Movie Night at the Garfield presents Little Shop of Horrors! Saturday, October 20 @ 7PM FREE! $5 suggested donation!
The Kent County Arts Council presents: MIGRATION: An Exploration in Art, Words and Music, Inspired by Jacob Lawrence The Kent County Arts Council presents: MIGRATION: An Exploration in Art, Words… Continue Reading KCAC presents RED DEVIL MOON
Celebrating 90 Years at the Garfield! OCTOBER 25, 2018 / 7 p.m. / $10 BUY TICKETS Lecture and booksigning with AMY DAVIS author of FLICKERING TREASURES: REDISCOVERING BALTIMORE'S FORGOTTEN MOVIE… Continue Reading Celebrating 90 years at the Garfield!
The Kent County Arts Council presents: MIGRATION: An Exploration in Art, Words and Music, Inspired by Jacob Lawrence The Kent County Arts Council presents: MIGRATION: An Exploration in Art, Words… Continue Reading KCAC presents MIGRATION
Chester Chamber Singers Veteran's Day Concert 7pm / $5 suggested donation featuring the Stories in Service short documentary by Tess Hogans On November 9th, join the Chester Chamber Singers for… Continue Reading Chester Chamber Singers Veteran’s Day Concert
BY EDWARD ALBEE DIRECTED BY GIL RAMBACH Audition Dates: Thursday, Nov 15 @ 6pm Saturday, Nov 17 @ 11am Tuesday, Nov 20 @ 6pm Cast Needed: Two women ages 18-60… Continue Reading OPEN AUDITIONS – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Nov 30 - Dec 9 Directed by Bonnie Hill Garfield Center Announces the Cast of Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol On November 30th director Bonnie Hill will be opening a new… Continue Reading Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol
December 15 @ 8pm Tickets: $15 CLICK FOR TICKETS “These guys are the apostles of hillbilly boogie” — The Washington Post “From fiery barn burners to heartbroken ballads, this… Continue Reading The High & Wides
January 11th – 20th, 2019 Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 pm. Sundays at 3:00 pm General Admission $15 - available at the door or by calling the box office at… Continue Reading Shore Shakespeare presents The Curate Shakespeare’s As You Like It
OPEN AUDITIONS for Where The Wild Things Are Directed by Bee Betley Based on the book by Maurice Sendak January 29th & 31st @6pm February 2nd @ 11am Characters Max,… Continue Reading OPEN AUDITIONS – Where the Wild Things Are
February 8 - 24, 2019 Directed by Gil Rambach The season opens February 8 with Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, written by Edward Albee. Directed by Gil Rambach, the play… Continue Reading Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
14th Annual Women Helping Women Concert Wednesday, March 13, 2019 / 7pm / $25 Make your reservations early – the event is always SOLD OUT! PURCHASE TICKETS OR DONATE NOW… Continue Reading Women Helping Women
Movie Night at the Garfield presents A Star is Born A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic… Continue Reading Film: “A Star Is Born” (1937)
POSTPONED TO TUESDAY, APRIL 2 The Live Playwrights' Society for Play Writers, Readers, Observers & Critics aims to foster a community of playwrights, actors and critics. This group meets the… Continue Reading Live Playwrights’ Society
April 26 - 28, 2019 Directed by Bee Betley GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! Dear Friends of the Garfield, Due to circumstances beyond our control, our production of Where the Wild… Continue Reading Where The Wild Things Are – ONE WEEKEND ONLY!
