2019-2020 Season Tickets / Call for Auditions


Kensington Arts Theatre announces its NEW 2019-2020 season!
KAT’s 17th season will bring you a season of Vices! Gambling, Sex, and Murder – Oh MY!

Auditions for the entire season will take place on August 7 & 8, 2019. Please go to the Auditions page for character descriptions and more details!

Fall 2019 – Guys and Dolls (Craig Pettinati / Matthew Dohm)
November 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24

Winter 2020 – No Sex Please, We’re British (Bruce Hirsch)
February 21, 22, 23, 28, 29; March 1, 6, 7, 8 (2020)

Spring 2020 – Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None (John Nunemaker)
May 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 (2020)

The season celebrates our talented actors and production teams as we produce three shows that were originally produced between 1943 and 1971 and performed to Broadway and West End theatregoers over 10,000 times since their debuts.

Season Packages are on sale now! Purchase today and save 40% off individual show prices!

Individual show tickets go on sale July 1, 2019!

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

In partnership with Arts on the Green and the City of Gaithersburg

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson
Directed by David Brown
Nov 29 – Dec 15
Performances: Fri/Sat at 7:30pm; Sat/Sun at 2:00pm
Ticket Prices: $20/$18/$12

Stay tuned for audition information

SWEENEY Special Guest

Thanks to Representative Nancy Pelosi for attending Sweeney Todd last night! Here she is with director Craig Pettinati

Attend the Reviews for SWEENEY!

Congratulations to the cast and crew of Sweeney Todd!

“…a production featuring a number of fresh performers who feel primed to command any equity stage they choose.”

“Dettmar’s vocal talent is the secret ingredient that adds delicious flavor to the role [of Sweeney Todd].”

“[Emily] Lawrence should be listed on every young performers to watch list in the area.”

Read the full BROADWAY WORLD review

“Elizabeth Hester is quite the tour de force as Mrs. Lovett”

“Hans Dettmar in the titular role is terrifying.”

“The show-stopping scene stealer, [Christopher] Gillespie is a proper scream in this production as Judge Turpin’s sidekick.”

Read the full THEATREBLOOM review

“…a strong and dynamic representation of a heavily produced show that actually had something new and fresh to say.”

“Hester is having an enormous amount of fun in this role, clearly relishing both her position as comic relief and villain”

“Gillespie is delightfully foppish and creepy as the smarmy Beadle”

Read the full MD THEATRE GUIDE review

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

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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 to create art that challenges presumptions and evokes questions about the world around us.

View all of the results at MD Theatre Guide’s website.