Baltimore MD/Washington, DC
THE PERILOUS FIGHT, Or; The War of 1812 in Ballad and Anthem
Experience the War of 1812...In the words of those who were there.
Francis Scott Key and other figures from the past spring to life to honor the heroes, both sung and unsung, who endured our young nation’s second struggle with Great Britain.
THE STAR- SPANGLED BANNER and ALL ITS COUSINS,
AVAILABLE NOW FOR STATE-WIDE BOOKING IN MARYLAND:
For the War of 1812 Bicentennial, New Old Theater brings you a delightful concert of popular music heard during the years 1807 to 1815.
Previous performances: The Star-Spangled Banner and All Its Cousins was performed in Baltimore, MD at Artscape in July 2012, and at two branches of the Enoch Pratt Public Library in May and October 2012. Our program was the featured entertainment at the Montgomery County History Conference in January 2013, and at the February 2013 meeting in Fort McHenry of the Baltimore branch of the Military Officers’ Association of America.
What New Old Theater supplies:
Electric piano and other instruments
Programs for the audience
Stage or flat, level performance area at least 12 feet wide and 6 feet deep
Seating for audience
For booking information, contact Steven Lampredi artistic director of New Old Theater firstname.lastname@example.org
EXPRESS! - A RAILROAD ROMANCE IN ONE COMPARTMENT
A brief, rhythmic Victorian frivolity with mistaken identity, suitable for all audiences.
SERVANTS OF NO MASTERY
A "Commedia delle Zanne" for all ages with wacky physical situations performed in easy Italian!
THE DURTY, DURTY CLOWN SHOW
Satirical, absurdist clowning suitable for College age and up.
New Old Theater can provide the following workshops for theater departments or private organizations upon short notice.
19th Century Theater and Melodrama 2 hours
A practical workshop for actors and students of theater including how to perform asides, sensationalize text, and portray stock characters.
19th Century Comedians and the "Stage Yankee" 1 hour
Discussion of the "stage Yankee" in American theater, and how it was reinterpreted through the decades.
Harlequin to Gilligan; The Roots of Slapstick Comedy 3 hours
The Commedia types exist in a universe apart from the everyday, but exhibit the traits of everyday people. In their universe a peculiar and specific logic exists, and it can be compared to the characters in some sit-coms.
The workshop covers:
The traditional character types: Lovers, servants, parents, and fighters.
Mask work exercises: Respecting the mask, The spirit of the mask,
Mask and countermask
For detailed historical information concerning some of our productions visit
The Crushed Tragedian!
Buff Huntley, dramaturge for New Old Theater has created a splendid Victorian Theater blog. It is invaluable for students of 19th century theater in general and contains extensive research on New Old Theater productions.
The multi-talented performers of New Old Theater;
Baltimore MD/Washington, DC