2019 Shakespeare in the Parks: Much Ado About Nothing at various locations, Jul 9-21

2019 Shakespeare in the Parks: Much Ado About Nothing at various locations, Jul 9-21

The Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission, Arts and Cultural Heritage Division Presents the Prince George’s Summer Shakespeare Festival.

Much Ado About Nothing – Prince George’s Shakespeare in the Parks
Vicious Rumors. Reluctant Rivals. And The Triumphant Power of Love.

A fun-filled comedy, featuring Beatrice and Benedick, the witty rivals whose secret love for each other is revealed when they come to the rescue of Claudio and Hero, whose wedding has been sabotaged by the nefarious Don John. Set on the picturesque island of Sicily, this traveling production will feature live musicians playing a blend of traditional Italian music as well as original numbers composed from Shakespeare’s text.

Performances July 9-21, 2019

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park!

Tuesday, July 9, 6:30 pm
Brookside Gardens
1800 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902

Wednesday, July 10, 7:30 PM
Meadowside Nature Center
5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville, MD 20855

Thursday, July 11, 7:30 pm
Oxon Hill Manor
6901 Oxon Hill road
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Friday, July 12, 7:30 pm
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
University of Maryland, 8270 Alumni Drive, College Park, MD 20742

Saturday, July 13, 7:30 pm
Cabin John Regional Park Amphitheater
7400 Tuckerman Lane
Bethesda MD 20817

Sunday, July 14, 3 pm
Harmony Hall Regional Center
10701 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744

Tuesday, July 16, 7 pm
Riversdale House Museum
4811 Riverdale Rd, Riverdale, MD 20737
Rain location: Riverdale Elementary School Multipurpose Room
5006 Riverdale Road, Riverdale 20737

Wednesday, July 17, 7:30 pm
Magruder Park
40th Avenue and Hamilton Street, Hyattsville 20782
Rain location: City of Hyattsville Multipurpose Room
4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville 20781

Thursday, July 18, 7:30 pm
Watkins Regional Park
301 Watkins Park Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Rain location: Largo/Kettering/Perrywood Community Center
431 Watkins Park Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

Friday, July 19, 7:30 pm
Montpelier Mansion
9650 Muirkirk Rd, Laurel, MD 20708
Rain location: Deerfield Run Community Center
13000 Laurel Bowie Rd, Laurel, MD 20708
*This performance will be sign-language interpreted

Saturday, July 20, 7:30 pm
Fairwood Community Park
12390 Annapolis Road, Bowie 20720
Rain location: Glenn Dale Community Center
11901 Glenn Dale Blvd, Glenn Dale, MD 20769

Sunday, July 21, 3 pm
The Publick Playhouse
5445 Landover Road
Cheverly MD 20784

Enjoy free, entertaining, and accessible productions of the work of the greatest playwright of the English language at parks and arts centers throughout Prince George’s County! Each summer Shakespeare in the Parks tours a professional, family-friendly production of one of Shakespeare’s plays throughout the County, making great theatre available to everyone. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information, call 301-446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544.

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Purple September Productions presents The Greatest Showman at the Bowie CPA, Jun 2

Purple September Productions presents The Greatest Showman at the Bowie CPA, Jun 2

Purple September Productions presents:
The Greatest Showman

Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 5:00pm.

Location: Bowie Center for the Performing Arts.

Tickets: $20 until May 31, $25 thereafter

For tickets click here.

Duane Myko present Morgan at the Bowie CPA, May 31

Duane Myko present Morgan at the Bowie CPA, May 31

Duane Myko presents
Morgan, A musical production

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 7:00pm.

Location: Bowie Center for the Performing Arts.

Morgan is a modern day musical which takes place on the campus of Morgan University. The production follows the life of R&B singer Morgan from college student to the biggest name in entertainment. Through trials and tribulations, Morgan must choose between the distractions in college or her dreasm of superstardom.

MORGAN is based off events of the “Should Could Dream” Movie. Available on Amazon Prime.

Tickets: $20.

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Drama Kids of Bowie at the Bowie CPA, May 19

Drama Kids of Bowie at the Bowie CPA, May 19

Drama Kids of Bowie presents its 11th Annual Spring Production:
Pirate Joe
Big Mystery at the Big Top
The Triumph of Trevor Truelove

Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 1:15pm and 4:15pm.

Location: Bowie Center for the Performing Arts.

Join Drama Kids of Bowie and DKI Acting Academy as they perform three original productions:

“Pirate Joe”

It’s a pirate’s life for them!. That is until the pirate crew can take no more of Pirate Joe’s downright rotten, mean and manipulative ways. Will the crew form a plan to get back to their pirating follies….or will Pirate Joe continue to rule with an iron hook…or sword…? Aaarrrghhh

“Big Mystery at the Big Top”

Once a fantastic circus, The Big Top is now a Big Flop, frustrating its talented and hard-working performers. Reminiscing on their long-gone “sold-out” nights, these STARS decide to change the course of their fate and fight together to bring the kids back to the circus….but not without solving a Big Mystery first. Help solve the mystery and restore the Big Top to fame!

“The Triumph of Trevor Truelove”… (a melodrama)

A tale full of drama, treachery, intrigue, and double-dealing… The perpetrator of this piece of villainy is the vile Lord Villiers. At this very moment, he is plotting to steal our heroine, Lucy Goodheart, from the arms of her beloved Trevor Truelove… Will our intrepid hero be a match for the vile Lord Villiers….?

Tickets: $20 at the door. In advance: adults $15, seniors $17.

For tickets click here.

The Market Place at the Bowie CPA, Apr 28

The Market Place at the Bowie CPA, Apr 28

Milolaa Productions presents:

The Market Place

Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 4:00pm.

Location: Bowie Center for the Performing Arts.

Milolaa Productions Proudly Presents a Phenomenal African Stage Play- “The Market Place”

Under the warm African sky Ikilo market is a harbour for adventure. The bustling sights of skilled traders, delicious smells of indigenous spice and tantalizing sounds of juicy gossip is bound to captivate your heart. But remember, “All the glitters is not gold. Everything at Ikilo market is for sale including your life.’

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