Baltimore Center Stage: Blog


Hathaway Quiz

Take our Quiz: Can You Complete the Donny Hathaway Lyric?

March 21, 2017—Check out our Donny Hathaway quiz—inspired by Twisted Melodies—and test your lyrical knowledge!

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Kelvin Roston, Jr.

Psychology of a Genius

March 20, 2017a Q&A with Kelvin Roston, Jr.,Writer/Performer of Twisted Melodies.

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CJay Philip


March 10, 2017Broadway Dance Teaching Artist CJay Philip has taught at Baltimore Center Stage for the last six summers. According to Education Coordinator Kristina Szilagyi, CJay is a triple-threat: she’s a Broadway veteran, a choreographer, and incredible educator and mentor to the young people she teaches. We talked to CJay about her experience as a Camp CS Teaching Artist.  

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Vivian Barnes

INTERN SPOTLIGHT:  Audience Relations Intern Vivian Barnes  

March 8, 2017 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."

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Baltimore Center Stage Ribbon Cutting

A transformed Baltimore center stage reopens after its historic $28 million renovation

March 4, 2017 “In 2012, the Board of Directors and the staff of Baltimore Center Stage conducted a strategic plan to address the needs of our aging historic building, our artist housing in the Mount Vernon neighborhood, and our artistic programming, which serves the citizens of the city, the county, and the state,” said Baltimore Center Stage Board President Terry H. Morgenthaler. “Today, we celebrate the realization of that vision.”

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In The News Baltimore Center Stage


February 15, 2017 monthly look at some of the headlines featuring Baltimore Center Stage. 

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Intern Spotlight Baltimore Center Stage

Intern Spotlight: THE LYNN AND TONY DEERING PRODUCTION INTERN JACK DEE AND Digital Media Fellow Jasmine “JaiBee” Baxter

February 15, 2017Jack Dee, the Lynn and Tony Deering Production Intern, and Jasmine “JaiBee” Baxter, the Digital Media Fellow, have been hard at work helping to create and organize The Ground on Which We Stand.

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The White Snake First Rehearsal Baltimore Center Stage

Notes from The White Snake First Rehearsal

February 14, 2017The cast and design team of The White Snake came together with Baltimore Center Stage staff for the production’s first rehearsal, which took place in the newly renovated Andrus Rehearsal Hall in our historic theater on Calvert Street.

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Natsu Onoda Power Baltimore Center Stage

A Story of Love and Friendship: Natsu Onoda Power Discusses The White Snake and Mary Zimmerman 

February 8, 2017—Natsu Onoda Power is directing The White Snake, the first production in Baltimore Center Stage’s re-designed Head Theater. In this interview, Natsu discusses her approach to directing The White Snake, as well as her relationship with Mary Zimmerman.

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Jack and Jill

The Ground on Which We Stand: An Exploration of Black Excellence

January 26, 2017—The Baltimore Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. in partnership with Baltimore Center Stage are pleased to present a one-time performance featuring music, dance, art, film and projection technology highlighting breakthrough moments in history.

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January 16, 2017—The time has come. Our historic building has reopened after a year of major refurbishment and new construction. We are truly excited to be home.

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CS staff

A Few of Our Favorite Things

January 5, 2017—We asked our leadership, board president, and staff members what they were most looking forward to about the new building.

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Les Liaisons Chaise

Video: Constructing the Chaise in Les Liaisons Dangereuses

December 13, 2016—Get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the chaise in Baltimore Center Stage's production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses, featuring interviews with Scenic Designer Michael Carnahan and the Baltimore Center Stage props team. 



Meet Education Director Michael Wiggins

December 9, 2016—Michael Wiggins joined the Baltimore Center Stage family in December 2016 as the new Director of Education. Most recently, Wiggins served as the Director of Education and Special Projects at the New York-based Urban Arts Partnership.

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VIDEO: The Costumes of Les Liaisons Dangereuses

November 10, 2016—Award-winning designer Fabio Toblini shares his design process and reveals his inspiration for the stunning costumes in Les Liaisons Dangereuses.



Take our Quiz: Who Said It?

November 4, 2016—Who Said It: Gossip Girl's Blair Waldorf or the Marquise de Merteuil?

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Take our Quiz: Who Said It?

November 4, 2016—Who Said It: Mad Men's Don Draper or the Vicomte de Valmont?

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A Masterful Game of Chess

October 6, 2016—Baltimore Center Stage Associate Artistic Director Hana S. Sharif shares her stunning vision for Les Liaisons and her thoughts on why this story continues to be particularly relevant to audiences today. 

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