Wednesday, June 13, 2018

WATCH Weekly Report 06-13-18


** WATCH Weekly Report 06-13-18 ** 
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To the WATCH Board, Judges, and Alternates:




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CLOSING THIS WEEK (2 shows close by June 17)

Colonial Players of Annapolis (CPA) – Casa Valentina
May 25 – June 17

DTC Judge 2         Bill Brown
PPF Judge 4          Kevin Harnisch – res 6/8
RMT Judge 2         Ruth Orland – res 6/16

Performance Address: 108 East Street, Annapolis MD 21401
Theater Website: thecolonialplayers.org
How to reserve WATCH judge tickets: Call 410-268-7373 (option 2) or email boxoffice@thecolonialplayers.org and identify yourself as a WATCH judge
Watch Companion Comp Policy: Free companion ticket available
Curtain Times: Thursday, Friday, Saturday evenings at 8 pm, Sunday matinees at 2 pm
Seating Type: Reserved
Ticket Prices: $23 Adults, $18 Seniors (65+)/Students/Active Military with ID
Watch Rep Name: Craig Mummey
Watch Rep Phone: (301) 928-8666
Watch Rep E-Mail: cpa@washingtontheater.org
Directions to performance space(s): Colonial Players is located on East St, one half block east of State Circle. Parking for the theater is easiest to find at the state garage on Calvert Street near St. John’s College, which is open from 6 in the evening weeknights and all weekends free of charge. Driving from Route 50 East – take Rowe Blvd. South Exit 24. Proceed approximately 1 mile.

If you wish to go directly to the state parking garage, stay in the left lane when crossing the College Creek bridge. Turn left at the next light onto Calvert Street. Go to the stop sign and turn left on to St. John's St. The garage entrance is on the left. The theater is about 6 blocks away. From the garage, walk up St. John’s Street and cross College Avenue. Proceed on North St. to State Circle. Turn left on State Circle and walk two blocks to East St. Turn left and the theater will be on your left a half block ahead. Additional parking garage locations (these are not free), directions, and a map are available on our website.


Providence Players of Fairfax (PPF) – California Suite
June 1 – 16

KAT Judge 3         Stefanie Nelson – res 6/15
PWLT Judge 4      Laura Mills
SSS Judge 1          David L. Gorsline – alt Amy Sullivan – res 6/16

Performance Address: James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Rd., Falls Church VA 22042 
Theater Website: 
www.providenceplayers.org 
How to reserve WATCH judge tickets: Email providenceplayerstickets@cox.net or call 703-425-6782 
Watch Companion Comp Policy:
Free companion ticket available 
Curtain Times: Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:30PM
Sunday matinees at 2:00PM
Seating Type: Reserved 
Ticket Prices: $20 for adults; $17 for seniors and students 
Watch Rep Name: Mario Font 
Watch Rep Phone: 
(703) 201-3459 
Watch Rep E-Mail: ppf@
washingtontheater.org 
Directions to performance space(s):
From Arlington:
Take Arlington Boulevard (US-50) west toward Fairfax and turn right onto Annandale Road.  Go .3 miles and James Lee Community Center is on your right.  Theater entrance is facing Annandale Road.
From Fairfax:
Take Arlington Boulevard (US-50) east toward Arlington and turn left onto Annandale Road.  Go .3 miles and James Lee Community Center is on your right.  Theater entrance is facing Annandale Road.
From Washington, DC:
Take I-66 across the Potomac River and as you cross into Virginia, merge onto Arlington Blvd/US-50 (right lane).  Go 7.2 miles and turn right onto Annandale Road.  Go .3 miles and James Lee Community Center is on your right.  Theater entrance is facing Annandale Road.
From the Beltway I-495:
From North or South, take exit 50A-B and follow the signs toward Arlington.  Take Arlington Boulevard (US-50) east toward Arlington and turn left onto Annandale Road.  Go .3 miles and James Lee Community Center is on your right.  Theater entrance is facing Annandale Road.


