Laughter on the 23rd Floor at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Feb 17-Mar 12

Laughter on the 23rd Floor at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Feb 17-Mar 12

Laughter on the 23rd Floor
by Neil Simon
Directed by John D’Amato
Produced by Maureen Rogers

Friday February 17, 2017 through Sunday March 12, 2017
Sunday matinee performances on March 5 & 12, 2017 at 2:00 P.M.

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

Inspired by Neil Simon’s early career experience as a junior writer for Your Show of Shows, the play focuses on Sid Caesar-like Max Prince, the star of a weekly comedy-variety show circa 1953, and his staff, including Simon’s alter-ego Lucas Brinkman, who maintains a running commentary on the writing, fighting, and wacky antics which take place in the writer’s room.

Produced by special arrangement with Samuel French. Performances run weekends from Friday February 17, 2017 through Sunday March 12, 2017 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 here. For further information, please call 301-617-9906 and press 2, or contact Maureen Rogers at maureencrogers@gmail.com or 301-452-2557.

Auditions for Laughter on the 23rd Floor by the Laurel Mill Playhouse, Dec 12 & 13

Auditions for Laughter on the 23rd Floor by the Laurel Mill Playhouse, Dec 12 & 13

Auditions for Laughter on the 23rd Floor
By Neil Simon
Directed by: John D’Amato

Auditions for Laughter on the 23rd Floor will be held on:
December 12, 2016 at 7:00 PM
December 13, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Note: December 12 auditions will be held at Laurel Board of Trade, 383 Main Street, Laurel. Callbacks (If needed) Thursday: December 15 from 7:00 pm – 9:30pm at Laurel Mill Playhouse.

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse.

Performances: February 17 – March 12, 2017

Description: Inspired by Neil Simon’s early career experience as a junior writer for Your Show of Shows, the play focuses on Sid Caesar-like Max Prince, the star of a weekly comedy-variety show circa 1953, and his staff, including Simon’s alter-ego Lucas Brinkman, who maintains a running commentary on the writing, fighting, and wacky antics which take place in the writer’s room.

Audition will consist of telling a joke and then be prepared to read from the script. Note: The play is dialogue driven and characters are quick witted. Expectation is actors will be off book by end of January. If you have questions prior to the audition please contact John D’Amato at john_damato@hotmail.com

No roles are precast and roles open to all ethnicities and could cast women for a couple of the men’s roles. Bring resume and headshot and list of conflicts from December 12, 2016 through March 12, 2017. Further questions can also be directed to maureencrogers@gmail. com or 301-452-2557.

Read through: December 19 at 7:00 pm to get scripts out prior to holiday. Location to be determined.

Rehearsals will begin 1st week of January, 2017 and 3 days a week thereafter prior to tech week.

For more information and a list of roles to be cast, see: http://www.laurelmillplayhouse.org/auditions.php

Lost in Yonkers by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Aug 12-27

Lost in Yonkers by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Aug 12-27

Lost in Yonkers
Written by Neil Simon
Directed by Ken Kienas
Produced by Malia Murray
August 12 – 27, 2016

Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse

By America’s great comic playwright, this memory play is set in Yonkers, NY in 1942. Bella is 35-years-old, mentally challenged and living at home with her mother, stern Grandma Kurnitz. As the play opens, ne’r do-well son Eddie deposits his two young sons on the old lady’s doorstep. He is financially strapped and taking to the road as a salesman. The boys are left to contend with Grandma, with Bella and her secret romance, and with Louie, her brother, a small-time hoodlum in a strange new world called Yonkers.

Tickets for all shows: $22 Adults, $17 Seniors/18 & Under

Tags: Bowie Maryland, Bowie Playhouse, Prince George’s Little Theatre, Lost in Yonkers, Neil Simon, Ken Kienas, Malia Murray

The Odd Couple at Prince George’s Community College, Nov 19-23

The Odd Couple at Prince George’s Community College, Nov 19-23

The Odd Couple (female version)
by Neil Simon

November 19th – 23rd, 2015
November 19, 2015 at 8:00pm
November 20, 2015 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm
November 21, 2015 at 8:00pm
November 23, 2015 at 10:30am

Location: Prince George’s Community College, The Hallam Theatre

General admission – $10.00 each
PGCC Student with ID – $5.00 each
Senior Citizen age 60 and above – $5.00 each

For tickets click here.

Brighton Beach Memoirs by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Aug 29-Sep 13

Brighton Beach Memoirs by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Aug 29-Sep 13

By Neil Simon
Directed by Ken Kienas

Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse

Performances are three weekends, August 29 – September 13, 2014

Friday, August 29, September 5 and 12 at 8 p.m. Saturday, August 30, September 6 and 13 at 8 p.m. Sunday, August 31 and September 7 at 2 p.m.

Description: Fifteen-year-old Eugene Jerome narrates the trials and experiences of his family, fighting the hard times and sometimes each other in 1937 Brooklyn during the heart of the Depression. Dreaming of baseball and girls, Eugene must cope with the mundane existence of his family life which includes a formidable mother, an overworked father, and his worldly older brother Stanley. Throw into the mix his widowed Aunt Blanche and her two young daughters you have a recipe for hilarity, served up Simon-style.

Tickets: $20 Adults, $15 Seniors/18 & Under PGLT Box Office: 301.937.PGLT (7458). Buy on-line.