Entries by Elise Browne Hughes

Friday Performance Cancelled Due to Emergency Weather Conditions

Due to the cancellation of Montgomery County Public Schools today (Friday, March 2), and in observance of potential emergency weather conditions, Whitman Drama must unfortunately cancel our Friday night performance of  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time previously scheduled for 7:00 pm on March 2nd. In an effort to continue the plan to share this remarkable performance […]

Jonathan Rizzardi Directing the Winter Play

Dr. Goodwin has recently hired theater educator and director Jonathan Rizzardi to direct the winter play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. Jonathan has experience in MCPS schools and has worked with students at Imagination Stage and Round House Theater, among other places.  The Whitman administration will undertake another process to hire a […]

On the Town Parent Meeting

Dear Parents of Participants in On The Town, Please join Director Christopher Gerken and Whitman Drama Boosters for an information meeting regarding the fall musical Monday, September 19th, at 6:30 pm in the auditorium. Your student can attend Clubs Night, which starts at 7 pm and our meeting will be over in time for you to attend the PTSA […]

Flock Your Friends!

A flock of 10 flamingos will decorate the lawn of your choice for 24 hours for $20.  Email Whitman Props whitmanprops@gmail.com to order and make your payment at pay4schoolstuff.com. Additional flocks or days may be requested. Great for graduations, birthdays, and general surprise! A sender’s note may be requested when you order. Flocking runs from […]

Get Ready for the Whitman Drama Banquet

Save the date! Whitman’s annual drama banquet will be held Saturday, May 20, at the Jane Lawton Community Center (formerly known as the Leland Center) in Chevy Chase, 5-9 pm. All students who participated in any of this year’s Whitman Drama productions are invited for a seated dinner. Parents will be invited for dessert and awards. […]

Join Us for a Special Evening at Arena Stage

Please joins us on Friday, December 2nd at 8 pm for a special evening of musical theater at Arena Stage’s production of Rodger and Hammerstein’s beloved classic, Carousel.  Dazzling lights, swinging songs and a bad boy to melt your heart — see why Carousel is the perfect show for the holiday season. This epic production is bursting with classic songs like […]

Cast Party Help Needed

Thank you so much for those who have already volunteered to help with the show. We still really need some folks who are willing and able to help with the cast party–chaperones and those willing to lead the charge. These can be cast, crew, and/or pit parents, so please join us in making sure we […]