Post-WW11 drama due at Spotlighters
"A Shayna Maidel," Barbara Lebow's drama about a World War II concentration camp survivor reunited with the sister she barely knew, opens a five-weekend run at the Spotlighters Theatre, 817 St. Paul St., on Friday.
"A Shayna Maidel" -- Yiddish for "a pretty girl" -- will be presented Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. with matinees Sundays at 2:30 p.m. through March 3. Tickets are $7 and $8. For more information call 752-1225. "The Illustrated History of Violence," a satire on man's warlike tendencies, will be performed Thursday and Friday at the McDonogh School and again Feb. 8-10 at Towson State University as part of the Experimental Theatre Festival jointly sponsored by Towson State and the Theatre Project.
The work, performed by Big Dog Ensemble, traces the history of violence from Cain and Abel to the war in the Persian Gulf. It will be presented in the Edwards Gymnasium at the McDonogh School, 8600 McDonogh Road, in Reisterstown, Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m., admission $3. It will be repeated in Towson State's Studio Theatre in the Fine Arts Building, Feb. 8-10 at 8 p.m., with a matinee Feb. 10 at 2 p.m., admission $6. For more information call 243-3361.
J. Wynn Rousuck Harvi Griffin, harpist and singer, will present a free concert Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Pascal Center for the Performing Arts at Anne Arundel Community College. Mr. Griffin, who recently made his European debut, will play selections ranging from Dave Brubeck to new age to calypso.
AACC is eight miles north of Annapolis on College Parkway, off Ritchie Highway. For information call 541-2218.