Hard Bargain Players

Hard Bargain Players Theater in the Woods

Location: 2001 Bryan Point Road • Accokeek, MD 20607

On many summer evenings the Amphitheater at Hard Bargain Farm shoots light beyond branch and leaf. Under this canopy of towering trees, local music and theater come alive, and after a brief stroll down a lit path, the best-kept secret in central Maryland reveals itself.

Built in the early 1930s by Alice and Henry Ferguson, the original stage was merely a half-circle of concrete set in a natural amphitheater in the woods of their Hard Bargain Farm. For many years the Fergusons used the amphitheater as a place to gather with their friends and neighbors on summer evenings. They would entertain themselves by dressing up in elaborate costumes and putting on amateur plays.

It became a Hard Bargain tradition.

Theater in the Woods is an outdoor amphitheater and the Hard Bargain Players perform rain or shine. Shows are only canceled in the event of severe weather conditions. There is limited covered seating and umbrellas are encouraged. Comfortable clothing and bug spray are also highly recommended.

Website: http://www.hbplayers.org/

2001 Bryan Point Road • Accokeek, MD 20607

Contact Doris Sharp • 240-766-8830

Via Email: hbplayersboxoffice@gmail.com

Reservations: Making a reservation is as easy as sending an email to hbplayersboxoffice@gmail.com Please be sure to include the show, date of performance, and number of tickets you are reserving.




Upcoming Events:


Good People at Hard Bargain, May 3-18

Good People
By David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by Kaitelyn Bauer Dieguez

May 3 – 18, 2019
Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm.

Location: Hard Bargain Players.

“Welcome to Southie, a Boston neighborhood where a night on the town means a few rounds of bingo, where this month’s paycheck covers last month’s bills, and where Margie Walsh has just been let go again from yet another job. Facing eviction and scrambling to catch a break, Margie thinks an old fling who’s made it out of Southie might be her ticket to a fresh new start. But is this apparently self-made man secure enough to face his humble beginnings? Margie is about to risk what little she has left to find out.” –Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

Tickets for Hard Bargain Players performances are $12 for adults, $10 for students, seniors and members of the Alice Ferguson Foundation.

To reserve tickets, click here.

Tags: Hard Bargain Players, Accokeek Maryland, Good People, David Lindsay-Abaire, Kaitelyn Bauer Dieguez


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