Fearless New Play Festival Kickoff at Clarice Smith, Feb 17

Fearless New Play Festival Kickoff at Clarice Smith, Feb 17

Fearless New Play Festival
February 17 & March 7 – 9, 2019

Kickoff: Sun, Feb 17, 2019 . 1:00PM

Performances:
Thu, Mar 7, 2019 . 7:00PM
Fri, Mar 8, 2019 . 7:00PM
Sat, Mar 9, 2019 . 7:00PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Dance Theatre.

TDPS’s Fearless New Play Festival is a three-day celebration of new scripts in development. The festival will kick off with a panel speech from a keynote playwright of national renown. After a week of workshops, participants will present: (1) a staged reading of the keynote playwright’s newest play, (2) staged readings of new ten-minute plays by current students, and (3) a showcase of new short plays by alumni, followed by a closing night celebration.

The selected current student plays are:
Bread & Roses by Yiwen Feng
Dakota by Olivia Litteral
Delilah Revisited by Jared Strange
Standardized by Jasmine Mitchell
Twenty Down by Jamie Bokman
Pleonasm by Jordan Resnick
I Don’t by Jordan Ealey
Szia Ruth by Amber Smithers

The selected alumni plays are:
CrossFit WonderWoman by Sam Mauceri (BA Theatre ’15)
Ceasefire by Avery Collins (BA Theatre ’16)
What to do When You’re Suicidal but You Can’t Fight Fascists When You’re Dead by Natalie Ann Valentine (BA Theatre ’13)
Field Glass by Martin Thompson (BA Theatre ’15)
It’s a Queer Thing by Radcliffe Adler (BA Theatre ’18)
The White Talk by Whitney Geohagan (BA Theatre ’18)
Terrible Lizard by Megan Meinero (BA Theatre ’12)
Sweet Dreams by Nikki Lust (BA Theatre ’17)

Tickets:
Kickoff Feb 17: Free, tickets are required. Performances Mar 7-9: General admission $10, Students Free. Click here.

Village Idiots Improv at Laurel Mill Playhouse

Village Idiots Improv at Laurel Mill Playhouse

Village Idiots Improv

Sunday October 28, 2018 at 6pm
Monday December 31, 2018 at 8:30pm and 10:30pm
Thursday February 14, 2019 at 8pm
Sunday May 12, 2019 at 6pm

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

The Village Idiots’ create a hilarious, improv comedy show based on audience suggestions! Local comedic performers make a fun, funny, and family-friendly experience that’s highly interactive and energetic!! No two shows are ever the same!!! NOW IN 3D!!!

Tickets are $10 for general admission. Admission for students (12 and under), active duty military and seniors (65 and over) is $10. 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 maureencrogers@gmail.com or 301-452-2557.

Buy tickets here.

Expressions of a People at Harmony Hall, Feb 10

Expressions of a People at Harmony Hall, Feb 10

Expressions of a People

Sunday, February 10, 2019, 1:00 to 6:00pm

Location: Harmony Hall Regional Center in Fort Washington

You’re invited to our FREE Black History celebration featuring musical performances, children’s activities, workshops and entertainment for the entire family. This year we welcome back some of our regular favorites, including warm and engaging greeter and storyteller, Baba-C, and the always-popular Culture Queen, Jessica Smith. Activities will include mask making, face painting, a caricaturist, a make-and-take pottery workshop and a STEAM workshop and just like in years past, our performances on stage are sure to please

Free admittance.

Unspoken Stories at Clarice Smith, Feb 9

Unspoken Stories at Clarice Smith, Feb 9

Taratibu Youth Association presents:
Unspoken Stories
Saturday, February 9, 2019 . 3PM & 7PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Dance Theatre.

The Taratibu Youth Association (TYA) celebrated Black History Month telling the unspoken stories of perseverance, resistance and freedom. TYA uses song, poetry, dance and music to tell the stories of perseverance by Anarcha, Betsy and Lucy, slave youth that underwent multiple surgeries by James Marion Simms, without anesthesia; the South African resistance against apartheid, the resistance of color and class in Brazil; to the struggles for freedom of African Americans.

Tickets: $30. Click here.

Village Idiots Improv at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Dec 31

Village Idiots Improv at Laurel Mill Playhouse

Village Idiots Improv

Monday December 31, 2018 at 8:30pm and 10:30pm
Thursday February 14, 2019 at 8pm
Sunday May 12, 2019 at 6pm

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

The Village Idiots’ create a hilarious, improv comedy show based on audience suggestions! Local comedic performers make a fun, funny, and family-friendly experience that’s highly interactive and energetic!! No two shows are ever the same!!! NOW IN 3D!!!

Tickets are $10 for general admission in advance or $15 at the door. 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 maureencrogers@gmail.com or 301-452-2557.

Buy tickets here.