Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, Bernard Harvard, Producing Artistic Director presents

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

By Ken Ludwig

Laughter is elementary, my dear Watson! The male heirs of the Baskerville line are being murdered one by one and renowned sleuth Sherlock Holmes, along with his trusted sidekick Dr. Watson, must work feverishly to crack the case. Witness five talented actors playing 40 quirky characters, and venture deep into a world filled with disguises, silly accents, and murderous deceit. All is not what it seems… do you know whodunit?

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Photo by Mark Gavin.
2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Comedy, LIVE Series, Plays
March 4, 2018 3:00 pm Buy Tickets

We Banjo 3

“We Banjo 3 transcend even the best of superlatives.” –Huffington Post

Among the most celebrated young musicians in Ireland today, award-winning quartet We Banjo 3 infuses traditional tunes with a modern Americana sound. From banjo and fiddle to mandolin, guitar, and vocals, these two sets of brothers make a bold and extraordinary musical statement, delivering “freshness and finesse bordering on magical” (The Wall Street Journal).

UPSTAIRS (Balcony/Mezzanine): Reserved seating
DOWNSTAIRS (Orchestra/Rear Orchestra): General admission

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Americana, International Act, Irish, LIVE Series, Music
March 7, 2018 7:30 pm Buy Tickets DOWNSTAIRS - General Admission
March 7, 2018 7:30 pm Buy Tickets UPSTAIRS - Reserved Seating

The MozART Group

“Keeps the audience in stitches!” –The Jerusalem Post

Eschewing the sober formality of great concert halls and buttoned-up maestros, the MozART Group is an ingenious fountain of noble craziness. With a humorous spin on classical standards, they aim to find something for everyone to love… and maybe even convert a few diehard rock or pop fans along the way. Whether you prefer Beethoven, Bach, or the Beatles, you won’t want to miss the hilarity of these international musical masters!

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Classical Music, LIVE Series, Music
March 8, 2018 7:30 pm Buy Tickets

FriendlyHart Productions presents

Saturday Night Fever featuring The New York Bee Gees

“The best tribute band I’ve ever seen. I thought I was sent back in time to 1977!”
-The Portland Ledger

Hop in a time machine and relive your favorite 70’s hits! From “Stayin’ Alive” to “Night Fever” and everything in between, acclaimed tribute group The New York Bee Gees takes the stage with songs from every decade of the Bee Gees catalog. With powerful vocals, a rockin’ stage presence, and all the chart-toppers you remember, this acclaimed group has sold out concerts nationwide. Don’t miss them live in Frederick as they’re joined by renowned ABBA tribute group Dancing Dream!

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, LIVE Series, Music, Tribute Act, Tribute Band, Vocalist
March 10, 2018 8:00 pm Buy Tickets

Frederick Regional Youth Orchestra

Music from Around the World

Winter Concert “Music from Around the World”

The Frederick Regional Youth Orchestra (FRYO) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing quality orchestral music opportunities for students in Frederick and the tri-state region. The orchestra is composed of students from public, private, and home-school settings who are interested in the opportunity to meet fellow dedicated musicians, and who wish to gain performance experience.

Students have the opportunity to perform in multiple concerts, participate in master classes, perform with guest soloists, and participate in chamber groups. FRYO also supports school and community-based music programs as other venues for our young musicians to continue their instruction in orchestra literature and performance.

2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Community Event, Family-Friendly, Music
March 11, 2018 6:00 pm

Enchantment Theatre Company presents

My Father’s Dragon

Recommended for grades K-5 in connection with the FCPS language arts curriculum.

When nine-year-old Elmer Elevator hears of a baby dragon being held captive on the fearsome Wild Island, he sets off on an adventure like no other. Enchanting special effects, humor, and an unlikely friendship combine as the beloved Newbery-winning book series roars to life onstage.

The smARTS Series presents weekday performances for students! All FCPS reservations must be made through the FCPS Elementary VPA office. Tickets are required for homeschool groups of less than 25 and the general public. Download a smARTS Series brochure.

