Fearless New Play Festival Kickoff at Clarice Smith, Feb 17

Fearless New Play Festival Kickoff at Clarice Smith, Feb 17

Fearless New Play Festival
February 17 & March 7 – 9, 2019

Kickoff: Sun, Feb 17, 2019 . 1:00PM

Thu, Mar 7, 2019 . 7:00PM
Fri, Mar 8, 2019 . 7:00PM
Sat, Mar 9, 2019 . 7:00PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Dance Theatre.

TDPS’s Fearless New Play Festival is a three-day celebration of new scripts in development. The festival will kick off with a panel speech from a keynote playwright of national renown. After a week of workshops, participants will present: (1) a staged reading of the keynote playwright’s newest play, (2) staged readings of new ten-minute plays by current students, and (3) a showcase of new short plays by alumni, followed by a closing night celebration.

The selected current student plays are:
Bread & Roses by Yiwen Feng
Dakota by Olivia Litteral
Delilah Revisited by Jared Strange
Standardized by Jasmine Mitchell
Twenty Down by Jamie Bokman
Pleonasm by Jordan Resnick
I Don’t by Jordan Ealey
Szia Ruth by Amber Smithers

The selected alumni plays are:
CrossFit WonderWoman by Sam Mauceri (BA Theatre ’15)
Ceasefire by Avery Collins (BA Theatre ’16)
What to do When You’re Suicidal but You Can’t Fight Fascists When You’re Dead by Natalie Ann Valentine (BA Theatre ’13)
Field Glass by Martin Thompson (BA Theatre ’15)
It’s a Queer Thing by Radcliffe Adler (BA Theatre ’18)
The White Talk by Whitney Geohagan (BA Theatre ’18)
Terrible Lizard by Megan Meinero (BA Theatre ’12)
Sweet Dreams by Nikki Lust (BA Theatre ’17)

Kickoff Feb 17: Free, tickets are required. Performances Mar 7-9: General admission $10, Students Free. Click here.

Welcome to Sis’s at Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, Feb 16

Welcome to Sis’s at Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, Feb 16

Ally Theatre Company presents:
Welcome to Sis’s

Saturday, February 16, 2019, Reception: 2pm, Reading: 3pm

Location: Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, 4318 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, MD

A Performance by Ally Theatre Company of an original play written by Doug Robinson. Welcome to Sis’s, reimagines the story of Sis’s Tavern in North Brentwood. The play takes place during the 1920-30s and explores the meaning of community, the commonplace, and how it was shaped through racial segregation. Blending the genres of original comedy and drama, and based on historical inspiration, this play presents a unique view of racial inequality, oppression, and segregation right in our own backyard.


This is the first reading of an original play. The play will be performed at Joe’s Movement Emporium, May 3-5, 2019.

Auditions for The Honey Trap at the Greenbelt Arts Center, Jan 13-14

Auditions for The Honey Trap at the Greenbelt Arts Center, Jan 13-14

Auditions for the World Premiere of The Honey Trap
written and directed by Michael Stepawony

CANCELLED due to snow: Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 7pm

Monday, January 14, 2019 at 7pm

Auditions for the world premier production of The Honey Trap, written and directed by by Michael C. Stepowany, will be held at the theater on Sunday January 13, and Monday January 14 at 7:00 PM, with callbacks on Tuesday January 15 at 7:00 PM.

Auditions will include cold readings from the script. Please provide a resumé and a headshot (if you have one) and have your conflicts handy.

Performances: April 26 – May 12, 2019

Location: Greenbelt Arts Center

A small 4th of July, 1957, “watch the atom bomb” party is gathering in a Las Vegas hotel room. Against the background of the “Rat Pack” and their music, The Honey Trap is a door slamming comedy. Just as the party begins, an F.B.I. agent arrives, chaos ensues, and the lives of everyone are forever altered.

Rehearsals will be Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings, weekends if needed, more often as tech and opening get closer.

The Coil Project presents Stonefish at the Greenbelt Arts Center, Jan 11-20

The Coil Project presents Stonefish at the Greenbelt Arts Center, Jan 11-20

a guest production from The Coil Project
A new play by Erica Smith – World Premiere!
Directed by David Dieudonne

January 11 – 20, 2019

Sunday, January 13 is cancelled due to snow.

Content Warning: This show contains: themes of gun violence, and suicide; gunfire.

Location: Greenbelt Arts Center

Seven people are dead by Dixon’s hand, including Dixon himself. Now, as his twin sister Mason deals with the aftermath of what he’s done, she must decide how to move on without him, and whether she can — or should — forgive him.

Ticket prices: $22 General Admission, $20 Students/Seniors/Military, $12 Youth (12 and under with adult). Buy tickets here.

The Muses – Original Works Project at Clarice Smith, Dec 9

The Muses – Original Works Project at Clarice Smith, Dec 9

The Muses – Original Works Project (Fall)
Sunday, December 9, 2018 . 3PM

Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Cafritz Foundation Theatre.

The Muses proudly present their Original Works Projects, a memorable night of short plays created and produced by students.

Free, no tickets required