Creative Voices + Cultural Happeningsin Montgomery County, MD
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“My family wasn’t very ‘theatrical’ at all,” said Secka, who was born in the Bronx and grew up in Brooklyn before moving to Gaithersburg with her family in 2005, just before starting sixth grade. “I think I did a Harriet Tubman play in elementary school — I played Harriet Tubman’s mom — but I still didn’t take it into my brain as View more
“Robin Hood,” the classic tale of good vs. evil, comes to life with the aid of a band of Merry Men and all the boys and girls in the audience at Bethesda’s Imagination Stage. The audience is invited to join in the action as Robin Hood, played by Chris Dinolfo, leads the forces of good in the fight against the forces of greed, led by the Sheriff View more
The 1970s funk band War once asked in song, “Why Can't We Be Friends?” (Repeat that three more times to get the ear worm).
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.
When Alice falls through the rabbit hole at Imagination Stage this summer, she will find herself on a very different adventure from any Lewis Carroll created back in 19th-century England. The title, “Wonderland: Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure.” offers a glimpse of the exploits ahead:
Over her 23 years of directing award-winning children’s theater at Imagination Stage, artistic director Janet Stanford never shied away from the mundane tasks that kept the company afloat. From selling tickets to cleaning restroom sinks during the early years at White Flint Mall, she simply rolled up her sleeves and got on with it.
After putting together a trilogy of musicals marking the past, present and future of hip-hop culture, local writer and director Psalmayene 24 was looking for a new challenge. He turned to the familiar childhood story of Snow White.
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.
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 threw View more
Sierra J. Smith