Gay life in the ‘Shadows’
Theatre Project (45 West Preston St.) presents “Shadows” by Vincent E. Thomas/VTDance, exploring essences of masculinity and manhood through shadows of yesterday, today and tomorrow opening Saturday with a special, free “Peek Inside the Shadow” tonight at 7:30 p.m.
The program also includes “Homo Will Not Inherit,” a VTDance collaboration with Steve Satta of Iron Crow Theatre using the poetry of Mark Doty.
Tickets range from $10 to $20 and can be purchased online at theatreproject.org.
Roller Girls gear up for another home battle
The Charm City Roller Girls, a local roller derby league, are having their third home bout of the season on March 10 at DuBurns Arena (1301 S. Ellwood Ave.) from 5:30 to 10 p.m.
The Night Terrors, who won their last bout with the Modtown Mods 184 to 124, will be playing the Speed Regime, who won their last bout with the Junkyard Dolls 209 to 137, and the Mobtown Mods will be playing the Junkyard Dolls.
Tickets to the bout are $12 for adult general admission, $5 for children under 12 general admission and $25 for VIP.
For more information on the Charm City Roller Girls and to purchase tickets, visit charmcityrollergirls.com.
Da-da-da-dum — snap snap
The Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center presents “The Addams Family” opening Tuesday at 8 p.m. with Douglas Sills, an opnly gay Tony nominee, starting as Gomez.
“Addams” tells the story of what happens when princess of darkness Wednesday Addams brings home a “normal” boyfriend.
Tickets are available online at broadwayacrossamerica.com and vary in price by performance and seating location.
More Hippo fun planned
Club Hippo (1 West Eager St.) has several events happening this week.
On Friday is “Deep in the Game” hosted by Mark Brown Schwarz and Cexman from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. with a special performance by the Shake Off Twinz. There’s a $5 cover for this 21 and older event.
Saturday is the monthly party “The Soundz” with DJ C-Dubz featuring funky house, electro-pop and club remixes all night long starting at 10 p.m.
On Tuesday, Club Hippo is starting Buzztime trivia from 4 p.m. to close. Competition starts at 9:30 p.m. with John Woods hosting. Players can win prizes including bar tabs.
Wednesday is the weekly bingo game, with proceeds benefitting the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Baltimore. This week participants can win the first episode of “She’s Living for This,” a new drag show on here! starring Sherry Vine, Sherry Vine masks and more.