Opening on Halloween: The Addams Family

Opening on Halloween: The Addams Family

Location: Kensington Town Hall / Armory 3710 Mitchell Street, Kensington, MD 20895 Performance Dates: October 31, November 1, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22 Start Times: Opening Night @ 8:30pm Fri/Sat @ 8:15pm | Sun @ 3:00pm Morticia and Gomez Addams want to continue living amongst death, pain and...
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Winter 2015 | Performance Dates: February/March An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home life, the tweens spell their way through a series of [potentially made-up] words hoping to never hear the soul crushing,...
Chess

Chess

Spring 2015 | Performance Dates: May Here the ancient game becomes a metaphor for romantic rivalries, competitive gamesmanship, super power politics and international intrigues. The pawns in this drama form a love triangle: the loutish American chess star, the earnest Russian champion and a Hungarian-American female assistant who arrives at...
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Record Breaking Run for Les Miserables

Record Breaking Run for Les Miserables

Book and Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg Directed by Darnell Morris Music Direction by Stuart Weich Produced by Sue Goldberg Performances: May 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 Show Times: Fri/Sat at 8:15pm, Sun at 3:00pm Press/Reviews: DC Metro Theater Arts Review DC Metro Theater Arts: Meet the...
Successful Run for Spring Awakening

Successful Run for Spring Awakening

Performance Dates: February 21, 22, 28, March 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 — A rock musical with music by Duncan Sheik, book and lyrics by Steven Sater. Fridays/Saturdays @ 8:15pm, Sundays @ 3:00pm It is based on the controversial German play Spring Awakening (1891) by Frank Wedekind which was banned in Germany for...
Thanks for coming to see Winnie the Pooh!

Thanks for coming to see Winnie the Pooh!

Presented in Partnership with the City of Gaithersburg Location: Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 (auditions and performances) Final Performance Dates: March 22, 23 (11am & 2pm performances – both dates) Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way,...
A Great Run for THE JUNGLE BOOK KIDS

A Great Run for THE JUNGLE BOOK KIDS

Thanks to all of our wonderful patrons who came to support the show, with several families coming multiple times! Thanks to the cast, production staff, and awesome tech crew for making the production a success. Come see us next March at the Arts Barn for Winnie the Pooh KIDS. For more information, please visit the KAT Second...
PARADE

PARADE

Performances from October 25 – November 16. Music/Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown  Book by Alfred Uhry Directed by Craig Pettinati Music Direction by David Rohde Produced by Malca Giblin Press/Reviews: Broadway World Review DC Metro Theatre Arts Review MoCoVox Review The Gazette Article ShowBizRadio Review MD Theatre Guide Review For cast photos/bios and more information, please visit the Parade production page....
Record-setting Run for RAGTIME!

Record-setting Run for RAGTIME!

Thank you to all of our patrons who helped us set a box office attendance record here at KAT! Stay tuned for pictures from the show. Based on the 1975 novel by E. L. Doctorow, RAGTIME tells the story of three groups in America, represented by Coalhouse Walker Jr., a Harlem musician; Mother, the matriarch...
KAT Wins Five WATCH Awards for 2012

KAT Wins Five WATCH Awards for 2012

Members of Kensington Arts Theatre came away winners Sunday evening taking home four awards for its production of Sunday in the Park with George and one award for its world premiere production of Night of the Living Dead, The Musical, at the annual WATCH Awards ceremony. Craig Pettinati, director of Sunday, tied for Outstanding Direction of a Musical with...
2012 WATCH Nominations

2012 WATCH Nominations

On Sunday, January 20, 2013, the 2012 WATCH nominations were announced at The Little Theatre of Alexandria. Congratulations go out to all of the nominees, and KAT was fortunate to receive 18 nominations, with each production of the 2012 season receiving at least two nominations. The WATCH Awards Ceremony will be held on Sunday, March...
Night of the Living Dead: the Musical

Night of the Living Dead: the Musical

 We had an amazing Fall 2012 **WORLD PREMIERE**  of Night of the Living Dead: the Musical. Thanks to all of the frighteningly good cast and crew! Click here to see the show page.
Next to Normal

Next to Normal

We had a crazy-good (sorry, couldn’t help ourselves) time during our Winter 2013 run of Next to Normal. Thanks to all of the cast and crew! Click here to see the show production page.
The Wizard of Oz (KAT 2nd Stage)

The Wizard of Oz (KAT 2nd Stage)

Thank you to everyone who came to see the show at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn on opening weekend. And a special thanks go out to Darnell Morris, the staff, crew, and cast for a fine production. This adaptation is drawn directly from the 1939 MGM film and features all of the Academy Award-winning music by Harold Arlen...
KAT Receives Top Ruby Griffith Award in 2012

KAT Receives Top Ruby Griffith Award in 2012

The British Players held their annual Ruby Griffith Awards Ceremony in Germantown, MD on Sunday, July 15, 2012. The Ruby Griffith Awards honor all-around production excellence by amateur theater groups in the greater DC metropolitan area. This year, KAT’s Winter 2012 production of Sunday in the Park with George received the 2012 Ruby Griffith Award for All...