2019 Shakespeare in the Parks: Much Ado About Nothing at various locations, Jul 9-21

2019 Shakespeare in the Parks: Much Ado About Nothing at various locations, Jul 9-21

The Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission, Arts and Cultural Heritage Division Presents the Prince George’s Summer Shakespeare Festival.

Much Ado About Nothing – Prince George’s Shakespeare in the Parks
Vicious Rumors. Reluctant Rivals. And The Triumphant Power of Love.

A fun-filled comedy, featuring Beatrice and Benedick, the witty rivals whose secret love for each other is revealed when they come to the rescue of Claudio and Hero, whose wedding has been sabotaged by the nefarious Don John. Set on the picturesque island of Sicily, this traveling production will feature live musicians playing a blend of traditional Italian music as well as original numbers composed from Shakespeare’s text.

Performances July 9-21, 2019

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park!

Tuesday, July 9, 6:30 pm
Brookside Gardens
1800 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902

Wednesday, July 10, 7:30 PM
Meadowside Nature Center
5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville, MD 20855

Thursday, July 11, 7:30 pm
Oxon Hill Manor
6901 Oxon Hill road
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Friday, July 12, 7:30 pm
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
University of Maryland, 8270 Alumni Drive, College Park, MD 20742

Saturday, July 13, 7:30 pm
Cabin John Regional Park Amphitheater
7400 Tuckerman Lane
Bethesda MD 20817

Sunday, July 14, 3 pm
Harmony Hall Regional Center
10701 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744

Tuesday, July 16, 7 pm
Riversdale House Museum
4811 Riverdale Rd, Riverdale, MD 20737
Rain location: Riverdale Elementary School Multipurpose Room
5006 Riverdale Road, Riverdale 20737

Wednesday, July 17, 7:30 pm
Magruder Park
40th Avenue and Hamilton Street, Hyattsville 20782
Rain location: City of Hyattsville Multipurpose Room
4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville 20781

Thursday, July 18, 7:30 pm
Watkins Regional Park
301 Watkins Park Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Rain location: Largo/Kettering/Perrywood Community Center
431 Watkins Park Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

Friday, July 19, 7:30 pm
Montpelier Mansion
9650 Muirkirk Rd, Laurel, MD 20708
Rain location: Deerfield Run Community Center
13000 Laurel Bowie Rd, Laurel, MD 20708
*This performance will be sign-language interpreted

Saturday, July 20, 7:30 pm
Fairwood Community Park
12390 Annapolis Road, Bowie 20720
Rain location: Glenn Dale Community Center
11901 Glenn Dale Blvd, Glenn Dale, MD 20769

Sunday, July 21, 3 pm
The Publick Playhouse
5445 Landover Road
Cheverly MD 20784

Enjoy free, entertaining, and accessible productions of the work of the greatest playwright of the English language at parks and arts centers throughout Prince George’s County! Each summer Shakespeare in the Parks tours a professional, family-friendly production of one of Shakespeare’s plays throughout the County, making great theatre available to everyone. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park! For more information, call 301-446-3232; TTY 301-699-2544.

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2018 Shakespeare in the Parks: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at various locations, Jul 10-22

2018 Shakespeare in the Parks: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at various locations, Jul 10-22

The Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission, Arts and Cultural Heritage Division Presents the Prince George’s Summer Shakespeare Festival.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Prince George’s Shakespeare in the Parks 2018

Faeries, mischief, and a mystical boy converge in a modern interpretation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, an enchanting summer adventure where love is lost, then found, and fools rehearse their wedding play, only to lose their lead actor to a magic spell. This timeless comedy is complete with juggling acts, live music, dance and Shakespeare’s language accessible to all. Make Shakespeare part of your world, as you relax under the stars and enjoy Shakespeare’s poetry and song with your family. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a FREE performance in your favorite park!

Performances July 10-22, 2018

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a
FREE performance in your favorite park!

