Category Archives: Blog

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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THE HISTORY BOYS (& A GIRL): BEHIND THE GREASEPAINT WITH THE CAST OF 1776

What a year it’s been. As we conclude our wildly successful homecoming season returning to our residency at the new Cultural Center in Havre de Grace, welcome back to the most recent installment of BEHIND THE GREASEPAINT, my blog that explores for our audiences all the aspects of theatre behind…  
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BEHIND THE GREASEPAINT with THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES

This is an exciting time for all of us here at Tidewater Players. After being afloat in limbo for two years while our home of the last three decades at the Havre de Grace Opera House was undergoing extensive renovations, and fresh off our wildly successful debut homecoming concert during…  
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THE RETURN OF TIDEWATER PLAYERS

SUNDAY AUGUST 6, 2017  at 8:00 p.m. at the HAVRE DE GRACE OPERA HOUSE After a more than two year absence and much public anticipation, TIDEWATER PLAYERS is pleased to announce that the Havre de Grace Opera House renovation is near completion and set to reopen to the public in…  
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2017 Tony Award Predictions

Remember 2016, the year of the Hamil-Tony Awards? Last year’s predictions went something like this: “Hamilton….Hamilton….Hamilton….some chick from Hamilton….another guy from Hamilton….” Yeah, for three freaking hours. With a record thirteen new musicals that opened this season, and four constantly sold out shows on the same block, it’s a different…  
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Disaster!: Smooth Sailing with Smooth Sounds
(a/k/a, There’s Got to Be a Morning After)

In the early 70s, producer/director Irwin Allen of TV’s “Lost in Space” fame released back to back star studded megahits The Poseidon Adventure and The Towering Inferno, and before one could call S.O.S., a genre, the disaster film, was born. Not to be outdone, every studio clamored to capitalize on…  
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BEHIND THE GREASEPAINT

Welcome to the all new Tidewater Players website!  We have redesigned this entire experience with our new partners at Focus 4 Digital Marketing to bring you a site that is not only more up to date and attractive but much easier to navigate and infinitely more informative than our former…  
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Diner: Closed for Renovations

Welcome back to the first of my theatre blogs!  While we are putting together the next Tidewater events  for our 2015-2016 season, I thought I would take the down time to explore the local theatrical arena with the first of my regional reviews. Following is my review of the pre-Broadway…  
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