Baltimore Symphonic Band kicks off CCBC Performing Arts "Year of Shakespeare"

Saturday, Sept. 24, 6 p.m., Library Patio and Lawn, CCBC Catonsville

Performing Arts at the Community College of Baltimore County has embarked on an ambitious series of music, theatre and dance events for its “A Year of Shakespeare” commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the Bard of Avon’s death. Explore our events and offerings online and follow us on Twitter and Facebook. For information about times, ticket prices and purchase, call the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-2787 (ARTS).

Baltimore Symphonic Band, under the direction of Christopher Wolfe, will kick off CCBC Performing Arts’ “A Year of Shakespeare” with a concert of music inspired by literature, including selections including Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet.” Bring your blankets and picnic baskets and enjoy the concert alfresco on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. on the Library patio and lawn at CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road. [Please note that alcohol is not permitted and CCBC is a tobacco-free environment.] The concert is free and open to the public. No reservations are needed.

Highlights of “A Year of Shakespeare” include:

2016
Oct. 27-31 – Macbeth, CCBC Essex

Nov. 3-7 – Hamlet Lost/Found, CCBC Catonsville

Nov. 17-19 – Dancing Ophelia, part of the CCBC Dance Company Fall Dance Concert, CCBC Catonsville

Dec. 1-5 – Love’s Labour’s Lost (The Musical), CCBC Essex

2017
Feb. 18 – Romeo and Juliet: In Concert, Baltimore Symphonic Band, CCBC Essex
Feb. 25 – Romeo and Juliet: In Concert, Baltimore Symphonic Band, CCBC Catonsville

Feb. 24-March 5 – I Hate Hamlet, Dundalk Community Theatre, CCBC Dundalk

March 8 – Julius Caesar, The Acting Company, CCBC Essex

March 23-27 – Romeo and Juliet, CCBC Catonsville

April 27-May 1 – Love’s Fire, CCBC Essex

May 5-21 – West Side Story, Children’s Playhouse of Maryland, Inc., CCBC Essex

Aug. 12 – An Evening with the Bard, Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre, CCBC Essex

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