Trading Places as a Literary Device on a Freaky Friday

See the world, if only for a few moments through someone else’s eyes, and you gain both empathy and knowledge.

“Twelve Angry Men” Gets You Thinking

Saturday night we drove down to Alexandria to see “Twelve Angry Men” at the Aldersgate Community Theatre. It’s located inside the Aldersgate Methodist Church and my cousin Ron was one of the actors, his first performance as juror #12 in a community theater. Written initially as a television play in 1954 by Reginald Rose, someContinue reading ““Twelve Angry Men” Gets You Thinking”

Rediscover Local History or Just See a Good Play

Maryland Day is being celebrated all weekend long this year, with an emphasis on walking tours and visits to a variety of museums through-out our county. The tradition of celebrating the founding of Maryland began in 1903 and the official day is March 26th, 1633/34. It became a state holiday in 1916 with an emphasisContinue reading “Rediscover Local History or Just See a Good Play”

Van Gogh in Annapolis and Mardi Gras on the Horizon

Tonight I’m going to the premiere performance of Inventing Van Gogh and I’m excited about seeing it this play, because I really enjoyed Shooting Star by the same playwright Steven Dietz currently being performed at Everyman Theatre in Baltimore. You can read my review on the What’s Up Website. Inventing Van Gogh. playing at ColonialContinue reading “Van Gogh in Annapolis and Mardi Gras on the Horizon”

Annapolis Theater Notes and Thoughts

The play Mauritus deals with some serious stuff— themes that include abusive relationships, sibling rivalry and greed.

Women, Song, Mother’s Day, and More

If you’re casting about for something to do with your Mom on Mother’s Day and she happens to love musicals and strong women, take her to see Vanishing Point. There’s only one more show left, Sunday afternoon May llth at the Annapolis Unitarian Universalist Church, a production of the Dignity Players and directed by MickeyContinue reading “Women, Song, Mother’s Day, and More”