Maryland Theater Ensemble (MET) Announces 2022-2023 Season | arts and entertainment

Maryland Ensemble Theater’s first performance for the 2022-2023 season. in September, The Lifespan of a Fact will open the 25th anniversary of MainStage, the return of The Comedy Pigs for its 30th anniversary season, and the FUN Company production of Rainbow. Fishing Musical.

On September 17, the Met will celebrate the MainStage 25th Anniversary Retrospective and the newly renovated MainStage Theatre.

This season, MET will also be bringing Angels in America Part I: Millennium Approach, a show that was scheduled for a previous run but canceled due to the pandemic. The cast is looking forward to finally bringing Angels in America to the main stage this coming season.

This season will also feature “Craft Town”, an original show by Frederic playwright Lydia Hadfield, as well as a motto production in collaboration with AARCH and The Maryland Room at the C. Burr Artz Library, currently titled “South and Saints”. based on historical events and people from the black community in Frederick County during and after the emancipation period. “South and Saints” will be the last show of the season in May 2023, coinciding with the opening of the African American Heritage Center on All Saints East Street.

The Metro is located at 31 W. Patrick St., Frederick. Tickets, season passes and gift cards can be purchased online at marylandensemble.org or by calling the box office at 301-694-4744. MET accepts the Downtown Frederick Gift Card. Any existing MET show vouchers will be accepted.


MainStage (for adults)

Jeremy Careken, David Murrell and Fordon Farrell

Directed by Gene Fouche

Fingal’s boss has given him a big assignment: apply his fact-checking skills to a groundbreaking article by legendary author D’Agata. But now Fingal has a huge problem: D’Agata made up a lot of things in his article. That the professional quickly becomes the layman in this witty comedy based on the true story of D’Agata’s essay “What Happens There Begins”.

“Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley”

Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon

As the family gathers at Mr. and Mrs. Darcy’s house to celebrate Christmas, Mary, the bookish middle daughter of the Bennets, has finally arrived. Set two years after the events of Pride and Prejudice, this winning sequel combines vintage style with modern wit.

“Angels in America Part I: Millennium Approaches”

In the mid-1980s, amid the AIDS crisis and the conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell in this Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

World Premiere of Lydia Hadfield

When crime comes to CraftTown, assistant manager Scotty DelRio finds a target. Can Scotty create a new private detective identity and uncover his colleagues’ secrets while keeping his own? Comedy and mystery collide in this mid-sized black.

Premiere of MET in collaboration with AARCH and The Maryland Room at the C. Burr Art Library, which explores the rich and colorful history of the black community in Frederick.

Comedy (Mature)

Comedy almost every Friday and Saturday

October 22 – “Oh Crit! 5th Anniversary Show”

March 31 – Comedy Stand Up Open Mic Night

April 28 and 29 – Comedy Pigs 30th Anniversary Show

FUN company (for children and families)

“Rainbowfish in the Musical” – from September 17 to October 9.

Junie B. Jones: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells, November 26 to December 18.

“Snow Day” – February. from 11 to 5 March

“Cinderella’s Comedy” – from April 29 to May 21.

Drunk Story (21+ Attendee Fundraising Show) – Aug. 5 and 6. Case show that automatically makes the story more interesting. Local celebrities (pre-recorded and drunk) tell stories like you’ve never heard them before, and MET actors bring the story to life on stage the way it’s told. Pull up a chair, have a drink, and let’s talk history! Whether you remember it or not is up to you. Fortunately, there is no test.

Live Action Clue Game (Fall Fundraiser) – Oct/Nov

Retro Prom (annual fundraising party) – March 2023


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