Welcome to Sis’s at Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, Feb 16

Welcome to Sis’s at Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, Feb 16

Ally Theatre Company presents:
Welcome to Sis’s

Saturday, February 16, 2019, Reception: 2pm, Reading: 3pm

Location: Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, 4318 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, MD

A Performance by Ally Theatre Company of an original play written by Doug Robinson. Welcome to Sis’s, reimagines the story of Sis’s Tavern in North Brentwood. The play takes place during the 1920-30s and explores the meaning of community, the commonplace, and how it was shaped through racial segregation. Blending the genres of original comedy and drama, and based on historical inspiration, this play presents a unique view of racial inequality, oppression, and segregation right in our own backyard.

Free.

This is the first reading of an original play. The play will be performed at Joe’s Movement Emporium, May 3-5, 2019.

Declaration at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, Feb 14-15

Declaration at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, Feb 14-15

Eleanor Roosevelt High School Theatre Department presents:
Declaration
by Jonathan Dorf
a special performance to benefit March for Our Lives

Location: Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt.

February 14, 2019, at 4pm
February 15, 2019 at 7pm

Declaration, a new play by Jonathan Dorf, explores the befores, durings and afters of a group of students whose school is yet another ground zero for a mass shooting.

Followed by a talk-back with the cast.

Suggested donation, Students $5, Adults $10

North by Night at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 12

North by Night at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 12

Midweek Matinee: Education on Stage
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 10:15 am & 12 noon

North by Night: More Heroes of the Underground Railroad

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: Follow the journey of brave men and women who risked it all to travel north and help others escape the terrors of slavery. Meet some familiar names and many more who have gone mostly unnoticed by history–until now! This Bright Star Theatre show features William Still, Sojourner Truth, William Lloyd
Garrison, and others.

Recommended for grades 3-8. Curriculum Connections: History, US History, Women’s History.

Tickets: $8/person, $6/groups of 20 or more

Into the Great Unknown at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 9

Into the Great Unknown at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 9

Family Fun Series
Saturday, February 9, 2019, at 2:00 pm

Smithsonian Associates Discovery Theater on Tour:
Into the Great Unknown

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: Leadership, courage, and adventure take center stage in this inspiring Discovery Theater original. Meet Matthew Henson, co-discoverer of the North Pole, and Barbara Hillary, the first African American women to reach that summit nearly 100 years later. Thrill to the frontier exploits of the hard-riding mail carrier “Stagecoach Mary” Fields and Nate Love, the former slave who became the legendary cowboy nicknamed Deadwood Dick. Journey with modern mountaineer Sophia Danenberg to the summit of Mount Everest. And learn how astronauts and aerospace pioneers Guion Bluford and Mae Jemison are charting a whole new frontier today. From the Pole to the prairies to outer space, the histories and heroism of these African American women and men attest that true grit and personal power can push us toward greatness.

Tickets: $5/person

North by Night at Harmony Hall, Feb 6

North by Night at Harmony Hall, Feb 6

North by Night: More Heroes of the Underground Railroad

Location: Harmony Hall Regional Center in Fort Washington

Description: Follow the journey of brave men and women who risked it all to travel north and help others escape the terrors of slavery. Meet some familiar names and many more who have gone mostly unnoticed by history–until now! This Bright Star Theatre show features William Still, Sojourner Truth, William Lloyd Garrison, and others.

Tickets: $5.