New troupe debuts Friday with 'Line'
Baltimore's newest theater troupe, the Acting Workshop, debuts Friday with Israel Horovitz' "Line," a play about jockeying for position. The production will be directed by the company's founder, Christian Garretson, and will be presented at a half-dozen locations through May 30.
The opening weekend performances will be held at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the BAUhouse, 1713 N. Charles St., and at midnight Saturday at Fells Point Cabaret Theatre, 723 S. Broadway. Tickets are $10, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit either AIDS Action Baltimore or the Fellowship of Lights. For additional information and a complete performance schedule, call (410) 828-4924.
@ Ray Cooney's "Out of Order," a British farce about politics, adultery and honesty, opens a five-weekend run at the Spotlighters, 817 St. Paul St., on Friday. Directed by Mike Moran, the production features a cast that includes Rodney Atkins, Roger Buchanan, John Compher and Kevin and Kristina Walsh.
Performance times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 and $9. Call (410) 752-1225.
J. Wynn Rousuck The Phoenix Repertory Dance Company, the professional, resident dance company at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, will inaugurate its Maryland composers project Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m. at the UMBC Theatre.
"Phoenix Celebrates Maryland Composers" features the collaborative efforts of state composers and company choreographers. Among the works on the program is "In Tandem," a dance about the relationship of two women choreographed by Phoenix artistic director Carol Hess to the music of MacGregor Boyle.
Tickets are $10; $6 for students and seniors. For more information, call (410) 455-2476.