theatre

May 7, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Imagination Stage Offers Online Activities for the Whole Family

Imagination Stage, a theater and performing arts center in Bethesda, has moved online due to COVID-19. The theater is offering storytimes, arts and crafts, theatre exercises and more through Facebook and on its website. Parents who are interested in sharing arts activities with their families should visit imaginationstage.org/blog. All activities will be linked there, as […]

Read more

May 1, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Students Can Access Free Program from Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera, based in New York City, offers students access to free streaming of opera shows through the Met’s HD Live in Schools program. Normally, students go to the movie theatre to watch shows after learning about the story and doing activities to familiarize themselves with characters. However, because theaters are closed due to […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

October 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Festivals Top the Weekend Planner, Oct. 6 – 8, 2017

Once again, festivals top our weekend planner. Saturday, the annual Harvest Festival focuses on farming in Montgomery County during World War I. The festival features living historians in period costumes, tin-smithing, making apple butter, building scarecrows, traditional music, farm animals, hayrides and more. Also on Saturday, visit Rockville Town Center for the Rocktobierfest beer and […]

Read more

September 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Glen Echo’s Then & Wow! Festival Tops our Weekend Planner, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2017

The Then & Wow! family festival at Glen Echo Park takes place Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. This annual event revisits the history of Glen Echo when it was an amusement park and celebrates its revitalization as an arts center. The event features kiddie rides, arcade games, videos and an exhibition on the Park’s history. The […]

Read more

September 21, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Sept. 22 – 24

Here are some ideas for fun this weekend in Montgomery County: Friday, Sept. 22 Noon – 9 p.m, The Armenian Food Festival features traditional foods, music, handicrafts, and more, Scoorp Khatch Armenian Apostolic Church, 4906 Flint Drive, Bethesda. 1 p.m. & 2 p.m., Interact Story Theatre presents The Legend of Pufferfish Pat for children and their families at Montgomery […]

Read more

September 14, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Festivals, Fitness and Friendship Top the Weekend Planner, Sept. 15 – 17

Both Poolesville and Burtonsville host parades and festivals this weekend. The Burtonsville Day Parade and Festival kicks off Saturday, September 16 at 10 a.m. with a parade from Paint Branch High School to Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center. The annual festival follows at the recreation center, library and Columbia Park. Activities include live music, health […]

Read more

September 8, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Jazz Festival Tops our Weekend Planner, Sept. 8 – 10

Silver Spring Restaurant Week continues through Sunday, providing an opportunity to explore great food in Silver Spring from more than 30 participating restaurants. The sounds of jazz will fill Veterans Plaza on Saturday, September 9 as the Silver Spring Jazz Festival returns for the 14th year. Marcus Johnson performs at 7 p.m. followed by the headliner Lao Tizer […]

Read more

August 31, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Labor Day Festivities Top Our Weekend Planner, Sept. 1 – 4

Glen Echo Park is the place to be this weekend with the 47th Annual Labor Day Art Show, Saturday’s open house featuring free classes and demonstrations, and Monday’s  showcase of Irish music and dance. Kensington celebrates the Labor Day holiday weekend with their annual art show and on Monday, the 50th rendition of their Labor […]

Read more

August 24, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, August 25 – August 27 (VIDEO)

Got weekend plans? This weekend is your last chance to see Adventure Theatre’s production of Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook in Glen Echo as the show closes Sunday. BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown is holding their annual open house Saturday. The event includes art classes and exhibits, scavenger hunt, class demonstrations, and […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter