The Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (MHCA) is the area’s most renowned arts venue, providing a wide variety of arts-related programming for all people. Founded in 1979, the organization aspires to be the region’s premier arena for those who desire to participate in the arts for a lifetime. The MHCA gives artists opportunities to entertain the surrounding community. It has four resident companies, the Annapoliss Chorale, Annapolis Opera, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, and the Ballet Theatre of Maryland, along with the Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra and VisionWorkshops, which are community partners.
February 2017 Shows
For those who love the arts and those in love, visiting Annapolis around Valentine’s Day, February 2017 promises to be a month filled with wonderful entertainment at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts as described below.
“Based in the Washington DC area, explores ‘the gap’ between classical and popular music through collaboration, original composition, improvisation and performance. RC takes the form of a string quartet – a configuration of instruments that has been at the forefront of music making for centuries – and re-imagines it for a contemporary audience.
Date & Time: Friday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m.
“More people can sing songs from this Rodgers & Hammerstein musical that almost any other. Oklahoma! is a Tony-Award winning show that became an American classic and one of the most loved musicals of all time.”
Dates & Times:
Friday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 11 at 8 p.m.
Cirque Zuma Zuma
This ‘America’s Got Talent’ finalist is a show filled with non-stop action of African culture, including dance, acrobatics, tumbling and music. Cirque Zuma Zuma features disciplined performers who are trained in Kenya and Tanzania. Many describe it as an African style Cirque du Soleil.”
Date & Time: Saturday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m.
The Little Mermaid
“World premiere of Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s The Little Mermaid, based upon the 1837 fairytale by Hans Christian Anderson. A mischievous young mermaid takes us on the adventure of a lifetime when she willingly gives up her freedom of life in the sea to become human, gain an immortal soul, and win the heart of a handsome young Prince.”
Dates & Times:
- Friday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, February 25 at 7 p.m.
- Sunday, February 26 at 2 p.m.
Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts Details
Address: 801 Chase St., Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: (410) 263-5544
Performances & Tickets: https://www.marylandhall.org/all-performances
An Inn Near the Hall
The Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is less than one and a half miles away from Gibson’s Lodgings, a historic inn located in downtown Annapolis. Call us to reserve your room at our toll free number 877-330-0057. We’ll be very happy to serve you and your family throughout the year.