PETER PAN JR Auditions 12/3-12/4

PETER PAN JR Auditions 12/3-12/4

KAT Second Stage is holding auditions for Peter Pan JR on December 3 and 4. Please visit our upcoming auditions page for more information and a downloadable flyer.
Opening This Weekend: A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Opening This Weekend: A CHRISTMAS CAROL

In partnership with the City of Gaithersburg, KAT presents A Christmas Carol at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn. Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes that personal wealth is far more valuable than the happiness and comfort of others. With an infuriated “Bah! Humbug!” Scrooge summates his feelings of Christmas tidings and...
Update to Our 2017-2018 Season

Update to Our 2017-2018 Season

Fall 2017: The Bridges of Madison County Music/Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown Book by Marsha Norman Based on the novel by Robert James Waller Directed by Craig Pettinati Music Direction by Stuart Y. Weich Winter 2018: Steel Magnolias Written by Robert Harling Directed by John Nunemaker Spring 2018: Priscilla, Queen...
KAT Voted Best Community Theatre in the DC Metro Area by Readers for 2016!

KAT Voted Best Community Theatre in the DC Metro Area by Readers for 2016!

Thank you to everyone who voted for us in the 2016 MD Theatre Guide readers’ poll. Over 10,000 votes were cast, and we were selected as the Best Community Theatre in the DC Metro Area. We are thrilled and honored to receive this accolade and promise that we will continue...
KAT Junior to Return March 2018

KAT Junior to Return March 2018

KAT Junior returns to the stage next March with Disney’s The Lion King JR!   About Winter 2018’s Experience: Young actors, singers and dancers rising into grades 6-9 are invited to audition for, rehearse, and perform Disney’s The Lion King JR.  During rehearsals, Kensington Arts Theatre (KAT) Junior participants will also...
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Beautiful Run for INTO THE WOODS JR

Beautiful Run for INTO THE WOODS JR

Be careful what you wish for as Stephen Sondheim's and James Lapine's cockeyed fairytale comes to life in this adaptation of their groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical
BRIDGES Run Receives Rave Reviews

BRIDGES Run Receives Rave Reviews

Please check out our rave reviews! Based on the best-selling novel, BRIDGES captures the lyrical expanse of America's heartland along with the yearning entangled in the eternal question "What if...?" 
TWO ROOMS

TWO ROOMS

Performance Dates: February 17, 18, 19 (Sunday), 24, 25, 26 (Sunday), March 3, 4 CLOSED *Friday/Saturday shows at 8:15pm, Sunday shows at 2:00m Location: Kensington Town Hall/The Armory 3710 Mitchell Street, Kensington, MD 20895 Written by Lee Blessing Directed by John Nunemaker Produced by Kelsey Jenkins   THE STORY: The two rooms of the title...
Another successful run at Second Stage

Another successful run at Second Stage

The Wizard of Oz (Young Performers Edition) is a one hour adaptation specifically tailored for students in grades 5 – 12. Like so many girls her age, little Dorothy Gale of Kansas dreams of what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away over the rainbow to another world. Come join Dorothy, the...
Phenomenal Run for CABARET

Phenomenal Run for CABARET

Cabaret takes place from 1929-1930, a time when Berlin, in the midst of a Post-World War I economic depression, is transitioning from a center of underground, avant-garde cultural epicenter to the beginnings of Hitler’s totalitarian regime and the rise of the Nazi Party. Into this world enters Clifford Bradshaw, a struggling American writer looking for...
A Great Run for THE WHO'S TOMMY

A Great Run for THE WHO’S TOMMY

Based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album, The Who’s Tommy is an exhilarating story of hope, healing, and the human psyche. After witnessing the accidental murder of his mother’s lover by his father, Tommy is traumatized into catatonia, and as he grows up, he suffers abuse at the hands of his relatives and neighbors....
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF JR: Another successful run for KAT2!

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF JR: Another successful run for KAT2!

This special adaptation of the nine-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Fiddler on the Roof JR follows Tevye the milkman as he tries to protect his daughters and his way of life from a changing world. The show tackles the universal theme of tradition in ways that reach across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion!...
THE LARAMIE PROJECT: A Letter from Judy Shepard, Matthew's Mother

THE LARAMIE PROJECT: A Letter from Judy Shepard, Matthew’s Mother

“The Laramie Project with its powerful messages, unfortunately, continues to be relevant in the world today as you have unfortunately seen recently very close to home. Bullying, hate crimes, young people committing suicide because they are harassed and targeted for being who they are; all of these events surround us on a daily basis and...
Five Star Reviews for The Laramie Project

Five Star Reviews for The Laramie Project

The dialogue and monologues which comprise The Laramie Project are taken from interviews, news reports, courtroom transcripts, and journal entries. It is an amazing theatrical collage that explores the depths to which humanity can sink and the heights of compassion of which we are capable.
KAT Junior Closes with a Great Run of SHREK

KAT Junior Closes with a Great Run of SHREK

Everyone’s favorite ogre is back in the hilarious stage spectacle based on the Oscar-winning smash hit film. Tickets available at kat.ticketleap.com or at the door (cash only) on the day of performance.
A Great Run for Jesus Christ Superstar

A Great Run for Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar tells the biblical story of Jesus Christ's final days of life.
Thanks for making 2nd Stage's Disney's Aladdin JR a big success!

Thanks for making 2nd Stage’s Disney’s Aladdin JR a big success!

Performance Dates: October 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 (CLOSED) Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by Jim Luigs Music Adapted and Arranged by Bryan Louiselle Directed by Fred Zirm Music Direction by Arielle Bayer Produced by Doe B. Kim Based on the 1992 Disney film, Aladdin...