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Opens August 15th:


by William Shakespeare
A guest production by the Rude Mechanicals

Dark, moving, and haunting, Macbeth is the story of power and powerlessness. The Rude Mechanicals take a fresh look at Shakespeare's classic where "The Instruments of darkness tell is truths", and the glimmers of sight are worse than knowing nothing at all.

August 15, 16, 22, and 23 at 8:00.
August 17 at 2:00

Ticket prices: $17 General Admission, $14 Students/Seniors/Military

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In Our Gallery

"Patterns", a mixed media exhibit by Betsy Marks Delaney, through September 1
Pictured is "Encampment, Pennsic War"

Now accepting applications for next season

Request slots in our schedule for our 2014-2015 season (starting September 1, 2014).
Download our Project Submission Form, and submit as soon as possible.
For information or questions concerning the Guidelines or Application Forms,
please send email to or call 301-441-8770.


Auditions for Death by Design, by Rob Urbinati, will be held at the theater, on
Tuesday, August 26 and Wednesday, August 27, at 7:00. Callbacks, if needed will be Thursday, August 28.
Director Ann Lowe-Barrett is casting 4 men and 4 women, ages 20-70.

Rehearsals are Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights.
Performances run November 7-23.
All roles are open and unpaid.


(40s to 60s) The maid. Irish, crabby, warm-hearted.
(20s to 40s) The chauffeur. Cockney, charming, clever. Has a roving eye for the ladies.
Edward Bennett
(40s to 60s) The playwright. Urbane, vain. Has an outsized notion of his writing ability.
Sorel Bennett
(40s to 60s) The actress. Glamorous, daffy. Has on outsized notion of her acting ability.
Walter Pearce
(40s to 60s) The politician. Stiff, conservative, thoroughly dislikable.
(20s to 40s) The radical. Emphatic, fiery. Walter is the embodiment of everything he holds in contempt.
Victoria Van Roth
(30s to 50s) The Bohemian. Intense, artistic, and rather hypocritical.
(20s to 40s) The visitor. Sweet, shy, blind as a bat.

Announcing our Next Season

Just announced: Our 35th season
  • Death by Design, November 7-23, 2014
  • Clybourne Park, January 30 - February 21, 2015
  • Evil Dead: The Musical, March 6-28, 2015
  • Choking Out The Kudzu (an original musical), April 10-26, 2015
  • A Raisin in the Sun, May 15 - Jun 6, 2015


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Greenbelt Arts Center programs are supported in part through grants from the City of Greenbelt and the Maryland State Arts Council, and gifts from other generous donors. We thank them for their continued support.

All shows start at 8pm unless otherwise stated. For reservations or more information call 301-441-8770.
Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway, Greenbelt MD 20770
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