'Catskills on Broadway' to play at Lyric

ARTS NOTES

October 11, 1992|By Linell Smith | Linell Smith,Staff Writer

The Broadway hit "Catskills on Broadway," a look at the days when vaudeville ruled the stage and comedians were the kings of the Catskills, will run March 2-7 at the Lyric Theatre, according to the Baltimore Center for the Performing Arts. Performances are scheduled at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, at 2 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday, and at 3 p.m. Sunday. For tickets and information, call (410) 625-1400.

Dance Showcase

Dancers throughout Maryland can apply for the 1993 "Maryland Dance Showcase: Workshop for Choreographers" scheduled for Jan. 11-16 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

This year's workshop will concentrate on body-dance therapy, led by movement analysts Martha Eddy,a teacher at the Laban Institute for Movement Studies, and Robert Ellis Dunn, a founding member of the Judson Dance Theatre.

Fifteen choreographers will be selected through videotape submissions, which are due Nov. 13. Sponsored by the Peggy Meyerhoff Pearlstone Foundation, the workshop is free to participants. For details, call (410) 396-4575.

Auditions

Auditions for the Spotlighters' annual production of "Scrooge," the musical adaptation of "A Christmas Carol," are scheduled at 7 p.m. today and tomorrow. The production will run on the weekends of Dec. 4-20. It calls for men, women and children. For details, call (410) 254-1806.

Auditions for the understudy cast for "Sittin' With the Sisters" by Kevin Brown are scheduled at 11 a.m. today at 1001 Cathedral St. The production will run Nov. 6-8, Nov. 13-15 and Nov. 20-22 in the Helfrich Building at 1001 Cathedral St. The play calls for three black women and one black man between the ages of 30 and 40.

Handel Choir concert

The opening subscription concert of the Handel Choir will begin at 2 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Basilica of the Assumption rather than at 3 p.m. as the choir previously announced. In addition, the choir will also hold further auditions in the soprano, tenor and bass sections for its holiday Messiah concerts. Rehearsals are from 7:45 p.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays. For details, call (410) 366-6544.

Sweet Adelines

The Towson Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines is looking for women singers to perform barbershop-style songs in four-part harmony. No formal musical training is required. For details, call (410) 828-0453.

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