Greenbelt Arts Center Old-Time Radio, Jan 25, Online

Greenbelt Arts Center Old-Time Radio, Online

Greenbelt Arts Center presents
Old Time Radio
Directed by Rikki Howie

By Greenbelt Arts Center, Online.

December 2020:
Suspense – Twas The Night Before Christmas
My Friend Irma – Irma Wants Extra Money for Christmas

To be posted January 25, 2021:
My Pal Patsy
Death Calls at Dinner
Cat Wife

Online performance, click here.

Greenbelt Arts Center and Laurel Mill Playhouse Theater Fun, Jan 17 at 2pm, Online

Greenbelt Arts Center and Laurel Mill Playhouse Theater Fun, Jan 17 at 2pm, Online

GAC and LMP team up for Theater FUN!

Date/Time: Sunday, January 17 @2pm – Zoom invitation will be emailed to you after you signup

By Greenbelt Arts Center, Online.

Hey DMV folx, 2020 have you feeling stuck? Miss your theater buddies? Want to try a new hobby? Interested in building some acting skills? Just want to try something different? You’re in luck!

Greenbelt Arts Center and Laurel Mill Playhouse are teaming up to host a fun afternoon of theater games! We’ll learn and play fun and interactive games in a virtual environment while hanging out with some dynamic friends! Come and watch the silliness, or join us for some virtual zip, zap, zop!

If you’re interested in joining this free, fun session, simply click: SIGN UP to complete the google form sign-up. There is no cost for this event but if you like what you see, consider supporting GAC and LMP with a donation. ALL are welcome!

Sign up here.

Auditions for Hamless at Greenbelt Arts Center, Jan 11 & 12

Auditions for Hamless at Greenbelt Arts Center, Jan 11 & 12

Greenbelt Arts Center announces:
Auditions for Hamless

Presented by the Rude Mechanicals in residence at the Greenbelt Arts Center

January 11 & 12, 2021

“Hamless”, directed by Erin Nealer, is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” edited to remove the title character entirely. While Hamlet never appears onscreen, his presence is felt in every tense moment as his family and friends struggle to keep the peace within the Danish court, avoid a war with Norway, and quell a rebellion, all while tiptoeing around young Hamlet’s increasingly unstable moods. Removing Hamlet from the script gives King Claudius and Queen Gertrude, the Danish courtiers, and the Norwegian invaders time to speak their minds about the Prince – and each other.

Auditions will be held via Zoom on Monday, January 11 and Tuesday, January 12 from 7-10pm. You will be scheduled for a 5-10 minute slot based on your form. You will be sent sides from which to choose via email when your audition is scheduled. If you have a piece prepared (under 2 minutes), you are also welcome to use that.

For more information click here.

A note on all characters – Every role is available to actors of any gender, race, ability, and age, but the original pronouns of each character are included below for context. The Rude Mechanicals practice identity-conscious casting; the director will work with actors to ensure their identities are respected and incorporated into their character work. Feel free to ask questions about this process during your audition or directly with the directing team via email.

Additionally, as this is a Zoom production, actors will not be required to memorize all their lines word-perfectly – scripts can be used as a cheat sheet during productions. However, please note that more lines equates to more rehearsal time, and actors who are in many scenes will need to anticipate spending more time in rehearsals each week than actors appearing in only one or two scenes. We will do our best to respect your time and accommodate your schedules.

Rehearsals will be held over Zoom on 1-3 weeknights per week, Monday-Thursday, based on cast schedules.

The Rude Mechanicals are a volunteer theater company. All roles are unpaid.

The Rude Mechanicals present Twelfth Night: Or What You Will at Greenbelt Arts Center, Jan 9 & 10, Online

The Rude Mechanicals present Twelfth Night: Or What You Will at Greenbelt Arts Center, Jan 8-10, Online

The Rude Mechanicals in residence at the Greenbelt Arts Center present:
Twelfth Night: Or What You Will
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Tiffany M. Waters

Performances January 9 & 10, 2021
January 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm
January 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

By Greenbelt Arts Center, Online.

Log in to a world where comedy and tragedy wear twin pajama pants. Where love, loss, and friendship must evolve in isolation and be filtered through your screen. Where duels are settled with game controllers, not swords, and Alexa plays “the food of love” on command. This is the new world, and in this world, you can be whoever you want (as long as you’re at home). This is I.L.L.Y.R.I.A.

Online performance, click here.

Auditions for Solomon and Marion at Greenbelt Arts Center, Jan 9 & 10

Auditions for Solomon and Marion at Greenbelt Arts Center, Jan 9 & 10

Greenbelt Arts Center announces:
Auditions for Solomon and Marion

January 9 & 10, 2021

On January 9 and 10, Greenbelt Arts Center will hold auditions for the short play, “Solomon and Marion” by Laura Foot Newton, directed by Ann Lowe-Barrett. The auditions will be online via Zoom by appointment. To request an audition slot, email the director (annjanelowe@gmail.com) with your resume, conflicts between now and the performance date, and availability on the audition dates.

“Solomon and Marion” is the story of the unlikely friendship between:

Marion Banning, a white 63-year-old South African Woman of English descent. Marion is solid, has her feet on the ground – a wry sense of humor, generous and infinite need. She has lost her son and her husband and her will to live is diminished because of that.

Solomon Xaba, a young 19-year-old South African man of color from rural Xhoza. Inquisitive, aloof and fragile. He is thin because of a liver disease.

All roles are open.

Rehearsals will be virtual. The production will be recorded and streamed for audiences on Feb 27, 28, March 6 and 7, 2021. The director will work with the cast on a convenient rehearsal schedule.

For more information click here.