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THEATER


[photo, Center Stage at night, 700 North Calvert St., Baltimore, Maryland] Maryland's two principal theaters are Center Stage (the State Theater) and Olney Theater (the State Summer Theater). In addition, Maryland is home to a variety of smaller professional and community theaters, ranging from classical to experimental.

Center Stage at night, 700 North Calvert St., Baltimore, Maryland. Photo courtesy of Center Stage.


[photo, Fell's Point Corner Theatre, 251 South Ann St., Baltimore, Maryland] Members of Baltimore's vibrant theater community, including the Black Cherry Puppet Theater, Everyman Theatre, the Fell's Point Corner Theatre, and the Theatre Project produce everything from avant-garde puppetry to Shakespeare.

Fell's Point Corner Theatre, 251 South Ann St., Baltimore, Maryland, December 2008. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


Community theater thrives in Annapolis, where the Colonial Players celebrate over half a century of education and entertainment in a city that is also home to the Summer Garden Theatre and the Annapolis Shakespeare Company. For those outside the metropolitan area, Rep Stage in Columbia offers professional quality theater in intimate settings. In Charles County, the Port Tobacco Players entertain at La Plata.

For information on Annapolis theater history, see "The Progress of Refinement: A History of the Theatre in Annapolis" by Jane McWilliams (Annapolis: The Colonial Players Inc., 1976).


ACTORS


THEATERS (by county)


[photo, Baltimore Theatre Project, 45 West Preston St., Baltimore, Maryland]

Baltimore Theatre Project, 45 West Preston St., Baltimore, Maryland, December 2005. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



[photo, Old Colonial Theatre, 12-14 South Potomac St., Hagerstown, Maryland]
TALBOT COUNTY
  • Avalon Foundation [Avalon Theatre], Easton
  • Hugh Gregory Gallagher Theatre, Easton
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY
  • Maryland Theatre, Hagerstown
  • Potomac Playmakers, Hagerstown
  • Old Colonial Theatre, 12-14 South Potomac St., Hagerstown, Maryland, June 2004. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

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