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Published on: Wednesday, June 12, 2013

2nd Star Productions

Bowie Playhouse at White Marsh Park

6314 Crain Highway, Bowie



The Camelot community awaits the arrival of King Arthur’s future queen Guenevere, but it is 14-year-old Tom who tells the world of Camelot’s quest for honor and justice in this production based on “The Once and Future King” by T.H. White.

Camelot will be shown at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 3 p.m. Sundays until June 29. General admission tickets are $20. Seniors (60 years old and older) and full-time students receive a $3 discount. Tickets can be purchased online, over the phone or at the door.

Black Box Theatre

4185 Indian Head Highway, Indian Head


Theatre Workshops

Indian Head Center for the Arts and Black Box Theatre is hosting weeklong theatre workshops for children ages 5 to 12 and teens between the ages of 13 and 18. Designed to “introduce students to the fundamentals of theater,” the workshops will teach acting and aim to build confidence and camaraderie.

The children’s workshop will run from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 24 to June 28. The two-week workshop for teens starts July 8 and ends July 19. The workshop costs $100 for children and $200 for teens. Applications with $75 non-refundable deposits are due June 30 for the children’s workshop and July 1 for the teens’ workshop. Registration forms are available online.

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

University of Maryland, College Park


National Orchestral Institute

The Faculty Artist Chamber Concert will start at 8 p.m. Thursday. Rehearsals will be open Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 14 to June  28. The National Orchestral Institute’s chamber music showcases will run at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13. Admission is free.

Greenbelt Arts Center

123 Centerway, Greenbelt


“Moon for the Misbegotten”

In one bittersweet night beneath the moonlight, a woman with a coarse reputation and a man with a drinking problem let their guard down and learn the truth about each other and themselves. Until Sunday, this emotionally-charged drama will be performed on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.

Tickets cost $17 for general admission. Students, seniors and members of the military receive a $3 discount. Children younger than 12 years old get in for $12.

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the box office.


Greenbelt Community Center

15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt


Subversion Photography

Through Aug. 23, the Greenbelt Community Center Art Gallery will feature photographer Rahshia Linendoll-Sawyer’s work exploring the “bubbling underwater worlds of imagination.” A reception will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 4. Admission is free.

Montpelier Arts Center

9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel

301-377-7800, 410-792-0664; TTY 301-490-2329

Judith Kornett’s Exhibition

The resident artist gallery will host a public reception from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Works by Judith Kornett will be shown until June 27. Kornett’s work deals with ceramic figurative sculpture and draws an emphasis on texture, color and detail with psychological and humorous undertones. Admission is free.

Jonathan West

Jonathan West creates paintings that are described as uncomfortable, horrific, sympathetic, striking and thought provoking. A public reception will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday in the library gallery. West’s installation will be shown through Aug. 18. Admission is free.

Prince George’s Little Theatre

The Bowie Playhouse at White Marsh Park

6314 Crain Hwy., Bowie



Auditions for “Twentieth Century,” the first production of the Prince George’s Little Theatre’s 54th Season will be held at the New Carrollton Municipal Center starting at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse

5445 Landover Road, Cheverly

301-277-1717; TTY 301-277-0312

Magpie’s Living Planet

Prince George’s Publick Playhouse invites “tiny tots” to sing and dance along with Magpie, learn some sign language and discover differences among animals around the world at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Thursday. 


Riversdale House Museum

4811 Riverdale Road, Riverdale Park


Jazz on the Lawn

The Riversdale House Museum is hosting outdoor concerts at 7 p.m. June 26. Concerts will be moved inside the mansion if it rains. The earlier performance includes swing dance lessons and the latter features “Cheek to Cheek.” Admission is free.

Father’s Day Tours

The Riversdale House Museum in Riverdale Park, Md. invites you to “bring your father, father-in-law, grandfather or other special gentleman for a free guided tour of the house” starting at 12:15 p.m. Sunday. The offer is limited to one free tour with each paid admission. Tickets cost $3 for adults, $2 for seniors and $1 for students and can be purchased at the Visitor’s Center.       

The United States Air Force Band Chamber Players Series


Summer Concert Series

Featured ensemble Max Impact will perform at the Robert V. Setera Amphitheater at Allen Pond Park in Bowie at 7 p.m. June 23. Admission is free.

— Compiled by Kayla Faria

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