1. Medea at Mobtown Players
“Directors Melissa O’Brien, Caitlin Bouxsein, and Tara Cariaso have taken something very old and done something very new with it, and done it extremely well. It is definitely worth watching.” -Morgan Halvorsen, MD Theatre Guide
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Synopsis: Euripides’ classic tale of betrayal, infidelity, and murder gets a makeover: old Hollywood style. A superstar struggles with the choice between embracing a new role as a revolutionary symbol or being cast into obscurity. A voracious, media-hungry, society sets the stage for a surreal re-imagining of the classic Greek play. Featuring original music, dynamic physical work, and heightened imagery, Medea exposes the dark reality of how we create idols.
2. Anything Goes at Kennedy Center
“…a nice albeit leisurely excursion through a simpler time in musical theatre land.” -Elliot Lanes, MD Theatre Guide
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Synopsis: Winner of three Tony Awards, including Best Musical Revival, Roundabout Theatre Company’s production features some of musical theater’s most memorable standards, including “I Get a Kick out of You,” “You’re the Top,” and, of course, “Anything Goes.”
3. The Pajama Game at Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre
“’The Pajama Game’ is worth getting out of bed, changing out of your pajamas, and dressing up to attend the Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre’s wonderful production!” -Mark Beachy, MD Theatre Guide
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Sold out on June 29th. Other days still available.
Synopsis: A whimsical, funny, and lively look at love and labor in a pajama factory. A first-rate musical romp full of humor and revelry sets the mood as Sid, the regional superintendent meets “Babe”, the leader of the Grievance Committee. Will the sparks fly from the impending union strike or the fact that they are falling for each other? This show is chock full of songs that will make you smile including “Hey There (You with the Stars in Your Eyes)”, “Once a Year Day”, “Hernando’s Hideaway” & more!
4. Always…Patsy Cline at Infinity Theatre Company
“This is a feel-good show about home and heart…” -Danielle Angeline, MD Theatre Guide
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Synopsis: If you haven’t seen this show, you don’t know the real Patsy! Based on the true story of one wild night in 1961 Houston, when single mom Louise Seger became fast friends with her idol, Ms. Patsy Cline. Louise recreates her evening with Patsy, as well as many of the singer’s highlights, in this touching, down-home country musical comedy.
5. Social Security at Cockpit in Court
“‘Social Security’ offers a truly enjoyable evening, one that will make you feel right at home.” -April Forrer, MD Theatre Guide
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Synopsis: Two married art dealers struggle with the visit of the wife’s goody goody sister, her uptight CPA husband, and her archetypal Jewish Mother – who are there to try to save their college student daughter from the horrors of living only for men.