The Normal Heart at Hard Bargain, June 25

The Normal Heart at Hard Bargain, June 25

By Larry Kramer
Special One Night Only Performance
Benefiting the It’s All About the Love Scholarship and the American Foundation for AIDS Research
Directed by Matt Jameson
Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 7:00pm

Location: Hard Bargain Players

A special one-night-only benefit performance of a largely autobiographical play about the rise of the HIV/AIDS crisis in New York City. Some will be familiar with the story from the TV film of the same name.

Tickets for Hard Bargain Players performances are $12 for adults, $10 for students, seniors and members of the Alice Ferguson Foundation.

To reserve tickets, click here.

Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Nile at the Greenbelt Arts Center, June 23-Jul 2

Thunderous Productions presents Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Nile at the Greenbelt Arts Center, June 23-Jul 2

Thunderous Productions presents:
Agatha Christie’s
Murder on the Nile
Directed by Rick Starkweather

June 23 – July 2, 2017
June 23, 24, 30, July 1 at 8PM
June 25 & July 2 at 2PM

Location: Greenbelt Arts Center

Travel with us across the world and back in time to Agatha Christie’s Egypt for a luxurious cruise on the exotic Nile River, featuring breathtaking scenery, romantic newlyweds, historic monuments . . . and murder!! Throw in British high-society, social climbers, an exceedingly sarcastic socialist, a slightly fanatical clergyman, and layer upon layer of deception, and you’ve got Christie’s iconic mystery, Murder on the Nile.

Thunderous Productions is pleased to bring this much-loved classic to Greenbelt Arts center. The vibrant veteran cast includes seasoned actors well-known in the Maryland/ CD/ Virginia theater scene: Emily Canavan, Beatrix Whitehall, Christina Wilharm, Alexander Gordon, Jon Marget, Jeff Robert, Annette Landers, Aref Dajani, Devonna Burrowes, Arman Gul and Leslie Barnett.

Director Rick Starkweather is an old hand with Agatha Christie mysteries, having previously directed The Hollow, Spider’s Web, Verdict, And Then There Were None and The Unexpected Guest, among others.

Ticket prices: $22 General Admission, $20 Students/Seniors/Military, $12 Youth (12 and under with adult). Buy tickets here.

Peter and the Wolf at Clarice Smith, Jun 18, 3pm

Peter and the Wolf at Clarice Smith, Jun 18, 3pm

Family Concert: Peter and the Wolf
by Sergei Prokofiev
National Orchestra Institute + Festival

Sunday, June 18, 2017. 3 PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Grand Pavilion, General Admission

In this family-friendly performance, members of the National Orchestral Institute perform Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf and give their own imaginative musical interpretations of beloved children’s books.

The National Orchestral Institute + Festival brings together aspiring orchestral musicians from across the country for a month of dynamic music-making and professional exploration. Chosen by a rigorous, cross-country audition process, these young artists present passionate and awe-inspiring performances of adventuresome repertoire at The Clarice and in the community.

Free, no tickets required.

40+ at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Jun 17-18

40+ at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Jun 17-18

RebollarDance presents:

Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 8 pm
Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 4 pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Danced, choreographed, and directed by movement artists over the age of 40, this multi-media, collaborative concert will present experimental, cutting edge work from Erica Rebollar, Helanius Wilkins, Sharon Mansur, Sandra Lacy, Malcolm Shute, iselle Ruzany, and more. Designed to highlight seasoned, respected choreographers and dancers, this performance celebrates age and diversity.

In 2003, Erica Rebollar created a modern dance collaborative where multi-genre artists can make innovative work. RebollarDance examines dichotomies and fragmentations of physical behavior that explore boundaries of performance, using bodies, light, and sound as conceptual canvasses to evoke authentic, highly charged experiences for both dancers and audience. Rebollar Dance’s mission is to create and present cutting edge choreography that impact large and diverse audiences, examining movement as a facet of modern life and a laboratory for analyzing themes. Exploring choreography as innovation, RebollarDance promotes an artistic process of challenge and risk-taking.

Tickets: Advanced: Adults $20, Children, Seniors & Military $15. Door price $25. Buy tickets here. Credit card orders subject to $2 to $3 fee.

Auditions for An Inspector Calls at the Laurel Mill Playhouse, Jun 8-11

Auditions for An Inspector Calls at the Laurel Mill Playhouse, Jun 8-11

Laurel Mill Playhouse

Auditions for An Inspector Calls will be held
June 8, 2017 at 7:00 PM
June 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM
June 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Actors and actresses will be asked to do cold readings from the script and use British accents in their auditions.
Any questions, please contact Maureen Rogers at

For more information including a list of roles to be cast, click here.

Performances are scheduled to run from September 8, 2017 to October 1, 2017.

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

The unsuspecting Birling family are visited by the mysterious Inspector Goole. He arrives just as they are celebrating the engagement of Sheila Birling to Gerald Croft. The Inspector reveals that a girl called Eva Smith, has taken her own life by drinking disinfectant. The family are horrified but initially confused as to why the Inspector has called to see them. What follows is a tense and uncomfortable investigation by an all-knowing Inspector through which the family discover that they are all in fact caught up in this poor girl’s death.

Tags: Auditions, Laurel Mill Playhouse, Laurel Maryland, Maureen Rogers, An Inspector Calls, J. B. Priestley, Ilene Chalmers