2018 Shakespeare in the Parks: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at various locations, Jul 10-22

2018 Shakespeare in the Parks: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at various locations, Jul 10-22

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

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Prince George’s Shakespeare in the Parks 2018

Faeries, mischief, and a mystical boy converge in a modern interpretation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, an enchanting summer adventure where love is lost, then found, and fools rehearse their wedding play, only to lose their lead actor to a magic spell. This timeless comedy is complete with juggling acts, live music, dance and Shakespeare’s language accessible to all. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park!

Performances July 10-22, 2018

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

Tuesday, July 10, 6:30 pm
Brookside Gardens
1800 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, 20902

Wednesday, July 11, 7:30 pm
Riversdale House Museum
4811 Riverdale Rd, Riverdale, MD 20737
Rain location: Riverdale Elementary School Multipurpose Room
5006 Riverdale Road, Riverdale 20737

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

Friday, July 13, 7:30 PM
Meadowside Nature Center
5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville, MD 20855

Saturday, July 14, 7:30 pm
Hillcrest Heights Community Center
2300 Oxon Run Dr, Temple Hills, MD 20748
Rain location: Hillcrest Heights Community Center Gym

Sunday, July 15, 3 pm
Bowie Center for the Performing Arts
15200 Annapolis Rd, Bowie, MD 20715

Wednesday, July 18, 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 19, 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 20, 7:30 pm
Montpelier Mansion
9650 Muirkirk Rd, Laurel, MD 20708
Rain location: Deerfield Run Community Center
13000 Laurel Bowie Rd, Laurel, MD 20708

Saturday, July 21, 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 22, 3 PM
John Addison Concert Hall, Arts/Harmony Hall Regional Center
10701 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744

For more information call;
301 446-3232 TTY; 301-699-2544.
http://www.pgparks.com arts.pgparks.com

Shakespeare in the Parks: As You Like It at various locations, Jul 11-23

Shakespeare in the Parks: As You Like It at various locations, Jul 11-23

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

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

AS YOU LIKE IT – Prince George’s Shakespeare in the Parks

“All the world’s a stage!” Join Rosalind and Celia as they lose themselves in the Forest of Arden, set in 1916 America and featuring music from that era. Disguised as a man, Rosalind explores the forest, searching for her banished father, while encountering shepherds, the simplicity of country life, and sweet romance. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park!

Performances July 11-23, 2017

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

Tuesday, July 11, 7:30 pm
Brookside Gardens
1800 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, 20902

Wednesday, July 12, 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 13, 7:30 pm
Emancipation Park
320 8th Street, Laurel 20707
Rain location: St. Vincent Palotti High School Gymnasium
113 St. Mary’s Place, Laurel, 20707

Friday, July 14, 7:30 pm
Montpelier Mansion
9650 Muirkirk Rd, Laurel, MD 20708
Rain location: Deerfield Run Community Center
13000 Laurel Bowie Rd, Laurel, MD 20708

Saturday, July 15, 7:30 pm
Hillcrest Heights Community Center
2300 Oxon Run Dr, Temple Hills, MD 20748
Rain location: Hillcrest Heights Community Center Gym

Sunday, July 16, 3 pm
Bowie Center for the Performing Arts
15200 Annapolis Rd, Bowie, MD 20715

Wednesday, July 19, 7:30 pm
Riversdale House Museum
4811 Riverdale Rd, Riverdale, MD 20737
Rain location: Riverdale Elementary School Multipurpose Room
5006 Riverdale Road, Riverdale 20737

Thursday, July 20, 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 21, 7:30 pm
Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex
7007 Bock Road, Fort Washington 20744

Saturday, July 22, 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 23, 3 pm
Publick Playhouse
5445 Landover Rd, Cheverly, MD 20784

For more information call;
301 446-3232 TTY; 301-699-2544.
http://www.pgparks.com arts.pgparks.com

Shakespeare in the Parks: Twelfth Night at various locations, Jul 7-17

Shakespeare in the Parks: Twelfth Night at various locations, Jul 7-17

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

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

TWELFTH NIGHT – Prince George’s Shakespeare in the Parks

“If music be the food of love, play on,” says Duke Orsino in Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT. Shipwrecks, mistaken identity, and a character by the name of Sir Toby Belch round out the adventure, one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies. Relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family.

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

Thursday and Friday, July 7 & 8, 2016, 7:30 pm
Magruder Park
40th Avenue and Hamilton Street, Hyattsville, MD 20782
Rain location: City of Hyattsville Multipurpose Room
4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville, MD 20781

Saturday, July 9, 2016, 7:30 pm
Hillcrest Heights Community Center
2300 Oxon Run Drive
Temple Hills, MD 20748
Rain location: Hillcrest Heights Community Center Gym

Sunday, July 10, 2016, 3:00 pm
Bowie Center for the Performing Arts
15200 Annapolis Road, Bowie, MD 20715

Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 7:30 pm
Riversdale House Museum
4811 Riverdale Road, Riverdale Park, MD 20737
Rain location: Riverdale Elementary School Multipurpose Room
5006 Riverdale Road, Riverdale, MD 20737

Thursday, July 14, 2016, 7:30 pm
Watkins Regional Park
301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Rain location: Kettering Largo Community Center
431 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

Friday, July 15, 2016, 7:30 pm
Montpelier Mansion Grounds*
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708
Rain location: Deerfield Run Community Center
13000 Laurel Bowie Road, Laurel, MD
*This performance will be interpreted for the hearing impaired.

Saturday, July 16, 2016, 7:30 pm
Fairwood Community Park
12390 Annapolis Road, Bowie, MD 20720
Rain location: Glenn Dale Community Center
11901 Glenn Dale Boulevard (Rte. 193)
Glenn Dale, MD 20769

Sunday, July 17, 2016, 3:00 pm
Arts/Harmony Hall Regional Center
10701 Livingston Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744

For more information call;
301 446-3232 TTY; 301-699-2544.
http://www.pgparks.com arts.pgparks.com

The Complete History of America (Abridged) by the St. George’s Players, Nov 14-17

The Complete History of America (Abridged) by the St. George’s Players, Nov 14-17

Written by the Reduced Shakespeare Company
Directed by Dr. Emma Hadley

November 14, 15, 16 at 8:00pm and November 17 at 3:00pm

By the St. George’s Players.

Description: For those of you who may remember our performance of the hilarious comedy The Bible, The Complete Word of God (Abridged) we are bringing in another classic from the Reduced Shakespeare Company: The Complete History of America (Abridged). It’s 600 years of history in 6000 seconds covering all sorts of subjects that matter, including who really discovered America, how fast did Paul Revere ride through the towns, and how many politicians does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Find out these answers and more!

PARENTAL ADVISORY: This show is recommended for PG (Parental Guidance) audiences.

Tickets: General Admission ($15.00), Senior ($8.00), available online.