April 13, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

ArcLight Cinemas Closing Permanently, Including Westfield Montgomery Location 

ArcLight Cinemas is permanently closing all locations after shutting its doors more than a year ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with locations in Boston, Chicago and California, there was one ArcLight theater in Maryland — at Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda. It first opened its doors in 2014. Theaters in Montgomery County were […]

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March 26, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

AMC Theatres Reopen Friday for First Time in Over a Year

For the first time in over a year, movie theaters and live performance venues in Montgomery County are allowed to reopen. Gov. Larry Hogan first closed theaters in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He announced they could reopen at 50% capacity effective March 12, with health measures in place. In Montgomery County, theaters […]

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March 19, 2021 | Staff Writer

AMC Movie Theaters to Open March 26

AMC Theatres announced that beginning Friday, 98% of its U.S. theaters will be open for business. Four area AMC theaters are opening Friday and three more open on March 26, including in Gaithersburg and Wheaton. More than one year ago on March 16, 2020, Gov. Larry Hogan announced an executive order to close all bars, […]

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October 19, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Second MBT Location Opens in Clarksburg

If you are looking for a ballet studio in Montgomery County, then you’re in luck; Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy’s (MBT) Clarksburg location is currently enrolling students. “We are excited to expand into the Upcounty region with MBT’s well-known, exceptional dance education programs and outreach,” says Anita Anderson, President of MBT’s Board of Directors. “Our […]

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August 18, 2016 | Mandi Wyndham

Backpack Report: Audition Preparation 101 (Video)

Sophia’s story is about tips and preparation for young actors and actresses or any other actor or actress heading to an audition. She interviewed local directors, producers and actors on how they view an audition and what they look for in an “audtionee”. As an actress herself, auditions can be very nerve-wracking and a good […]

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July 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 8, in Montgomery County

UPDATED Here are your five things to know today, July 8, in Montgomery County: 1. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Public Safety Awards breakfast takes place today at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates from the awards ceremony. 2. Downtown Wheaton is re-designated as an Arts and Entertainment District for the next decade by the […]

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May 27, 2015 | Jeff Getek

Riderwood Residents Enjoy Next Generation of Theater Talent at Reservoir High School

One of the joys of working in a senior living community is seeing the bonds that are often created between generations.  Here is one such story from Riderwood retirement community in Silver Spring: When residents of Riderwood want to enjoy Broadway-style theater, they have a connection right on its 120-acre campus. They just ask Lori […]

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January 14, 2015 | Krista Brick

Paragon is New Owner for Kentlands Theater

Paragon Entertainment Holdings will be the new owner of the Kentlands Stadium 10 in Gaithersburg. Its new name- Paragon Kentlands 10. Paragon Theaters spokeswoman Niki Wilson confirmed to MyMcMedia Wednesday that the company “took over the theater noon on Tuesday.” She said negotiations have been underway with private owner Paul Huang for “a few months or […]

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December 10, 2014 | Krista Brick

Montgomery College Professor Named Md. Professor of the Year

For the sixth year in a row, a Montgomery College professor has been named Maryland Professor of the Year by two education groups. KenYatta Rogers, a professor of theatre at Montgomery College, has been named the Maryland Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for the […]

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November 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Maryland Professor of the Year (VIDEO)

The 2014 Maryland Professor of the Year is a theatre professor at Montgomery College. MCTV’s Fritzi Bodenheimer has his story. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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