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.

Auditions for Annie Get Your Gun by 2nd Star Productions, Jun 12 & 13

Auditions for Annie Get Your Gun by 2nd Star Productions, Jun 12 & 13

AUDITION NOTICE!! Annie Get Your Gun
by 2nd Star Productions
Direction by Atticus Boidy
Music Direction by Sandy Griese
Choreography by Morgan Gingerich

Auditions/Callbacks Detail:
Dates: Monday, June 12 & Tuesday, June 13 at 7:00 PM, with Callbacks on Thursday, June 15 at 7:00 PM
Location: The Bowie Playhouse in Bowie, MD (16500 Whitemarsh Park Dr, Bowie, MD 20715)
Production Dates: Sept 22 – Oct 21, 2017, Fridays through Sundays

Synopsis: Annie Oakley is the best shot around, and when she’s discovered by Col. Buffalo Bill he persuades this novel sharpshooter to join his Wild West Show. It only takes one glance for her to fall head over heels for dashing shooting ace Frank Butler, who headlines the show. The stage is set for this classic musical comedy featuring famous Irving Berlin tunes including “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” “You Can’t Get a Man with a Gun,” “I Got the Sun in the Morning,” “Anything You Can Do,” and many more!

Performance Location: 2nd Star Productions at the Bowie Playhouse

We welcome non-traditional casting – all roles are open to all races and ethnic diversities!

Rehearsals will be held on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays beginning in July, with the exception of the final two weeks of Tech, for which all will be called nearly every night of the week. If you have any questions, please e-mail us at

For more information including instructions and parts to be cast, click here.

Wolf Pack presents Forsaken Angels at First Baptist Church of Hyattsville, Jun 8-24

Wolf Pack presents Forsaken Angels at First Baptist Church of Hyattsville, Jun 8-24

Wolf Pack Theatre Company presents:
Forsaken Angels
By William Leary

Forsaken Angels is a story of sexual trafficking.

June 8 – 24, 2017
June 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24 at 8pm each night.

Parental Advisory: Forsaken Angels has strong, coarse language, sexual situations and graphic violence. Not appropriate for younger viewers.

Wolf Pack Theatre Company at First Baptist Church of Hyattsville
Location: 5701 42nd Avenue, Hyattsville MD 20781

Tickets: $20 Adults, $15 Senior, Student or Military. Buy Tickets here. Reservations: or call 240-271-5471.