Important announcement

As we plan for a return to live theatre events, we have developed plans to welcome you back within the guidelines for safe practices recommended by the CDC and Maryland Department of Health, and in compliance with Baltimore County and CCBC’s requirements for public performances. Some of those guidelines include masks for everyone regardless of vaccination status, regular health screenings, and social distancing procedures. Learn more about our reopening plan»

At every step, we are committed to safety first, both in producing live theatre, and in welcoming our audiences. The Community College of Baltimore County is guided by the expertise and safe practices that have kept our campuses open and serving our communities.

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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.

Check out a show!

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Every summer CCBC Essex offers excellent, large-scale musicals to audiences. View a collection of photos from past Cockpit in Court productions and be sure to check out any upcoming shows!

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