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OPENING THIS WEEK (no shows open June 15)



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RUNNING (5 shows are running now)

Damascus Theatre Company (DTC) – The Bridges of Madison County
June 8 – 24

BCT Judge 2         Rose Talbot
CRT Judge 1         David Williams
CPA Judge 2         Beth Terranova – alt Pam & Ted Mussenden
HBP Judge 1         Jason Ellis
MCP Judge 3         Laura Peterson
RMT Judge 3         Maggie Modig – res 6/10
RTP Judge 3          Jessica Cooperstock – alt Ted Ballard – res 6/16
SSI Judge 4           TJ Lukacsina – res 6/10

Performance Address: Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg MD 20878
Theater Website: www.damascustheatre.org
How to reserve WATCH judge tickets: Call the Gaithersburg Arts Barn at (301) 258-6394 to reserve one free ticket. Identify yourself as a WATCH judge. Must pay for companion ticket
Watch Companion Comp Policy: No free companion tickets offered for shows at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn.
Curtain Times: Evening shows (Thursday, Friday, Saturday): 8:00pm; Matinees (Saturday, Sunday): 2:00pm
Seating Type: General Admission (not reserved)
Ticket Prices: $22 for Gaithersburg Arts Barn
Watch Rep Name: Jason Damaso
Watch Rep Phone: (571) 241-6679
Watch Rep E-Mail: dtc@washingtontheater.org
Directions to performance space(s): From I-270: Take Exit 9 for Sam Eig Highway West, North on Great Seneca Highway, Left on Kentlands Blvd, Left on Booth Street, Right on Hart Road to top of hill.


Hard Bargain Players (HBP) – The Heidi Chronicles
June 8 – 23

Note: A performance has been added on Thursday, June 21st.

SSP Judge 2          David Robinson
ACCT Judge 3      Marg Soroos – alt Jayn Rife – res 6/15
FCT Judge 2          Evelyn Rice
PCP Judge 2          Carol Coyle Shea – res 6/16
PGLT Judge 2       Roy Peterson
RCP Judge 2         Joey Olson
RLT Judge 3          Ken Kemp
SSI Judge 3           Julie Press – res 6/9

Performance address: Hard Bargain Farm Amphitheater in the Woods (Alice Ferguson Foundation). Nearest street address for GPS is 2001 Bryan Point Road, Accokeek MD 20607
Please proceed down the path to the concessions/bathroom area to get tickets and programs
Company website: www.hbplayers.org
How to reserve WATCH judge tickets: Send email to hbplayersboxoffice@gmail.com. Indicate your name, the show, date, and number of tickets required. You should receive a confirmation email within 24-48 hours
Watch Companion Comp Policy: Free companion ticket available
Curtain times: Friday and Saturday at 8:00 pm
Seating Type: General Admission (not reserved)
Ticket Prices: $10 for adult, $8 for students, seniors, and Alice Ferguson Foundation Members (currently although this may change for 2018 season)
WATCH rep name: Brooke Howells
WATCH rep phone:  (240) 299-5204
WATCH rep email: hbp@washingtontheater.org
Directions to performance space(s): To Hard Bargain Amphitheater: From 495 beltway, take the Indian Head Highway (Route 210) exit South towards India Head, follow 210 for approximately 10 miles, then right on Livingston Road, quick right on Biddle Road, Left on Bryan Point Road, 2.1 miles to Hard Bargain Farm. BEWARE - there are several Livingston Road's off of Rt. 210. Landmarks include B&J Carryout and Accokeek Gas on your right and a shopping center with an Exxon, Burger King and Weis on your left.  There will typically be a sign at the amphitheater entrance that announces a “SHOW TONIGHT”.


Little Theatre of Alexandria (LTA) – The Nance
June 2 – 23

TAP Judge 1          Todd Paul – res 6/15
FCT Judge 4          Chris Noe – res 6/9
GAC Judge 2        Gretchen Jacobs
KAT Judge 2         Jared Johnson
MP Judge 1           Andy & Jean Aviles – res 6/16
PGLT Judge 3       Mary Rogers
PWLT Judge 1      Pam Cribbs
PPF Judge 4          Kevin Harnisch

Performance address: 600 Wolfe Street, Alexandria VA 22314
Company website: www.thelittletheatre.com
How to reserve WATCH judge tickets: Email the Box Office Manager, Crissy Wilke, at crissy@thelittletheatre.com or call the Business Office at 703-683-5778, ext. 1 (NOT the direct Box Office line and NOT online).  Please note: Crissy is only in the office Tuesday through Friday, so you will only hear back from her on one of those days
Watch Companion Comp Policy: Free companion ticket available
Curtain times: 8:00 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday / 3:00 p.m. Sunday
Seating Type: Reserved
Ticket Prices: Plays: $19 (Wed, Thurs), $22 (Fri, Sat, Sun), Musicals: $27 (Wed, Thurs), $32 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
WATCH rep name: Kira Hogan
WATCH rep phone: (703) 837-0836
WATCH rep email: lta@washingtontheater.org
Directions to performance space(s): From Points North - "How would you get to Reagan National Airport?" That's the first question to answer. Once you've gotten onto the GW Parkway and passed the airport on your left, continue heading south. The Parkway becomes Washington Street as you enter the city of Alexandria. Cross King Street and take the third left after King onto Wolfe Street. You will find LTA on the right hand side of the street, at the corner of Wolfe and St. Asaph streets.
From The Capital Beltway - take the exit for Route 1 North. As you exit on the ramp, you'll drive onto Route 1 and get in the right lane immediately. Take the first right, onto Franklin St. At the light, make a left onto Washington Street. Pass two lights and make a right onto Wolfe St. LTA is at the corner of Wolfe and St. Asaph streets.
Parking - Parking is on the street. Watch posted signs, as some have two hour parking limitations. The Capital One Bank on the corner of Wilkes and Washington streets lets our patrons park in their lot when the bank is closed. Please note The Capital One Bank has extended their hours to include evening and weekend hours. Please make sure not to use their parking lot when they are open.
There are several garages within walking distance - one is on Washington Street, near King, and there are several on Pitt, near King. Look for the "Public Parking" signs.
Handicapped parking is located on St. Asaph Street next to LTA's courtyard.


