Debbi Morgan: One-woman Show at Bowie State University, Oct 21-22

Debbi Morgan: One-woman Show at Bowie State University, Oct 21-22

Debbi Morgan: One-woman Show

Saturday, October 21, 2017 8:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 2017 2:00pm

Fine and Performing Arts Center, Black Box Theatre, Bowie State University.

Debbi Morgan played the role of Angie Baxter-Hubbard on the ABC soap opera, All My Children, for which she was the first African American to win the daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. In this one-woman show based on her first book, The Monkey on My Back: A Memoir—Breaking A Generational Curse, Debbi breaks her silence on her family’s struggle with domestic violence. Share in Debbi’s struggles and triumphs in this moving and powerful show and during a book signing immediately following the performance.

M-NCPPC has partnered with Bowie State University to offer community arts classes and performances at Bowie State University’s Fine and Performing Arts Center.

Tickets: Regular Admission: $35, Senior Admission: $30

Jolene Ivey

To Kill a Mockingbird at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Oct 20-Nov 12

To Kill a Mockingbird at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Oct 20-Nov 12

To Kill a Mockingbird
Dramatized by Christopher Sergel. From the book by Harper Lee.
Directed by Jen Sizer
Produced by Maureen Rogers

Friday September 8, 2017 through Sunday October 1, 2017

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

Scout, a young girl in a quiet southern town and her brother, Jem, are being raised by their widowed father, Atticus, and by a strongminded housekeeper, Calpurnia. Atticus, a lawyer, taken on a legal defense that stirs the emotions of the entire town. Atticus fights his legal battle with a result that is part defeat, part triumph. As Atticus comes out of the courthouse, the deeply moved town minister tells Scout, “Stand up. Your father’s passing!”

Produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing. Performances run weekends from Friday October 20, 2017 through Sunday November 12, 2017 with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission. Admission for students (12 and under), active duty military and seniors (65 and over) is $15. Tickets can be purchased by clicking the link below. For further information, please call 301-617-9906 and press 2, or contact Maureen Rogers at or 301-452-2557.

Buy tickets here.

Beau Jest at the Greenbelt Arts Center, Oct 20-Nov 11

Beau Jest at the Greenbelt Arts Center, Oct 20-Nov 11

Beau Jest
By James Sherman
Directed by Norma Ozur

October 20 – November 11, 2017
October 20, 21, 27, 28, November 3, 4, 10, 11, at 8PM
Sunday matinees: October 29 and November 5 at 2PM

Location: Greenbelt Arts Center

Sarah’s close and loving family would certainly object — very loudly — if they were to meet her choice of boyfriend. What to do, what to do? He’s coming to celebrate Dad’s birthday! Aha! Clever Sarah has chosen a “pretend” beau that will meet with everyone’s approval! Or will he? This charming and delightful comedy may provide a solution to her dilemma.

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

Black Girl Magic at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Oct 20

Black Girl Magic at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Oct 20

Clarice Smith and the NextLOOK series presents
Dior Ashley Brown and The dAb Band in
Black Girl Magic
October 20, 2017 at 7pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Dior Ashley Brown and The dAb Band come to Joe’s Movement Emporium October 16th – 20th for a 5-day residency where they will be creating a tribute to women in the performing arts using interactive music components from spoken word, game shows, and live performance. Through an acknowledgement of the female voice, both past and present, Brown seeks to express the creative struggle of black female performing artists, while highlighting their significant contributions to creative change and influence. Expect everything from Nina Simone to Lil Kim.

Tickets are pay-what-you-wish with a suggested donation of $15 per person. Tickets can be purchased by calling 301-699-1819 or visiting Joe’s online at Joe’s is located at 3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mt. Rainier, MD 20712. Click here.

Watkins Nature Center Puppet Show, Oct 20 at 2pm

Watkins Nature Center Puppet Show, Oct 20 at 2pm

Watkins Nature Center at Watkins Park presents a nature-themed puppet show and a chance to meet an animal.

Watkins Nature Center, Location: 301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro MD 20774, Phone: 301-218-6702

Tickets: $3 for residents of Prince George’s County; $4 for non-residents.