Montgomery Playhouse in partnership with the City of Gaithersburg is excited to announce our 2022-2023 season!
Clue: the Musical in August 5-21, 2022
The internationally popular game is now a fun-filled musical that brings the world’s best-known suspects to life and invites the audience to help solve the mystery: who killed Mr. Boddy, in what room, and with what weapon. The audience receives forms to help them deduce the solution from clues given throughout the fun-filled evening. Three audience members choose from cards representing the potential murderers, weapons, and rooms; there are 216 possible solutions! Only one hard-nosed female detective is qualified to unravel the merry mayhem. Comic antics, witty lyrics, and a beguiling score carry the investigation from room to room. Even after the culprit confesses, a surprise twist delights the audience.
Laramie Project in June 9-25, 2023
In October 1998, 21-year-old Matthew Shepard, an openly gay college student, was brutally beaten & left to die on the plains outside Laramie, Wyoming. Hailed as one of the most captivating & encompassing pieces of contemporary theater, The Laramie Project is a breathtaking collage that explores the depths to which humanity can sink & the heights of compassion of which we are capable.
This play is based on a true story and includes strong language & mature content that some may find upsetting, including descriptions of homophobia, violence & death. Recommended for ages 15 & up.