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Broadway Hit Musical ‘Newsies’ At The Hippodrome

Stop the presses. That’s what the Newsboys Strike of 1899 did and crippled an entire industry. Now there’s a Broadway hit musical at the Hippodrome retelling the real life movement.

12/03/2014

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Historic Maryland Theater Wants More Funding

A historic theater in western Maryland wants another $50,000 for a seat-replacement project.

09/17/2014

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Broadway In Baltimore: Hippodrome Welcomes New Director, New Season

Those who study urban revival are quick to say that no one development, attraction or centerpiece will singlehandedly bring success to an area. So, 10 years after it opened, the new Hippodrome is one important piece in a stronger downtown.

08/26/2014

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Students Attending Lyric Opera Camp Hitting All The Right Notes

You’re about to meet some amazing young people–all of them loaded with talent. They’re high school students attending the Lyric Opera Camp.

07/30/2014

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New Movie Theater Opens In Downtown Towson

New life and big business in Towson. The Cinemark movie theater opens Thursday, bringing with it many new additions to the area.

07/09/2014

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Bail Denied For Bottle Bomb Suspect Who Admits Role In 6 Theater Incidents

A Bowie man is under arrest for a series of bottle bombings that put police, firefighters and theater goers on high alert. One of the incidents happened at the popular Arundel Mills movie theater. Bail, originally set for $50 million, was later denied.

06/02/2014

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Another Bottle Bomb Device Explodes At Va. Theater

Officials say that for the second time in a week someone set off a bottle bomb at a movie theater complex in Fairfax County, leading to the evacuation of the theater but no injuries.

05/25/2014

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Legendary Actor Mickey Rooney Lives On At Baltimore’s Senator Theatre

Legendary actor Mickey Rooney has died at the age of 93. When he was 80 he paid a visit to a Baltimore landmark to screen one of his most loved movies.

04/07/2014

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Festival Brings 13 World Theater Productions To D.C.

The Kennedy Center is hosting an international theater festival for the next three weeks, including the U.S. premiere of an Australian play about Rupert Murdoch and a dozen other productions.

03/13/2014

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Best Spring 2014 Theater Productions In Baltimore

Baltimore theaters are putting on plays for your entertainment with well-known productions, both old and new, for theater aficionados and newcomers alike.

03/10/2014

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‘Stomp’ Returns To D.C. With National Theatre Stop

The popular percussion show known as “Stomp” is returning to Washington with a touring engagement at the National Theatre.

02/04/2014

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Blue Man Group Kicks Off Short Run At The Hippodrome In Baltimore

Experience the Phenomenon: One of the most entertaining theatrical shows in the world comes to Baltimore. The Blue Man Group kicks off a short run Friday night, and WJZ sat down with one of the stars.

01/10/2014

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