Willy Wonka, Jr. at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Aug 5-21

Willy Wonka, Jr. at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Aug 5-21

Laurel Mill Playhouse presents
Willy Wonka, Jr. and the Kids’ Cabaret
Director – Michael Hartsfield
Musical Director – Mimi McGinniss
Cabaret Director – Meg Nemeth
Choreographer – Malarie Zeeks
Costumer – Marge McGugan
Producer – Maureen Rogers

August 5 – 21, 2022
Friday August 5 at 8pm
Saturday, August 6 at 8pm
Sunday August 7 at 2pm
Friday August 12 at 8pm
Saturday August 13 at 8pm
Sunday August 14 at 2pm
Friday August 19 at 8pm
Saturday August 20 at 8pm
Sunday August 21 at 2pm

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

Laurel Mill Playhouse is excited to announce the return of its Summer Youth Program! This summer’s production will be Willie Wonka, Jr., plus the ever-popular Kids’ Cabaret! The delicious adventures of Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film, in addition to a host of fun new songs, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka JR. is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone’s sweet tooth. Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka JR. follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats, but the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka’s rules in the factory — or suffer the consequences.

Ticket prices: $20 general admission, $15 students, seniors and military. Tickets must be purchased online.

LMP strongly urges that all patrons that come to LMP be vaccinated and wear masks. At this time, we will not require vaccination cards and masks in LMP but reserve the right to change the guidelines should the positivity rate rise significantly.

Buy tickets here.

For further information, please call 301-617-9906, or contact Maureen Rogers at maureencrogers@gmail.com or 301-452-2557.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Apr 29-May 22

The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Apr 29-May 22

Laurel Mill Playhouse presents
The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the Musical
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by Peter Parnell
Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney Film

Director – Michael Hartsfield
Musical Director – Mimi McGinniss
Producer – Maureen Rogers

April 29 – May 22, 2022

Friday April 29 at 8pm
Saturday April 30 at 8pm
Friday May 6 at 8pm
Saturday May 7 at 8pm
Friday May 13 at 8pm
Saturday May 14 at 8pm
Sunday May 15 at 2pm
Friday May 20 at 8pm
Saturday May 21 at 8pm
Sunday May 22 at 2pm

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, The Hunchback of Notre Dame showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated score, as well as new songs by Menken Mayand Schwartz. Peter Parnell’s new book embraces story theatre and features verbatim passages from Hugo’s gothic novel.

The musical begins as the bells of Notre Dame sound through the famed cathedral in fifteenth-century Paris. Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer who longs to be “Out There,” observes all of Paris reveling in the Feast of Fools. Held captive by his devious caretaker, the archdeacon Dom Claude Frollo, he escapes for the day and joins the boisterous crowd, only to be treated cruelly by all but the beautiful Romani woman, Esmeralda. Quasimodo isn’t the only one captivated by her free spirit, though – the handsome Captain Phoebus and Frollo are equally enthralled. As the three vie for her attention, Frollo embarks on a mission to destroy the Roma – and it’s up to Quasimodo to save them all.

Ticket prices:
Adults $23, Children 18 and under, Seniors 65 and over and active duty military: $18

LMP strongly urges that all patrons that come to LMP be vaccinated and wear masks. At this time, we will not require vaccination cards and masks in LMP but reserve the right to change the guidelines should the positivity rate rise significantly.

Buy tickets here.

For further information, please call 301-617-9906, or contact Maureen Rogers at maureencrogers@gmail.com or 301-452-2557.

Jekyll and Hyde at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Apr 26-May 19

Jekyll and Hyde at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Apr 26-May 19

Jekyll and Hyde
Directed by Michael Hartsfield
Produced by Maureen Rogers
Musical Director: Mimi McGinniss
Choreographer: Brooke Urquhardt

Conceived for the Stage by Steve Cuden and Frank Wildhorn
Book and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Music by Frank Wildhorn
Based on the story by Robert Louis Stevenson

Friday April 26, 2019 through Sunday May 19, 2019
Matinee performances on May 12 and May 19 at 2:00 P.M

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits from multi-Grammy- and Tony-nominated Frank Wildhorn and double-Oscar- and Grammy-winning Leslie Bricusse, Jekyll & Hyde has mesmerized audiences the world over. An evocative tale of two men — one, a doctor, passionate and romantic; the other, a terrifying madman — and two women — one, beautiful and trusting; the other, beautiful and trusting only herself — both women in love with the same man and both unaware of his dark secret. A devoted man of science, Dr. Henry Jekyll is driven to find a chemical breakthrough that can solve some of mankind’s most challenging medical dilemmas. Rebuffed by the powers that be, he decides to make himself the subject of his own experimental treatments, accidentally unleashing his inner demons along with the man that the world would come to know as Mr. Hyde.

Performances run weekends from Friday April 26, 2019 through Sunday May 19, 2019 with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 8 p.m. Tickets are $23 for general admission. Admission for students (12 and under), active duty military and seniors (65 and over) is $18. 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 Jekyll and Hyde by Laurel Mill Playhouse, Feb 9-11

Auditions for Jekyll and Hyde by Laurel Mill Playhouse, Feb 9-11

Auditions for Jekyll and Hyde:
Directed by Michael Hartsfield
Produced by Maureen Rogers
Musical Director: Mimi McGinniss

Auditions are:
February 9, 2019 at 1:00 PM
February 10, 2019 at 6:00 PM
February 11, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits from multi-Grammy- and Tony-nominated Frank Wildhorn and double-Oscar- and Grammy-winning Leslie Bricusse, Jekyll & Hyde has mesmerized audiences the world over. An evocative tale of two men — one, a doctor, passionate and romantic; the other, a terrifying madman — and two women — one, beautiful and trusting; the other, beautiful and trusting only herself — both women in love with the same man and both unaware of his dark secret. A devoted man of science, Dr. Henry Jekyll is driven to find a chemical breakthrough that can solve some of mankind’s most challenging medical dilemmas. Rebuffed by the powers that be, he decides to make himself the subject of his own experimental treatments, accidentally unleashing his inner demons along with the man that the world would come to know as Mr. Hyde.

Performances: Friday April 26, 2019 through Sunday May 19, 2019. Matinee performances on May 12 and May 19 at 2:00 P.M

Oliver at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Nov 23-Dec 16

Oliver at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Nov 23-Dec 16

Oliver!
by Lionel Bart
Directed by John Cusumano
Produced by Maureen Rogers
Musical Director: Mimi McGinniss
Choreographer: Miranda Snyder

Friday November 23, 2018 through Sunday December 16, 2018
Matinee performances on December 9 and December 16 at 2:00 P.M.

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance amongst a group of petty thieves and pickpockets led by the elderly Fagin. When Oliver is captured for a theft that he did not commit, the benevolent victim, Mr. Brownlow takes him in. Fearing the safety of his hideout, Fagin employs the sinister Bill Sikes and the sympathetic Nancy to kidnap him back, threatening Oliver’s chances of discovering the true love of a family.

Produced by special arrangement with MTI International. Performances run weekends from Friday November 23, 2018 through Sunday December 16, 2018 with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 8 p.m. Tickets are $22 for general admission. Admission for students (12 and under), active duty military and seniors (65 and over) is $17. 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.