July 4, 2012
The Washington County Playhouse in Hagerstown has dedicated its stage to Donald L. Spickler. The stage has been formally dedicated, and a plaque bears its new official name, according to the theater owners. On June 23, before the curtain went up on the closing night performance of “Big River,” the cast, crew, and audience at the theater recognized Spickler's longtime support and commitment by officially naming the stage after him. “From now on, it will be known as the Donald L. Spickler Stage at the Washington County Playhouse.
July 11, 2012
Enjoy good entertainment and value at the Playhouse To the editor: Since being honored by Loretta and Jeff Czerbinski by having the stage at The Washington County Playhouse named for me (Donald L. Spickler stage), I have been considering how to adequately thank them for their kind action. Perhaps the best way is to encourage everyone to patronize the Playhouse. We first became involved with the Playhouse when we were bringing the Annual Meeting of the North East Region of the National Association of Conservation Districts to Hagerstown.
December 17, 2008
Dinner theater to present show The Christmas dinner theater presentation of "A Christmas in Cricket County" will be held Sunday at Williamsport United Methodist Church, 25 E. Church St. Performances will be at 2 and 6 p.m. The menu is country vittles. Tickets cost $5 per person and must be purchased in advance by calling 301-223-7040. Christmas celebration An old-fashioned Christmas celebration, sponsored by Williamsport's Downtown Merchants, will be Saturday, starting at 4 p.m. The schedule is as follows: visit with Santa Claus, 4 to 8 p.m.; horse and buggy rides, 5 to 8 p.m.; carol sing, 5:30 to 8 p.m.; Mayor McCleaf will read "'Twas The Night Before Christmas,"Â 7 p.m. Conococheague Street will be blocked off from the Town Clock Building to West Potomac Street.
June 5, 1998
"The Fourposter" A comedy, this is the story of a marriage and its four-decade journey as two people grow from youthful infatuation to mature love and friendship. Wayside Theatre, Middletown, Va. Tonight. From $17 to $23 for adults, with discounts for students, seniors and groups of 20 or more. Children ages 17 and younger, $7.50. 1-540-869-1776 or 1-800-951-1776. Comedy Pigs Anniversary Show Proceeds will benefit Maryland Ensemble Theatre and the Cultural Arts Center.
April 17, 2008
'The Sound of Music' Clear Spring High School Drama Department presents "The Sound of Music. " 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 18; 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19; and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 20. Clear Spring High School, Clear Spring, Md. $7; $5 for students. 'Strega Nona' FREDERICK, Md. -- The Fun Company presents the children's story "Strega Nona. " The play is full of slapstick comedy, boys in dresses, magic potions, bad Italian accents and plenty of pasta.
August 15, 2006
Patriot Point Theatre in Gettysburg, Pa., has launched a murder-mystery series. The first production is a Civil War-themed comedy called "Grant Us Some Leeway. " And it's dinner theater. Pulse writers Sarah Ofosu and Sarah Johnston reviewed the dinner and show. Sarah Ofosu: After an hour's drive from Hagerstown, we finally arrived in Gettysburg, Pa. The cornfields and battlefields we passed on the way into town set the mood for the evening's production, "Grant Us Some Leeway," a Civil War-themed, interactive, mystery dinner.
July 17, 1998
Berkeley Springs Volunteer Fire Department Carnival Ride for one price. Saturday, parade at 5 p.m. Shows at 7 and 10 p.m. Today and Saturday. Fields next to U.S. Silica Co. mines, U.S. 522, north of Berkeley Springs, W.Va. 6 to 11:30 p.m. Rescue Hose Co. Carnival Today, Ricky Lynn Gregg, country; Saturday, The Cramer Brothers. Special Events Center carnival grounds, 400 S. Washington St., Greencastle, Pa. 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. 1-717-597-8489. Chambersfest Saturday, July 18, James Humelsine Memorial Volksmarch, hot air balloon rides, Buffalo Soldiers; Monday, July 20, pet parade; Tuesday, July 21, 6:30 p.m., Almost Anything Goes Games; Friday, July 24, Battle of the Bands and Teen Dance; Saturday, July 25, Sprint Soccer Skills Challenge.
March 5, 2003
email@example.com Hagerstown property owner Vincent Groh has donated the former Henry's Theater to the city for use as a magnet school for the arts, Mayor William M. Breichner announced Tuesday morning during his State of the City Address. "I appreciate the opportunity to do this. Thank you," Groh said to a crowd of approximately 170 people at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center at Antietam Creek. Groh said the school would be named in honor of his late wife, Barbara Ingram, who died in 1995.
November 4, 1999
" Death Trap " presented by Blue Ridge Theatre Guild Friday, Nov. 5, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 6, 1:30 p.m. matinee, 6:30 p.m. dinner theater. American Legion Thurmont, Md. Tickets cost $6 for Friday show and Saturday matinee, $16 for Saturday dinner theater. For information, call 1-301-271-3052 or 1-301-271-7132. "Anything Goes" Friday, Nov. 12, to Saturday, Jan. 8; Fridays and Saturdays, select Wednesdays and Thursdays, doors open at 6 p.m., dinner served at 6:15 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, doors open at 1 p.m., dinner served at 1:15 p.m., show at 2:30 p.m. Washington County Playhouse 44 N. Potomac St. Hagerstown Tickets cost $12 for those 12 and younger for dinner and show, $20 for seniors and students, $25 for adults.