Ultimate Guide

2017 - 2018 Theater Season

Baltimore continues to thrive as a leader in the performing arts world. From state-of-the-art theaters to a world-renowned symphony and a plethora of live performance spaces, there is no shortage of exciting venues in Baltimore where you can enjoy a night out on the town.

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Hippodrome Theater

Center Stage

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Iron Crow Theatre

Everyman Theatre

The Modell Lyric

Hippodrome Theater
Motown the Musical

April 13 - 15
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Featuring more than 40 classic hits such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” MOTOWN THE MUSICAL tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack of change in America. Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, MOTOWN is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and so many more.

Rockin' Road to Dublin

April 29
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Presented by Chris Smith & Scott Doherty Rockin’ Road to Dublin combines the art of an Irish dance show, the power of a rock concert, and the finish of a Broadway theatrical production. It's Irish music and dance like you've never experienced, because there is more than one road to the heart of Ireland.

An American in Paris

May 1 - 6
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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is the new Tony Award®-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl, and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Acclaimed director/choreographer and 2015 Tony Award®-winner Christopher Wheeldon brings the magic and romance of Paris into perfect harmony with unforgettable songs from George and Ira Gershwin in the show that earned more awards than any other musical in the 2015 season!

Center Stage
SOUL The Stax Musical

May 3 – June 10, 2018
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This world premiere musical tells the story of the Memphis-based Stax Records and the launch of iconic artists—including Otis Redding, The Staple Singers, Isaac Hayes, Booker T & The MG's, Rufus & Carla Thomas, David Porter, Wilson Pickett, Johnny Taylor, and Eddie Floyd—who created the very foundation of American Soul Music.

SOUL The Stax Musical celebrates how music brought Americans together during the early years of the Civil Rights Movement, and continues to bring generations together—from those who remember the early days of R&B, to those who are discovering these phenomenal artists today.

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
Alice In Wonderland

April 27 - May 27, 2018
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This fantastical tale, full of clever wordplay and timeless characters, is as beloved by adults as by children. Animals speak in riddles, nonsense makes sense, and the adventures of young Alice reveal her pluck, intelligence, and imagination. Bring your kids! Bring your parents!

Tell a teacher: Four school matinees will be scheduled in addition to our main stage productions. For school matinee details, contact Ron Heneghan or Robby Rose by email or call 410.244.8571, Ext. 113.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

June 22 - July 29, 2018
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Outdoors at the PFI Historic Park
On the eve of a royal wedding,  a quartet of lovers and a motley group of amateur actors visit a fairy-filled forest. When the worlds of mortals and fairies cross paths, mischief and mayhem follow – along with maybe the funniest scene Shakespeare ever wrote. Bring a picnic and share an enchanting night of romantic comedy under the stars in the PFI Historic Park, Ellicott City, our festival-style summer theatre home.

Iron Crow Theatre
Corpus Christi

April 6-15, 2018

Born in Corpus Christi, Texas in the 1950s, Joshua is a gay man who also happens to be the son of God. Terrence McNally’s contentious work is a modern queer retelling of the gospels depicting Jesus and the Apostles as gay men living in modern-day Texas. Known as the queer passion play, Corpus Christi follows Joshua from his birth in a seedy motel room to his senior prom, from gay disco to death by crucifixion. Often called blasphemous by religious protestors, this controversial play thoughtfully reframes the identity of the Christ figure while unpacking his essential lessons of love and faith.

Of Special Note: Premiering in New York City in 1998, The New York Times published an article linking the uproar in response to the production to the death of gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard. Matthew Shepard's death inspired the creation of The Laramie Project to be proudced by Iron Crow Theatre in June of 2018.

Please note that Corpus Christi explores mature themes, contains adult language, sexual content and violence.
Corpus Christi may not be suitable for patrons under the age of 18.

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The Laramie Project

June 15-24, 2018

In October 1998, a twenty-one-year-old openly gay student at the University of Wyoming was kidnapped, beaten, tortured, and left to die - tied to a fence in the middle of a prairie outside Laramie, Wyoming simply for being gay. His name was Matthew Shepard. Shepard's murder brought national and international attention to the lack of hate crime legislation across the nation and forced a small community to wrestle with it's identity on both the local and national levels. In this groundbreaking docudrama, Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project capture the human voice of Laramie.

