Auditions for Shakespeare in the Parks at the Prince George’s Publick Playhouse, Jan 19

Auditions for Shakespeare in the Parks at the Prince George’s Publick Playhouse, Jan 19

Auditions for:
Shakespeare in the Parks

Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 10:00am to 6:00pm

Prince George’s Shakespeare in the Parks brings free, entertaining and accessible productions of works by the greatest playwright of the English language to communities throughout Prince George’s County, and provides opportunities for county-based directors, actors and musicians to share their creativity and expertise with county residents of all ages. All acting positions are paid; performances are scheduled from July 9-27, 2019 in open-air locations in Prince George’s County. Auditioning actors must be 18 years or older, and should present a monologue from one of Shakespeare’s plays. Actors need not be county residents to audition. Auditions are by appointment only. To schedule, send email to Christopher Dwyer, Artistic Director, at dwyer.pgshakes@gmail.com.

Audition location: Prince George’s Publick Playhouse in Cheverly.

Don Flemons: The American Songster at the Publick Playhouse, Jan 12

Don Flemons: The American Songster at the Publick Playhouse, Jan 12

Family Fun Series
Saturday, January 12, 2019, at 2:00 pm

Don Flemons: The American Songster

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: GRAMMY winner Dom Flemons shares the music of the early American Songsters, covering nearly a century of folklore and styles, including ragtime, blues, country western, bluegrass, and string band music. Flemons–a singersongwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music scholar–illuminates the history and influence of African American musicians through spirited performances on banjo, fife, guitar, harmonica, quills, and rhythm bones.

Tickets: $5/person

The Shoemaker and the Christmas Elves at the Publick Playhouse, Dec 10

The Shoemaker and the Christmas Elves at the Publick Playhouse, Dec 10

Midweek Matinee: Education on Stage
Monday, December 10, 2018 at 10:15 am & 12 noon

The Shoemaker and the Christmas Elves

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: This heartwarming holiday musical gives a yuletide spin to the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale. Delight in Virginia Rep’s rendition of this magical story of a poor shoemaker and the magical elves who show him the true meaning of Christmas.

Recommended for grades K-5. Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Social Studies, Music, World Languages.

Tickets: $8/person, $6/groups of 20 or more

Twas the Night Before Christmas at the Publick Playhouse, Dec 6

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas at the Publick Playhouse, Dec 6

Midweek Matinee: Education on Stage
Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 10:15 am & 12 noon

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: Inspired by the timeless poem and by the real life of its author, Clement Moore, this hilarious musical introduces Santa in a particularly beneficent light. This Virginia Rep classic has been charming audiences nationwide for many years.

Recommended for grades K-5. Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Social Studies, History.

Tickets: $8/person, $6/groups of 20 or more

A Dickens Tale at the Publick Playhouse, Dec 4

A Dickens Tale at the Publick Playhouse, Dec 4

Midweek Matinee: Education on Stage
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 10:15 am & 12 noon

A Dickens Tale

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

Description: See Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” come to life with Bright Star Theatre’s production. Join old Scrooge, bumbling Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and Jacob Marley to discover the true meaning of the season.

Recommended for grades K-8. Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Character Education.

Tickets: $8/person, $6/groups of 20 or more