Taiko Drumming at the Garfield on May 28 GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! The spring installment of the Garfield’s Educational Outreach Program features Mark H. Rooney, described as “the world’s most… Continue Reading Educational Outreach – Mark H. Rooney
Auditions for Circle Mirror Transformation, Annie Baker’s Obie Award-winning play will be held at The Garfield Center for the Arts on Tuesday and Thursday, June 4th and 6th at 6PM,… Continue Reading Circle Mirror Transformation OPEN AUDITIONS
YOU’RE INVITED! Community Open House at the GARFIELD CENTER Friday, June 7th 5-6:30pm Special Performance by The Garfield Improv Group Take our survey and get a free glass of wine!… Continue Reading Community Open House
Mainstay at the Garfield presents: Haint Blue in concert on June 7th @7pm. Tickets are $15 PURCHASE TICKETS NOW "There’s folk music, and then there’s Haint Blue. The local sextet’s… Continue Reading Haint Blue
June 21 - July 7, 2019 Produced by Mark Sullivan & Diane Landskroener Short Attention Span Theatre, the Garfield’s own ten-minute play festival, opens its fifteenth year in June. Produced… Continue Reading Short Attention Span Theatre
July 17th @ 2pm - Chicago Improv Productions - The Make 'Em Up July 24th @ 2pm - Curtis Blues: Up-Cycling: Turning Junk Into Musical Instruments from Africa to America… Continue Reading Hedgelawn Summer Performance Series
Wealthy rancher G.W. McLintock uses his power and influence in the territory to keep the peace between farmers, ranchers, land-grabbers, Indians and corrupt government officials. Starring John Wayne and Maureen… Continue Reading McLintock! movie
BE A PART OF THE MAGIC! ACTORS NEEDED! The Garfield Center for the Arts is holding OPEN AUDITIONS for actors to participate in street theatre performances during the 2019 Chestertown… Continue Reading OPEN AUDITIONS – HP Street Theatre
ANNIE Directed by Jennifer Kafka Smith Performance Dates: November 22 - December 8 AUDITION DATES: Orphans (children): Sun, July 28 @ 2pm | Mon & Tues, July 29 & 30… Continue Reading OPEN AUDITIONS – ANNIE
August 23 - September 8, 2019 Directed by Bonnie Hill PURCHASE TICKETS Director Bonnie Hill brings the contemporary piece, Circle Mirror Transformation to the stage in August. Playwright Annie Baker… Continue Reading Circle Mirror Transformation
Save the date! September 12 - 16, 2019 Jazz Fest in Wilmer Park September 14, 2019 11am-6pm PURCHASE TICKETS Our 2019 Schedule Larry McKenna Thursday, September 12 @ 8pm at… Continue Reading Chestertown Jazz Festival
Barbara Parker & Joe Holt in concert, 7pm, $20 PURCHASE TICKETS Part of Jazz Fest Barbara Parker is a singer/songwriter who goes in many directions, and many of her songs… Continue Reading Jazz Fest presents Barbara Parker & Joe Holt
DREAMWEAVER – Langston Hughes – One Performance Only, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 The Kent County Arts Council (KCAC) is excited to present DREAMWEAVER – a theatrical and literary journey across… Continue Reading DREAMWEAVER – David Mills as Langston Hughes
A Weekend of Magic: in Chestertown, Maryland Join us! October 4-5, 2019 Grab your wand, hop on your broom, and come for a weekend of magic at the third annual… Continue Reading 2019 Chestertown HP Festival Weekend
October 10 - 10am Educational Outreach Program - Bright Star Children's Theatre Company presents "A Tell-Tale Tale: The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe" - free to school groups… Continue Reading A Tell-Tale Tale: The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
A Tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin Featuring Sylvia Frazier and the Sweetettes Vaughn Bratcher with the Bratcher Project Lester Barrett, Jr. Saturday, October 26, 2019 8:00 to… Continue Reading A Tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin
Auditions for The Farnsworth Invention by Aaron Sorkin will be held at the Garfield Center for the Arts on Tuesday, November 12th at 6:30PM, Thursday, November 14th at 6:30PM and… Continue Reading OPEN AUDITIONS! The Farnsworth Invention
The cast of ANNIE with Director, Jennifer Kafka Smith, and Musical Director, Julie Lawrence, brings an evening of Broadway music to The Mainstay stage. The Garfield community boasts a talented… Continue Reading Cast of ANNIE Sings Broadway
November 22 - December 8, 2019 Directed by Jennifer Kafka Smith Fridays and Saturdays @ 7pm Sundays @ 2pm PURCHASE TICKETS Closing the 2019 season, director Jennifer Kafka Smith will… Continue Reading Annie – the musical
PURCHASE TICKETS Following the Billboard bluegrass top-ten debut success of the 2018 recording, "Lifted", The High & Wides are pleased to announce the release of their follow-up album, "Seven True… Continue Reading The High & Wides – Album Release Concert for “Seven True Stories”
THE FANTASTICKS Audition Information Audition Dates: Tuesday, 1/21 @ 7pm Thursday, 1/23 @ 7pm Saturday, 1/25 @ 11am CALLBACKS by invitation DOWNLOAD PDF OF AUDITION INFO This production will be… Continue Reading OPEN AUDITIONS – The Fantasticks
The Garfield Board invites you to a “Meet & Greet” from 5-7pm on February 7 during Chestertown’s First Friday to introduce Steven Arnold and highlight volunteer opportunities at the Garfield.… Continue Reading Meet our new Executive Director Steve Arnold!
