Adventure Theatre

July 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Bobbitt Recognized by County Council

Michael Bobbitt, former artistic director at the Adventure Theatre, was recognized by the Montgomery County Council in a ceremony this morning. Bobbitt, an award-winning director, choreographer, and playwright left his mark on the Glen Echo-based theater group for 12 years producing creative re-imaginings of existing plays and presenting original productions. Bobbitt was named Artistic Director […]

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July 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Adventure Theatre Names Chil Kong as New Artistic Director

Chil Kong has been named Adventure Theatre’s new artistic director, succeeding Michael Bobbitt who announced his move to the New Repertory Theatre in the Boston area. Kong is a ten-time Helen Hayes Award recipient with over 10 years’ experience as co-artistic director for the critically acclaimed Lodestone Theatre Ensemble, a non-profit Asian American theater organization. […]

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March 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: Michael Bobbitt to Leave Adventure Theatre

Michael Bobbitt, artistic director for the Glen Echo-based Adventure Theatre, will take a new position in the Boston area on August 1st. Learn about his 12-year journey with Adventure Theatre, the health of the institution, and Bobbitt’s plans for the future – on this episode of MoCo’s Most Famous with Joe Yasharoff.   Available Now […]

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March 26, 2019 | Staff Writer

Adventure Theatre’s Michael Bobbitt Shares Departing Reflections

After 12 years as the artistic director of Adventure Theatre MTC, Michael Bobbitt is moving on. He will leave Adventure Theatre on July 1, 2019, and start as the artistic director of the New Repertory Theatre in Watertown, Mass., on August 1. Bobbitt, an award-winning director, choreographer, playwright, and a fireball personality, recently joined MyMCMedia […]

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March 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Adventure Theatre Gala Honors Honest Tea CEO Seth Goldman

Theater supporters, community leaders and politicians gathered at the Bethesda Ballroom Thursday night for the Adventure Theatre Gala to raise money and celebrate the difference that ATMTC makes in the lives of children and youth across the region. The night featured Broadway star Amber Iman and ATMTC’s Pre-Professional Company.

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January 23, 2019 | Staff Writer

Adventure Theatre Prepares Children For Performing Arts Career

The Adventure Theatre Musical Theatre Company (ATMTC) pre-professional program prepares area children in grades 4-12 for college and/or a professional career in the performing arts. Taught by an experienced staff, the program’s curriculum gives students training in singing, dancing, acting, and performance. The Spring semester begins on February 4th. For more information or to register, call […]

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September 19, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Arts Parade to March Through Wheaton Sunday

Entertainment Features Strathmore and Olney Theatre The Second Annual Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival will take place on Sunday, Sept. 23. The parade, with masters of ceremonies from Adventure Theatre, starts at 10 a.m. on Georgia Avenue in Wheaton, followed by the festival, which runs until 5 p.m. at Wheaton Veterans Urban Park on Fern […]

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August 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Arts Infusion on Stage at Imagination Stage

Michael Bobbitt, Adventure Theatre artistic director, hosts the eighth episode of Montgomery Arts Infusion on the set of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” on stage at Imagination Stage in Bethesda. Performances of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” run through August 12 at Imagination Stage. Learn more and purchase tickets, here. Featured stories include […]

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March 21, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Adventure Theatre Rebuilding After Fire

A fire at Adventure Theatre MTC earlier this month caused more than $500K in damages, according to the theatre’s managing director, Leon Seemann. “It was devastating to walk in and see our home under water and smoke and damage, he said. “To see our costumes and some of our props […] it’s like seeing everything you […]

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March 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Adventure Theatre Fire Causes More Than $ 500K in Damages

A fire at Adventure Theatre earlier this month caused an estimated $500,000 in damages, according to the theatre’s managing director Leon Seemann and that number could increase. The cause of the fire was electrical and started in a wall space at approximately 1:30 in the morning, according to Pete Piringer, spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire […]

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