The Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center will present the Q Brothers performing Othello the Remix on April 17 & 18. The company fuses hip-hop and theatre, as they adapt classic stories and “create a wholly original, entertaining, and fast-paced style of comedic performance that captivates audiences.” It’s an 80-minute spin on the Bard’s tragic tale of love, jealousy, and revenge. The production was commissioned by Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London and Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
Rockville Little Theatre will present The Spitfire Grille, directed by Terri Magers, based on the film by Lee David Zlotoff, on select days in March at The Gaithersburg Arts Barn. The show, with music and book by James Valcq and lyrics and book by Fred Alley, is about a feisty parolee who follows her dreams to a small town in Wisconsin. She finds a place for herself working at Hannah's Spitfire Grill, which she tries to save from closure.
Quotidian Theatre in Bethesda will present Henrik Ibsen's Ghost, adapted and directed by Kevin O'Connell, April 3-26. The classic play is about "Mrs. Alving’s plan to rid herself of the memory of her secretly cruel, but publicly admired late husband so she can embrace the free-thinking ways of her son, Oswald.
She is challenged when she learns the effects of her husband’s evil ways have far outlived him.
Shocking audiences in Ibsen’s day, Ghosts continues to be provocative.”
The cast will feature Alyssa Sanders, David Dubov, Bob Pike and Brendan Murray.
Rorschach Theatre is presenting The Toxic Avenger: The Musical, directed by Tracy Lynn Olivera, at Silver Spring Black Box, thru March 1. The musical "follows Melvin Ferd the Third, who is dumped into a vat of radioactive toxic waste, only to reemerge as The Toxic Avenger, a superhero hell-bent on cleaning up America. A seven-foot mutant freak with superhuman strength and a heart as big as Newark, he’s out to end global warming, woo the blind librarian in town, and save the world."
Round House Theatre
Round House Theatre is presenting the rock musical Spring Awakening, thru February 24. Round House Theatre in Bethesda will present Cost of Living, April 1-19.