3030: A Futuristic Virtual Caribbean Play at the Publick Playhouse, May 20

3030: A Futuristic Virtual Caribbean Play at the Publick Playhouse, May 20, Online

3030: A Futuristic Virtual Caribbean Play

Thursday, May 20, 2021, 6 – 7 pm

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse, Online

Join us for a virtual performance of the new short play, 3030 by Marjuan Canady. Set in the futuristic Caribbean, this Sci-Fi drama follows the story of a young Dougladian girl Vashti, who dreams of life outside of the confines of her island. Will she fight for revolution or stay true to the Carnival ritual?

A talkback with the director, writer, and actors will follow this performance.

Free, watch on the Arts PG Parks Facebook Page. Click here.

Turn Your Life Into A Play! at the Publick Playhouse, May 15, Online

Turn Your Life Into A Play! at the Publick Playhouse, May 15

Prince George’s County Parks and Recreation, Online

Playback Theater: Turn Your Life Into A Play!

Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 5:00 to 6:30pm

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse, Online

Come play with us! Enter the world of Playback Theater where your personal story is magically transformed into a work of art before your eyes. Watch as masterful actors take real-life stories and turn them into mini-plays in real time. Don’t miss this exhilarating and moving medium of storytelling where life is imitated by art. No experience needed. Sign up today and bring a story to share.

Community Healing Theater Workshop – Virtual – 316003

Let’s talk it out! Join us for a series of theater workshops designed to promote community healing. Learn, listen, and get on the road to recovery through creative dialogue on community issues. Theater can be therapeutic as it brings in various perspectives and lifts to your spirit.

Let’s talk it out! Join us for a series of theater workshops designed to promote community healing. Learn, listen, and get on the road to recovery through creative dialogue on community issues. Theater can be therapeutic as it brings in various perspectives and lifts to your spirit.

A link to access the interactive performance on the Microsoft Teams Platform will be shared following registration.

For Ages 18 and Up

Free, registration required. Click here.

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.