Run of the Mill Theater to close at end of the month
Run of the Mill Theater, an innovative company that has helped to enliven the Baltimore scene since 2003, will close at the end of the month. (The phone number has already been disconnected.)
The final productions, scheduled for this weekend, are typically adventurous.
First, a followup to "The North Avenue Plays," a concept introduced last year -- six playwrights and six directors will ride the North Avenue bus on Thursday, writing new plays as they go. (The picture here was taken during the 2010 bus ride.)
Overnight and throughout the day Friday, the plays will be rehearsed. The new works will be premiered at 8 p.m. Friday at Load of Fun Theater, 120 W. North Ave. $15.
Run of the Mill Theater will also present, as part of Artscape, a free performance of ...
In a press release, artistic director Dave Mitchell and Garner (the company's marketing director) wrote:
Run of the Mill Theater truly was anything but for a long, long time. A broad and diverse ensemble of creative, technical, and administrative talents strove to create powerful work, reach out to the local community. and nurture a rebuilding small theater movement in Baltimore. Most of us, individually, will be staying put here, doing good work, fighting the good fight. Watch for us.
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