Live Theater and Concerts Begin In Person Performances in Montgomery County

Live theater productions and concert venues have begun to reopen with in person shows in Montgomery County.

The Round House Theatre in Bethesda currently offers virtual performances of We’re Gonna Die, which will be their last online event, according to their box office. They will be reopening for in person performances in September, starting with Quixote Nuevo on Sept. 8.

“We are connected to the entire world through the shared experience of the pandemic,” Artistic Director Ryan Rilette said in a press release. “That is the logic of this season: we are welcoming audiences back to live performance with a theatrical journey around the world.”

The Adventure Theatre in Rockville will have its first in person show since before the pandemic on July 10 for a preview and July 11 for its opening night of Fairy Tales in the Sun, according to their website. This performance will include two one-act plays by DMV area playwrights: The Flood in the Future by Lyra Yang and From Cinders to Ella by Michelle Lynch. 

The theater will require masks because its target audience is not eligible for COVID-19 vaccines yet.

The Olney Theatre Center opens its doors with live shows, starting with A Midsummer Night’s Dream from July 2 to July 11, according to their website. This show will be performed by the National Players. 

Strathmore will present live in person performances on its Patio Stage outdoors, according to their website. The area includes socially distanced tables for four. Upcoming performances feature Wynton Marsalis, The Lone Bellow, Sophia Rei, and Oliver Wood.

The Fillmore in Silver Spring starts in person performances on July 3, beginning with the Backyard Band & Black Alley. Masks will be required at their events except when eating or drinking.

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