May 10, 2013
Band and orchestra students at Barbara Ingram School for the Arts will combine with the Potomac Valley Youth Orchestra of Montgomery County, Md., to present a Mother's Day concert of music for large orchestra. The concert will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday at The Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown. Featured on the program will be Overture to Arthur Sullivan's “The Yeoman of the Guard,” the “Presto Finale” to Mozart's Symphony No. 36, Gershwin's “Little Rhapsody in Blue” with pianist Jessan Groenendyk, and Rossini's Overture to “The Italian Girl in Algiers.” Also featured at the concert will be Potomac Valley Orchestra's concerto competition winner Marie Hodges performing Beethoven's Violin Sonata in F. Barbara Ingram will feature All-State alto saxophonist Hansu Sung in Eugene Bozza's Improvisation and Caprice.
July 18, 2006
People of all ages are invited to perform their talent every Wednesday starting at 6 p.m. at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. No charge to perform; no admission fee to attend. Entertainment for the whole family. Call The Maryland Theatre at 301-790-3500.
March 26, 2009
o View slideshow Joe Bonamassa, right performed with his band Thursday night at the Maryland Theatre in downtown Hagerstown. Between 900 and 1,000 people attended the concert.
April 27, 2012
Members of Ballet and All That Jazz Tap Dancers performed in the National Cherry Blossom Parade on April 14 in Washington, D.C. There were a total of 650 tap dancers from all over the United States. Ballet and All That Jazz's spring recital is on Saturday, May 19, at the Maryland Theatre in downtown Hagerstown.
April 30, 2010
The concert with radio show host and recording artist John Tesh originally scheduled for May 7 at The Maryland Theatre has been postponed to a later date to be determined. Norm Slemenda, general manger of Prettyman Broadcasting, made the announcement Thursday. Current ticket holders should contact the Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown at 301-790-2000 or online at mdtheatre.org for refunds. For more information regarding Tesh, the new Hagerstown concert date or "The John Tesh Radio Show" go to http://www.
May 2, 2013
Tickets are on sale now for Christian comedian, songwriter and singer Tim Hawkins' concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. The event is a fundraiser for Boys and Girls Club of Washington County. VIP floor reserved and box reserved seats cost $40 advance only; $45 at the door. Only 48 VIP box seat tickets will be sold. Cost includes a meet and greet with Hawkins after the show. Premium reserved tickets cost $25 in advance; $30 at the door.
November 18, 2006
Local arts representatives gathered Tuesday at the Arts Council's Gallery in Hagerstown to witness the awarding of more than $20,000 in grants from the Washington County Arts Council and to observe a brief celebration of the council's 39th year. Formed in 1967, the council is celebrating 39 years of serving the community through nurturing the arts. Grants were given to: the Potomac Classical Youth Ballet; the Appalachian Wind Quintet; Authentic Community Theatre; the Maryland Symphony Orchestra; the Hancock Arts Council; Hagers-town Choral Arts; the 12th annual Western Maryland Blues Fest; Augustoberfest; The Maryland Theatre; and more.
July 23, 1997
Escapade Theatre Company will perform "The Wizard of Oz" at The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, Friday, July 25, at 8 p.m., Saturday, July 26, at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, July 27, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children 12 and younger and senior citizens 65 and older. An additional fee of $1, a Maryland Theatre processing charge, will be added to the cost of each ticket. For information, call the theater box office at 301-790-2000 or 1-800-34-SHOWS, or call Escapade Theatre Company at 301-733-4863.
December 1, 2007
The time has been changed for a December benefit concert that will raise money to help people pay their utility bills. The Utility Relief Benefit Concert will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown. The concert will feature opera singer William Clarence Marshall III and local school choirs. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased by calling Hagerstown Community Affairs Director Karen Giffin at 301-739-8577, ext. 116.
April 10, 2013
The Hagerstown City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the allocation of $22,411 to The Maryland Theatre for its sound system upgrade project. The total cost of the project is $44,822, according to an April 5 memo from John Lestitian, the city's director of economic and community development, to Bruce Zimmerman, city administrator. Drawing from its general fund revenue, the city is funding half of the project, the other half will be funded by the Washington County Office of Community Grant Management, the memo states.