Auditions for The Revenger’s Tragedy by The Rude Mechanicals on Zoom, Sep 10 & 11

Auditions for The Revenger’s Tragedy by The Rude Mechanicals on Zoom, Sep 10 & 11

The Rude Mechanicals in residence at the Greenbelt Arts Center announce auditions for:
The Revenger’s Tragedy
By Thomas Middleton
Directed by Jaki Demarest

Auditions: September 10 & 11 via Zoom

Visit http://www.rudemechanicals.com/aud/ for audition info & materials

Performance location: Online.

Auditions, rehearsals, and performances will be online via Zoom. Performances will be the evenings of Friday and Saturday 30&31 October.

The Revenger’s Tragedy, written by Thomas Middleton around 1605, is a vivid and often violent portrayal of lust and ambition in an Italian court, with the satiric tone and cynicism of Jacobean tragedy. Notice: this play contains adult themes including sexual violence.

Rude Mechanicals present Romeo and Juliet live on Zoom and YouTube, Aug 15 & 16

Rude Mechanicals present Romeo and Juliet live on Zoom and YouTube, Aug 15 & 16

The Rude Mechanicals in residence at the Greenbelt Arts Center present
Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare
directed by Claudia Bach

Location: Online. Click here.

Saturday, August 15, 8 PM
https://zoom.us/j/93683802792?pwd=RmdEc1B1Ri9VaVgrUUNKSXdVTEZXdz09

Sunday, August 16, 2 PM — followed by a talkback with the cast and crew
https://zoom.us/j/96560142195?pwd=ckFqeEQrOTJEVERiREJKRW5DTUJmUT09

Or join us live via YouTube on our channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbVlprjEIx23iMoy1ff5ghA/featured

The Rude Mechanicals and the Greenbelt Arts Center present this online production of Romeo & Juliet, the story of two young women in rural America fighting against the prejudices of their families and even themselves in order to be together. This cast brings new life, heart, and insight to this classic play.

From the Director:
“I wanted to explore how we overlook and miss the voices of young people. There is a striking lack of trust and communication between the young people in this community and the adults, and the consequences are dire. What does it mean for two young women, living in a town so small they’re practically isolated, to learn something about themselves — their love for each other — that suddenly makes them an Other? Alienated from the few people around them, who would they go to? Who would they trust? Suddenly, as the grapple not only with their secret infatuation but with the secret of their own identities, we can feel the full weight of the stakes Shakespeare is presenting to us, and the story begins to shed new light on what it is to love others and yourself.”

Performances will be online and open to the public. Please consider a suggested donation of $10 to support the work and expansion of both the Rude Mechanicals and the Greenbelt Arts Center.

Auditions for Merrily We Roll Along by MAD on Zoom, Aug 17-21

Auditions for Merrily We Roll Along by MAD on Zoom, Aug 17-21

Goddard’s Music and Drama Club Invites you to for our 2020 Fall Musical:
Merrily We Roll Along
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by George Furth
Based on the original play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
Directed by Kim Weaver

Auditions: August 17 – 21 via Zoom

Visit madtheater.org for audition info & materials

Performance location: Barney & Bea (GEWA) Recreation Center, Goddard Space Flight Center’s MAD Theater. (To be confirmed.)

Rehearsals begin in late August. Performances are in October–November.The performance venue location vs. online streaming options are still TBD.

For more information, contact Ben Rollins (bdrollins786@gmail.com) or Kim Weaver (kweaver@gmail.com)

Greenbelt Arts Center seeks online event proposals

Greenbelt Arts Center seeks online event proposals

Greenbelt Arts Center seeks online event proposals.

By Greenbelt Arts Center

The Greenbelt Arts Center is looking to find ways to continue to make art in these unusual times. We are seeking submissions for productions that can be done during this time of social distancing.

Successful submissions will be able to be streamed, either live or pre-recorded and edited together and have no or minimal costs associated with production. We are particularly interested in pieces that address current events, including original works. Directors with works showcasing themes of social justice are strongly encouraged to submit. In your proposal, please include:
– A brief summary of the script, as well as a link to an electronic copy
– A plan for how it will be broadcast (Facebook Live, Zoom, etc)
– All associated costs with the production, including rights
-A timeline for production, including proposed performance dates

Please submit the above to Pamela Northrup, VP of Programs at programs@greenbeltartscenter.org with your contact information.

Sign up for Summer Theater Camps

In-person Theater Day Camps:


Joe’s Movement Emporium in Mount Rainier

2020 Summer Camp at Joe’s Movement Emporium, weekly June 22-Aug 28, 2020



Online Theater Day Camps:


City of Greenbelt Recreation Department

Registration for 2020 Spring and Summer camps opens February 3, 2020 for residents and February 18, 2020 for non-residents of the City of Greenbelt. Click here for all opportunities.
NOTE: These are the theater camps. Greenbelt also has summer camps in the areas of Sports, Outings, and others.
NOTE: All 2020 camps are online.

2020 Creative Kids Camp with the Greenbelt Recreation Department, summer 2020
2020 Performance Camp with the Greenbelt Recreation Department, summer 2020
2020 Circus Camp with the Greenbelt Recreation Department, summer 2020
2020 Camp Encore with the Greenbelt Recreation Department, summer 2020
2020 Crankie Camp with the Greenbelt Recreation Department, summer 2020

Prince George’s County camps:

Registration for 2020 Summer Camps & PreSchool courses begins…
Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 9am for Prince George’s County residents
Saturday, March 1, 2020 at 9am for non-residents
To sign up click here and search for the appropriate keyword, “Theatre”, “Musical”, “Theater”, “Drama”, etc.
NOTE: These are the theater camps. The M-NCCP also has summer camps in the areas of Visual Arts, Sports, STEM, and others.
NOTE: All 2020 camps are online.

2020 Theatre Clubhouse Camp, Summer 2020
2020 Vocal Clubhouse Camp, Summer 2020