Publick Playhouse

Since 1947, the rich and historic Playhouse continues to serve as a popular venue for music and modern dance, musical theater, historical drama, educational programs and monthly events for seniors. With its ornate sky scene and plush seating for 494, the theatre is one of the two surviving Art Deco theatres in Prince George's County.

Participation in is provided through a partnership with the M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation.

Jan. 22 & 24Step Afrika!
Sat. Feb 1Say It Loud Featuring Mousey Thompson & The James Brown Experience
Wed. Feb 5Black History In Motion Program
Fri. Feb 7If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
Thu. Feb 13Valentine's Day Concert Featuring Christie Dashiel
Fri. Feb 14Valentine's Day Concert A Tribute to the Music of Teddy Pendergrass
Sun. Feb 23PRAISE Liturgical Dance Festival
Tue. Feb 25Let It Shine: The American Civil Rights Movement (1955-1968)
Thu. Feb 27Into the Great Unknown
Fri. Feb 28Songs for Civil Rights: Then and Now
Sat. Feb 29Afro Blue: We Will Overcome
Tue. Mar 3Anansegro of Ghana: African Drum, Songs, Stories, and Games
Sat. Mar 7Maimouna Youssef
Mar. 10 – Jun. 2Sound Meditation
Fri. Mar 13Teen Nights: Prince George's Best Dance Crew Competition
Tue. Mar 17Little Red and the Big Bully Wolf
Mar. 21 & 22Sweet Honey In the Rock
Sat. Mar 28World Dance Showcase
Sat. Apr 4The Blackbyrds
Sat. Apr 11Family Fun Series: Dance of Hope
Wed. Apr 15Rainforest Air
Sat. Apr 18Gretchen Parlato
Wed. Apr 22Master class with dallas black dance theatre: African Dance for Teens and Adults
Thu. Apr 23Master class with dallas black dance theatre liturgical Dance for Youth
Thu. Apr 23Master class with dallas black dance theatre: African Dance for Teens and Adults
Apr. 23 & 24Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Apr. 24 – 26Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Fri. May 1Teen Nights: Liner Notes
Sat. May 2Liner Notes
Fri. May 8The Sapphires (2012)
Wed. May 13The Wonderful World of Simple Machines
Fri. May 15Tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire
Sun. May 17Cecily: Songs of Love and Freedom
Thu. May 21The Little Red Hen
Sat. May 30Callaloo: The Trickster and the Magic Quilt
Sat. Jun 6The Chuck Brown Band
Sun. Jun 7Negro Spiritual Sing-a-Long
Fri. Jun 12Clean Comedy with Ms. Gayle and Friends


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5445 Landover Road
Cheverly, MD 20784
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