Doug Elkins company featured in series
The New York-based Doug Elkins Dance Company will perform Friday and Saturday nights at 8 as part of the Dance on the Edge series in Towson State University's Stephens Hall. The company's unique style blends modern dance, break dance, martial arts, ballet and clowning.
The audience is invited to engage in a post-performance xTC discussion with the artists after each of the shows. Tickets are $9 to $14. Call (410) 830-3369. Doug Elkins will teach a contemporary dance master class for intermediate and advanced students on Saturday; call (410) 830-3369. Mother Lode Productions, a new theater company committed to effecting social and political change through theater, makes its debut Wednesday with a five-performance run of Caryl Churchill's "Owners."
A play about love, death and real estate, "Owners" was originally produced in London in 1972. Mother Lode's production will be directed by the company's co-founder, Joseph T. Brady; the six-member cast is headed by Johanna Cox, Larry Malkus and Rebecca Joseph.
Performance times are 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Towson State University's Lida Lee Tall Auditorium. Admission is $10 opening night (including a reception) and $7 thereafter. For additional information call (410) 462-4426.
@ A free, staged reading of the "Don Juan in Hell" scene from George Bernard Shaw's "Man and Superman" will be presented at the Vagabond Theater, 806 S. Broadway, Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m.
Performed in evening dress, in the style of the Charles Laughton production that toured the country four decades ago, "Don Juan" will feature Mark E. Campion in the title role and Mark Redfield as the Devil, under the direction of Steve Goldklang. For more information call (410) 563-9135.
J. Wynn Rousuck