WEEKENDS ON WEDNESDAYS
Nov 2-3, Baltimore: Experience Tim Burton’s 1993 animated musical fantasy film accompanied by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in this unique movie-going experience!
Nov 1-11, Baltimore: Voted "Best Eclectic Festival" by Baltimore Magazine, Charm City Fringe Festival celebrates cutting-edge and quirky theater and performing arts throughout 11 days of performances across multiple venues in the Bromo Arts District.
Nov 2-25, Baltimore: Spotlighters Theatre presents the stories and characters of today. With a rousing score that blends elements of pop, gospel and jazz, featuring tight harmonies and darling vocals, Songs for a New World transports its audience, as each character ‑‑ in their own way ‑‑ takes hold of that one moment and enters a new world.
Nov 2-3, Annapolis: Historic Annapolis showcases privately-owned historic houses on its popular tour. Visitors see how 21st-century Annapolitans care for and live in buildings constructed in the 20th, 19th and 18th century. Each house is a reminder of the rich architectural and cultural heritage of Maryland’s capital city and illustrates the practical and aesthetic benefits of effective historic preservation.
Now-Nov 25, Baltimore: Having grown up side-by-side in small-town working class America, best friends go from fun-loving schoolchildren to saloon-loving adults who work together on a steel manufacturing line. In a tight-knit community like this one, however, it takes but one fracture in it's core for the breaking point of friendship to be tested. Inspired by field research and first-person testimonials collected in Reading, PA, this is an unflinching, intensely researched slice of life drama. Presented by Everyman Theatre.
Nov 2, DC: After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to their reign of terror once and for all.
Nov 1-Apr 28, 2019, DC: In the Hirshhorn’s largest interactive technology exhibition to date, three major installations from Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s series will come together for the artist’s DC debut. A Mexican Canadian artist known for straddling the line between art, technology, and design, Lozano-Hemmer will fill the Museum’s entire Second Level with immersive environments that use heart-rate sensors to create kinetic and audiovisual experiences from visitors’ own biometric data. Over the course of six months, will animate the vital signs of hundreds of thousands of participants.
Now-Nov 18, DC: The National Theatre presents the story of Lydia Deetz, a strange and unusual teenager obsessed with the whole “being dead thing.” Lucky for Lydia, her new house is haunted by a recently deceased couple and a degenerate demon who happens to have a thing for stripes. When Lydia calls on this ghost-with-the-most to scare away her insufferable parents, Beetlejuice comes up with the perfect plan, which involves exorcism, arranged marriages and an adorable girl scout who gets scared out of her wits. It’s true – great theatre IS dead! See for yourself!
Nov 2-Dec 23, DC: Arena Stage presents this quintessential American musical. The SS American has set sail from NY to London. Aboard, the lovelorn Billy has stowed away on a mission to stop the marriage of his mystery muse, heiress Hope Harcourt, to the millionaire Lord Evelyn Oakleigh. Unlikely alliances arise as mischief and mayhem ensue in this madcap musical by beloved composer and Tony Award winner Cole Porter. It’s the perfect night out at the theater.
Nov 4-11, Various locations:Culture. Education. Good Food.
Nov 1-4, Columbia: River Hill High School presents this beloved story which has been enchanting the hearts of readers for over a century. Come support our local students!
Nov 3, Columbia: Try It Out Comedy Showcase features 10 stand-up comics. Some old, some new, some slightly used, all funny. PG-Rated and appropriate for ages 16-100.
Nov 2, Columbia: Treat your family to unique shows at Robinson Nature Center's NatureSphere planetarium. Each program features a full-dome movie preceded by a family-friendly planetarium presentation.
Now-Nov 25, DC: Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical is proudly presented by The Kennedy Center. From the Tony Award®–winning creators of the Broadway classic , this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s.