Fences at the Publick Playhouse, Dec 9

Fences at the Publick Playhouse, Dec 9

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse presents:
National Players: Fences
by August Wilson

Friday, December 9, 2022, 7pm

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse.

Set in segregated Pittsburgh in the 1950s, Fences depicts the life of Troy Maxson, a former Negro League baseball star now scraping by as a sanitation worker. Part of August Wilson’s 10-play Century Cycle, Fences explores the walls we build around ourselves and our loved ones while also illuminating one family’s struggles in the Jim Crow era.

$20, or $15 seniors or students. Click here.

Broadway in Bowie presents Pooled at the Bowie CPA, Dec 2-3

Broadway in Bowie presents Pooled at the Bowie CPA, Dec 2-3

Broadway in Bowie presents:
Pooled
A Gospel Musical Drama
By Moses T. Alexander

December 2 & 3, 2022
Friday, December 2, 2022 at 8pm
Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 2pm
Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 8pm

Location: Bowie Center for the Performing Arts.

Tickets: $37-$42. Click here.

Moses T. Alexander Greene’s profound work shows that it is okay to be a work in progress, that God hasn’t left you by now, that now is your time to be rewoven. Hear, remember, and heal together.

Out of the Vineyard at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Nov 20

Out of the Vineyard at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Nov 20

Freedom Stories Workshop: Out of The Vineyard
by Psalmeyene
directed by Raymond Caldwell

Sunday, November 20th at 3 PM

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium.

Playwright Psalmeyene and Director Raymond Caldwell come together to bring a captivating stage play to the arts community. Come together to witness the beginnings of, Out of the Vineyard in the workshop of this commissioned play inspired by the book, A Question of Freedom by William G. Thomas.

Based on interviews with descendants of enslaved families and people connected to the history of freedom suits in Prince George’s County, Out of the Vineyard weaves together monologues that excavate a buried chapter in American history while illuminating how the legacy of slavery still affects us today.

Tickets: Free admission with ticket. Click here.

Flyin’ West at Bowie State University, Nov 17-19

Flyin’ West at Bowie State University, Nov 17-19, In Person

Bowie State University presents:
Flyin’ West
by Pearl Cleage

November 17-19, 2022
November 17, 2022 at 7:30pm
November 18, 2022 at 7:30pm
November 19, 2022 at 2:30pm & 7:30pm

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

Following an award-winning season for BSU Theatre, Flyin’ West takes audiences back to the days of the Homestead Act and the founding of a Black community in Nicodemus, Kansas – a place of immense possibility, steered by the vision and fortitude of the Black female pioneers. Local director Angelisa Gillyard (Constellation Theatre, 1st Stage) joins with BSU senior stage management team Amari Chambers (Class 2023) and Malaysha Saboleh (Class 2023) to celebrate the resilience of ancestors and the strength of sisterhood as they confronted racism and encroaching opportunists who sought to undo the paradise they dreamed could be their future and their legacy.

Tickets: $12, click here.

Contact: Elena Velasco, Email: evelasco@bowiestate.edu, Phone: 3018603750

Around the World in 80 Days by MAD, Nov 5, Online

Around the World in 80 Days by MAD, Nov 5, Online

Goddard’s Music and Drama Club presents:
Around the World in 80 Days
by Jules Verne and Adolphe d’Ennery
as translated into English for production in 1874 under the direction of Bolossy and Imre Kiralfy
directed by Jon Gardner
produced by Eliot Malumuth

Performances: November 5, 2022, at 8pm, Online

Location: Goddard Space Flight Center’s MAD Theater.

Around the World in 80 Days is Jules Verne’s classic tale of action, adventure, comedy and drama. Phileas Fogg bets that he can travel around the world in 80 days, and sets off that very night accompanied by his French servant Passepartout. As they travel, they interact with the people they meet along the way, accumulate additional traveling companions, and have dramatic adventures. The story includes ships and trains, snakes and an elephant, disguises, duels and deceptions!

For more information, and the link to view, click here.