With just 8 actors playing over 60 roles, The Laramie Project weaves together interviews, journal entries, and published news reports to create a breathtaking theatrical collage exploring the depths to which humanity can sink and the heights of compassion of which we are capable.

Please note that The Laramie Project explores mature themes, contains adult language, and graphic retellings of violence. The Laramie Project may not be suitable for patrons under the age of 16.

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Everyman Theatre
Aubergine

March 14 - April 15, 2018
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When words fail, a home-cooked meal transcends differences in this touching story of intergenerational connectedness, forgiveness and the sweetest spice of life: love. As a Korean family struggles to relate across emotional and cultural divides, it’s the ingredients they share in common that lead to understanding. A perceptive and lyrical exploration of the act of cooking as a form of expression, Aubergine is a mouthwatering meditation on the beauty of life where hope is no mere ingredient—it’s the main course.

The Book of Joseph

May 9 - June 10, 2018
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Like so many great mysteries, it all began in an attic with a dusty old suitcase... The discovery of a stash of letters stamped with Swastikas opens clues to an untold family history spanning multiple generations in The Book of Joseph—the gripping true story of resilience and truth-tracking determination spanning Baltimore and beyond. Richard Hollander’s book, Every Day Lasts a Year: A Jewish Family’s Correspondence from Poland, is brought to the stage in this mesmerizing new adaptation that restores a family’s uncharted legacy—celebrated by revelation and remembrance.

The Modell Lyric
Disney Junior Dance Party Live!

April 12 @ 6:00 pm
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Are you ready to DANCE?!? Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour is an ALL NEW interactive live concert experience. Sing along to Disney Junior’s greatest hits with your favorite characters: Mickey and the Roadster Racers, Sofia The First, Puppy Dog Pals, Elena of Avalor, Doc McStuffins, Vampirina, The Lion Guard and more! Kids of all ages and their families are invited to get up and dance, play games and join the biggest dance party around!

Wild Kratts LIVE!

April 15 @ 1:00 pm
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Animated Kratt Brothers, Martin and Chris, “come to real life” in a classically Wild Kratts story.  Off “To the Creature Rescue!” the Emmy nominated Kratt Brothers activate some fan favorite Creature Power Suits to confront a comic villain. Through hilarious pratfalls and amazing animal ‘wow facts’ the Wild Kratts team rescues their favorite invention from Zach’s clutches so the animals of the creature world are safe once again.

Wild Kratts LIVE! is created for the stage by the imaginative minds of Martin Kratt and Chris Kratt from Zooboomafoo, Kratt’s Creatures and Be the Creature. The Kratt Brothers’ national tours draw tens of thousands of creature-crazy kids and their families and the not-for-profit Kratt Brothers Creature Hero Society, together with kids, has successfully protected critical wildlife habitats through the creation of nature reserves.

Brit Floyd: Eclipse World Tour

April 26 @ 8:00 pm
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Performing songs from Pink Floyd’s best-loved and biggest selling albums, The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and The Division Bell plus much much more

Brit Floyd, the world’s greatest Pink Floyd tribute show returns to the stage in 2018 for a very special ’45th Anniversary’ retrospective of Pink Floyd’s iconic 1973 album, The Dark Side of the Moon.

Having sold in excess of 45 million copies and judged by many as the greatest rock album of all time, The Dark Side of the Moon was an ambitious psychedelic masterpiece that redefined rock itself and propelled Pink Floyd and its members to rock immortality.

Each night Brit Floyd will perform classic tracks from The Dark Side of the Moon alongside gems from Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and The Division Bell plus lots more.

The Brit Floyd show has truly become a phenomenon, widely regarded as the world’s greatest live tribute to Pink Floyd. Faithfully recreating the scale and pomp of the final 1994 Division Bell tour, complete with a stunning million dollar light show, large circle screen and arch plus moving lights, lasers, inflatables and theatrics. A Brit Floyd show really is as close as fans will get to experiencing the magnificence of a Pink Floyd show live.

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