CELEBRATING OUR 10TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON
JULY 29 - AUGUST 28
Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, Jonathan Larson's Rent follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. “ArtsCentric’s Rent will be highly immersive”, says Kevin S. McAllister. “It will honor the shows beloved characters and their friendships and will also define how humanity can make the most of the here and now while also pausing to relish in our most glorious life’s moments.”
DECEMBER 2 - JANUARY 1
The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance. Originally presented on television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella was the most widely viewed program in the history of the medium. Its recreation in 1965 starring Lesley Ann Warren was no less successful in transporting a new generation to the miraculous kingdom of dreams-come-true, and so was a second remake in 1997, which starred Brandy as Cinderella and Whitney Houston as her Fairy Godmother. In 2022, ArtsCentric audiences will also experience a version of Cinderella unlike any other. The timeless tale, over two thousand years old, has origins rooted in African culture. ArtsCentric’s winter staging of the production will seek to revive the story’s original narrative, telling the tale through an African lens.
@ Baltimore CenterStage
As part of Baltimore Center Stage’s Mainstage Series, ArtsCentric will return to the venue this season with a racy revival production certain to agitate and invigorate! Stay tuned for a title and performance dates announcement.
*Please note that ticketing for this show will be handled by Baltimore Center Stage.
Co-Production with Everyman Theatre & Olney Theatre Center
THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND
The Songs of Kander and Ebb
APRIL 19 - JULY 2
Closing the season is a newly reimagined The World Goes ‘Round co-produced with Everyman Theatre and Olney Theatre. The production pays tribute to the many iconic hits…New York, New York, Maybe This Time, Razzle Dazzle, brought to us by composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb, and performed memorably by legends. It will also pay homage to much more of the dynamic duo’s considerable catalogue of lesser known, but not lesser loved, hits. Complete with all the romance, drama, laughs, and showstopping performances you’d expect, this theatre favorite is a thrilling celebration of the quest for love, hope, and survival that we all know so very well.
*Please note that ticketing for this show will be handled by Everyman Theatre & Olney Theatre Center.
April 22-May 15
The season then continues with ArtsCentric’s Technicolor, an original work celebrating iconic musical scenes in Black cinema. Paying homage to the past, as well as embracing the future of Black musical moments in film, this show will feature reimagined music from such films as “Stormy Weather,” “The Wiz,” “The Color Purple,” “School Daze,” and many more! This is sure to delight the entire family with its high energy dancing, phenomenal singing, and breath-taking costumes and visuals and will be presented both in person and through live streaming.
*Please note that ticketing for the virtual option of this show will be handled by ShowTix4U.