Opening This Weekend: INTO THE WOODS JR

Opening This Weekend: 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
DC Area Community Theater Premier

DC Area Community Theater Premier

Opening night: Friday, October 27! 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...?" 
A Christmas Carol

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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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!...