KEEP SINGING! Join the Chester River Youth Choir! The Chester River Youth Choir, for treble-voice singers ages 7-17 meets Mondays 4:45-5:45pm at the Garfield Center for the Arts beginning September… Continue Reading Chester River Youth Choir Practice
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Women Helping Women 15th and Final Concert –Dr. Maria Boria Berna Women Helping Women Concert Wednesday, March 4, 7:00 PM The Garfield Center for… Continue Reading 15th Annual Women Helping Women – SOLD OUT!
POSTPONED - DATE TBD The Social Action Committee and the Kent Cultural Alliance present a reading of Christopher Demos-Brown's powerful play AMERICAN SON Reservations are required. CLICK HERE to make… Continue Reading POSTPONED – The Social Action Committee and the Kent Cultural Alliance present American Son
POSTPONED - DATE TBD Click for tickets She Wins Beyond the Bruises is a documentary that follows the life of three women who encountered and conquered the pain of domestic… Continue Reading POSTPONED – “She Wins Beyond the Bruises” film premiere
Stay tuned! Watch live on our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/garfieldcenterforthearts/ Don’t Facebook? Don’t worry! All content live streamed will be uploaded to our YouTube channel and shared on our website!… Continue Reading GCTV presents!
Watch a new LIVE performance each week on our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/garfieldcenterforthearts/ Don’t Facebook? Don’t worry! All content live streamed will be uploaded to our YouTube channel and shared… Continue Reading GCTV presents!
THIS WEEK ON GCTV: How Simone Found Happiness by local playwright and member of Live Playwrights' Society Rich Pauli. A family-friendly show will be performed LIVE on GCTV Wednesday, April… Continue Reading GCTV presents!
The Fantasticks April 17 - May 3 Written by Tom Jones, Music by Harvey Schmidt Directed by Jennifer Kafka Smith Music Director Julie Lawrence Click for tickets Thank you to… Continue Reading The Fantasticks
April 21 @ 8PM | FREE The United States Air Force Heritage Winds woodwind quintet will perform a concert free and open to the public at The Garfield Center for… Continue Reading USAF Heritage Winds Ensemble
Watch a new LIVE performance each week on our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/garfieldcenterforthearts/ Don’t Facebook? Don’t worry! All content live streamed will be uploaded to our YouTube channel and shared… Continue Reading GCTV presents
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Incident at Vichy August 21 - September 6 Written by Arthur Miller Directed by Bob Chauncey
Jazz fans will enjoy movies under the stars at the lovely eastern shore winery - Broken Spoke Winery in Earleville, Maryland. Click for directions Double Feature - Two Great Jazz… Continue Reading Jazz Film Festival Drive In
THE GARFIELD CENTER ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS ON MARCH 20, 21, FOR 1959 PINK THUNDERBIRD IN A RETURN TO ONSTAGE LIVE PERFORMANCES! For health considerations, the directors are requiring actors to audition… Continue Reading OPEN AUDITIONS – 1959 Pink Thunderbird
PURCHASE TICKETS NOW We are using the service ShowTix4U for ticketing and to provide our patrons with the best streaming performance. The short video below will show you how to… Continue Reading 1959 Pink Thunderbird: Laundry and Bourbon + Lone Star
As part of its efforts to re-start public performances, the Garfield Center for the Arts is planning its popular annual Short Attention Span Theatre (also known as SAST). The location… Continue Reading SAST – Open Auditions!
