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When Rick Hammerly was asked to direct Adventure Theatre MTC's production of “Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook,” he had never heard of Barbara Park’s bestselling children's book series.
The annual festival known as Imagination Bethesda celebrates children and the arts by featuring fun, food and entertainment that is provided by some of the businesses and arts organizations that give the community its gloss--from Strathmore to Imagination Stage to Montgomery Parks to the Bethesda-Chevy Chase YMCA.
Alive with love, magic and intrigue, “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp” at Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) at Glen Echo Park offers a delightful look into Middle Eastern culture through retelling one of the traditional stories from the “One Thousand and One Nights.”
This year, Adventure Theatre at Glen Echo Park is celebrating its 65th anniversary of offering professional shows for the young and young at heart. Since merging in 2012 with the Musical Theater Center---and changing its name to Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC)— the nonprofit expanded its mission to include training children aspiring to a life on the View more
Song, dance and a bit of poetry bring to life a fairytale world of magic spells, good and evil, and love and betrayal in the world premiere musical, “Ella Enchanted,” on stage at Adventure Theatre MTC in Glen Echo Park.
Ford is one of several child performers in Metro region professional who balance the demands of the theater alongside adolescence and schoolwork. The commitments sometimes require them to leave school early and do additional assignments outside of education hours. "I get everything done sooner or later," Ford said.
In tune with the magic of the holiday season, Adventure Theatre (AT) is welcoming audiences into the fantasy world of Narnia. “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe,” the first volume of C.S. Lewis' “The Chronicles of Narnia,” will be onstage from Dec. 2 to 31 in Glen Echo Park.
After five years on hiatus, Open Circle Theatre (OCT) is back with a bang. That’s how founder and artistic director Suzanne Richard explains the decision to stage “The Who’s Tommy,” using OCT’s trademark troupe of actors with and without disabilities, a rock band and an onstage, real-time American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation of the musical b View more
Nick Olcott has vivid memories of his childhood. In fact, he believes he directs so many children's theater productions because he can recall what it was like to be a child. One of his most formative memories came when his brother took his beloved stuffed chimp Zippy, fashioned a parachute out of a plastic bag, put its arms through the holes and th View more
Adventure Theatre MTC’s Producing Artistic Director is “busy, busy, busy”
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