Steve Charing OUTspoken
Commentary on LGBTQ and political issues plus theatre reviews and sports.
Wednesday, November 22, 2023
A ‘Miracle’ Returns to Toby’s with Holiday Cheer
Robert Biedermann 125 as Kris Kringle W hen I think of miracles a couple of things immediately pop into my head. “Do you believe in miracle...
Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Classic ‘Funny Girl’ Triumphs at the Hippodrome
Katerina McCrimmon as Fanny Brice and Stephen Mark Lukas as Nick Arnstein A h, it’s so refreshing to enjoy good old-time theatre. And with t...
Saturday, October 07, 2023
‘SpongeBob’ is Awash in Optimism at Silhouette Stages
I f there was any question that the setting of The SpongeBob Musical now playing at Silhouette Stages takes place in a town called Bikini B...
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
‘The Wiz’ Stunningly Brings it Home to Baltimore
Photo: Jeremy Daniel R emember Baltimore’s Morris A. Mechanic Theatre? Along with the venerable Lyric Opera House it was a centerpiece of th...
Wednesday, September 06, 2023
This (Sister) Act at Toby’s Never Gets Old
I f you prayed for a top-notch musical to kick off the fall season, then your prayers have been answered. Sister Act makes its return to To...
Monday, September 04, 2023
The Other Mr. Splash
Orioles owner John Angelos is throwing cold water on the fans’ spirits. Orioles owner John Angelos dousing the fans with his nonsense W i...
Monday, August 21, 2023
Poignant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at Beth Tfiloh
Gabe Lewin as Tevye F iddler on the Roof at Baltimore County’s Beth Tfiloh Community Theatre is “a perfect fit…like a glove,” to borrow a l...
Monday, July 03, 2023
How the Orioles Can Boost Attendance
W e ’re at the halfway point in the Baltimore Orioles 2023 season. With a dramatic turnaround in 2022, so much so that they competed for pos...
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