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Posted on: August 29, 2019

The Publick Playhouse 2019-2020 Season Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 29, 2019 
MEDIA CONTACT: Megan Merchant 301-277-0015; – or –
Omrao Brown 301-277-0005; 

The Publick Playhouse 2019-2020 Season Announcement
Affordable high-quality performances for audiences in 
Prince George’s County and the surrounding area

Cheverly, MD – The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County, is pleased to announce the Publick Playhouse 2019-2020 Season.

Featuring performances by Afro Blue, the Blackbyrds, Cecily, Christie Dashiell, the Chuck Brown Band, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Dance of Hope dancers from Uganda, Gretchen Parlato, José James, Liner Notes, Maimouna Youssef, PHILADANCO!, Step Afrika!, Sweet Honey In the Rock, and much more!

 The Publick Playhouse 2019-2020 season launches October 2019 – July 2020. Tickets are on sale now! Programs include musical tributes, jazz and R&B concerts, dance performances, film screenings for seniors, and educational arts programming for children providing quality programs perfect for intergenerational audiences. In addition to performances, the Publick Playhouse offers a wide range of arts and wellness workshops, art exhibitions, and a summer musical theater camp.

The Publick Playhouse is owned and operated by the Department of Parks and Recreation. The Department of Parks and Recreation acquired and began restoration of the Playhouse in 1975. The Playhouse serves as a venue for the performing arts, concerts, dance, theater, and community events and is one of the two surviving Art Deco theatres in Prince George’s County. For more information about the Publick Playhouse, visit or call the box office at 301-277-1710; TTY 699-2544 and stay connected on Facebook and Twitter @artspgparks.

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