Weekend Plans: What to Do 3/16-3/19



Theater: Thursdays on Broadway
Sit back, relax, and enjoy Motherhood Out Loud, a modern musical about the unpredictable nature of parenthood.
Tickets: $10. 8 p.m. at the Vagabond Theatre.

Film: The 36th Asbury Short Film Concert
See the “world’s best short films” in this special screening session from New York City’s touring Asbury Shorts.
Tickets: $7-$10. 7: 30 p.m. at the Creative Alliance.


Theater: Twisted Melodies
Illinois-based actor Kelvin Roston stars as fellow Chicagoan Donny Hathaway in Twisted Melodies, a one-man show highlighting the complicated life of the celebrated ’70s soul singer and songwriter.
Tickets: $20-$43. March 17-April 16 at Baltimore Center Stage.

Event: Celtic Celebration
Don your finest Fair Isle and shamrock on for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Celtic Celebration, a heel-kicking good time featuring step-dancing, bagpipes and music from “Braveheart,” “Titanic,” “Finian’s Rainbow,” “Brigadoon” and more, brought to you by Jack Everly and the BSO SuperPops.
Tickets: $33-$99. Mar. 17-19 at the Meyerhoff.

Food: St. Patrick’s Day at R. House
Enjoy tons of themed food and drink specials at the new eatery.
Prices vary. All day at R. House.


Theater: The Taming of The Shrew
Yes, we know—this play can be pretty problematic. But CSC promises a clever take, amplified by a free pre-show talk from UMBC women’s history professor Dr. Amy Froide titled “Scolds, Bridles, and Shrews: Nasty Women in Early Modern England.”
Tickets: $20-$50. Talk at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Playing through April 19 at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Theatre.

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Tickets: $42-$106. Showtimes vary at the Hippodrome.

Cruise: St. Patrick’s Moonlight Cruise
Take a late-night cruise on the Patapsco River, enjoy a Moonlight Buffet Menu and some green beer, and get your jig on in the boat’s nightclub-esque atmosphere.
Tickets: $37. 12 p.m.-2 a.m. in the Inner Harbor.

Film: Shadow of a Doubt
Alfred Hitchcock delved deep into the toxic psyche of small-town America with his simmeringly sinister Shadow of a Doubt (1943), wherein outwardly chummy Uncle Charlie (Joseph Cotten) revisits his hometown to spend time with his amiable niece, also called Charlie (Teresa Wright), and his sister’s nuclear family.
Tickets: $9-$11. March 18, 20 and 23 at the Charles Theatre.

Kids: African American Cultural Celebration
Visit the African American Cultural Celebraton for a kids-centered day of entertainment, art and stories. From children’s crafts to a Pixilated Photo Booth, this event will feature plenty of educational adventures.
Free. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at at the Walters Art Museum.

Dance: Steppin’ at the Junction
Charm City Junction joins forces with Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble for a new production, Steppin’ at the Junction. Together, the two troupes will perform an eclectic mix of traditional music and dance, including Old Time (an Appalachia-born folk genre), Celtic & Irish, bluegrass, Americana and more.
Tickets: $15-$30. 8:30 p.m. at the Gordon Center.


Film: Wilhemina’s War
In her incisive 2015 documentary, Wilhemina’s War, producer/director June Cross chronicles the struggles of Wilhemina Dixon, the 62-year-old unschooled daughter of sharecroppers whose South Carolina family, including her daughter and granddaughter, has been leveled by HIV, which disproportionately affects rural Southern women.
Free with $8 general admission.  2 p.m. at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum.


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