Best Small Theater Companies In Baltimore

February 16, 2011 7:24 PM

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Who needs Broadway and the costs associated with it when you can experience theatrical greatness in your own backyard? The following small theater companies in Baltimore are sure to satisfy your appetite for theater— and in most cases, for less than $20 a ticket.

Single Carrot Theatre

Single Carrot Theatre “ensemble is a driving force for theatrical innovation in Baltimore—championing new, diverse and socially significant works; reinvigorating the classics creating vibrant theatrical experiences; and fiercely supporting the growth of new artists.”

120 W North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201

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Strand Theater Company

The Strand Theater Company “is dedicated to providing opportunities for women artists, writers, designers and directors. With a focus on producing original works, the Strand hopes to foster a love of theater for a new generation of patrons.”  The Strand welcomes female playwrights to submit original scripts to its annual Friends And Neighbors Festival: Works By Women.

1823 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Spotlighters Theatre

Spotlighters Theatre provides “a variety of quality theatre and many opportunities for new artists to develop and refine their skills. Spotlighters also continues to offer opportunities to new directors, designers and actors to test their skills in our intimate space.”

817 Saint Paul Street 
Baltimore, MD  21202     

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Fells Point Corner Theatre

The FPCT is the ultimate community theater, with education programs for youth and disadvantaged individuals, acting workshops and its new 10×10 playwrights festival.  The FPCT also plays a major role in the annual Baltimore Playwrights Festival.

251 South Ann Street
Baltimore, MD, 21231 

Vagabond Players

The Vagabond Players, located in Fells Point, is “America’s Oldest Little Theatre,” according to the theater’s website.  Established in 1916 during the popular “Little Theatre Movement,” Vagabond’s encouraged and produce the writings of a young and at the time, unknown Eugene O’Neill, as well as Arthur Schnitzler, and introduced Baltimore to new works by August Strindberg and Maurice Maeterlinck.

806 S. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21231

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