April 5, 2012 | by Juliette Ebner
Baltimore arts briefs: April 6

A scene from ‘The Soldier Dreams.’ (Photo courtesy Iron Crow Theatre)

Iron Crow presents gay-themed ‘Dreams’

Iron Crow Theatre presents the Baltimore premiere of “The Soldier Dreams” by Daniel Macivor starting Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Baltimore Theatre Project (45 West Preston St.) and running through April 21.

Directed by Steven J. Satta-Fleming, “The Soldier Dreams” tells the story of David, whose illness inspires his family to come to the home he shares with his partner, Richard. David falls into a coma and dreams of his secret life while things change around him.

Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for seniors, military and students.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit theatreproject.org or ironcrowtheatre.com.

Roller Girls gear up for battle

The Charm City Roller Girls, a local roller derby league, are ending their home team season on April 14 at DuBurns Arena (1301 S. Ellwood Ave.) from 5:30 to 10 p.m.

The Speed Regime will be going up against the undefeated Night Terrors for the title of 2012 Donaghy Cup Champions. Following that bout, the nationally ranked CCRG All Stars, third in the WFTDA East, will kick off their season against the Chicago Outfit Syndicate, fifth in the WFTDAN Central.

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.

Sedaris brings humor to Meyerhoff show

David Sedaris, a gay, Grammy-nominated comedian, author and radio contributor, David Sedaris, will be at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (1212 Cathedral St.) on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Sedaris first became known when NPR broadcasted his essay “SantaLand Diaries.” He has had five collections of essays become New York Times best sellers. His humor is autobiographical and covers everything from his upbringing in North Carolina, various jobs, his life in France and more.

Tickets range from $43 to $48 and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com.

Gender blurred at punk performance event

Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse (800 St. Paul St.) presents “Gender EDGE: gender variant/trans/queer punk activism” tonight at 7 p.m.

This quarterly event will include performances by Corey Reidy, leah b. and Rahne Alexander.

Gender Edge is an event where trans, queer and gender-varied people are celebrated and accepted. It’s open to the public.

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