September means more than just buying school supplies and spending Sundays at Ravens games. It also marks the beginning of a new season of Baltimore theater, with everything from dark dramas to rock-and-roll musicals by Charm City’s many noteworthy companies.
9/2-10/2: THE ELEPHANT MAN
Fells Point Corner Theatre, 251 S. Ann St. 410-276-7837. Enjoy this witty, Tony Award-winning play inspired by a true story.
9/9-10/2: SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ
Arena Players, 801 McCulloh St. 410-728-6500. Hear the songs of legendary hit-makers Mike Stoller and Jerry Leiber—think “On Broadway,” and “Kansas City”—in Broadway’s longest-running revue.
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, 7 S. Calvert St. 410-244-8570. Follow themes of jealousy, pride, and revenge in the Bard’s classic tragedy.
9/7-10/9: WAIT UNTIL DARK
Everyman Theatre, 315 W. Fayette St. 410-752-2208. Watch this dark, gripping story unfold in the streets of New York City.
9/9-10/2: ALL MY SONS
Vagabond Players, 806 S. Broadway. 410-563-9135. Celebrate Vagabond Players’ 101st season with this Arthur drama about the all-American dream.
9/2-18: MARX IN SOHO
Spotlighters Theatre, 817 St. Paul St. 410-752-1225. Dive into this witty, insightful performance that chronicles the afterlife of Karl Marx.