The Garfield Center for the Arts is pleased to announce audition dates for the fall comedy Clue On Stage by Lynn, Foster, Price, and Rustin. Auditions will be held inside… Continue Reading Clue: On Stage – OPEN AUDITIONS
Our annual 10-minute play festival returns! Three weekends! July 23 - Aug 8 Fridays/Saturdays @ 8PM Sundays @ 2PM PURCHASE TICKETS NOW The Garfield Center for the Arts has been… Continue Reading Short Attention Span Theatre
Come out for Tamika Hall’s first feature film, She Wins! Beyond the Bruises on August 28, 2021. She Wins! *LIMITED SEATING* GET TICKETS NOW About this event We are proud… Continue Reading She Wins! Beyond The Bruises Movie Premiere
Save the date - September 11, 2021! Chestertown Jazz Festival 25th Anniversary September 9 - 11, 2021 PURCHASE SATURDAY FESTIVAL TICKETS NOW* PURCHASE FRIDAY GALA TICKETS NOW* Tickets for the… Continue Reading Chestertown Jazz Festival 25th Anniversary
Audition Dates: Tuesday, September 7 @ 6:30pm Thursday, September 9 @ 6:30pm Sunday, September 12 @ 2:00pm Tech Week & Performance Dates (mandatory): Tech Week – Sunday, November 28-Thursday, December… Continue Reading Shrek: The Musical – OPEN AUDITIONS
GET TICKETS NOW Written by Jonathan Lynn, Hunter Foster, Eric Price, Sandy Rustin Directed by Brad Chaires The Garfield Center for the Arts in Chestertown continues its 2021 season with… Continue Reading Clue: On Stage
CORRECTION: Doors open at 7pm, the concert begins at 8pm. Enjoy the show! GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! Covid info: Due to ongoing challenges of the pandemic, proof of vaccination or… Continue Reading The High & Wides – Live! One night only!
Opening the 2022 season at the Garfield Center for the Arts in February is the over-the-top hilarious new comedy The Play That Goes Wrong, by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and… Continue Reading OPEN AUDITIONS – The Play That Goes Wrong
DECEMBER 3 - 19, 2021 Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book & Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire Directed by Jennifer Kafka Smith FAMILY FRIENDLY SHOW TIMES! Fridays & Saturdays @ 7pm Sundays… Continue Reading Shrek: The Musical
Experience Tchaikovsky's Christmas classic like never before! Hear 17 movements performed bar-for-bar by an 8-piece bluegrass outfit while a snarky narrator retells the story with his own color commentary! Sponsored… Continue Reading Bluegrass Nutcracker
Audition Dates: Saturday, February 19th at 2 PM, Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 22 and 24 at 7 PM “The Laramie Project” by Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater… Continue Reading OPEN AUDITIONS – The Laramie Project
"The Play That Goes Wrong" by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer & Henry Shields Directed by Steven Arnold Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW SUMMARY:… Continue Reading The Play That Goes Wrong
Friday, March 18 7:30pm doors open 8:00pm start time $20 General Admission $10 with student ID Masks encouraged for guests while not actively eating & drinking. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW… Continue Reading The High & Wides Chestertown release show w/ Letitia VanSant & Laura Wortman
Friday, March 25 6:30 P.M.- Doors 7 P.M.-Curtain General Admission: $20 GET YOUR TICKETS NOW The SHOLBERTSHIRE Swingtet Amy Shook - acoustic bass Joe Holt - piano Scott Silbert… Continue Reading The SHOLBERTSHIRE Swingtet
