Site:       Garrett-Jacobs Mansion

                  (Home of the Engineers Club)

Address: 11 W. Mt. Vernon Place

                  Baltimore, MD 21201


Reservations: Reservations required for all performances.              ph/fax:   410-235-4457

Spring Series 2007 available also on

Fee: Spring 2007  performances:  $14 each                                

          Total  Series:    $28 per person


NEW:  *Woman of Wonder Tea/Talk/Tour

                   Spring 2007 Series

    $25 p.p. or $48  p.p./series supporting

     Maryland Women’s Heritage Center

    includes performance with select seating

    3:00 pm post-show tea with author/ actress

Mail: Heritage Theatre Artists’ Consortium’s

Baltimore Living History Theatre Series

Registration Form & (checks only for Spring ’07 Series) payable & mailed to:

Heritage Theatre Artists’ Consortium                                                    

116 W. University Parkway,  P-3

Baltimore, MD 21210

Provide: Name(s), Organization, Phone(s),

Email(s), Fax, Address, Zip Code(s), No. in party/group per show,  Answer: First time Visitor to G-JM, Casual Attendee, C-JM Member, Attending Other Free Fall Baltimore events

Note: Ticketless and open seating.Name &/or group will be  on reservation sheet at performances

Check-in at lobby table prior to performance

Paid reservations non-refundable

          Suggested ages: 12 thru senior adults

Sunday Buffet Brunch Reservations day of program contact Engineer’s Club only 410-539-6914 ($25 p.p.)

*The successful Nov 5 & Nov. 19  performances were sponsored by FreeFall Baltimore made possible by a grant from the Creative Baltimore Fund, a program

of Mayor Martin O'Malley and the Baltimore

Office of Promotion & The Arts.


Special thanks to Free Fall Baltimore media sponsors: The Baltimore Sun, Maryland Public Television, WBAL-TV, 92Q-FM, Magic 95.9-FM, WYPR, and Mission Media. 


* Ella Gutman Hutzler -Nov.19 click to read comments

Photo courtesy of The Jewish Museum

of Maryland     20000.085.008                                                                                                                                                                                        




Baltimore Living History Theatre Series 2006-2007

*November 5 - 2:00 pm - Laura Keene, (1826-1873) was the celebrated actress performing at Ford’s Theatre when President Lincoln was assassinated.  This consummate leading lady began her unprecedented career as America's First Female Manager at the Charles Street Theatre in Baltimore. Recipient of the Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award, Tamara Johnson, performs selections from her acclaimed one-woman show.  FreeFall Baltimore             


November 19 -2:00 pm - Ella Joline Gutman Hutzler (1855-1942) will bring the past to life with a lively slide presentation about the Jewish-owned department stores that once lined Howard and Lexington Streets. As the wife and daughter of prominent department store owners, Mrs. Hutzler had a unique vantage point on these grand emporiums. This living history performance, developed by the JMM, will be performed by Harriet Lynn  of Heritage Theater Artists’ Consortium.  Free Fall Baltimore

Photo courtesy of The Jewish Museum of Maryland 2000.085.008

March 25 - 2:00 pm - Mary Elizabeth Garrett, (1854-1915) Quiet Revolutionary. The most prominent woman philanthropist of her day, Baltimorean Garrett revolutionized American medicine by starting the  nation’s first graduate-level, co-educational medical school at Johns Hopkins University, raised the standard for  female education by establishing the aided in the establishment of the Bryn Mawr School for Girls,  and provided a model of modern philanthropy through her unprecedented gifts. accept her demands to have women study to become doctors at the institution before receiving a desired financial gift from her national fundraising efforts and personal significant contribution. Kathleen Waters Sander, author, and actress, Diane Briante, portraying Miss Garrett, will be present for this occasion.   $


Photo courtesy of

Bryn Mawr College Library

April 15 - 2:00 pm - Ella Shields, (1879-1952) Ella rose from a little girl from Baltimore, MD to  a legendary male impersonator in British Music Hall and in vaudeville.  Among her many credits Miss Shields opened the London Palladium in 1910 and during a 50+ year stage career she performed with such theatrical luminaries again at the London Palladium as Danny Kaye and Julie Andrews  for a Royal Command performance in 1948 and in the previous year Ella Shields served as Emcee for a brief vaudeville revival at Baltimore’s own Hippodrome Theatre. Ella Shields is the likely inspiration for “Victor” in Victor/Victoria.  Her signature song, Burlington Bertie from Bow, introduced in 1914, is still being sung today. Program includes music/song/dance. Actress/playwright, Harriet Lynn. $


Harriet Lynn as Ella Shields

Photo credit:  Paul Hayward


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2006 - 2007

   Ella Shields April 15 $

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Harriet Lynn as Ella Shields

Photo Courtesy of Paul Hayward

*Maryland Women’s Heritage Center’s Woman of Wonder Teal/Talk/Tour is a special event as part of the Woman of Wonder campaign featured on WPOC.FM 93.1 and The Beacon.

Maryland Women’s Heritage Center and Museum, a non-profit organization, opens the first state-based women’s history museum and leadership center in the country in May 2010 at 39 W. Lexington St., Baltimore, MD

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The Wesley

Assisted Living Residence

and Skilled Nursing Center

Mary Elizabeth Garrett March 25     $

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Photo Courtesy of

Bryn Mawr College Library

Heritage Theatre Artists Consortium

116 W.University Parkway     Penthouse 3

Baltimore, MD 21210

ph/fax: 410-235-4457

* Laura Keene - Nov.5 click to read comments

Photo courtesy of The Jewish Museum

of Maryland     20000.085.008