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Published on: Thursday, April 11, 2013

2nd Star Productions

Bowie Playhouse at White Marsh Park

6314 Crain Highway, Bowie 


The classic musical about King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table opens May 31 with performances at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 3 p.m. Sundays through June 29. The final performance is 3 p.m. Saturday, June 29.

Greenbelt Arts Center

123 Centerway, Greenbelt 

“Big River”

Greenbelt Arts Center presents “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” adapted from the novel by Mark Twain. Directed by Mary Lou Fisher and produced by Beryl Feldman, performances run April 12 through May 4. Shows are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and matinees are at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21, and April 28. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $17 for seniors age 60 and up, $17 for students age 22 and younger with a student ID, $17 for military with ID, and $15 for children age 12 and younger.

Jaguar Players

Charles H. Flowers High School

Helena Nobles-Jones Auditorium

10001 Ardwick-Ardmore Road, Springdale

“The Wiz”

The Jaguar Players present the musical “The Wiz.” Performances are at 7 p.m. April 12, 13, 19, 20 and 25-27. Tickets cost $10. For more information, call 301-636-8000.

The Laurel Mill Playhouse

508 Main Street, Laurel

“Murder on the Nile”

In this Agatha Christie classic, honeymooners Simon Mostyn and his wealthy socialite wife Kay find themselves being pursued by an old flame of the newly wedded groom while on board a steamer cruising under the Egyptian sun. Tragedy strikes and a body is discovered. All fingers point to Simon’s ex fiancée, but everything is not as it seems. Performances are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and matinees on Sundays, April 21 and April 28, through April 28. Tickets cost $15 for general admission. Discounted tickets are available for students, military and seniors.

Port Tobacco Players

508 Charles Street, La Plata

“Schoolhouse Rock Live”

This is the final weekend for the family musical and pop culture phenomenon. The Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, science and politics through clever, tuneful songs is making a comeback, instructing a whole new generation. See it light up our stage with classic songs like “Conjunction Junction”, “Just a Bill”, “Interjections” and more! A show for all ages, with toe tapping numbers that just might make you jump up and join in! Purchase tickets online at

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