• Two actors on stage for the 2012 production of Sunset Boulevard

    Betty (Kelsey Lake of Rosedale) and Joe Gillis (Tom Burns of Baltimore) in Cockpit's production of Sunset Blvd. photo: James Hunnicut, Jr.

Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre 

Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre has been serving the greater Baltimore area with professional-quality live theatre at family-friendly prices for more than forty years.

Each summer, on the campus of CCBC Essex, Cockpit in Court offers excellent, large-scale musicals in our 388-seat Mainstage Theatre; comedies and dramas in our intimate 160-seat Cabaret Theatre; and a high-energy children’s musical in our 220-seat Lecture Hall.

Overall, audiences of more than 8,000 come to Cockpit in a summer, and more than a hundred area artists, performers, directors, and musicians offer their talents on stage and behind the scenes.

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Hairspray | 22 photos

This delightfully campy homage to 1960's Baltimore had audiences dancing in the aisles. The multiple Tony winner ran for more than six years on Broadway and Cockpit brought it back to Baltimore. photos: Amy Jones Photography

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