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"Fierce, tough and brave"
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
 "Actress Dawn Ursula can be counted on to invest her characters with passion and grit - whether playing the beleaguered daughter-in-law in A Raisin in the Sun or a maid with Hollwood ambitions in By the Way, Meet Vera Stark. But as the protagonist in Everyman Theatre's newest production, Ursula delivers her most gut-wrenching, heart-rending portrayal yet.  More >

"Dawn Ursula triumphs"
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
 "As she will be the first to remind you, Mama Nadi is 'running a business, not a mission.' With a nod to Bertolt Brecht's searing 1939 play Mother Courage, Ruined is fueled by a powerful maternal figure who isn't so much amoral as morally convenient.  More >

"Dawn Ursula is a force of nature"
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
 "Throughout its history, theater has not only entertained but has been used to put a spotlight on injustice and spark change. Lynn Nottage's powerful 2009 drama, Ruined, won a Pulitzer Prize as well as a Drama Desk and Outer Circle award and is making its Baltimore debut at Everyman. This is a return to the work of the heralded playwright and the mighty actress, Dawn Ursula. More >

Everyman Theatre Announces New Managing Director
Monday, February 09, 2015

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Official "Ruined" Photos are Here
Friday, February 06, 2015

The 2014/2015 season continues tonight with the opening of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Ruined. Photographer Stan Barouh has captured some incredible shots of our 16-person cast. When you click on an image, it will enlarge into a slideshow with captions. More >

Dawn Ursula and Nora Stillman Burke Drop By WJZ's On Time
Monday, February 02, 2015
 Resident Company Member and Ruined cast member Dawn Ursula and Education Director Nora Stillman Burke were recently featured on WJZ-TV's On Time with Gigi Barnett. The three discuss the upcoming production of Ruined and the strong and complex women featured in the show. Click below for the full feature.  More >

"Thompson brings seasoned touch to Ruined"
Monday, February 02, 2015
 Ruined director Tazewell Thompson is making his Baltimore and Everyman debut with the upcoming production. He recently spoke to The Baltimore Sun's Tim Smith about the show, his work in both opera and theatre, and about his upbringing by the Sisters of St. Dominic.  More >

"What makes a great stage death? A lot of blood!"
Monday, December 29, 2014
 Everyman Resident Company Members Bruce Nelson and Danny Gavigan recently sat down with What Weekly's Peter Davis to talk stage deaths, scaring the audience and all things Deathtrap More >

"A Little Deadly Diversion"
Monday, December 29, 2014
 "Everyman artistic director Vincent M. Lancisi takes pride in calling Deathtrap his "holiday thriller." And make no mistake about it, this production - which Lancisi directed - excels at the ways and means of murder.  More >

"The show to see this season"
Monday, December 29, 2014
 "Deathtrap is a departure from the regular Christmas fanfare...Everyman's director Vincent M. Lancisi leads a very talented cast through a play about a play full of murder, mayhem, and melodrama.  More >


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