2021 Shakespeare in the Parks presents The Tempest: An Audio Adventure, Online

2021 Shakespeare in the Parks presents The Tempest: An Audio Adventure, Online

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

Shakespeare In the Parks 2021
The Tempest: An Audio Adventure
By William Shakespeare

Shakespeare in the Parks Presents: The Tempest: An Audio Adventure

Have you ever imagined being shipwrecked on a lonely island? What if the air was full of whispering voices? Suddenly a mysterious fairy appears, who can control the wind and the waves, while flying from one palm tree to the next! Prince George’s Shakespeare in the Parks presents The Tempest, one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. Let your imagination soar as you listen to this audio drama, with magical music and exciting sound effects, and a love story between two young people who meet on the shores of the sparkling sea.

This audio drama is produced by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation, Arts and Cultural Heritage Division, with support from the Maryland State Arts Council.

Click here to listen to “The Tempest: An Audio Adventure” on Spreaker.

Return to the Forbidden Planet at the Greenbelt Arts Center, May 18-Jun 9

Return to the Forbidden Planet at the Greenbelt Arts Center, May 18-Jun 9

Return to the Forbidden Planet
Directed by Jeff Lesniak
Music directed by Chris Wells
Choreography by Rikki Howie Lacewell

May 18 – June 9, 2018

Location: Greenbelt Arts Center

Shakespeare’s forgotten rock and roll masterpiece! Blast off on a routine flight and crash into the planet D’Illyria where a sci-fi version of The Tempest set to rock and roll golden oldies unfolds with glee. The planet is inhabited by the sinister scientist Dr Prospero; his delightful daughter Miranda; Ariel, a faithful robot on roller skates, and an uncontrollable monster, the product of Prospero’s Id, whose tentacles penetrate the spacecraft. Book by Bob Carlton, directed by Jeffery Lesniak, choreographed by Rikki Howie Lacewell.

Ticket prices: $25 General Admission, $22 Students/Seniors/Military, $14 Youth (12 and under with adult). Buy tickets here.

Auditions for Return to the Forbidden Planet at the Greenbelt Arts Center, Feb 12 & 13

Auditions for Return to the Forbidden Planet at the Greenbelt Arts Center, Feb 12 & 13

Greenbelt Arts Center announces auditions for:

Return to the Forbidden Planet
Directed by Jeff Lesniak
Music directed by Chris Wells
Choreography by Rikki Howie Lacewell
February 12 & 13, 2018.

Auditions for Return to the Forbidden Planet by Bob Carlton, directed by Jeffery Lesniak, with music direction by Chris Wells and choreography by Rikki Howie Lacewell, will be held Monday February 12, and Tuesday February 13.

Performances are scheduled to run May 18 – June 9, 2018.

Location: Greenbelt Arts Center

Shakespeare’s forgotten rock and roll masterpiece! Blast off on a routine flight and crash into the planet D’Illyria where a sci-fi version of The Tempest set to rock and roll golden oldies unfolds with glee. The planet is inhabited by the sinister scientist Dr Prospero; his delightful daughter Miranda; Ariel, a faithful robot on roller skates, and an uncontrollable monster, the product of Prospero’s Id, whose tentacles penetrate the spacecraft. Book by Bob Carlton, directed by Jeffery Lesniak, choreographed by Rikki Howie Lacewell.

For more information see http://www.greenbeltartscenter.org/Default.asp#audition

The Tempest at Laurel Mill Playhouse, May 29-June 14

The Tempest at Laurel Mill Playhouse, May 29-June 14

The Tempest – Laurel Mill Playhouse Shakespeare Teen Theatre
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Michael Hartsfield
Produced by Maureen Rogers

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

Friday May 29, 2015 through Sunday June 14, 2015
Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 P.M.
Sunday matinee performances on May 31, June 7 and June 14 at 2:00 P.M.

The magician Prospero, rightful Duke of Milan, and his daughter, Miranda, have been stranded for twelve years on an island. Prospero casts a spell raising a tempest that causes a ship to run aground on their island. Will it free Prospero and Miranda or doom everyone?

Performances run weekends from Friday May 29, 2015 through Sunday June 14, 2015 with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission. Admission for students (12 and under), active duty military and seniors (65 and over) is $15. For reservations, please call 301-617-9906 and press 2. For further information visit the web site at http://www.laurelmillplayhouse.org or contact Maureen Rogers at maureencrogers@gmail.com or 301-452-2557.

Teen Auditions for The Tempest at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Mar 30 & 31

Teen Auditions for The Tempest at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Mar 30 & 31

Laurel Mill Playhouse Shakespeare Teen Theatre Announces Auditions for
The Tempest
by William Shakespeare

Location: Laurel Mill Playhouse

Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main Street, Laurel, Md. will hold auditions for teenagers on Monday, March 30th at 7pm and Tuesday, March 31st at 7pm this Shakespearean comedy. Director Michael Hartsfield requests the teenagers auditioning have twenty to thirty lines of any monologue from a Shakespeare play prepared for the audition. Memorization is not necessary. The Tempest will run from May 29 through June 14 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

For more information, please contact Producer Maureen Rogers at maureencrogers@gmail.com or 301-452-2557. Or see: http://www.laurelmillplayhouse.org/auditions.php.

Also, teenagers who want to be involved in costuming, light/sound design and operation, stage managers, set construction and design, and publicity should come on auditions dates with resume. Volunteer credit available. This is an opportunity for teens to be a part of a theater experience – whether it be on or off the stage. Bring resume and any conflicts. All roles open.

Teen Shakespeare Theatre is open to teens entering the 7th grade through those entering 12th grade. $50 fee to cover incidental expenses. Parental help gratefully accepted. 18 plus roles available!