'Mug Shots' opens as Spotlighters' entry in playwrights 0) festival
"M ug Shots," a zany look at the wonderful world of wiseguys, by H. P. Albarelli Jr., opens Friday as the Spotlighters' first entry in this summer's annual Baltimore Playwrights Festival. Directed Harriet Broady, the cast features Frank La Torre and Joe Raiti.
Performance times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. through Aug. 2, at the Spotlighters Theatre, 817 St. Paul St. Tickets are $7. For more information, call (410) 752-1225.
@ I f you're looking for un"convent"ional musical comedy, start a new habit and see "Nunsense" at the Maryland Arts Festival at Towson State University. "Nunsense" is the story of a group of sisters who must raise money to cover funeral expenses after most of their order is wiped out by food poisoning. Their need for funds causes them to commit some unsaintly acts during their benefit talent show.
The show will run from Friday through August 1, Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., with 3 p.m. Sunday matinees, at TSU's Mainstage Theatre. Tickets are $14 for general admission and $12 for senior citizens and active military. Call (410) 830-ARTS.
Karen Conley H ow sweet it'll be when saxophonist Kim "Sweet" Waters performs at the free La Provence Thursday Night Concert Series this week at Hopkins Plaza from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Mr. Waters, who toured with such well-known acts as the Temptations, blends pop, rhythm and blues, and jazz. The opening act will be R&B singer Leslie Tanner.
For more information, call (410) 837-4636 or (800) 282-6632; in case of rain on the night of the show, call (410) 837-6600.