"The Laramie Project" by Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project Directed by Michael Moore Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Performance Dates: April 22,… Continue Reading The Laramie Project
Audition Dates - REVISED!: Monday, May 9th at 6:00 PM Wednesday, May 11th at 6:00 PM Saturday, May 14 at 2:00 PM At the Garfield Center for the Arts, playwrights,… Continue Reading SAST Open Auditions
Ticket Options: 6:30pm VIP Cocktail Party $125 (space is limited!) 8:00pm Show Only $50 (doors open at 7:30pm) The Garfield Center for the Arts is proud to announce the 2022… Continue Reading The Garfield Gala: Broadway on High Street
June 18 @ 2PM Phil Darius Wallace - Frederick Douglass Reenactor CLICK FOR TICKETS The Frederick Douglass Juneteenth Celebration “Day of Acknowledgment” will celebrate the history, culture, and achievements of… Continue Reading Juneteenth Celebration “Day of Acknowledgement” – Reenactor Event
"Short Attention Span Theatre" by various writers Produced by Mark Sullivan Performance Dates: June 24, 25, 26, July 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 2022 PURCHASE TICKETS NOW 2022 SAST… Continue Reading Short Attention Span Theatre
GCA’s AUDITIONS FOR NEIL SIMON'S "THE GOOD DOCTOR" SET FOR JULY 12, 14, AND 16! The Garfield Center for the Arts has announced audition dates for their upcoming production of… Continue Reading “The Good Doctor” Open Auditions
Friday, July 29 @ 7pm, Saturday, July 30 @ 7pm, Sunday, July 31 @ 2pm $5 suggested donation The Garfield Center for the Arts’ Playmakers has returned! The GCA’s annual… Continue Reading Playmakers present “The Adventures of Winnie the Pooh”
Saturday, Aug 13 7:30pm doors open 8:00pm start time $20 General Admission GET YOUR TICKETS NOW A tribute to the music of Carole King Lisa Rowe - Vocals, Guitar Glenn… Continue Reading The Tapestry Project
Friday 6 – 9 pm, Saturday noon to 6 pm Enjoy a weekend filled with New Orleans style jazz under the big tent in Wilmer Park overlooking the Chester River.Friday… Continue Reading 2022 Chestertown Jazz Festival
AUDITION DATES: Sept. 17th at 2 PM, Sept. 20th & Sept. 22nd both at 6:30 PM Directed by Jen Friedman AUDITION DATES are Saturday, September 17 at 2:00 PM, Tuesday,… Continue Reading OPEN AUDITIONS for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
THE GOOD DOCTOR by Neil Simon (Concord Theatricals) Directed by Bonnie Hill September 16 - October 2, 2022 GET YOUR TICKETS NOW SUMMARY: This is not your typical Neil Simon!… Continue Reading The Good Doctor
What The World Needs Now: An Evening of Song and Dance with Paula Johns and Lea McGowan performing a tribute to the work of Dionne Warwick and Burt Bacharach. GET… Continue Reading What The World Needs Now: A Tribute to Burt Bacharach and Dionne Warwick
The Live Playwrights' Society for Play Writers, Readers, Observers & Critics aims to foster a community of playwrights, actors and critics. This group meets the first Monday of every month… Continue Reading Live Playwrights’ Society
The Garfield Center announces open auditions for “Psycho Beach Party” December 3 at 2:00 PM, December 6 and 7 at 6:30 PM Auditions for the first production of the Garfield… Continue Reading OPEN AUDITIONS – Psycho Beach Party
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Dec 2-18, 2022 Directed by Jen Friedman Musical Director Betsy VanBenthuysen Choreographer Cavin Moore GET YOUR TICKETS NOW “Sha la la, Joseph, you’re doing… Continue Reading Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat