WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GEICO Gecko theatre presents another season of Midweek Matinee live
performances at the Prince George’s County Publick Playhouse.
This popular series is back for its sixth season, sponsored by a $30,000
GEICO Philanthropic Foundation grant. The series features eight free
performances for students throughout Prince George’s County.
“Here at GEICO, we understand that the fine arts are an important
component of a well-rounded education,” said Seth Ingall, GEICO senior
vice president and head of GEICO’s Philanthropic Foundation. “That is
why we are proud to support this initiative to get students out of the
classroom and into the playhouse for an intimate, live-theatre
experience. It is our hope that this will help ignite student’s
creativity and get them excited about learning through art and cultural
During a recent live showing of “Snowday: An A Capella Musical History,”
the GEICO Gecko greeted Prince George’s County dignitaries and
officials, who attended the special performance.
Remaining performances for the 2017 season include:
- Thursday, January 19: “Building Stories”
Thursday, February 16: “Anansegromma of Ghana: African Dance, Drums,
Story and Games”
Wednesday, March 8: “Alexander Who is Not Not Not Not Not Not Going to
- Tuesday, March 14: “Thomas Edison: Inventor, Lecturer, and Prankster”
- Monday, April 3: “Miss Nelson is Missing”
For tickets and information, call the Publick Playhouse at 301-277-1710.
About The Publick Playhouse
The Publick Playhouse is owned and operated by the Maryland-National
Capital Park and Planning Commission, 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. The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission is an
unprecedented six-time National Gold Medal Award winner for excellence
in park and recreation management.
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