Coming Soon...Fall 2018

Coming Soon…Fall 2018

Oct 26, 2018 – Nov 17, 2018 Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Book by Hugh Wheeler Directed by Craig Pettinati Music Direction by Stuart Y. Weich Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, returns to nineteenth century London, seeking vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife.The road to...
Coming Soon...Winter 2019

Coming Soon…Winter 2019

Feb 08, 2019 – Feb 24, 2019 Adapted by Steven Dietz Directed by Pauline Griller-Mitchell   The world’s greatest detective has seemingly reached the end of his remarkable career when a case presents itself that is too tempting to ignore: The King of Bohemia is about to be blackmailed by a notorious...
Coming Soon...Spring 2019

Coming Soon…Spring 2019

May 10, 2019 – May 26, 2019 Book, Music and Lyrics by Lionel Bart Directed by John Nunemaker Music Direction by Stuart Weich   The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds...
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...
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PARADE

PARADE

The tragic, true story of the trial and lynching of a man wrongly accused of murder is brought to emotional and theatrical life by acclaimed playwright Alfred Uhry (DRIVING MISS DAISY) and Jason Robert Brown, one of Broadway’s most promising young composers (SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD).
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...
KAT Receives Top Ruby Griffith Award in 2011

KAT Receives Top Ruby Griffith Award in 2011

The British Players held their annual Ruby Griffith Awards Ceremony in Annandale, VA on Sunday, July 10, 2011. The Ruby Griffith Awards honor all-around production excellence by amateur theater groups in the greater DC metropolitan area. This year, KAT’s Fall 2010 production of Chicago received the 2011 Ruby Griffith Award for All Round Production Excellence!...