11th Annual Sarah Play MURDER, MAYHEM, AND MONKEYS Set for Round House Theatre, 3/15-24

11th Annual Sarah Play MURDER, MAYHEM, AND MONKEYS Set for Round House Theatre, 3/15-24

Murder, Mayhem, and Monkeys...An Evening with David Ives: Round House Theatre presents the 11th Annual Sarah Play - the only play produced by a regional theatre that is directed, designed, and performed entirely by high school students.

Performances will play the Round House Theatre, 8641 Colesville Road, Silver Spring (3 blocks), March 15, 16, 22, and 23 at 8pm and March 24, 2013 at 2pm.

If a bell rang every time you said the wrong thing, would every conversation be a sure thing? Do monkeys get writers block? How do you escape a Philadelphia? The answers to these and other questions of contemporary life can be found in an evening of sparkling one acts by David Ives ? The Philadelphia; Words, Words, Words; Sure Thing; and The Mystery at Twicknam Vicarage. In this comedy of verbal gymnastics, language is a springboard to the infinite possibilities of life.

Director: Joan Sergay (Bethesda Chevy Chase High School)
Stage Manager: Elana Israel (Bethesda Chevy Chase High School)
Assistant Stage Manager: Rayna Cook (Montgomery Blair High School)
Lighting Designer: Sierra Fritz (Bethesda Chevy Chase High School)
Sound Designer: Jamie Davis (Springbrook High School)
Costume Designer: Katherine Surko (Bethesda Chevy Chase High School)

The Ensemble
Everleigh Brenner (Baltimore School for the Arts)
Kenny Hahn (Woodrow Wilson High School)
Helen Hanger (Richard Montgomery High School)
Karl (Kazz) Felix-Hawver (Bethesda Chevy Chase High School)
Zoe Johnson (Montgomery Blair High School)
Megan Wirtz (Georgetown Day School)

The Sarah Metzger Memorial Play provides high school students from across the DC area the guidance and resources to mount a production at Round House Theatre under the mentorship of professional theatre artists and practitioners. It is the country's only theatrical production, offered as part of a regional theatre's regular programming, that is directed, designed, stage managed, and performed entirely by high school students. Round House covers all related finances, allows access to equipment and supplies, and provides support in the areas of marketing and public relations.

Tickets are $15 general admission; $10 for Round House subscribers, patrons age 30 and under, senior citizens, and groups of 10 or more. Tickets on sale by calling 240.644.1100 or online at www.roundhousetheatre.org. Tickets go on sale in person at the Round House Theatre Silver Spring box office 1 hour before curtain.

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