Tuesday, July 10, 6:30 pm
Brookside Gardens
1800 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, 20902

Wednesday, July 11, 7:30 pm
Riversdale House Museum
4811 Riverdale Rd, Riverdale, MD 20737
Rain location: Riverdale Elementary School Multipurpose Room
5006 Riverdale Road, Riverdale 20737

Thursday, July 12, 7:30 PM
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
University of Maryland, 8270 Alumni Drive, College Park, MD 20742

Friday, July 13, 7:30 PM
Meadowside Nature Center
5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville, MD 20855

Saturday, July 14, 7:30 pm
Hillcrest Heights Community Center
2300 Oxon Run Dr, Temple Hills, MD 20748
Rain location: Hillcrest Heights Community Center Gym

Sunday, July 15, 3 pm
Bowie Center for the Performing Arts
15200 Annapolis Rd, Bowie, MD 20715

Wednesday, July 18, 7:30 pm
Magruder Park
40th Avenue and Hamilton Street, Hyattsville 20782
Rain location: City of Hyattsville Multipurpose Room
4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville 20781

Thursday, July 19, 7:30 pm
Watkins Regional Park
301 Watkins Park Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Rain location: Largo/Kettering/Perrywood Community Center
431 Watkins Park Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

Friday, July 20, 7:30 pm
Montpelier Mansion
9650 Muirkirk Rd, Laurel, MD 20708
Rain location: Deerfield Run Community Center
13000 Laurel Bowie Rd, Laurel, MD 20708

Saturday, July 21, 7:30 pm
Fairwood Community Park
12390 Annapolis Road, Bowie 20720
Rain location: Glenn Dale Community Center
11901 Glenn Dale Blvd, Glenn Dale, MD 20769

Sunday, July 22, 3 PM
John Addison Concert Hall, Arts/Harmony Hall Regional Center
10701 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744

For more information call;
301 446-3232 TTY; 301-699-2544.
http://www.pgparks.com arts.pgparks.com

Auditions for Spring Awakening by Wolf Pack, Jun 18-19

Auditions for Spring Awakening by Wolf Pack, Jun 18-19

AUDITIONS – SPRING AWAKENING – Wolfpack Theater
Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater, Music by Duncan Sheik
Directors: Christopher Overly and Bill Leary, Choreography: Katy Chmura, Technical Direction: Stephen Beitzell, Costumes: Dannielle Beitzell and Eileen Murray Kraft

Wolf Pack Theatre Company, audition location: Saint John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5820 Riverdale Road, Riverdale MD 20737

Audition Dates: Monday, June 18th, 2018 at 7pm and Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 7pm, Video auditions accepted.

Callbacks will be Wednesday, June 20th Auditions will be held – St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5820 Riverdale Rd, Riverdale MD 20737. Please use left entrance in back of building.

Performance Dates – September 14 – 29, 2018 at the Greenbelt Arts Center

Please prepare one up-tempo and one ballad of no more than two minutes each and prepare one contemporary monologue of no more than two minutes. All roles open

Stipend Information: Each performer will receive $10.00 per show stipend.
Email resume and headshot to: billl@ccsimd.org

Performance location: Greenbelt Arts Center

Wolf Pack presents Deathtrap at Saint John’s, May 12-20

Wolf Pack presents Deathtrap at Saint John’s, May 12-20

Wolf Pack Theatre Company presents
Deathtrap
by Ira Levin
Directed by William Leary
Technical Direction by Stephen Beitzell

Saint John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5820 Riverdale Road, Riverdale MD 20737

May 12 – 20, 2018

May 12th 3 PM Showtime
May 12th 8 PM Showtime
May 13th 8 PM Showtime
May 18th 8 PM Showtime
May 19th 3 PM Showtime
May 19th 8 PM Showtime
May 20th 8 PM Showtime

Wolf Pack Theatre Company, Location: Saint John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5820 Riverdale Road, Riverdale MD 20737

Tickets: $15. Click here.

Auditions for Deathtrap by Wolf Pack Theatre Company, Jan 27

Auditions for Deathtrap by Wolf Pack Theatre Company, Jan 27

Wolf Pack Theatre Company announces auditions for:
Deathtrap
by Ira Levin
Directed by William Leary
Technical Direction by Stephen Beitzell

Auditions for Deathtrap will be held on:
Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Wolf Pack Theatre Company, Location: Saint John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5820 Riverdale Road, Riverdale MD 20737

Contact billl@ccsimd.org for additional information. Please prepare one comedic and on dramatic monologue of no more than two minutes each. Be prepared for readings from the script.

Performances: April 20 – 29, 2018, including two Saturday matinees.