Picnic Theatre Company’s The Maltese Falcon at Dumbarton House to Benefit Courage for Kids
On November 7th, 8th and 9th, 2018, please join Courage for Kids and Picnic Theatre Company at Dumbarton House in Georgetown for a performance of the 1940s film noir classic, Lux Radio’s The Maltese Falcon! Hard-boiled private detective Sam Spade meets a mysterious femme fatale and a gang of unscrupulous adventurers competing to possess the priceless object of their dreams.
Enjoy cocktails, music and refreshments in the Bellevue ballroom at 6:30pm; the one-act performance seated in the ballroom at 7:30pm. Proceeds from the performance benefit preservation & education efforts of Dumbarton House, one of Georgetown’s finest examples of Federal period architecture. Proceeds also support Courage for Kids, which provides back packs filled with school supplies to at-risk children in the Washington D.C. area.
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WHEN: Wednesday, November 7th – Friday, November 9th, 2018
6:30 p.m. – Cocktails
7:30 p.m. – One-Act Performance Begins
2715 Q St NW
Washington, DC 20007
Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Please click to purchase tickets.
Directed by Steve Rochlin
Cast: Nova Daly • Chris Fowler • Hastie Afkhami • Charles Kovatch • Jaffar Kahn • Antonio Olivo • Katrina Manson • Christina Sevilla • Matt Stoller
About The Picnic Theatre Company:
Since 2010, The Picnic Theatre Company, comprised of Washington professionals by day and thespians by night, has performed cocktail garden party theatre for charity throughout the D.C. area. Past sold-out performances include Moliere’s The Hypochondriac, Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband, Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals, An Evening With Anton Chekhov, An Evening With Edgar Allan Poe, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Hound of the Baskervilles, H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds, Joseph Kesselring’s Arsenic and Old Lace, Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps, Langdon Mitchell’s The New York Idea, Lux Radio’s Casablanca, and An Evening in the Twilight Zone. Picnic Theatre Company has been called “one of the culture party hybrids taking Washington by storm” by the Washington Post, and “a quick hit of classic theater” by the Washington City Paper.