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Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents MIDSUMMER: A MOST RARE VISION Photo Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents MIDSUMMER: A MOST RARE VISION
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 13, 2021

After a year of virtual shows, Maryland Ensemble Theatre will close out their 2020-2021 Season of Surprises with a brand new, in-person, outdoor production: Midsummer: A Most Rare Vision. 

Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents Its First Feature Film SOMETHING BRILLIANT Photo Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents Its First Feature Film SOMETHING BRILLIANT
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 8, 2021

Maryland Ensemble Theatre will present their first feature film: Something Brilliant: The Rise And Fall Of The IllumiNation Cult. Available to stream through MET's website starting Saturday March 20, this original mockumentary directed by MET's Artistic Director Tad Janes and Associate Artistic Director Gené Fouché takes a comedic look at what became of the members of the IllumiNation cult featured in MET's 2007 original stage production: Something Brilliant Will Come To Us. 

Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST Photo Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 26, 2020

Maryland Ensemble Theatre has announced its second production in its 2020-2021 Season Of Surprises: William Shakespeare's The Tempest.

MET's Fun Company Presents Junie B. Jones in JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS Photo MET's Fun Company Presents Junie B. Jones in JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS
by Julie Musbach - Oct 22, 2019

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The Fun Company, is proud to bring back Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells Batman Smells. Based on the children's books by Barbara Park, this play follows the feisty and irrepressible Junie B. Jones as she plays Secret Santa to her least favorite classmate, Tattletale May. Will Junie B. give Tattletale May exactly what she thinks she deserves, or will the holiday spirit force a change of heart? With plenty of laughs and life lessons, this story is the perfect holiday treat for the whole family.

CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION Comes to MET Photo CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION Comes to MET
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2019

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is proud to present Circle Mirror Transformation! A collection of quirky Vermont locals enrolls in Marty's a?oeAdult Creative Dramaa?? class; including James, Marty's apprehensive husband; Theresa, a darling former actress from New York; Lauren, an awkward high school junior and Schultz, a vulnerable and recently divorced carpenter. These once-strangers begin to know each other far more intimately than expected as they traverse along with Marty's seemingly silly theater games and exercises. The group finds itself thrust into real-life love triangles, family troubles, confessions, and unexpected transformations.

JUNIE B. JONES In Jungle Bells Batman Smells At MET's Fun Company Photo JUNIE B. JONES In Jungle Bells Batman Smells At MET's Fun Company
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 6, 2018

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The Fun Company is proud to bring back Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells Batman Smells. Based on the children's books by Barbara Park, this play follows the feisty and irrepressible Junie B. Jones as she plays Secret Santa to her least favorite classmate, Tattletale May. Will Junie B. give Tattletale May exactly what she thinks she deserves or will the holiday spirit force a change of heart? With plenty of laughs and life lessons, this story is the perfect holiday treat for the whole family.

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's MET-X Program Presents THE CANTERBURY TALES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

FREDERICK CLASSICAL ENSEMBLE AND MET-X present Reiner Prochaska's comedic adaptation of Chaucer's marriage tales. This hilarious script showcases the bawdy humor of "The Miller's Tale," "The Merchant's Tale," "The Nun's Priest's Tale," and "The Wife of Bath's Prologue." Prochaska infuses "The "Franklin's Tale" with a hefty dose of comedy as the characters navigate their way through a rocky coastline and an awkward love triangle.

Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) presents a grown up's prequel to Peter Pan, where a dozen actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters. An apprentice starcatcher (13 year-old Molly Aster) takes to the high seas with a trunk full of magic 'starstuff' and three orphan boys while being pursued by a boat-load of pirates. Peter and the Starcatcher was written by Rick Elice (Jersey Boys, Addams Family) with music by Wayne Barker. This adaptation is based on the 2006 novel of the same name by humorist Dave Barry and suspense writer Ridley Pearson.

MET's The Fun Company to Welcome Back the Feisty JUNIE B. JONES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The Fun Company, is bringing back everyone's favorite first-grader this holiday season, the famously feisty and irrepressible Junie B. Jones. With plenty of laughs and life lessons, 'Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells' is the perfect holiday treat for the whole family.

