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Center Stage

700 N. Calvert St, Baltimore, MD
+1 410-332-0033
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Intimate theater

Love this venue. It brings me into a great part of the city to see new and interesting pieces like... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2015
Forest Hill, Maryland
via mobile
It was like a school play!

It was like a school play! I find it difficult to recommend this to anyone. As an education the... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2015
Gary M
Baltimore, Maryland
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The State Theater of Maryland, CENTERSTAGE is currently celebrating its 50th Anniversary Season. The not-for-profit company serves as Maryland’s hub for smart, provocative, and entertaining theater and as a catalyst for conversation with the community.Each year, a consistently broad range of productions in two intimate performing spaces attracts highly diverse audiences of more than 100,000 people—including more than 8,000 fiercely loyal members, many of whom have been with the theater during its entire history. Additionally, CENTERSTAGE offers a variety of dramaturgical, community, and educational programs to broaden access and enhance the theatergoing experience. Our Mission Statement: CENTERSTAGE is an artistically driven institution committed to engaging, educating, and expanding the horizons of diverse audiences through challenging, bold, thought-provoking classical and contemporary theater. Values central to our mission are: Rigorous pursuit of excellence Courage to take risks Commitment to diversity and inclusion Belief in continual learning, exploration, and discovery Fiscal integrity
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700 N. Calvert St, Baltimore, MD
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+1 410-332-0033
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Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Love this venue. It brings me into a great part of the city to see new and interesting pieces like the recent world premier of Marley, a musical of the man's life. In this small and intimate setting, you are part of the show. And,...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2015

It was like a school play! I find it difficult to recommend this to anyone. As an education the depiction is poor and the performances not convincing. I have seen many musicals but few have let me down like this. When I go to the...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed June 2, 2015

My 4th production at this intimate theater, I drive from Philadelphia and have never been disappointed! The music, story, cast and direction were all first-rate! From the moment you walk in the door, you are in Jamaica! With reggae musicians and dancers playing in the...More

Thank Sheila S
Reviewed June 2, 2015

Terrible. If a play is to be written about Bob Marley this is not it. Was it a play with music or a musical? Neither me nor my friends could understand. We should have gone to the movies as planned.

1  Thank Bill F
Reviewed May 17, 2015

Centerstage in Baltimore is the home of the world premiere of Marley, which will be in production here until June 14. I am sure the New York producers are already salivating about how soon they can get this to a Broadway or off-Broadway theatre. It...More

3  Thank Sandy H
Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Have season tickets to a few of the venues in Baltimore. Have always lived the smallish, more personal feel of Centerstage. There are 2 auditoriums within, quite different from each other. If you're looking for a "big Broadway" type production, ie large musical .. This...More

Thank ravensguy
Reviewed December 19, 2014

Coworkers and I went to see "It's A Wonderful Life" and thoroughly enjoyed the adaptation. After the first 15 minutes we were completely absorbed in the play and barely noticed the character changes. (A small cast of 5 plus a "sound man") The actors were...More

Reviewed November 25, 2014

I have been involved with Center Stage for twenty years, but very involved and seeing each show at least twice, for the last ten years. The acting is always superb! Staff is appreciative and friendly, often providing insight on the show, to the audience. There...More

Thank Vernene
Reviewed November 24, 2014

We have been to Center Stage several times now and have thoroughly enjoyed every show. There are no bad seats in the house. Last night we saw "It's a Wonderful Life, radio version" and loved it. They made it unique to Baltimore, by setting it...More

2  Thank mzmd
Reviewed November 18, 2014

Wonderful play with beautiful voices and a great set. We sat in the last row of the orchestra, and the sight lines were good except that the woman in front of us had a high hairdo, and it was difficult to see over her.

Thank babasusan
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