Out of Darkness at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Aug 11

Out of Darkness at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Aug 11

Out of Darkness
Friday, August 11, 2017 at 8:00pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Out of Darkness, The One Woman Show by Patricia Eubanks

A production that chronicles the story of Patricia’s life to encourage others that you can make it through whatever seems to be the cards that life dealt you. Just because something is familiar you don’t need to stay in that comfort zone. A message to all but especially created for women the carrier of our seeds, children. No matter the situations life brings you can partner with God and his strategies for your life and be catapulted into your purpose giving you beauty for ashes. There is no force stronger than Love, it forced me “Out of Darkness”.

Tickets: $10 in advance (click here), $15 at the door.

Equivocation at Hard Bargain, Aug 4-19

Equivocation at Hard Bargain, Aug 4-19

By Bill Cain
Directed by Craig Hower
August 4-19, 2017
Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm

Location: Hard Bargain Players

A Shakespeare-style play about telling the truth in difficult times. William Shakespeare finds himself between a powder keg and the crown in this brilliant new play by Bill Cain that premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2009.

England, 1605: A terrorist plot to assassinate King James I and blow Parliament to kingdom come with 36 barrels of devilish gunpowder! Shagspeare (after a contemporary spelling of the Bard’s name) is commissioned by Robert Cecil, the prime minister, to write the “true historie” of the plot. And it must have witches! The King wants witches! But as Shag and the acting company of the Globe, under the direction of the great Richard Burbage, investigate the plot, they discover that the King’s version of the story might, in fact, be a cover-up. Shag and his actors are confronted with the ultimate moral and artistic dilemma. Speak truth to power—and perhaps lose their heads? Or take the money and lie? Is there a third option—equivocation? A high-stakes political thriller with contemporary resonances, EQUIVOCATION gallops from the great Globe to the Tower of London to the halls of Parliament to the heart of Judith, Shag’s younger daughter, who finds herself unexpectedly at the very heart of the political, dramatic and—ultimately—human mystery.

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.

Tags: Hard Bargain Players, Accokeek Maryland, Equivocation, Bill Cain, Craig Hower

Off the Quill presents King Kirby at the Greenbelt Arts Center, Jul 28-Aug 12

Off the Quill presents King Kirby at the Greenbelt Arts Center, Jul 28-Aug 12

Off The Quill presents:
King Kirby
by Crystal Skillman and Fred van Lante
Directed by Keith Cassidy

July 28 – August 12, 2017
July 28, 29, August 4, 5, 11, 12 at 8PM
Sunday matinee: August 6 at 2PM

PARENTAL ADVISORY: Contains adult language and is not suitable for young children.

Location: Greenbelt Arts Center

Even the origin stories have an origin story. For over 50 years, Jack Kirby was the driving force behind the most iconic comic book characters in American pop culture. This is the story of the work that made the marvels.

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

Think Before You Holla at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Jul 15-23

Think Before You Holla at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Jul 15-23

Ally Theatre Company presents:
Think Before You Holla
as conceived and directed by Taylor Renolds

July 15 – 23, 2017
Saturday 7/15 at 8:00 PM
Sunday 7/16 at 2:30 PM
Sunday 7/16 at 5:00 PM
Thursday 7/20 at 6:30 PM
Thursday 7/20 at 9:00 PM
Friday 7/21 at 6:30 PM
Friday 7/21 at 9:00 PM
Saturday 7/22 at 2:30 PM
Saturday 7/22 at 6:30 PM
Saturday 7/22 at 9:00 PM
Sunday 7/23 at 2:30 PM
Sunday 7/23 at 5:00 PM

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Parental guidance: recommended for ages 13 and up. This show contains profanity.

Generated from true stories via interviews and social media, Think Before You Holla is a devised piece that examines the patriarchal roots of gender-based street harassment and its overall influence on women’s psyches. It’s time to reclaim our space.

Tickets: $17. Buy tickets here.

Tags: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier Maryland

Camp Encore presents Romeo and Juliet at the Greenbelt Arts Center, July 12-13

2017 Camp Encore presents Romeo and Juliet at the Greenbelt Arts Center, July 12-13

Camp Encore presents:
Romeo and Juliet
“My only love sprung from my only hate”
By William Shakespeare
Directed and adapted by Kate Magill Robinson

Join director Kate Magill Robinson and the Camp Encore troupe leaders as they delve into Shakespeare’s most iconic tragic love story. Rival gangs – the Capulets and the Montagues – patrol the streets of Verona, ripping the city into factions as they play out an age-old vendetta. Against the backdrop of this epic feud, Romeo Montague crashes a Capulet party with his friends, and there he first sets eyes upon the beautiful Juliet, the heir to the Capulet family. The star-crossed lovers attempt to live out the passion of their hasty romance and secret marriage, amidst the violence of their families’ feud. But fate, fortune, and a series of cataclysmic circumstances steer them off-course toward their inescapably tragic end.

PARENTAL ADVISORY: Not recommended for those under 12.

PERFORMANCES: Wednesday, July 12 at 1:00pm and Thursday, July 13 at 4:00pm and 7:00pm.

Performance Location: Greenbelt Arts Center

Tickets are free but must be reserved by emailing katemagill3@gmail.com. Some shows will sell out in advance.