Creative Voices + Cultural Happeningsin Montgomery County, MD
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Looking for a night out that’s different from the usual? Something to do while Mother Nature decides what season it is? An excuse to laugh with friends and strangers? The City of Rockville’s Wine and Improv Series could be just the thing.
The Victorian Lyric Opera Company (VLOC), a Rockville-based community theater company founded in 1978, will present six performances of Jacques Offenbach's “La Périchole” during two weekends at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in Rockville. The French comic opera premiered in 1868 in Paris. VLOC's production will be performed in English and accompanied View more
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.
Helen Keller is an American heroine, an icon of strength and accomplishment who overcame tremendous odds to succeed. She was the first deaf and blind woman to earn a bachelor of arts degree and to emerge from almost complete non-verbal isolation to author, activist and lecturer. Triumphs such as these would have been impossible without a voice. It was View more
Gaithersburg playwright John Morogiello’s work has been performed all over the world, including Theatre 40 in Beverly Hills, Ca. His earliest works—written on his mom’s old manual typewriter—were set in less glamorous locales. “She loaded up a piece of paper for me, showed me how it worked, and I immediately started plagiarizing old episodes 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.
Imagine living in a world where everything was the color blue. Azure flowers greet you in the cobalt-colored grass under a turquoise sky. This is the world Inky and Pale have come to know, understand and accept until....they find something red.
It’s a classic play, more than 60 years old, but Sandy Spring Theatre Group (SSTG) opens a new production of Reginald Rose’s noir courtroom drama “12 Angry Men” at The Arts Barn in Gaithersburg on Jan. 6. “One of the marvelous things is the story itself is timeless,” said Bill Spitz, director of the play and SSTG president. “The things View more
In the mood for a mashup? David Minton has an idea. Take 80 energetic theater kids, add a fluffy Shakespeare comedy, a set full of Ionic columns, closing-and-opening doors à la British drawing-room farce—then toss in Oedipus, Antigone and Monty Python and voilà! You have “The Comedy of Errors…at Colonus!”—the recently-adapted-by-Minton play View more
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