CCBC presents The One-Act Play That Goes Wrong Nov. 2 – 6 at CCBC Catonsville

Oct 20, 2023 | by Lisa Harlow | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.610.3246 (cell)

Community College of Baltimore County Performing Arts presents The One-Act Play That Goes Wrong by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields Nov. 2 - 6 in the Center for the Arts, Theatre, CCBC Catonsville, 800 South Rolling Road.

There has been an untimely death at a country manor, everyone is a suspect and an inspector is set on the case to find the culprit. However, when this play is performed by the accident-prone thespians of the Cornley Drama Society, everything that can go wrong…does! The actors and crew battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences.

This one-act production is condensed from the Olivier Award-winning, international smash hit The Play That Goes Wrong, which has been hailed as “The funniest play Broadway has ever seen!”

The Arts at CCBC presents The One-Act Play That Goes Wrong as part of its 2023-24 season under the theme What’s So Funny? The season is filled with performances that explore and celebrate the shared experiences that make people laugh.

• 11:10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 2
• 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3 and 4
• 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 (American Sign Language interpreted)
• 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6

CCBC’s production The One-Act Play That Goes Wrong is directed by CCBC assistant professor Damon Krometis, with scenic/lighting/designer/tech director G. Maurice "Moe" Conn, costumes by Jessica Rassp and production coordinator/sound designer John Milosich. Intimacy/violence coordinator is Sierra Young and stage manager is Sam Koch.

Tickets are $10 general admission; $5 students, seniors, CCBC faculty, staff and alumni; and free for currently enrolled CCBC students with ID. 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.

The One-Act Play That Goes Wrong is presented through special arrangement with: Dramatists Play Services, Inc., 440 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10016,


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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, 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 2022 Reader Rankings, CCBC is also nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies and among the nation’s top associate degree producers.

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