The Nerd by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Aug 11-26

The Nerd by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Aug 11-26

The Nerd
By Larry Shue
Directed by John Degnan
August 11 – 26, 2017

Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse

Now an aspiring young architect in Terre Haute, Indiana, Willum Cubbert has often told his friends about the debt he owes to Rick Steadman, a fellow ex-GI whom he has never met but who saved his life after he was seriously wounded in Vietnam. He has written to Rick to say that, as long as he is alive, “you will have somebody on Earth who will do anything for you”—so Willum is delighted when Rick shows up unexpectedly at his apartment on the night of his thirty-fourth birthday party. But his delight soon fades as it becomes apparent that Rick is a hopeless “nerd”—a bumbling oaf with no social sense, little intelligence and less tact. And Rick stays on and on, his continued presence among Willum and his friends leading to one uproarious incident after another, until the normally placid Willum finds himself contemplating violence — a dire development which, happily, is staved off by the surprising “twist” ending of the play.

Tickets for all shows: $22 Adults, $17 Seniors/18 & Under

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.

2017 Dance Theater Experience Camp Show at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Aug 11

2017 Dance Theater Experience Camp Show at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Aug 11, 2017

Dance Theater Experience Camp Show

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Future stars will shine on Joe’s stage in a modern and original take on classic musical theater. Young movers of all experience levels will thrive under the direction of talented teachers who blend elements of contemporary, hip hop, and Latin-based dance. Campers will develop dance technique, foster acting and vocal skills while establishing an understanding of stage use and teamwork. This four (4) week camp concludes with a performance on Friday 8/11 at 5:30 pm, $5 per adult, children 13 & under free.

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Auditions for The Wizard of Oz at the Greenbelt Arts Center, Aug 7-10

Auditions for The Wizard of Oz at the Greenbelt Arts Center, Aug 7-10

The Greenbelt Arts Center announces auditions for:

The Wizard of Oz
Directed by Jon Gardner
Music Directed by Daniel Flores
Choreographed by Rikki Howie Lacewell
Produced by Win Britt

Auditions for The Wizard of Oz will be held at the Greenbelt Arts Center on Monday August 7, Tuesday August 8, and Thursday August 10 at 7PM, with callbacks Saturday August 12 at 10AM.

Rehearsals will begin September 17, and performances run November 24 to December 17.

Location: Greenbelt Arts Center

Please prepare a short song that demonstrates your vocal ability. Bring sheet music for the piano accompanist or sing a capella, we will not use backing tracks. Auditions will include movement or dance, so please dress appropriately. There may be readings from the script at the auditions or call-backs.

Bring a headshot and résumé if you have one, or be prepared to list your experience. Also have a list of all conflicts for September 17 through December 17 to include all days of the week.

All roles are open and unpaid.

Dorothy and Toto travel to Oz and join a Scarecrow, Tinman and Cowardly Lion in search of the Wonderful Wizard. The beloved musical movie version of The Wizard of Ozis brought to life on the GAC stage with Wicked Witches, Flying Monkeys, Ruby Slippers, Munchkins, and more. Songs include “Over the Rainbow”, “If I Only Had a Brain”, “Yellow Brick Road” and “We’re Off to See the Wizard”. This high-energy show will delight your whole family. We will be doing the 1987 Royal Shakespeare Company revival version, which closely follows the screenplay from the 1939 MGM musical film.

For character listing, and all the other details, please download the audition announcement.

Tags: Auditions, Greenbelt Arts Center, Greenbelt Maryland, The Wizard of Oz, Jon Gardner, Daniel Flores, Rikki Howie Lacewell, Win Britt

Into the Woods, Jr. at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Aug 4-20

Into the Woods, Jr. at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Aug 4-20

The Musical Theater Intensive at Laurel Mill Playhouse
Into the Woods Jr.
Book by James Lapine
Originally Directed on Broadway by James Lapine
Original Broadway production produced by Heidi Landesman, M. Anthony Fisher, Rocco Landesman, Frederick H. Mayerson, Rick Steiner, Jujancyn Theaters
Originally Produced by the Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA

Directed by Michael V. Hartsfield
Produced by Maureen Rogers
Assistant Producer – Dani Kellner
Costumer – Lynn Kellner

AGES: 8-18
DATES: June 12, 2017-August 20, 2017
TIMES: Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00pm
Saturdays from 11:00am-2:00pm

PERFORMANCES: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from August 4-August 20

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

Be careful what you wish for as Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s cockeyed fairytale comes to life in this adaptation of their groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical. Into the Woods JR. features all of your favorite characters — Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk) and the Witch in this lyrically rich retelling of classic Brothers Grimm fables.

Performances run weekends from Friday August 4, 2017 through Sunday August 20, 2017 with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 8 p.m. Tickets are $22 for general admission. Admission for students (12 and under), active duty military and seniors (65 and over) is $17. 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 or 301-452-2557.

Buy tickets here.