2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Educational, smARTS Series
March 12, 2018 10:00 am Buy Tickets
March 12, 2018 12:15 pm Buy Tickets

Frederick Speaker Series presents

Mitch Albom

Bestselling author, columnist, and radio host

Author, philanthropist, columnist, and sports reporter Mitch Albom is an inspiration around the world. His books have sold over 35 million copies and have been translated into over 40 languages. His breakthrough book, “Tuesdays with Morrie,” became an international phenomenon with over 14 million copies sold. Now in its twentieth year, “Tuesdays with Morrie” remains one of the top-selling memoirs of all time, and was adapted into an Emmy award-winning TV movie produced by Oprah Winfrey, starring Jack Lemmon and Hank Azaria.

Albom has founded 10 charities, including nine in the Detroit area, including S.A.Y. Detroit, which operates a family health clinic; A Time to Help, a volunteer organization; and A Hole in the Roof Foundation, which repairs faith-based homeless shelters. He also directs the Have Faith Haiti Mission in Port Au Prince, which helps impoverished children and orphans.

A columnist for The Detroit Free Press since 1985 and a panelist on ESPN’s “The Sports Reporters,” Albom has been named the #1 Sports Columnist in the Nation by the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE) 13 times. In June 2010 he received the APSE Red Smith Award for lifetime achievement, the biggest prize in sports journalism, and in June 2013, he was inducted into the Sportswriters Hall of Fame.

Albom hosts two radio shows on WJR-AM. He has appeared on “The Today Show” and “Charlie Rose,” and his articles have been featured in The New York Times, GQ, and Sports Illustrated. Currently, he is developing an hour-long TV show for TNT.

Albom’s books “The First Phone Call from Heaven” and “Have A Little Faith” were both #1 New York Times bestsellers. His beloved book “The Five People You Meet in Heaven” debuted at #1 on The New York Times bestseller list and sold nearly five million copies in its first year; Albom also wrote the screenplay for the ABC TV movie starring Jon Voight and Ellen Burstyn.

His latest book, “The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto,” debuted at #4 on The New York Times bestseller list. In 2017, Albom announced that the sequel to “The Five People You Meet in Heaven” is near completion, and that his next work will be about the children of the Have Faith Haiti Mission.

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ASL-interpreted performance
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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, FREDERICK SPEAKER Series, Speaking Engagement
March 15, 2018 7:30 pm Buy Tickets Meet-and-greets can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 301.600.2828.

Menopause the Musical

“It’s impossible not to laugh!” -The New York Times

“A rollicking girls’ night out!” -Boston Globe

“You’ll love it. It’s hilarious. Go see it.” -Joy Behar, The View

Back by popular demand! Four women meet at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra and memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex, and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles. See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing about for 16 years! It’s the Hilarious Celebration of Women and The Change!®

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, LIVE Series, Musicals
March 16, 2018 8:00 pm Buy Tickets

Sammy Miller and The Congregation

“Feel-good party jazz, harking back to the ’20s and ’30s. It’s brassy, stomp you feet and dance music, and it’s got the raw uplifting vibe of a New Orleans street parade.” –The San Francisco Weekly

GRAMMY®-nominated drummer Sammy Miller and his five-piece ensemble The Congregation are on a mission to put the generosity and joy back into jazz with a unique style that entertains, enriches, and uplifts. Branded by The SF Weekly as “brassy, stomp your feet and dance music,” don’t miss the feel-good vibe and swinging sound of this stellar group in their first Weinberg appearance!

This engagement of Sammy Miller & the Congregation is made possible through the Jazz Touring Network program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
    Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Jazz, LIVE Series, Music
March 17, 2018 8:00 pm Buy Tickets

Flying Dog Film Series

“Wayne’s World” (1992)

Happy hour begins at 6:30pm!

Wayne is still living at home and can’t seem to hold a steady job, but he does have his own public-access TV show.. A local station spots the show and decides to hire Wayne and his sidekick, Garth, to do their show professionally, but the two men find that the nature of their show changes with all of the studio’s red tape and product placements. Wayne falls for a bass guitarist and uses his contacts to help her career along, knowing that Ben Oliver, the sleazy advertising guy who is ruining their show, will probably take her away from him if they fail.

Directors: Penelope Spheeris
Writers: Mike Myers
Starring: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe
Duration: 95 min
Genre: Comedy, music
MPAA: Rated PG-13 for sex-related dialogue

Series sponsored by
Flying Dog Brewery

2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, FLYING DOG MOVIE Series
March 21, 2018 7:30 pm Buy Tickets