Into the Great Unknown at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 27

Into the Great Unknown at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 27

Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 10:15 am & noon

Into the Great Unknown

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: Leadership, courage, and adventure take the stage in this inspiring new play from the Smithsonian highlighting the history and heroism of adventurers and explorers such as Matthew Henson and Barbara Hillary, Artic explorers; Stagecoach Mary of the wild, wild west; Guion Bluford, the first Black astronaut; and Sophia Danenburg, modern mountaineer and first African American to climb Mt. Everest.

Recommended for grades 3 to 5.

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

Let It Shine at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 25

Let It Shine at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 25

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 10:15 am & noon

Let It Shine: The American Civil Rights Movement (1955-1968)

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: This powerful production will introduce audiences to poignant events and notable names of the Civil Rights Movement. This acclaimed show focuses on the tumultuous years between 1955 and 1968 and shines light on important milestone in our history, including: the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Brown v. Board of Education, the Sit-In Movement, the Freedom Riders, the March on Washington, and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Viewers can expect to meet important figures and hear inspiring songs of the era.

Recommended for grades 3 to 8.

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

Going the Distance at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 4

Going the Distance at the Publick Playhouse, Feb 4

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 10:15 am & noon

Going the Distance

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: Race to the finish line with two inspiring African American athletes who changed sports history in Discovery Theater’s original Olympian musical play. Cheer along as Jesse Owens and Wilma Rudolph overcome childhood illness, infirmity, and poverty to become the world’s fastest man and woman, winning the greatest honor in athletics, the Olympic gold medal. Soaring anthems and lively songs speak to the heart and soul of the winner in all of us!

Recommended for grades 3 to 5.

Tickets: Free for Title 1 Prince George’s County Public Schools.

Aesop’s Fables at the Publick Playhouse, Jan 30

Aesop’s Fables at the Publick Playhouse, Jan 30

Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 9:30 am & 11:15 am

Aesop’s Fables

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: These fables from the legendary Greek storyteller Aesop, have been delighting young and old alike for thousands of years, and they still have a message for us today. Perfect for younger audiences, these classic tales entertain but also share a strong message about treating others fairly and knowing right from wrong. Stories like “The Boy Who Cried Wolf,” “The Tortoise and The Hare,” and “The Lion and The Mouse,” leave audiences with a message that is both timely and timeless!

Recommended for grades pre-K to K.

Tickets: Free for Title 1 Prince George’s County Public Schools.

Once Upon a Moon at the Publick Playhouse, Jan 28

Once Upon a Moon at the Publick Playhouse, Jan 28

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 10:15 am & noon

Once Upon a Moon

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: From the beginning of time, we have gazed into the night sky with wonder and curiosity at the moon shining down on us — and wished that we could journey there. In this enchanting new show for the youngest audience members, performers and puppets spin new and old stories about the moon’s magic and introduce the exciting Apollo mission that brought us to its surface. What new worlds can we dream about next?

Recommended for grades pre-K to 2nd grade.

Tickets: Free for Title 1 Prince George’s County Public Schools.