Author Archives: Mark Briner

A SPECIAL HOLIDAY EVENT–The Marvelous Wonderettes: WINTER WONDERETTES

BY POPULAR DEMAND You asked for it, we listened. One of our most highly requested audience favorite productions, by popular demand, returns in a new holiday version! The original cast and original production team of last season’s smash hit THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES return for the holidays with the WINTER WONDERETTES….  
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FOR THE HOLIDAYS: A CHRISTMAS STORY, the Musical

November 16 – December 2, 2018 Book by Joseph Robinette. Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Based on the motion picture A Christmas Story, distributed by Warner Bros., written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash…  
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TALKING CHESS: BEHIND THE GREASEPAINT WITH THE CAST OF CHESS

After a most successful return to our home at the Havre de Grace Opera House, we are excited to begin our second season back with equally amazing plans for the new season. To welcome you back to year two of this blog, BEHIND THE GREASEPAINT, we bring the next edition…  
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A Quick 5 with Mark Briner from Tidewater Players’ CHESS

Sort of a blog within a blog, here is a really nice interview Mark Beachy of Maryland Theatre Guide conducted with me on many insights about all the amazing things that is CHESS. Don’t miss this amazing hit of the season! ‘A Quick 5’ with Mark Briner on ‘Chess’ at…  
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PRESS

The reviews are in and CHESS is a HIT! “Tidewater Players makes their bold opening gambit, setting the bar extraordinarily high for all the productions that follow it this season.”    Theatrebloom.com CHESS AT TIDEWATER PLAYERS Are you where you want to be and who you want to be and…  
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Auditions for A CHRISTMAS STORY, the Musical!

Tidewater Players is pleased to announce auditions for our upcoming holiday musical, another regional Premiere of the musical version of the perennial holiday classic, A Christmas Story. Auditions will be held Saturday, September 8th from 1 to 4 and Tuesday, September 11th from 6 to 9 at the Cultural Center at…  
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Our 2018-2019 opens with CHESS

CHESS (New UK Version) September 7-16, 2018 Music by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus Lyrics by Tim Rice Based on an Idea by Tim Rice Directed by Mark Briner Musical Direction by R. Christopher Rose & Stephanie Cvach Choreographed by Bambi Johnson “Tidewater Players makes their bold opening gambit, setting…  
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AUDITIONS FOR CHESS

In exciting breaking news, Tidewater Players is ecstatic to announce auditions for the Maryland Premiere of the new revised London version of CHESS. With music by Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus, the creative half of international pop music legends ABBA, and lyrics by Tim Rice, renowned for his work with…  
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STAY TUNED

Check back very soon for news and announcements regarding our exciting upcoming 20018-2019 as soon as we are allowed to give updates!


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 July 13 at 7 p.m. & July 14 at 2 p.m. Everybody’s favorite ogre comes to Tidewater with a great score and a funny but universal lesson on accepting ourselves and others. Catch this summer’s Tidewater Juniors and Tidewater Kids production of SHREK Jr.  Get tickets at the link on the right.