Daughter of the Struggle at the Publick Playhouse, Jun 17

Daughter of the Struggle at the Publick Playhouse, Jun 17

Daughter of the Struggle

Sunday, June 17, 2018, 4pm

Location: Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

With powerful stories and transformative songs, “Daughter Of The Struggle” is an intimate journey into the life of the legendary Dick Gregory and the family that loves him. This autobiographical performance reveals Ayanna Gregory’s multi-dimensional existence as a daughter of the Civil Rights Movement.

Ayanna chronicles important and historical events throughout her father’s life of fame and human rights activism from a daughter’s perspective. As one of 10 children, Ayanna continues her family legacy and finds her own voice as an agent of change in the world.

Tickets: $10/person. Click here.

Comedy Night: Alex Scott and Friends at the Publick Playhouse, May 19

Comedy Night: Alex Scott and Friends at the Publick Playhouse, May 19

Comedy Night: Alex Scott and Friends

Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 8pm

Note: this performance contains adult-oriented material that may not be suitable for children under 18 years.

Location: Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Born and raised in the D.C. area, Alex Scott has been featured on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam and BET’s Coming to the Stage and Comic View and regularly performs at the hottest clubs in New York and L.A. Get ready to laugh all night long when he comes to the Playhouse stage with some of his funniest friends.

Tickets: $15/person.

Teddy Bear’s Picnic at the Publick Playhouse, May 3

Teddy Bear’s Picnic at the Publick Playhouse, May 3

Bob Brown’s Puppets presents:
Teddy Bear’s Picnic
Tiny Tot Thursdays

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 9:30 am & 11:15 am

Location: Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Mother Bear and Baby Bear set out on a picnic and meet all kinds of unexpected friends and foes. Crazy dancing frogs Fred and Ginger, Quincy the Caterpillar (who meets himself coming and going), and Artie the Ant (who almost ruins the picnic) are just a few of the delightful puppet pals in this enchanting show.

Tickets: $5/person.

Mother Earth and Me at the Publick Playhouse, Apr 17

Mother Earth and Me at the Publick Playhouse, Apr 17

Midweek Matinee
Smithsonian Associates Discovery Theater on Tour: Mother Earth and Me

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 10:15 am & 12 noon

Location: Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Smithsonian Associates Discovery Theater on Tour: Mother Earth and MeThe magic of earth science takes center stage in this fun, interactive Discovery Theater original as we explore the origins of our planet, the water cycle, and our important role in the ecosystem, as well as folklore about the “big blue marble” we call home. Kick off Earth Month by pledging to become an Earth Warrior—and find out some great ways to start right away!

Tickets: $8/person; $6/person in groups of 20 or more. This performance is supported by a grant from the GEICO philanthropic foundation; free tickets are available for qualifying Title 1 schools.

The Story of Anne Frank at the Publick Playhouse, Mar 20

The Story of Anne Frank at the Publick Playhouse, Mar 20

Midweek Matinee
The Story of Anne Frank

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 10:15 am & 12 noon

Location: Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

The Story of Anne Frank. This meticulously researched production provides an engaging and accessible approach to this time in history as it tells the story of a remarkable young woman. Celebrating the courage and strength of Anne and her companions in the Secret Annex, The Story of Anne Frank offers an opportunity to reflect on a young person’s perseverance in the face of unimaginable odds.

Recommended for grades 6-8

Curriculum Connections: History, Social Studies, Language Arts

Tickets: $8/person; $6/person in groups of 20 or more. This performance is supported by a grant from the GEICO philanthropic foundation; free tickets are available for qualifying Title 1 schools.