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Alvin Trask, Chair
phone: 240.567.7500

Current  Events 

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Directed by David Gram
Music Direction by John Henderson
Choreographed by Sandra Atkinson

Tuesday, September 1st, 6pm to 8pm
Wednesday, September 2nd, 5pm to 8pm
Thursday, September 3rd, 5pm to 6:30pm
Thursday, September 3rd , 6:30pm

Wednesday, Oct 7th to Saturday, Oct 10th, 8pm; Sunday, Oct 11th, 2pm

Written by Stephen Schwartz
“The structure of the musical is, in large part … a series of parables from the gospel of Matthew, interspersed with musicalnumbers... John the Baptist gathers a diverse band of youthful disciples to follow and learn from theteachings of Jesus . These disciples then proceed to form a roving acting troupe that enactsJesus's parables …”
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Fall 15 Academic Calendar (pdf - 161kb)

Spring 16 Academic Calendar (pdf - 117kb) 

Pipelines '15-16: 
In the Heights 
C onference of the Birds

DC Theatre Season(doc. - 138kb) 

Black Box Players

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Waiting for Lefty

Written by Clifford Odets
Directed by David Rothman

Audition Dates:
Tuesday, Sept 1st, 6pm to 8pm, Theatre Arts Arena, Rockville Campus
Wednesday, Sept 2nd, 4pm to 6pm Theatre Arts Arena, Rockville Campus
Thursday, Sept 3rd, 5:30pm to 7:30pm, CU208, Takoma Park Campus
Saturday, Sept 5th, 11am to 3pm, CU208, Takoma Park Campus

Performance Dates:
Nov. 6, 7, 13 & 14 at 8pm and Nov. 8 & 15 at 2pm
Theatre 2, Cultural Arts Center
Montgomery College-Takoma Park/Silver Spring


Waiting For Lefty is one of the most celebrated and significant plays of the modern American Theatre. Set in the Depression era and dealing with the cynical exploitation of the working classes, the play became both a symbol of its times and a beacon for many soon-to-be-famous playwrights who came under its influence.  The opening scene is a hiring hall where a union leader (obviously in the pay of the bosses) is trying to convince a committee of workers (who are waiting for their leader, Lefty, to arrive) not to strike followed by a series of varied, imaginatively conceived episodes, which blend into a powerful and stirring mosaic concluding with tragic news that unites the worker.

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Directed by Eric Ruffin

Wednesday, September 23rd, 4pm to 7pm
Thursday, September 24th, 2pm to 5pm

Friday, September 25th, 12pm to 4pm

Wednesday, Nov 11th to Saturday, Nov 14th, 8pm; 
Sunday, Nov 15th, 2pm

Written by José Rivera
“Marisol Perez, a young Puerto Rican woman, is a copy editor for a Manhattan publisher. Although she has elevated herself into the white collar class, she continues to live alone in the dangerous Bronx neighborhood of her childhood. As the play begins, Marisol narrowly escapes a vicious attack by a golf club-wielding madman while traveling home on the subway. Later that evening Marisol is visited by her guardian angel who informs her that she can no longer serve as Marisol's protector because she has been called to join the revolution already in progress against an old and senile God who is dying and "taking the rest of the universe with him." The war in heaven spills over into New York City, reducing it to a smoldering urban wasteland where giant fires send noxious smoke to darken the skies, where the moon has not been seen in months, where the food has been turned to salt, and water no longer seeks its level. Alone, without her protector, Marisol begins a nightmare journey into this new war zone where she is attacked by a man with an ice cream cone demanding back pay for his extra work on the movie  Taxi Driver . Marisol finds herself on the streets, homeless, where her many encounters include a woman beaten for exceeding her credit limit and a homeless burn victim in a wheelchair looking for his lost skin. With the apocalypse well under way, the angels have traded in their wings for Uzis and wear leather motorcycle jackets and fatigues. As the action builds to a crescendo, the masses of homeless and displaced people join the angels in the war to save the universe.”
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Production Pics 2014-2015

ida ugly swimming3  
Directed by Matt Bassett
rachel nonono

Directed by Dennis Mulligan 

mimi wakes
Directed by David Gram 

silvio proposal act2b
Directed by Toby Mulford and Matt Wilson

Production Pics 2013-2014

don't push an optometrist

Lucky Stiff
Directed by Bobby Smith 

mimi and crew1

The Unmentionables
Directed by KenYatta Rogers

wendla melchior and moritz
Spring Awakening
Directed by Bill Gillett

arturo characters

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
Directed by Sasha Olinick

Production Pics 2012-2013

school bus
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

antrobus family
The Skin of Our Teeth

the gods1

Once on This Island

love embrace

Big Love

Production Pics 2011-2012

honey bun band
Grand Night for Singing

lang in lord of isles
Water Engine

what kind of man1

monica taunts judas2

Last Days of Judas Iscariot

Production Pics 2010-2011

09-magic foot

25th Annual
Putnam County Spelling Bee

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The Happy Elf

im in the middle

Living Out

ariels arms3

The Tempest

Production Pics 2009-2010

Rocky Horror Show
Rocky Horror Show

House of Blue Leaves
House of Blue Leaves

She Loves Me
She Loves Me

Midsummer Night's Dream
Midsummer Night's Dream


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Contact: Susan Hoffman, Chair
Telephone: 240.567.5250

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