Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre presents Sweet Charity July 22 – August 7 at CCBC Essex

Jun 29, 2022 | by Lisa Harlow | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.610.3246 (cell)

Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre, in residence at CCBC Essex, will perform Sweet Charity, July 22 – August 7. All performances will be held at the Robert and Eleanor Romadka College Center, F. Scott Black Theatre at CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard.

Hapless but unflappable Charity Hope Valentine desperately seeks love in New York City in the 1960s. In this exuberant, groovy, hilarious musical comedy, Charity tries again and again to find her dream and make something of herself.

Sweet Charity, directed by Eric J. Potter, is presented through special arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Witmark LLC (

Sweet Charity performance schedule:
July 22, 23, 29, 30 and August 4, 5, 6 at 8 p.m.
July 24, 31 and August 7 at 3 p.m.

Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors (age 60+) and $15 for children and are available at the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS (2787) or online at For up-to-date masking requirements and health protocols, please visit

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Cockpit in Court, founded in 1973 by F. Scott Black, is celebrating its 50th anniversary season in 2022. Originally an outlet for local summer theatre, Cockpit grew to a full-fledged community theatre, attracting performers and audiences from all around Maryland and beyond. Over the past 50 years, Cockpit has staged more than 250 productions with thousands of performers, staff and crew for hundreds of thousands of audience members.

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