CCBC presents The Underpants by Steve Martin Oct. 21 – 25 at CCBC Essex

Oct 14, 2021 | by Lisa Harlow | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.610.3246 (cell)

Community College of Baltimore County Performing Arts opens its academic theatre season with Steve Martin’s adaptation of a classic comedy, The Underpants Oct. 21 in the F. Scott Black Theatre in the Robert and Eleanor Romadka College Center at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard.

When a lady’s bloomers fall down in public, her husband fears the scandal will ruin him and cost him his government job. Instead, comedy ensues. The Underpants was written by Steve Martin, adapted from a play by Carl Sternheim.

Performance times include:
• 11:10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21
• 7 p.m. Friday & Saturday, Oct. 22 & 23
• 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24 (American Sign Language interpreted)
• 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 25

CCBC’s production of The Underpants is directed by CCBC Assistant Professor Damon Krometis, with scenic and lighting design by Terri Raulie and costumes by Eva Grove. The stage manager is Amanda Halcott and technical director is Jason Randolph.

Tickets are $10 general admission; $5 students, seniors, CCBC faculty and staff; and free for currently enrolled CCBC students with ID. Seating is limited and arranged to ensure social distancing and masks are required. To learn more about our other precautions and preparations for this live performance, view the full reopening guide at Tickets can be purchased at the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS (2787), online at or at the door one hour prior to the performances.


About the Community College of Baltimore County (
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, nearly 50,000 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. Designated as the “Best Community College” among the Maryland Daily Record’s 2021 Reader Rankings, CCBC is also nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies and among the nation’s top associate degree producers.

CCBC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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