2nd Star Productions (SSP) – Ragtime
June 1 – 30

Note: This show is starting to sell out.  Please make your reservation ASAP.

TAP Judge 2          Sam Nystrom – res 6/17
CRT Judge 4         Becky Farris – res 6/24
DTC Judge 2         Bill Brown – res 6/22
DS Judge 4            James Maxted – res 6/22
FCT Judge 1          Cynthia Waldman – res 6/10
MP Judge 4           Joy Wyne & Roger Stone – res 6/9
PTP Judge 4          Mike Gahan – res 6/16
RCP Judge 1         Jerry Morse – res 6/24
SMP Judge 2         Alexis Truitt

Performance address: Bowie Playhouse at White Marsh Park, 16500 White Marsh Park Drive, Bowie MD 20715
Company website:  www.2ndstarproductions.com
How to reserve WATCH judge tickets:  Call (410) 757-5700 or (301) 832-4819. Identify yourself as a WATCH judge and give all pertinent information.
Watch Companion Comp Policy:  Free companion ticket available
Curtain times: Evenings 8 PM, Matinees 3 PM. Closing show last Saturday 3 PM
Seating Type: General Admission (not reserved)
Ticket Prices: Gen $22, Senior/student/military $19
WATCH rep name: Joe Biddle
WATCH rep phone: (410) 599-4830
WATCH judge email: ssp@washingtontheater.org
Directions to performance space(s): From Washington – Take Rt 50 East; take exit 13B Rt 3 toward Crofton; 2 miles to signal at Rt 450 West; make a U-turn, and look for the White Marsh Park and Bowie Playhouse signs on the right. Drive to the end of the road and park in the lot on the left. The theater is down the paved lane on the right.
From Annapolis – Take Rt 50 West; take exit 13 B and follow directions above.


Silver Spring Stage (SSS) – A Delicate Balance
June 1 – 23

CRT Judge 2         Lauren Smith
DTC Judge 1         Jason Damaso – res 6/23
DS Judge 1            Matthew Randall – res 6/23
HBP Judge 2         Kaitelyn Dieguez
MCP Judge 2         Carol Strachan – res 6/15
PPF Judge 1          Mario Font – res 6/23
RMT Judge 2         Ruth Orland – res 6/23
RTP Judge 1          Ted Ballard – res 6/17

Performance address: 10145 Colesville Road, Silver Spring MD 20901 (in Woodmoor Shoping Center)
Company website: www.ssstage.org
How to reserve WATCH judge tickets: E-mail request to contact@ssstage.org. Expect a confirmation message within one to two days.
Watch Companion Comp Policy: Free companion ticket available
Curtain times: 8:00pm; 2:00pm (Matinees)
Seating Type: Reserved
Ticket Prices: $25 adults / $22 juniors & seniors
WATCH rep name: David Gorsline
WATCH rep phone: (703) 447-9989
WATCH rep email: sss@washingtontheater.org
Directions to performance space(s): Take Beltway exit 30A (Colesville Road north) and cross University Blvd. The Woodmoor Shopping Center will be immediately on the right. The Stage is at the north end of the shopping center between the CVS and a bank. Additional parking is available in the back: pass the shopping center and turn right on Timberwood Avenue and right again into the parking lot.


