Synetic Theater presents The Miraculous Magical Balloon at the Greenbelt Community Center, Oct 2 at 3pm

Synetic Theater presents The Miraculous Magical Balloon at the Greenbelt Community Center, Oct 2 at 3pm

Synetic Theater presents
The Miraculous Magical Balloon
Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 3pm

Location: Greenbelt Community Center Gymnasium 15 Crescent Rd.

Synetic Theater presents a comedic series of pantomime sketches fusing music, ballet, clowning, and audience participation.

Greenbelt Community Center
Sunday, October 2, 1-4pm
Halloween mask workshop (FREE) with Artist in Residence Celestine Ranney-Howes (1-3pm)
FREE performance of “The Miraculous Magical Balloon” by Synetic Theater (3pm)
Plus: Greenbelt Museum exhibit (FREE) and house tours, 1-5pm ($3);
Studio Open House and Sale with the Community Center’s 8 Artists in Residence (1-4pm).

Performance and craft workshop are free.

The Call at Clarice Smith, Sep 30-Oct 8

The Call at Clarice Smith, Sep 30-Oct 8

The Call
By Tanya Barfield
Director Eleanor Holdridge
September 30 – October 8, 2016

Fri, Sep 30, 2016 . 7:30PM
Sun, Oct 2, 2016 . 2:00PM
Sun, Oct 2, 2016 . 7:30PM
Wed, Oct 5, 2016 . 7:30PM
Thu, Oct 6, 2016 . 7:30PM
Fri, Oct 7, 2016 . 7:30PM
Sat, Oct 8, 2016 . 2:00PM
Sat, Oct 8, 2016 . 7:30PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Kay Theatre, reserved seating.

When Annie and Peter decide to adopt, they set their sights on a child from Africa. But just how much of Africa are they willing to bring into their home? Long-buried secrets surface, surprising new tensions with old friends arise, and their marriage is put to the test — all in the face of one startling choice. With keen acumen, this portrait of cultural divide casts global issues into the heart of an American home.

Tickets: General Public $25, Student/Youth $10, NextLEVEL $20. Buy tickets here.

Auditions for Soft Revolution by Venus Theatre, Sep 26-28

Auditions for Soft Revolution by Venus Theatre, Sep 26-28

Venus Theatre will hold auditions for Soft Revolution
Monday, September 26, 2016 through Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Auditioning the part of 23 year old Shafana, a Muslim Australian Biology Student.

This is a character in Venus Theatre’s 58th woman empowering production. Soft Revolution is a world premiere play by Australian playwright Alana Valentine.

It rehearses Mid October through Mid November in the evenings and runs November 17- Dec 11, ThFrSt at 8 and Sun’s at 3.

Auditioning Monday, Sept 26, Tuesday Sept 27, and Wednesday Sept 28. Please bring a prepared contemporary monologue and plan for a cold reading and possible movement exercise.

Location: Venus Theatre.

To schedule an appointment contact with a preferred day and time.

SOFT REVOLUTION by Alana Valentine –
What do you do when you profoundly disagree with someone you love?
At the heart of Soft Revolution: Shafana and Aunt Sarrinah is the story of a young Australian-born Muslim woman and an intergenerational clash with her own Aunt. Based on interviews with Afghani/ Australian Muslim women and produced with the support of a large number of Muslim women from a diversity of Muslim cultures in Australia, this play will compel audiences with its portrait of women who are articulate, highly educated and deeply spiritual. University student Shafana turns to the religion of her heritage for answers after a terrorist attack, resulting in a deep experience of faith and a controversial decision to wear the hijab. But for her Aunt Sarrinah, also a devout Muslim but old enough to regret the changes in her Afghan homeland, the hijab represents both a world from which she has escaped and her fears about the new world she has embraced. Above all, this play is a startling meditation on the clash between individual freedom and cultural context, experienced through two tender and fiercely drawn female characters.

Auditions for The Tin Woman by Prince George’s Little Theatre, Sep 26 & 28

Auditions for The Tin Woman by Prince George’s Little Theatre, Sep 26 & 28

The Tin Woman Auditions

“The Tin Woman”, a dramedy by Sean Grennan, will be a regional premier and PGLT’s second production of the 2016-17 season. It will be directed by Estelle Miller and produced by Roy Peterson.

Prince George’s Little Theatre.

Performances will be at the Bowie Playhouse

Auditions for “The Tin Woman” will be held Monday, September 26th, and Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm, at the New Carrollton Municipal Center, our rehearsal space. Address: 6016 Princess Garden Parkway, New Carrollton, MD 20784. Please try to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start time to sign in and fill out paperwork. No appointment needed. Make sure to check for any last minute updates.

Callbacks, if necessary, will be Thursday September 29th at 7:30pm OR September 29th will be the table reading with the cast at – New Carrollton Municipal Center, 6016 Princess Garden Parkway, New Carrollton, MD 20784

Questions? Call Director Estelle Miller, at 410-279-9499 & leave a message so she can return your call, or email her at

Performance dates are: January 13, 14, 20, 21, & 27, 2017 @ 8 pm and Sundays January 15 & 22 and Saturday January 28, 2017 @ 2 pm.

Synopsis: Instead of relishing life after her heart transplant, Joy enters a downward spiral, unsure whether she truly deserves a second chance. Meanwhile, Alice and Hank mourn the loss of their son, Jack, whose heart was used to save Joy. At a friend’s urging, Joy tracks down Jack’s family to find closure. But are Alice, Hank, and their daughter Sammy ready to accept Jack’s death? Based on a true story, The Tin Woman uses humor and pathos to explore loss, family, and what it means to be given new life.

Requirements: Cold reading at Director’s discretion and readings from script. Bring any conflicts you have during the weeks beginning October 12th through January opening.

Prince George’s Little Theatre, Inc. is an all-volunteer, 501(c)3 non-profit organization. No roles or positions are paid.

Auditions for Silver Linings by Laurel Mill Playhouse, Sep 24 & 26

Auditions for Silver Linings by Laurel Mill Playhouse, Sep 24 & 26

Laurel Mill Playhouse announces Auditions for
Silver Linings
by Ted Tally
Directed by Jen Sizer

Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 2pm
Monday, September 26, 2016 at 7pm

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

Ranging over a wide variety of topics and situations there is no story line as such but, instead, a clever mosaic of telling observations and brightly funny events, all dealing with matters of particular moment to today’s young people. In one sketch a visiting Soviet comedian, through a long-suffering interpreter, amuses himself but not his audience with stale jokes and turgid punch lines long out of date in America; in another two men and a woman, who find themselves in bed together, decide to get acquainted; while in still another a couple meeting at a party engage in a long conversation which runs backward, ending with their introduction. In these, as in the other sketches, the keynote is freshness and wit, blending into a lighthearted, highly theatrical and fast-paced program which will bring pleasure to both sides of the footlights.

Ten delightfully zany and irreverent short sketches created by one of our theatre’s most accomplished writers. Originally presented by the Yale Cabaret Theatre, and then produced by The American Place Theatre in New York City, the sketches range widely in subject and style, but combine into a continually hilarious and brilliantly imaginative program.

Performances will be Friday November 18, 2016 through Sunday November 20, 2016, Sunday matinee performances on November 20th at 2:00 P.M.

Please click here for more information.

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