Venus Theatre

Venus Theatre

Location: 9148 Canterbury Riding, Laurel MD 20723
Phone: 202-236-4078

Website: http://www.venustheatre.org/

Venus Theatre is committed to setting flight to the voices of women and children with theatre for a lifetime. Ten years of producing in temporary rental spaces in DC, NYC, Baltimore, and Pennsylvania has led to a new vision. In April of 2006 Venus secured a storefront in Laurel, MD. The Venus Theatre is home to the Company today.

Venus Theatre Play Shack runs a summer theatre camp.


Living and Dying with Tricia McCauley at Venus Theatre, Sep 20-Oct 21

Venus Theatre’s 65th woman empowering play
Living and Dying With Tricia McCauley
Setting flight to the voices of women
Directed by Deb Randall.

September 20 – October 21, 2018
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8pm; Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm.

NOTICE: Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Location: Venus Theatre.

Venus Theatre: Living and Dying with Tricia McCauley, directed by Deborah Randall After a year and a half of PTSD recovery, Deb has begun to tell this story. Deciding not to allow the tragic loss of Tricia on December 25, 2016 to overshadow the brilliance of her spirit and vibrant life, Deb takes the stage. Tricia helped Deb develop several solo works over the 23 years of their friendship, Deb creates this one for her as an artistic monument to their joined laughter. Solo/Tribute piece.

Tickets are $40 General Admission, $20 for Friend of Venus, $15 for Student or Senior. Buy tickets here. Venus is selling “Friend of Venus” Membership cards. The cost is $5 and the card allows for ½ price tickets through 2018 and specials and discounts at local Laurel businesses. More information will be available on venustheatre.org.

Tags: Venus Theatre, Laurel Maryland, Living and Dying with Tricia McCauley, Tricia McCauley, Deb Randall


Running on Glass at Venus Theatre, Nov 15-Dec 9

Running on Glass
By Cynthia Cooper

September 20 – October 14, 2018
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8pm; Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm.

Location: Venus Theatre.

A sports scholar entices her friend, a designer and running buddy, to help envision a pop-up museum about women in sports. Six characters from sports history come alive, along with the challenges and successes of diverse people in any field of endeavor. Told in monologues by the two performers, the stories include Althea Gibson, first person to break the color barrier in tennis; Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim the English Channel; Wilma Rudolph, an African-American Olympic runner who overcame childhood polio; Gretel Bergmann, a Jewish-German athlete used by the Nazis for propaganda; Babe Didrikson, one of the best all-round athletes of any gender, and Mamie ‘Peanut’ Johnson, a professional pitcher in the Negro Leagues. For ages 8 and up.

Tickets are $40 General Admission, $20 for Friend of Venus, $15 for Student or Senior. Buy tickets here.Venus is selling “Friend of Venus” Membership cards. The cost is $5 and the card allows for ½ price tickets through 2018 and specials and discounts at local Laurel businesses. More information will be available on venustheatre.org

Tags: Venus Theatre, Laurel Maryland, Running on Glass, Cynthia Cooper


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