MD Theatre Guide Welcomes Our New Greater Baltimore Area Editor, April Forrer

It is with great pleasure that I introduce to our MD Theatre Guide readers our new Greater Baltimore Area Editor, April Forrer!

You have already been reading her well-written reviews on our site and she is now ready for the challenge of being the editor for the Greater Baltimore Area. This includes, Carroll County, Howard County, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Anne Arundel, and Harford County.

Please welcome April Forrer as she continues the MD Theatre Guide’s mission to provide reviews and articles that are fair and honest, thorough, and family friendly.

If you haven’t read about our DC Metro Area Editor, Robert Michael Oliver, please click here.  He covers DC, Montgomery County, PG County, Frederick, and Northern VA.

A Word from April Forrer…

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Hello, theater lovers! I am thrilled to be the Maryland Theatre Guide’s new editor for the greater Baltimore area. As a long-time fan of the Maryland Theatre Guide, I cherish the Guide’s reputation for well-written, honest and very entertaining reviews. I look forward to working with the Guide’s talented writers to continue producing reviews worthy of standing ovations!

April Forrer

About April Forrer:

April Forrer has been a Maryland resident for over 15 years, having moved from Washington, DC after graduate school at the George Washington University. She began her writing career on Capitol Hill as a speech and legislation writer for two U.S. Representatives. She then started working with non-profits to enhance their media and development outreach. She now spends her professional time writing her first novel and designing and constructing costumes for theatrical productions. She savors her time spent with her three children, her dog and her husband.

About Mark Beachy

Mark Beachy is the publisher and video producer of the MD Theatre Guide and the NY Theatre Guide.

In 1997 he wrote the play, music, and lyrics in a musical called, “’Bout Baltimore.” This musical won the WMAR TV Channel 2 and Pumpkin Theatre Baltimore Bicentennial Playwriting contest and was produced as a 1-hour television special.

He has directed over 40 productions, including shows for Pumpkin Theatre, Timonium Dinner Theatre, Howard County Center for the Arts, and the Baltimore Children's Theatre where he was the founder and producer for 7 years.

Before starting the MTG in March of 2010, Mark was the performing arts reporter for the Baltimore Examiner.

As a professional actor he has appeared on TV nationally, including on Discovery Health as "Jerry Baldwin" on I Was Dead, “Officer Nunham” on America’s Most Wanted’s Top Cops 2009 and “Alexander T. Crane” in a Japanese TV documentary about Edgar Allan Poe.