Auditions for Macbeth by Shakespeare in the Parks, Jan 18

Auditions for Macbeth by Shakespeare in the Parks, Jan 18

Prince George’s Shakespeare in the Parks announces auditions for:
Macbeth
by William Shakespeare
directed by Christopher Dwyer

Auditions for Macbeth will be held on:
Saturday, January 18, 10 AM-6 PM

Location: contact dwyer.pgshakes@gmail.com

Shakespeare in the Parks provides opportunities for county-based designers, actors, and musicians to share their creativity and expertise with county residents of all ages. All acting positions are paid. Performances of our next production (Macbeth) are scheduled July 5-20, 2020 in open-air locations throughout Prince George’s County. Auditioning actors must be 18 years or older and should present a monologue from one of Shakespeare’s plays. Actors need not be county residents to audition. Auditions are by appointment only. To schedule, email Artistic Director Christopher Dwyer at dwyer.pgshakes@gmail.com.

Ballet Company M presents The Nutcracker at Clarice Smith, Dec 15

Ballet Company M presents The Nutcracker at Clarice Smith, Dec 15

Ballet Company M: The Nutcracker
Sunday, December 15, 2019 . 3PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Kay Theatre.

Ballet Company M is proud to present a rendition of Tchaikovsky’s classic holiday ballet, The Nutcracker. With the help of her Nutcracker, the audience will travel with Clara from her mother’s holiday party, through a beautiful snow storm and into the magical Land of the Sweets.

The Muses – Original Works Project at Clarice Smith, Dec 8

The Muses – Original Works Project at Clarice Smith, Dec 8

The Muses – Original Works Project (Fall)
Sun, Dec 8, 2019 . 3:00PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Cafritz Foundation Theatre.

The Muses proudly present their Original Works Projects, a memorable night of short plays created and produced by students.

Free, no tickets required

Soundtrack and The Triumph of Horus at Clarice Smith, Dec 6-7

Soundtrack and The Triumph of Horus at Clarice Smith, Dec 6-7

Second Season: “Soundtrack” and “The Triumph of Horus”
Dec. 6-7, 2019

Fri, Dec 6, 2019 . 7:30PM
Sat, Dec 7, 2019 . 2:00PM
Sat, Dec 7, 2019 . 7:00PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Various spaces at The Clarice, general admission.

Soundtrack
Written by Diallo Adams

In this original play about the struggles of a local record store to stay afloat, Adams explores how strong friendships help us deal with disappointment and unforeseen circumstances. The highs and lows of the story are echoed in music written by Adams, featuring a broad range of styles to represent the play’s dynamic shifts.

The Triumph of Horus
Translated by H. W. Fairman
Adapted and directed by Allison Hedges

Considered by some to be the oldest play in existence, “The Triumph of Horus” was discovered in the form of hieroglyphic inscriptions dating back to the second century BCE at Egypt’s Temple of Horus in Edfu. Hedges applies her doctoral research on ancient Egyptian drama to stage this rarely produced play with undergraduate students. This performance will include “The Lamentations of Isis and Nephthys,” a brief ritual drama based on the translation by Miriam Lichtheim.

Free, tickets required. Click here.

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at Clarice Smith, Dec 6

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at Clarice Smith, Dec 6

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
UMD Treble Choir, UMD Men’s Chorus, University Chorale, Femmes de Chanson and MännerMusik

Friday, December 6, 2018 . 8PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Memorial Chapel

Five choirs, brass quintet and organ bring the joy of the season to life with carols, hymns and spoken word that epitomize hope and goodwill.

On the day of the performance, tickets will be available only at Memorial Chapel beginning at 7PM.

Led by Edward Maclary, the choral ensembles have achieved international renown and offer a wide array of choral experiences with music encompassing all styles and eras. In addition to this season’s on campus choral performances, the UMD Concert Choir participates in annual collaborations with both the National Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, the Music Center at Strathmore and the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Last spring, the UMD Concert Choir performed at Carnegie Hall with the National Symphony Orchestra.

Tickets: Regular $20, Seniors: $15, Student/Youth $10. Click here.