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Kid's playwriting festival, one-man show, auditions, and more!


5h Annual Kid's Playwriting Festival

Twin Beach Players 5th Annual Kid's Playwriting Festival Performance

- Sneak Peek by Tawny Cashman
- The Rich, But Poor Girl by Katie Miller
- Home by Michael Cashman
- Gossip! by Brittney Collins
- A History Mystery by Matthew Konerth
- The Not so Grand Opry by Kayla Thomas


- Friday, August 6th at 7:00PM
- Saturday, August 7th at 7:00PM
- Sunday, August 8th at 2:00PM
- Friday, August 13th at 7:00PM
- Saturday, August 14th at 7:00PM
- Sunday, August 15th at 2:00PM


Calverton School
300 Calverton School RD
Huntingtown, MD 20639


14th Annual StagesBaltimore Bus Trip to New York City for the Broadway Cares Flea Market

Join us for our annual Day trip to New York City, Sunday September 26th, 2010, to visit the Broadway Cares Flea Market in Times Square. It’s an on-your-own day to explore, sight-see, catch a matinee, etc. with a departure at 6:30pm. Have dinner in the city or bring it on the bus. We offer a light breakfast, cold drinks and snacks on board.
Win great theatre prizes playing our video Broadway/Hollywood trivia game as we head north. On the way home a movie and quiet time.

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Reservations are required, we always sell-out.
Seating is limited; call today to reserve or for more information-410-488-5180
Payment ($55.00) is due in early September -- Reserve Now!!!


The Howard County Arts Council announces a new workshop series specifically designed for the actor who would like to improve their chances of getting cast in productions. 

Sept. 27, 2010 7 to 8 pm - The Headshot and Resume
Participants pre-submit headshots and resumes for review.  The reviewers discuss the various submissions and their responses to them.  Top submissions will be shown to the audience and will be discussed.  The panel will share insights about the crafting of an actor resume and answer questions. 

Oct. 4, 2010 7 pm to 9 pm - The Audition:  The reviewers conduct a preliminary audition and give immediate feedback as time allows.  The reviewers will discuss the auditions and answer questions.

Oct. 11, 2010 7 pm to 9 pm - The Callback:  The reviewers conduct a call-back audition and give immediate feedback as time allows.  The reviewers will discuss the auditions and answer questions. 

Series participants are asked to submit four sets of headshots and resumes as if they were auditioning for Luigi Pirandello’s play Six Characters in Search of an Author.  Participation fee is $90 and includes all three workshops.  For those who would like to observe but not participate, a $30 observer fee is required.  The complete application is available for downloading at  Deadline for applications is August 13th, 2010.  The series will be held in the Howard County Arts Council’s black box theatre.  For more information, call 410-313-ARTS (2787) or email Deputy Director, Wendy Meetze at

Musical Theatrix Proudly PresentsA Fall Schedule of Performing Arts

Musical Theatrix classes for grades k-10

~Broadway K.I.D.S. for Pre-schoolers ages 4 and 5-A beginning fundamental class which will ignite your pre-schooler’s imagination and build confidence-Act, sing and dance in this original upbeat musical!-Thursday from 5:00-6:00

~Cats for Grades 1-5-One of Broadway’s longest running shows! Join the fun in this tribute to the multi-personalities of our feline friends in this larger than life musical with lots of roles for boys and girls!-Wednesday from 5:00-6:30

~Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat for Grades 6-10-You can’t help but sing and dance in this upbeat, colorful show! Go, Go Jo! This show will keep you singing and dancing long after it is over!-Monday from 5:00-6:30

~Acting for Television for Grades 3 and up-Learn techniques of acting for television and be in a local production (to include audition skills, resume, head shots, casting agencies and more!)- Tuesday from 5:00-6:00

Classes begin week of September 13th at Slayton House. For more Information: 410-772-9448 or email


Is there that one special show you've always dreamed of directing? Waiting for a chance to direct your favorite show again? Then Liberty Showcase Theatre needs you!

LST is now accepting proposals for our Fall show with production dates of November 5,6,7,12,13,14,19 and 20th to be performed in the Randallstown/Owings Mills area. We are looking for a small cast, small budget show with popular appeal. Musical, dramatic play,'s up to you!

Be a part of the exciting relaunch of LST. Proposals will be presented by appointment only. Please submit all proposals to Lori Chapman at no later than August 15, 2010.

Obie Sims

Get Him to The Strand. Maryland Native Brings Hollywood to North and Charles.

“I am”, a one man show written, produced, and starring Obie Sims is a snapshot into the lives of six men and their journey towards self discovery. With an energetic blend of spoken word, comedy, and drama, the show, an edgy expression of one’s struggle to find purpose, is coming to The Strand Theatre for a limited 2-day engagement on Friday, August 6th and Saturday, August 7, 2010. The Strand Theatre is located at 1823 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201. Doors open at 7:30pm with an 8:00pm show time.

