Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre presents 'Nice Work If You Can Get It' at CCBC Essex, July 19–August 4

Jul 09, 2019 | by Hope H. Davis | 443.840.5053 (office) | 410.971.5560 (cell)

Baltimore County, Md. - The melodies of George and Ira Gershwin fill the Mainstage of Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre as Nice Work If You Can Get It is presented July 19–August 4 at CCBC Essex, Robert and Eleanor Romadka College Center, in the F. Scott Black Theatre. CCBC Essex is located at 7201 Rossville Boulevard, Baltimore, Md. 21237.

A hilarious new screwball comedy, Nice Work If You Can Get It pokes fun at the Prohibition era in a clash of elegant socialites and boorish bootleggers. Musical highlights include “Fascinating Rhythm,” “Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off,” “Someone To Watch Over Me,” “Sweet and Low Down,” “Delishious” and “Nice Work If You Can Get It.”

Performance schedule
  • July 19, 20, 26, 27 at 8 p.m.
  • July 21, 28 at 3 p.m.
  • August 1, 2, 3 at 8 p.m.
  • August 4 at 3 p.m.

Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors (60+), and $14 for children (12 and under). Tickets are available at the CCBC Box Office at 443.840.ARTS (2787) or online at A group rate of $15 per ticket is available for parties of 20 or more.

Nice Work If You Can Get It features music by George and Ira Gershwin, with a book by Joe DiPietro inspired by material by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse. This production is presented by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK

Meet the cast, directed by Eric J. Potter, at CCBC Performing Arts blog. For more information, visit


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Since 1957, CCBC has opened the doors to accessible, affordable, high-quality education empowering generations of area residents to transform their lives and the lives of others. Each year, more than 63,000 students enroll at the college’s main campuses, extension centers and online to make their starts, earn degrees, launch and build careers. CCBC offers the region’s most expansive selection of degree, certificate and workplace certification programs that prepare students for transfer, job entry and career advancement in such industries as business, education, health care, information technology, cybersecurity, construction and transportation. CCBC is nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies, among the nation’s top associate degree producers, and designated as a Military Times Best College 2018.

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