Moonlight and Magnolias at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Feb 21-Mar 15

Moonlight and Magnolias at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Feb 21-Mar 15

Laurel Mill Playhouse presents
Moonlight and Magnolias
by Ron Hutchinson
Directed by Ilene Chalmers
Produced by Maureen Rogers

Friday February 21, 2020 through Sunday March 15, 2020
Matinee performances on March 8 and March 15 at 2:00 P.M.

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

It’s 1939 and Hollywood is abuzz. Legendary producer David O. Selznick has shut down production of his new epic, Gone with the Wind, a film adaptation of Margaret Mitchell’s novel. The screenplay, you see, just doesn’t work. So what’s an all-powerful movie mogul to do? While fending off the film’s stars, gossip columnists and his own father-in-law, Selznick sends a car for famed screenwriter Ben Hecht and pulls formidable director Victor Fleming from the set of The Wizard of Oz. Summoning both to his office, he locks the doors, closes the shades, and on a diet of bananas and peanuts, the three men labor over five days to fashion a screenplay that will become the blueprint for one of the most successful and beloved films of all time.

Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Publishing Company. Performances run weekends from Friday February 21, 2020 through Sunday March 15, 2020 with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission. Admission for students (12 and under), active duty military and seniors (65 and over) is $15. Tickets can be purchased by clicking the link below. For further information, please call 301-617-9906 and press 2, or contact Maureen Rogers at maureencrogers@gmail.com or 301-452-2557.

Buy tickets here.

Auditions for Moonlight and Magnolias at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Dec 7-8

Auditions for Moonlight and Magnolias at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Dec 7-8

Laurel Mill Playhouse announces auditions for:
Moonlight and Magnolias
by Ron Hutchinson
Directed by Ilene Chalmers
Produced by Maureen Rogers

Auditions for Moonlight and Magnolias will be held on:
December 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM
December 8, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Director Ilene Chalmers will be casting: 3 men and 1 woman. There will be cold readings from the script. All roles are open!

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

It’s 1939 and Hollywood is abuzz. Legendary producer David O. Selznick has shut down production of his new epic, Gone with the Wind, a film adaptation of Margaret Mitchell’s novel. The screenplay, you see, just doesn’t work. So what’s an all-powerful movie mogul to do? While fending off the film’s stars, gossip columnists and his own father-in-law, Selznick sends a car for famed screenwriter Ben Hecht and pulls formidable director Victor Fleming from the set of The Wizard of Oz. Summoning both to his office, he locks the doors, closes the shades, and on a diet of bananas and peanuts, the three men labor over five days to fashion a screenplay that will become the blueprint for one of the most successful and beloved films of all time.

12 Incompetent Jurors at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Feb 1-24

12 Incompetent Jurors at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Feb 1-24

12 Incompetent Jurors
By Ian McWethy
Directed by Ilene Chalmers
Produced by Maureen Rogers
Stage Managed by Lori Bruun

Friday February 1, 2019 through Sunday February 24, 2019
Matinee performances on February 17 and February 24 at 2:00 P.M.

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

When a man is accused of abducting half a dozen cats, it’s a simple open-and-shut case, even for a jury that’s filled with oddballs like a dim-witted PR guy, a bickering couple, and a man obsessed with french fries. After all, every scrap of evidence indicts the accused. (I mean so clearly. The man is very, very guilty of stealing cats. Case closed.) And yet, Juror #8, a wannabe lawyer, believes that the “Cat Burglar” is innocent. Will he be able to sway the other jury members? Or will they side with Juror #3, the only sane man in the room? A hilarious parody of 12 Angry Men

Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.. Performances run weekends from Friday February 1, 2019 through Sunday February 24, 2019 with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission. Admission for students (12 and under), active duty military and seniors (65 and over) is $15. Tickets can be purchased by clicking the link below. For further information, please call 301-617-9906 and press 2, or contact Maureen Rogers at maureencrogers@gmail.com or 301-452-2557.

Buy tickets here.

Becky’s New Car by the Bowie Community Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Jul 13-29

Becky’s New Car by the Bowie Community Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Jul 13-29

Becky’s New Car
by Steven Dietz.
Directed by: TBA

July 13 – 29, 2018

Location: Bowie Community Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse

Becky’s New Car is a hilarious screwball comedy with serious overtones, a devious and delightful romp down the road not taken. Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky Foster is happily married to a good man, and together they struggle to survive in a bad economy and to support their son, who lives in the basement while he works toward his degree. Becky takes a trip on the “wild side,” with a billionaire who just happens to enter the car dealership where Becky works, only to discover that her inability to say “no” has created a trunk-full of problems. How can a nice person who has done something bad get herself out of this car wreck?

General Admission – $22.00, Seniors (62+) & Students – $17.00.
Group Rates(10 or more people): General Admission, Seniors (62+), Students – $15.00.

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Auditions for Becky’s New Car by Bowie Community Theatre, Apr 23 & 24

Auditions for Becky’s New Car by Bowie Community Theatre, Apr 23 & 24

Bowie Community Theatre announces auditions for
Becky’s New Car
a comedy by Steven Dietz.

It is directed by Ilene Chalmers, and produced by Malia Murray and Portia Bagley. Auditions will be held on Monday, April 23rd, and Tuesday, April 24th, from 7:30 – 9PM at the Bowie Playhouse, White Marsh Recreation Park, 16500 White Marsh Park Drive, Bowie, MD 20715. Call backs, if needed, will be held Thursday, April 26th.

Performances July 13 – 29, 2018.

Location: Bowie Community Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse

Becky’s New Car is a hilarious screwball comedy with serious overtones, a devious and delightful romp down the road not taken. Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky Foster is happily married to a good man, and together they struggle to survive in a bad economy and to support their son, who lives in the basement while he works toward his degree. Becky takes a trip on the “wild side,” with a billionaire who just happens to enter the car dealership where Becky works, only to discover that her inability to say “no” has created a trunk-full of problems. How can a nice person who has done something bad get herself out of this car wreck?

For more information, instructions and parts to be cast, click here.