Auditions for The Man Who Came to Dinner by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Aug 14 & 15

Auditions for The Man Who Came to Dinner by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Aug 14 & 15

Prince George’s Little Theatre announces auditions for:
The Man Who Came to Dinner
By George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
Directed by Keith Brown
August 14 & 15, 2017

Auditions for “The Man Who Came To Dinner” will be held Monday, August 14th and Tuesday, August 15th 7:30 pm at The Bowie Playhouse (16500 Whitemarsh Park Drive Bowie, MD 20715) with call backs Thursday, August 17th at the New Carrollton Municipal Center (6016 Princess Garden Parkway New Carrollton, MD 20784). Please try to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start time to sign in and fill out paperwork. No appointment needed. Auditions to consist of cold readings from the script. Rehearsal will also be at the Municipal Center.

Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse

Description: Sheridan Whiteside, critic, lecturer, wit, radio orator, intimate friend of the great and near great, met his Waterloo in the shape of a small piece of ice on the doorstep of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest W. Stanley, of Mesalia, Ohio, while trekking across the country on his annual lecture tours. Result: the idol of the air waves rests until further notice in the home of the surprised Mr. and Mrs, Stanley. Possibility: Christmas may be postponed this year. So runs the lead article in the Christmas 1939 issue of Time magazine. Whiteside turns the Stanley household upside down, forcing everyone in town to cater to his egotistical demands. Meanwhile, his beloved secretary has given her notice after falling in love with a local reporter, and Whiteside must engage every weapon in his considerable arsenal of guile and manipulation to keep her in his employ—including blackmail, deceit, and the intervention of a femme fatale actress Lorraine Sheldon and the elegant British wit of playwright Beverly Carlton. A three-ring circus of machinations and celebrity appearances ensues.

For more information, including a list of characters to be cast, see: http://www.pglt.org/auditions.html

The Nerd by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Aug 11-26

The Nerd by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Aug 11-26

The Nerd
By Larry Shue
Directed by John Degnan
August 11 – 26, 2017

Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse

Now an aspiring young architect in Terre Haute, Indiana, Willum Cubbert has often told his friends about the debt he owes to Rick Steadman, a fellow ex-GI whom he has never met but who saved his life after he was seriously wounded in Vietnam. He has written to Rick to say that, as long as he is alive, “you will have somebody on Earth who will do anything for you”—so Willum is delighted when Rick shows up unexpectedly at his apartment on the night of his thirty-fourth birthday party. But his delight soon fades as it becomes apparent that Rick is a hopeless “nerd”—a bumbling oaf with no social sense, little intelligence and less tact. And Rick stays on and on, his continued presence among Willum and his friends leading to one uproarious incident after another, until the normally placid Willum finds himself contemplating violence — a dire development which, happily, is staved off by the surprising “twist” ending of the play.

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

Auditions for The Nerd by the Prince George’s Little Theatre, May 8-9

Auditions for The Nerd by the Prince George’s Little Theatre, May 8-9

The Nerd Auditions

The Nerd by Larry Shue will be our first production of the 2017-18 season. It will be directed by John Degnan.

Auditions for”The Nerd” will be held Monday, May 8th and Tuesday, May 9th 7:30 pm at The Bowie Playhouse (16500 Whitemarsh Park Drive Bowie, MD 20715) with call backs and rehearsals to follow at the New Carrollton Municipal Center (6016 Princess Garden Parkway New Carrollton, MD 20784). Please try to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start time to sign in and fill out paperwork. No appointment needed. Auditions to consist of cold readings from the script.

Questions? Contact Director John Degnan, at john.degnan@sigmaspace.com.

Tech week and performance dates are August 2017.

Synopsis: Now an aspiring young architect in Terre Haute, Indiana, Willum Cubbert has often told his friends about the debt he owes to Rick Steadman, a fellow ex-GI whom he has never met but who saved his life after he was seriously wounded in Vietnam. He has written to Rick to say that, as long as he is alive, “you will have somebody on Earth who will do anything for you”—so Willum is delighted when Rick shows up unexpectedly at his apartment on the night of his thirty-fourth birthday party. But his delight soon fades as it becomes apparent that Rick is a hopeless “nerd”—a bumbling oaf with no social sense, little intelligence and less tact. And Rick stays on and on, his continued presence among Willum and his friends leading to one uproarious incident after another, until the normally placid Willum finds himself contemplating violence — a dire development which, happily, is staved off by the surprising “twist” ending of the play.

Performance Location: Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse

For more information including parts to be cast, click here.

The Uninvited by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Apr 28 – May 13

The Uninvited by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Apr 28 – May 13

The Uninvited
Written by Tim Kelly
Directed by Keith Brown
Produced by Malia Murray
April 28 – May 13, 2017

Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse

Seeking to escape the demands of life in London, Pam Fitzgerald and her brother, Roddy, an aspiring playwright, discover a charming house on the west coast of England, overlooking the Irish Sea. The house, Cliff End, has long been empty, and they are able to purchase it at a suspiciously low price. The reason is soon apparent: The house has an unsavory reputation. Fifteen years earlier a murder may or may not have occurred by the gnarled tree that can be viewed from the parlor window. Slowly the Fitzgeralds begin to sense the evil spirit that still inhabits the house. With help, Cliff End is forced, at last, to reveal its dark secrets and the ghost is discovered to be not only real, but dangerous.

Tickets for all shows: $22 Adults, $17 Seniors/18 & Under. Buy tickets here.

Auditions for The Uninvited by the Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Jan 23 & 24

Auditions for The Uninvited by Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse, Jan 23 & 24

Auditions for The Uninvited
By Tim Kelly
Directed by Keith Brown
Produced by Malia Murray

Auditions for “The Univited” will be held Monday, January 23r, and Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 at The Bowie Playhouse (our performance space) from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. Address: 16500 White Marsh Park, Bowie, MD 20715. Callbacks will be Thursday, January 26th from 7:30 to 9:30 pm at our rehearsal space-New Carrollton Municipal Center, 6016 Princess Garden Parkway, New Carrollton, MD 20784

Prince George’s Little Theatre at the Bowie Playhouse

“The Univited”, written by Tim Kelly and directed by Keith Brown, will be PGLT’s third production of the 2016-17 season. Performances are April 28 – May 13, 2017 at the Bowie Playhouse.

Synopsis: Seeking to escape the demands of life in London, Pam Fitzgerald and her brother, Roddy, an aspiring playwright, discover a charming house on the west coast of England, overlooking the Irish Sea. The house, Cliff End, has long been empty, and they are able to purchase it at a suspiciously low price. The reason is soon apparent: The house has an unsavory reputation. Fifteen years earlier a murder may or may not have occurred by the gnarled tree that can be viewed from the parlor window. Slowly the Fitzgeralds begin to sense the evil spirit that still inhabits the house. With help, Cliff End is forced, at last, to reveal its dark secrets and the ghost is discovered to be not only real, but dangerous.

For more information and a list of roles to be cast, click here. Questions? Call Director Keith Brown at 301-982-4405 and leave a message so he can return your call. Or email him at kdbrown55g@gmail.com. Prince George’s Little Theatre, Inc. is an all-volunteer, 501(c)3 non-profit organization. No roles or positions are paid. Backstage help needed too!