Post Tagged with: "Milburn Stone Theatre"

LEGALLY BLONDE Holds Court at Milburn Stone Theatre

Around the Region August 25, 2012 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

While I like and appreciate a variety of theatrical genres, admittedly my favorite guilty pleasure is a musical comedy. Add great voices and engaging choreography and you have made my night. Add boundless energy and a driving pace to the mix and you have Milburn Stone Theatre’s current production LEGALLY […]

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Teenage Angst at a Fever Pitch: SPRING AWAKENING at MST

Around the Region April 15, 2013 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

The Milburn Stone Theatre (MST) at Cecil College in North East, MD, is BRAVE and is commended by this reviewer for being so. The bravery comes from the fact that Director, S. Lee Lewis, along with a highly competent cast and excellent production team have brought SPRING AWAKENING to this […]

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Imaginative MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM at Milburn Stone

Around the Region July 14, 2012 at 2:51 pm 8 comments

If you come to the Milburn Stone Theatre production of Shakespeare’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM expecting to be immersed in period costumes and sets that faithfully reflect the late 16th century’s vision of ancient Greece, you will be very much disappointed. You will also, likely, be the only one who […]

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MARRIAGE © 1959 at MST: The Good Ole Days…Really?

Around the Region April 16, 2012 at 11:46 am 0 comments

It is ninety (90) minutes as the clock counted but inside that timeframe the theatre audience at Milburn Stone Theatre at Cecil College in North East, MD, was treated to a multi-faceted walk down memory lane. It started with the title. What should a theatre goer expect when the title […]

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Around the Region March 11, 2012 at 10:23 pm 0 comments

THE FANTASTICKS performed by Milburn Stone Theater at Cecil College in North East, MD is a classic play done with wondrous amounts of imagination, color, theatricality and complexity. It is an understatement to say it is an original approach. Director, S. Lee Lewis, created a staged phantasm for THE FANTASTICKS […]

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All Kinds of Valentines

Around the Region February 15, 2012 at 2:01 pm 0 comments

Valentine’s Day usually brings thoughts of the seemingly omnipresent boxes of chocolate and flowers along with more unique items like heart-shaped jewelry and baked goods. Recently, Milburn Stone Theatre (MST) presented a most unique Valentine’s Day gift … THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES, an iconic feminist work written by Eve Ensler. V-day […]

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The Dark And Light Of Love: AS YOU LIKE IT at Milburn Stone

Around the Region February 1, 2012 at 8:52 pm 0 comments

The dark, subdued and violent aspects of life and love are balanced against their warm, tender and passionate counterpoints in AS YOU LIKE IT performed at The Milburn Stone Theatre at Cecil College in North East, Maryland. Audiences familiar with this pastoral comedy by William Shakespeare come to the theatre […]

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Milburn Stone Theatre Owns RENT

Around the Region November 26, 2011 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Because Milburn Stone Theatre’s production of RENT has so much meat to it, I warn you in advance, this is going to be a long review.  For those with limited time (and/or attention spans), let me just sum it up in three points. First, go see this production! Second, go […]

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THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Experience: Milburn Stone Theatre

Around the Region October 22, 2011 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

Trying to critique the artistic qualities of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW would be like trying to distinguish subtle nuances of flavoring in a hot fudge sundae. It’s simply not the point. ROCKY HORROR’s campy and storied past is as unique as its cult following. It is an experience less about […]

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Around the Region September 10, 2011 at 10:02 am 0 comments

With a title like DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE you may not know what to expect. But since it is a dark comedy written by Sarah Ruhl, you know you can expect the unexpected.  Ruhl’s version of realism keeps you guessing, and this particular play does not disappoint. Milburn Stone Theatre’s […]

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SOUND OF MUSIC at Milburn Stone: A Revisited Classic

Around the Region August 25, 2011 at 10:28 am 0 comments

Deciding to do a classic piece of theatre, especially musical theatre, brings a lot of decisions both to the director and to the production company. Milburn Stone Theatre in Maryland took on these challenges with their recent production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC. Walking into the theater — as is […]

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Another Type Of “Cool” Escape

Around the Region July 22, 2011 at 7:54 am 0 comments

With the summer months heavily upon us, we find ourselves greeting each other with trite phrases like “Hot enough for you?” and leaving each other saying “Stay cool!”. Milburn Stone Theatre had a great alternative for those of you who were tired of sticking close to home because that is […]

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Fun and Fear on Skid Row: Millburn Stone’s LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Around the Region June 14, 2011 at 9:52 pm 0 comments

In what has been come to be known by me as “Milburn Stone style”, the Friday night audience at the Milburn Stone Theater in North East, Maryland, was treated to a version of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS that should stay in their memories for a long time. I can say […]

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The Future….Happening at Milburn Stone Theatre

Around the Region April 26, 2011 at 7:48 am 1 comment

Last weekend this reviewer enjoyed the opportunity to see the future of community theatre as presented as part of The Emerging Artist(s) Project by Milburn Stone Theatre in North East, Maryland. The “future” was presented as eight original works each ten minutes in length. Those of us who hold theatre […]

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Classic… And Still Funny!! THE ODD COUPLE at Milburn Stone

Around the Region March 14, 2011 at 8:19 pm 0 comments

There is something comfortable and yet very icky when the audience enters The Milburn Stone Theater for their current production, The Odd Couple, by American theatrical legend, Neil Simon. For those of us who are familiar with this comic classic, seeing the disheveled furniture almost covered with discarded newspapers and […]

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Shakespeare Meets the 21st Century

Around the Region February 2, 2011 at 4:29 am 0 comments

STAGE provided me with a wonderful opportunity to experience The Underground’s production of THE TRAGEDY OF HAMLET at the Milburn Stone Theater in North East, MD.That’s not to say that each element about this creative and intriguing version of this masterpiece worked as well as the other but overall one […]

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WINTER WONDERETTES: Not Your Usual Humbug Christmas, Virginia!

Around the Region December 24, 2010 at 11:16 am 0 comments

On Friday, December 17th, Covered Bridge Theater Company at Cecil College welcomed a large audience to the Maryland premier of WINTER WONDERETTES.   The Maryland winter weather cancelled the opening night production, but the audiences attended in full force on Friday.   They were not disappointed.  The plot has a Nunsense-like feel […]

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BAT BOY at Millburn Stone Theatre: Nature vs Nurture….And The Weekly World News!

Around the Region October 26, 2010 at 8:15 pm 0 comments

The usual advertising for BAT BOY can be pretty disturbing. It consists of recreations of sensationalistic pictures and articles about deviant behavior and malformed people taken from the papers usually found at grocery store checkout counters. The Underground production performed at the Milburn Stone Theater located at Cecil College gave […]

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