After graduating from Boston University with a degree in finance, Obie Sims decided to leave the amazingly fun world of spreadsheets and number crunching to try his hand at something more stable - like becoming a movie star. With just enough belongings to fill his 1992 Isuzu Amigo, Obie, a Maryland native, headed west to pursue his dream of becoming a working actor. Despite many barriers and heartaches, he steadily pushed on.

Under the intense instruction of Robert Carnegie and Jeff Goldblum at Playhouse West Repertory Theatre, he went on to not only land national commercials for such companies as “Dodge”, “Nokia”, “AT&T”, and “Applebees”, he has also booked roles on such hit shows as "The Wire", “Law and Order: SVU”, “Grey’s Anatomy”, “House M.D.”, "Charmed", and “Medium”. He plans on continuing to live and breathe his passion for the arts, which brings us to a one man show he created to uplift, motivate and inspire us to keep pushing on.??

For more information:



Open Auditions for Molotov Theatre Group

From 7-10 PM on August 16 and 17, Molotov Theatre Group
( will hold open auditions for its next two
productions. No appointments are necessary.

Auditions and performances are to be held at 1409 Playbill Cafe at 1409 14th
Street NW in Washington. Actor compensation will be a percentage of net

Audition requirements will consist of reading sides from the shows. Also,
prepare to do something to gross us out. (That last part is NOT negotiable.
Everyone can do something weird.)

Rehearsals will be 12 - 6 on Sundays and 7 - 10 on Mondays - Wednesdays.
Performances are Wednesdays - Sundays at 8.

The shows:

Blood Sweat & Fears III
Directed by Lucas Maloney and Kevin Finkelstein
An evening of three Grand Guignol (theater of horror) one-act plays.
Rehearsal: September 19 - October 14
Performance: October 15 - November 13

Morgue Story
Directed by Lucas Maloney
A twisted love story from our friends at Vigor Mortis Theater Company in
Brazil about blood, blowfish, and comic books.
Rehearsal: January 30 - March 3
Performance: March 4 - April 2

Molotov Theatre Group is a Helen Hayes Awards member theatre company and
past winner of two ³Best of the Fringe² awards. Our last production, ³The
Horrors of Online Dating,² completely sold out its 18-show run.

Disco Inferno auditions

Come audition for the area premiere community production of DISCO INFERNO! This exciting musical will tear up the stage this fall at Slayton House on October 8, 9, 15, and 16 at 8 pm and 10 and 17 at 3 pm! DISCO INFERNO is a spellbinding story packed with songs from the 1970's including "Play That Funky Music White Boy", "Disco Inferno", "Spirit In The Sky", "Boogie Shoes", "Celebration", "All Out Of Love", "Crocodile Rock", "Hot Stuff", "Streetlife", "Ballroom Blitz", "Pop Muzik", "I Love The Nightlife", "Starman", "Lets Groove", "Boogie Wonderland", "I Will Survive", "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word", "Don't Give Up On Us Baby", "Fire", and "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting"!

Auditions will be held at the Slayton House Theatre at 10400 Cross Fox Lane, Columbia MD 21044 on August 9 and 10 at 7 pm. All roles are open. If callbacks are necessary, they will be held on August 12th. To audition, come prepared with 16 bars of an up-tempo song and a ballad and be prepared to dance and cold read from the script. An audition accompanist and boom box will be available. Auditions will be taken on a first come, first served basis, based on sign-in time; no appointments are necessary. If you have any questions about auditioning, email


JACK, a young and impressionable wannabe 'superstar' - "All Out of Love", "Some Girls", "You To Me Are Everything", "Instant Replay", "I Love The Nightlife/Disco Inferno", "Starman", "Boogie Wonderland", "Lets Groove", "Boogie Shoes", "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word", "Don't Give Up On Us Baby", "Spirit In the Sky", "Play That Funky Music White Boy", "Disco Inferno"

JANE, his devoted girlfriend / fiancé - "All Out of Love", "You To Me Are Everything", "I Will Survive", "Don't Give Up On Us Baby"

TOM, Jack's lifelong, but somewhat nerdish best friend - "Kissing in the Back Row of the Movies", "Some Girls", "Spirit in the Sky"

MAGGIE, Tom's girlfriend and female equivalent - "I Love to Love"

HEATHCLIFFE, egotistical, malevolent singer in 'Disco Inferno' - "Ballroom Blitz", "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting"

KATHY, Heathcliffe's long-suffering girlfriend - "Streetlife", "All Out of Love"

TERRY, Jack and Tom's friend. Smooth talking DJ

DUKE (The Devil), ageing 'hippy' rocker, owner of the nightclub - "Crocodile Rock", "Fire"

LADY MARMALADE, a femme-fatale - the Devil's right-hand lady - "Hot Stuff", "Devils Gate Drive", "Fire", "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting"

NICK DIABLO, eccentric English fashion consultant and acolyte of the Devil - "Pop Muzik', "Devils Gate Drive", "Fire"

LILY, a 'camp' barman

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