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WHERE: Centerstage, 700 North Calvert Street, Baltimore
MAR 17–APR 16
Twisted Melodies Written and Performed by Kelvin Roston, Jr. Directed by Derrick Sanders In association with Congo Square Theatre
This powerful one-man show is based on the life of ’70s soul singer and composer Donny Hathaway, perhaps best known for his duets with Roberta Flack, “The Closer I Get to You” and “Where is the Love?” Twisted Melodies is an immersive and crushing play about the brilliant musician’s compelling inner struggle. Torn between the muses that inspire him and the mental illness that torments him, Hathaway evaluates the choices in his life in a gripping performance by Kelvin Roston, Jr.
Introducing the next generation of theatergoers to the joys of high-quality theater.
If I Had a Super Power WHEN: Sat, Mar 18 at 10:30 am ALL TICKETS: $15 BOOK NOW
Best Suited For Families with Children Ages 5–10 Runtime: 45–60 min (no intermission) For more information firstname.lastname@example.org.
APR 25-MAY 5
Mobile Unit, an exciting new initiative, will break down the walls of conventional theater spaces by taking high-quality performances directly to communities including the homeless, the elderly, the incarcerated, and the underserved.
Following a successful pilot project in 2016, the project will officially launch this spring with Endgame, a play that explores the inexplicable, unpredictable journey of life, and our desire to not go it alone. Tickets on sale soon!
Auction Preview: March 24–25 Bidding: March 26–April 2
The Online Auction for Baltimore Center Stage is one of our largest and most successful fundraising events, having raised over $5 million for the theater’s artistic, education, and community programming.
By bidding on an item in our Online Auction, you help ensure the future of Baltimore Center Stage programs in the theater, in the classroom, and in the community.
There are over 500 items and services available—and you can preview Auction items in just two weeks—so get ready to bid!
Registration with Bidding for Good is required in order to participate.
CJay Philip is a Broadway veteran, a choreographer, and an incredible educator and mentor to the young people she teaches—and she’s taught at Camp Center Stage for the past six summers. Learn more about her process and her journey.Read CJay's full spotlight.
Camp Center Stage is a two-week day camp for students in grades 1–12. Young people who participate will build creative confidence and self-awareness through intensive explorations of theater.
Acting · Dance · Circus Arts · Theater Production · Confidence Building & Self-expression
Session One (Grades 1-6):Jun 26-Jul 7 Session Two (Grades 1-6):Jul 10-21 Session Three (Grades 7-12):Jul 24-Aug 4
Last week marked the grand re-opening of Baltimore Center Stage’s fully renovated theater. Audience Relations Intern Vivian Barnes was on hand to greet long-time patrons:
“I loved getting to watch people's jaws drop and their eyes widen in delight as they turned the corner and got to see the new lobby, all lit up and expanded. It brought me so much joy to see people walk into the new Head Theater and not want to take their seats because they were so excited to explore everything that has been updated."
Baltimore Center Stage invites Baltimore-area families to join us for Together at the Table*, a community event that gives families an opportunity to spend a memorable day together at the theater. Families share a pre-show lunch with the actors, and then attend a matinee of The White Snake.