MET's The Fun Company to Welcome Back the Feisty JUNIE B. JONES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The Fun Company, is bringing back everyone's favorite first-grader this holiday season, the famously feisty and irrepressible Junie B. Jones. With plenty of laughs and life lessons, 'Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells' is the perfect holiday treat for the whole family.

Photo Flash: First Look at SUPERIOR DONUTS at Maryland Ensemble Theatre
by Tyler Peterson - May 24, 2016

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) closes its 2015/16 MainStage season with Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Tracy Letts' urban comedy-drama Superior Donuts-running May 27th to June 19th at the MainStage MET Theatre on 31 West Patrick Street in Frederick, MD.

SUPERIOR DONUTS Opens 5/27 at MET
by Tyler Peterson - May 2, 2016

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) closes its 2015/16 MainStage season with Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Tracy Letts' urban comedy-drama Superior Donuts-running May 27th to June 19th at the MainStage MET Theatre on 31 West Patrick Street in Frederick, MD.

Photo Flash: First Look at The Fun Company's JUNIE B. JONES IN JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS at MET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The Fun Company is bringing back everyone's favorite first-grader this holiday season, the famously feisty and irrepressible Junie B. Jones. With plenty of laughs and life lessons, 'Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells' is the perfect holiday treat for the whole family. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

JUNIE B. JONES: JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS Returns to Maryland Ensemble Theatre
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 4, 2015

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The Fun Company is bringing back everyone's favorite first-grader this holiday season, the famously feisty and irrepressible Junie B. Jones. With plenty of laughs and life lessons, 'Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells' is the perfect holiday treat for the whole family.

MET to Stage New Adaptation of FRANKENSTEIN
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 7, 2015

 Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is thrilled to present a world premiere original production based on Mary Shelley's immortal classic Frankenstein. The ensemble-devised piece will be helmed by MET Associate Artistic Director, Julie Herber. The play will run at MET for four weeks beginning October 23.

MET-X and Theatre FCC Premiere PIPER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

MET-X, of the Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET), and Theatre FCC, of Frederick Community College, are collaborating on the world premiere play 'Piper', coming to the JBK Theater at Frederick Community College (7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick) from tonight, August 7 through 15.

MET-X and Theatre FCC to Premiere PIPER This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

MET-X, of the Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET), and Theatre FCC, of Frederick Community College, are collaborating on the world premiere play "Piper', coming to the JBK Theater at Frederick Community College (7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick) from August 7 through 15.

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's METLab Festival of New Work Set for Next Month
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 12, 2015

Maryland Ensemble Theatre is proud to announce the creation of a festival of new works in this summer's METLab. The festival will feature a "Plays in Progress" series that will include a full production and staged readings at various levels of development including a chance to see the same work at different stages. The festival will also feature free "Coffee House Readings" staged in a relaxed atmosphere with live music, wine and of course java.  All plays are by Maryland natives.  MET Artistic Director Tad Janes is enthusiastic about sharing these original works with MET audiences. "METLab was created because the passion for new voices had started spilling over. Our ensemble was ready to create a play development festival that served the needs of the playwright. We aim to give voice to new playwrights and give local artists a space to be heard."

MET Presents 'YOUNG OLYMPIANS' This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2015

Mythological mayhem is returning to Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) this May when the award winning fun-filled family musical for all ages, 'The Young Olympians and the Most Amazingly Awesome Adventure Ever', takes to the stage for one weekend only.  Olympians will play at MET, located at 31 W Patrick in downtown Frederick, this weekend, May 30 and 31 at 3:30pm.  

MET to Present 'YOUNG OLYMPIANS,' 5/30-31
by Tyler Peterson - May 19, 2015

Mythological mayhem is returning to Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) this May when the award winning fun-filled family musical for all ages, "The Young Olympians and the Most Amazingly Awesome Adventure Ever", takes to the stage for one weekend only.  Olympians will play at MET, located at 31 W Patrick in downtown Frederick, on May 30 and 31 at 3:30pm.  

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