Here’s our guide to virtual arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, April 2-5.
Round House at Your House: Round House Theatre has created online programs for all ages while the theatre is closed. Artistic Director Ryan Rilette shares the programs Round House has planned in the video below. The Playwrights on Plays series of weekly online discussions kicks off Thursday, April 2. Round House Literary Manager Gabrielle Hoyt will interview Martyna Majok about one of her favorite plays, The Weir by Conor McPherson. Tune in live on Thursday, April 2 at 7 p.m. here.
Rockville’s 65 Park Challenge: Did you know that the city of Rockville has 65 parks within the city limits? Check out the city’s Parks and Facilities page to see how many you have visited. Many parks in the city also have a trail. If you go for a hike, remember to keep a social distance from other hikers.
Discover Steel Pan with Josanne Francis: Strahtmore’s Family Jam series continues Saturday, April 4, with Josanne Francis, an internationally known steel pannist and music educator. Young children and their families will learn about the steel pan during the virtual workshop. Steel pannist Josanne Francis explores the history of the instrument and its significant contribution to American music. Visit Strathmore’s Facebook page Saturday at 10:15 a.m. to watch a livestream of the workshop. Click here for a list of Strathmore’s upcoming virtual programs.
The Amateurs: Olney Theatre’s run of The Amateurs was cut short when the theatre had to close for the coronavirus public health emergency. The play is a comedy about actors putting on plays during a plague. Watch a recording of the show on Vimeo through April 5. Click here for more information. $20
Jimmy Buffett Cabin Fever Concert Tour: Watch a rebroadcast of a live Jimmy Buffett concert every Wednesday and Saturday on Margaritaville TV. Find the schedule here. This Saturday, April 4 at 8 p.m., watch a rebroadcast of the 2004 concert in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Jimmy Buffet sings Come Monday in this video: