April 19, 2012 | by Juliette Ebner
Out & About: Baltimore (April 20)

 ‘Mary Poppins’ opens in Baltimore

The Broadway show, “Mary Poppins” opens on Wednesday at the Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center (12 North Eutaw St.) at 7:30 p.m.

The show, starring Megan Osternaus as Mary Poppins, features the same story and songs from one of the most popular Disney films, plus new dance numbers.

Tickets range from $20 to $80 and are available online at ticketmaster.com.

The show will run through May 6.

The Collective will be joining ClancyWorks Dance Company in concert on April 28-29 at Theatre Project. (Photo by Matt Roth)

Dancing for change at Theatre Project

ClancyWorks Dance Company presents “10 Years in the Making” highlighting the collaboration with Baltimore organizations to use dance as a catalyst for social change at Theatre Project (45 West Preston Street) on April 28 and 29.

The concert will feature a performance by The Collective, a Baltimore-based dance company as well as students from residencies at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology and Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts.

Some of the routines featured will be “Spinning Webs,” which explores the web of relationships, drawing on Native American legends and “Sisters,” performed by the Collective and choreographed by Adrienne Clancy.

Tickets are $10 for students, $15 for seniors, teachers and artists and $20 for general admission.

For more information, visit theatreproject.org.

Groups set to meet at GLBT community center

The GLBT Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland (241 West Chase St.) has a large variety of groups meeting this week.

On Saturday, Sufficient As I Am, a group for youth 24 and younger dealing with issues of sexuality, coming out, relationships, family and more, is meeting in room 201 at 12:30 p.m.

POZ Men, an LGBT-affirming peer support group for all HIV-positive men, meets on Wednesday in room 202 at 6 p.m. There’s also evening yoga classes at 7:15 p.m. in room 201 with Kelly O’Neal. These classes are $9, or an eight class pass is available for $50.

For more information on these groups, visit glccb.org.

Vying for the crown

The Miss Gay Maryland America pageant begins on Saturday at Club Hippo (1 West Eager St.) with “In Review.” There will be a karaoke bar at 10 p.m. following by dancing. There will also be performances by the former Miss Gay Marylands.

The pageant continues with the preliminary night on Sunday at 7 p.m. featuring 10 contestants vying for the title. Contestant will be competing in gown, solo talent and long talent. Doors open at 6 p.m. General admission is $12.

Monday is the final night with the top five contestants competing in gown, long talent and on stage questions. Doors open at 7 p.m. and general admission is $12.

For more information, visit clubhippo.com.

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