Backstage at Baltimore Center Stage
Our FREE open house.
Families, children, and theatergoers of all ages are invited to sneak a peek behind the scenes at what goes into creating and presenting world class productions.
Receive exclusive ticket deals, tour the scene, props and costume shops, and learn more about all the wonderful things Baltimore Center Stage has to offer!
Some parts of our building are ONLY open to the public during this event, so you won’t want to miss this!
Schedule of Events
All About Baltimore Center Stage
Get answers to your questions and pick up brochures about education programs, memberships, accessibility programs, and group discounts.
Playwrights will be on hand to create your own personalized play.
Spin the Wheel for Special Deals!
Visit the ticket desk and spin the prize wheel.
Sherman Cafe & Bar
Drinks and light snacks are available for purchase, plus get your Baltimore Center Stage merchandise.
Guided Backstage Tours
Meet at the quote wall for tours starting every 20 minutes beginning at 10:20am. Check out the Scene Shop, Props Shop, the Morgenthaler Costume Shop, and more! (10am–12pm)
A Look Behind the Scenes at Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Visit the Pearlstone Theater and learn about the lighting, sounds, and special effects that go into making a production, like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, come to life on stage. (10:15am, 11:00am, and 11:45am)
Charm City Klezmer Band
This local band will perform traditional music of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe, in celebration of our upcoming play by Paula Vogel, Indecent, about a Yiddish theater troupe. (12–1pm)
Take a Selfie!
Dress up in a Center Stage costume and take your photo, then share it with #BaltimoreCenterStage.
FAMILY SERIES 2ND FLOOR MEZZANINE
Wizard of Oz Face Painting
Brighten your day (and your face!) with a visit to our fabulous face painters.
Pinkalicious Cupcake Station
Cupcakes, sprinkles, and icing galore! Eat your creation or take it home in disposable cupcake holders.
Aesop Bops! and The Ugly Duckling Coloring
Coloring sheets and crayons are on hand to let your inspiration soar!
Join the BCS Education Department in Dancing and Acting Workshops
Learn from the best and show off your stuff in the Brown Education Center.
King of the Yees—Build Your Own Chinese Lion Puppet
In Chinese culture the lion symbolizes strength and stability. Build your own lion puppet in the Roche Chapel.
A Wonder in My Soul—Paint a Kindness Rock
Create a kindness rock to give to a friend or family member, or to leave in your neighborhood to pass on a message of support. (Roche Chapel)
How to Catch Creation—Take a Family Portrait
Capture what family and love means to you in our photobooth and preserve this moment in time. (Deering Lounge)
Fun Home—Create Your Own Comic Strip
Draw your own graphic novel and see where your story takes you! (Deering Lounge)