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June 4, 2014
Baltimore holds a lot of interesting attractions for all sorts of interest, however, its art and performance scene is still pretty much one of the main reasons many charter bus visitors head to Baltimore for holiday. Should you be one who enjoys a spot of live performances, then heading to the Hippodrome Theatre should be of utmost importance should you be in the vicinity of Downtown Baltimore.
Located on 12 North Eutaw St, the Hippodrome Theatre is a beautiful and majestic 1914, former vaudeville and early movie theater. As the biggest performing arts venue in Downtown Baltimore, the Hippodrome Theatre usually hosts a myriad of Broadway productions on a regular basis.
Previously built for impresarios Pierce and Scheck, the Hippodrome Theatre features 2300 seats and is the first vaudeville house in Baltimore. This theater also serves as a movie theater, and was designed by Thomas White Lamb, using brick and terracotta on the building’s facade.
One of the most notable performers in the past is Frank Sinatra, who appeared with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, and later again in the Hippodrome with Harry James’ band in 1939. Closed in 1990, the Hippodrome Theatre opened to public again in 2004 as part of the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center.
During the whole of June 2014, the Hippodrome Theatre will be hosting Sister Act, a Broadway musical comedy rental bus visitors will surely enjoy. This musical features original music by 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, with the story about Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look—a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own.
Call 866-577-7469 for ticket booking or for more information on the show.
Coach bus visitors heading to the Hippodrome Theatre for a show need to remember and abide by the policies it holds. Here are some important tips to remember:
For an easy hassle-free trip to Baltimore to visit all the attractions it has to offer, hire a charter bus by calling 1-888-468-0815 or 443-406-6982.