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OPENING NEXT WEEK (no shows open June 22)


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OPENING IN TWO WEEKS (1 show opens June 29)

Laurel Mill Playhouse (LMP) – Laughing Stock
June 29 – July 15

SSP Judge 4          Kim Ethridge
ACCT Judge 3      Marg Soroos
TAP Judge 2          Sam Nystrom
DS Judge 2            Helen Bard-Sobola
FCT Judge 4          Chris Noe
HBP Judge 3         Heather Bauer
PGLT Judge 1       Roger Paradis
PPF Judge 2          Lindsey Doane
RMT Judge 3         Maggie Modig
SMP Judge 4         Kathryn Powers

Performance Address: 508 Main Street, Laurel MD 20707
Theater Website: www.laurelmillplayhouse.org
How to reserve WATCH judge tickets: Call 301-617-9906 and press 2 and leave information AND email mhartsfield71@gmail.com
Watch Companion Comp Policy: Free companion ticket available
Curtain Times: Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm
Seating Type:
General Admission (not reserved)
Ticket Prices: Play/Musical:  $20/$22 Adult, $15/$17 children (18 and under), active duty military and seniors (65 and over)
Watch Rep Name: Michael Hartsfield
Watch Rep Phone: (301) 219-6884
Watch Rep E-Mail: lmp@washingtontheater.org
Directions to performance space(s):  
From North of Laurel:
Via I-95. Take I-95 south to the Exit for Route 216. Head for Laurel. Go thru the first and second traffic light. Turn Left at the third traffic light onto Main Street.
Via Route 1. Take Route 1 South to Laurel. Turn Right onto Main Street (first traffic light after entering Prince George's County).
Via Route 295 (Baltimore-Washington Parkway). Take Route 295 south to Route 32. Head west. Exit onto Route 1. Follow "Via Route 1" instructions, above.

From South of Laurel:
Via I-95. Take I-95 north to the exit for Route 198. Head east toward Laurel. Turn Left onto 7th St. Go through one traffic light and one stop sign. At 2nd traffic light turn right onto Main Street.
Via Route 1. Take Route 1 North to Laurel. Continue past Route 198. Turn left at next traffic light (after the Denny's Restaurant) onto Main Street.
Via Route 295 (Baltimore-Washington Parkway). Take Route 295 north to Route 198. Head west to Laurel. Turn right onto Route 1 North. At the next traffic light, turn left onto Main St.


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CLOSED – 108 shows: 53 closed - 43 with all ballots, 9 with outstanding ballots, 1 closed with less than 10 ballots.

Note: Only recently closed shows and those still missing ballots appear below.  35 additional shows have closed with all ballots received.

Rockville Little Theatre (RLT) – The Underpants
January 26 – February 4

PCP Judge 2          Carol Coyle Shea – missed because of weather - NO BALLOT


Montgomery Playhouse (MP) – Love, Loss and What I Wore
April 20 – May 6
ALL BALLOTS RECEIVED!


Rockville Little Theatre (RLT) – Radium Girls
April 27 – May 6
ALL BALLOTS RECEIVED!


Silver Spring Stage (SSS) – The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence
April 13 – May 5
ALL BALLOTS RECEIVED!


Little Theatre of Alexandria (LTA) – Harvey
April 21 – May 12
ALL BALLOTS RECEIVED!


Prince George's Little Theatre (PGLT) – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
April 20 – May 12

PWLT Judge 2      Natalie Foley – res 4/21


Reston Community Players (RCP) – Thoroughly Modern Millie
April 20 – May 12
ALL BALLOTS RECEIVED!


Dominion Stage (DS) – How I Learned to Drive
May 4 – 19

LMP Judge 3         Anne Hull – res 5/5


Fauquier Community Theatre (FCT) – Big Fish
May 4 – 20

PGLT Judge 4       Aref Dajani – res


Hard Bargain Players (HBP) – A Midsummer Night’s Dream
May 10 – 19
ALL BALLOTS RECEIVED!


Laurel Mill Playhouse (LMP) – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
April 27 – May 20

CRT Judge 2         Lauren Smith – res 5/19


Port Tobacco Players (PTP) – Calendar Girls
May 4 – 20

RLT Judge 1          Anne Cary & Miriam Bowden – res 5/20


Rooftop Players (RTP) – The Addams Family
May 4 – 19
Matinee on May 5 at 2:00pm

RLT Judge 3          Ken Kemp – res 5/19


St. Mark's Players (SMP) – South Pacific
May 4 – 19

MCP Judge 2         Carol Strachan – alt Patti Green Roth – res 5/19


Castaways Repertory Theatre (CRT) – Beauty and the Beast
May 4 – 27
ALL BALLOTS RECEIVED!


Kensington Arts Theatre (KAT) – Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
May 11 – 26

TAP Judge 4          Will Shingler – res


Silhouette Stages (SSI) – Big Fish
May 11 – 27

CRT Judge 2         Lauren Smith – res 5/27


Greenbelt Arts Center (GAC) – Return to the Forbidden Planet
May 18 – June 9
ALL BALLOTS RECEIVED!


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Okay, thanks!
Kira