a lovely show about hope and dreams and a time when America still seemed to be excited about progress and believed that yes, we can.” – Mary Ann Johnson.
Synopsis: Amidst the tumbling torrent that was the 1920s, Frank and Flora Conrad were on the edge of discovering mass broadcasting. These two unsung radio pioneers broke through the static and established the first radio station in America in their unassuming garage in East Pittsburgh. ON AIR follows their untold love story, and how radio became a constant companion, messenger and soundtrack of our lives over the past century of American life.
2. ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr.’ at Children’s Theatre of Annapolis.
“…the Children’s Theatre of Annapolis (CTA), has taken many audience members on a magical ride of creativity, imagination, and talent.” – Laura Tayman.
Synopsis: Everyone’s favorite flying car comes to life in the musical adaptation of the beloved family film.
3. ‘Love’s Labor’s Lost’ at Folger Theatre.
“This production is not to be missed.” – Elle Marie Sullivan.
Synopsis: A young king and his three compatriots renounce the company of women in favor of scholarly pursuits. Their pact is immediately jeopardized, however, when the Princess of France and her companions arrive. Will the men stand resolute and keep their monastic vows—or surrender to the charms of the opposite sex? Shakespeare’s delicious play is full of lovers and clowns, foolery and the follies of the heart.
4. ‘Rumors’ at Just Off Broadway.
“Just Off Broadway put together an exceptional cast of actors and a humorous show certainly worth seeing.” – JV Torres.
Synopsis: At a large, tastefully-appointed Sneden’s Landing townhouse, the Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though only a flesh wound, four couples are about to experience a severe attack of Farce. Gathering for their tenth wedding anniversary, the host lies bleeding in the other room, and his wife is nowhere in sight. His lawyer, Ken, and wife, Chris, must get “the story” straight before the other guests arrive. As the confusions and mis-communications mount, the evening spins off into classic farcical hilarity.
5. ‘P.S. Your Cat Is Dead!’ at Dominion Stage.
“‘P.S. Your Cat Is Dead!’ is a. . . a reminder that . . . we really do need all the friends we can get. Even black cats named Bobby Seale, and a burglar named Vito.” – Mary Ann Johnson.
Synopsis: In the West Village of Manhattan, Jimmy Zoole, a thirty-ish actor, is having a run of bad luck. He’s been robbed twice (they even took the only copy of his first novel), fired from a play, has a cat on the critical list, a girlfriend who’s leaving, and he discovers a burglar hiding in his loft. To avenge his life, he ties “Vito” to the kitchen sink and keeps him prisoner over the long New Year’s Eve.