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250 Years Ellicott City

EC250: On National Road

Directed by Jesse Baxter with music direction by Tiffany Holmes
Produced by EC250 & Jesse Baxter
Book and lyrics by Ellen Nibali
Music by Kevin Crouch & Ellen Nibali
With additional music by Colin Hodge

On National Road, an original new musical that chronicles historic milestones during the last 250 years in Ellicott City and Howard County is set to premiere at the close of the town’s Sestercentennial year on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8th!. A signature piece of Ellicott City’s 250th anniversary celebration, this magical, entertaining, educational, family-oriented musical features 19 songs in a variety of musical genres.

General Admission Seating

  • Adults $25
  • Students and seniors $15
  • Group rates (10 or more tickets | same performance) Adults $20 | Students and seniors $12
    Use the tan buttons above to access group pricing 

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Howard County Arts Council Celebration of the Arts

Celebration of the Arts

The 25th annual Celebration of the Arts will be held at the Horowitz Visual & Performing Arts Center at Howard Community College on Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 6-10pm.

This year's event will, once again, kickoff with the event reception from 6-8pm that will feature 15-20 culinary sponsors showcasing their best dishes, an art auction with up to 80 works by local artists, and live entertainment. At 8pm, guests will take their seats for the main performance. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Rising Star Performing Arts Competition, up to 10 former winners will compete to become our newest Rising All-Star and we will present this year's Howie Awards.

Tickets ($100 for Smith Theatre & $50 for Studio Theatre) will go on sale on August 1, 2022.

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