Ally Theatre Company’s Rasheeda Speaking at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mar 5-22

Ally Theatre Company’s Rasheeda Speaking at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mar 5-22

Ally Theatre Company presents:
Rasheeda Speaking
By Joel Drake Johnson
Directed by Ty Hallmark

(COMMUNITY PREVIEW) Thursday, March 5th at 8 pm
Friday, March 6th at 8 pm
Saturday, March 7th at 8 pm
Sunday, March 8th at 4pm
Thursday, March 12th at 8 pm
Friday, March 13th at 8 pm
Saturday, March 14th at 2 pm
Saturday, March 14th at 8 pm
Sunday, March 15th at 4 pm
(INDUSTRY NIGHT) Monday, March 16th at 8 pm
Wednesday, March 18th at 8 pm
Thursday, March 19th at 8 pm
Friday, March 20th at 8 pm
Saturday, March 21st at 2 pm
Saturday, March 21st at 8 pm
Sunday, March 22nd at 4 pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

“RASHEEDA SPEAKING [is] an exquisitely tense and often cringingly funny portrait of racial paranoia…Chilling. An incendiary play by Joel Drake Johnson.” —The New York Times.

“…the racially charged atmosphere thickens fast in RASHEEDA SPEAKING, an acidic depiction of race, power and friendship. Blending darkly awkward workplace comedy with intense racial tension, Johnson’s office-politics thriller is not afraid to push buttons hard.” —Time Out (New York).

“A wild ride…a wallop of a play…a thrilling must-see play.” —New York Magazine.

“‘The doctor will see you now’ takes on a whole new meaning in [this] comedy-drama that’s jagged, jolting and just plain terrific.” —New York Daily News.

Tickets: $25 general, $17 senior/student/veterans/teachers. Preview is pay-what-you-wish. Click here.

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The Head That Wears the Crown at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Feb 23-Mar 16

The Head That Wears the Crown at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Feb 23-Mar 16

Ally Theatre Company presents the DC-area premiere of:
The Head That Wears the Crown

February 23 – March 16, 2019

Saturday, February 23rd at 8 pm
Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 4 pm
Friday, March 1, 2019 at 8 pm
Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 8 pm
Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 4 pm
Monday, March 4, 2019 at 8 pm
Friday, March 8, 2019 at 8 pm
Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 8 pm
Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 4 pm
Friday, March 15, 2019 at 8 pm
Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 2:30 pm
Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 8 pm

Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Three highschoolers are the queens of their school until Danielle arrives. When she catches the eye of one of their exes just before the Winter formal, they decide to keep their friend close and their enemy closer, manipulating her emails, social media, and relationships. When their mean-spirited plan for revenge goes far out of control, the repercussions of their choices will follow all of them for the rest of their lives.

Ally Theatre Company produces theatre designed to engage audiences through acknowledging and confronting systemic oppression in America. We aim to join the vital conversations — sparked by generations of thinkers, writers, performers, and activists who paved the way before us — conversations that continue each and every day.

Tickets. Click here.

Auditions for Rasheeda Speaking at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Aug 23

Auditions for Rasheeda Speaking at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Aug 23

Ally Theatre Company announces auditions for the DC-area Premiere of:
Rasheeda Speaking
by Joel Drake Johnson

Actors are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, or age. Roles will be cast responsibly in regards to age and race.

Seeking: DOCTOR WILLIAMS: mid 40s-early 60s. White male. Charming, charismatic, a favorite among his patients. Loves being the boss. Hides his irritation and discomfort with Jaclyn behind a smile. Wants Jaclyn fired because he doesn’t like her attitude but knows he has no legal ground to do so. Uses Ileen’s adoration of him to manage and manipulate her relationship with Jaclyn.

ROSE SAUNDERS: late 60s-70s. A long-time patient of Dr. Williams. Feeble. Is offered a wheelchair but declines. Sweet and grandmotherly. There is no indication of her ethnicity in the script, but based on her dialogue she is most likely not black.

The roles of JACLYN SPAULDING and ILEEN VAN DE METER are cast. All roles are paid.

Auditions at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Studio 4
3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt Rainier, MD 20712
Thursday, August 23rd, 2018, 7-9pm

First Rehearsal: January 22nd, 2019
First Preview: February 22nd, 2019
Opening Night: February 23rd, 2019
Closing Night: March 16th, 2019

Please secure your audition slot by emailing your headshot and resume to Jon Jon Johnson at the casting@allytheatrecompany.org email, with subject line: Rasheeda Audition. Please indicate your availability.

Upon confirmation of your audition time, you will receive sides from the show.

*If you are available for the production, and for the entire rehearsal period, but are unable to attend auditions on these dates, please let us know. We hope to hear from you very soon!

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

For more information, click here.