On June 14, 15 and 16, 2017, please join Courage for Kids and Picnic Theatre Company at Dumbarton House for a one-act garden party theatre performance of Hay Fever, English playwright Noël Coward’s brilliant 1925 summer comedy about a family of bohemian aristocrats and their guests behaving badly at a weekend house party. Campy hilarity ensues! Bring a blanket for garden seating. Wine and refreshments available on-site.
Rain or shine the show will go on! In the event of rain, the reception and performance will take place in Belle Vue Ballroom.
Proceeds from the performance benefit preservation & education efforts of Dumbarton House, one of Georgetown’s finest examples of Federal period architecture, and Courage for Kids, providing back packs filled with school supplies to at-risk children in Washington D.C.
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WHEN: Wednesday, June 14 – Friday, June 16, 2017
6 p.m. – Gardens Open for picnicking with wine
7 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 • Robert W. Gerber • Fran Holuba • Charles Kovatch • Emily Lenzner • Daniela McInerney • Antonio Olivo • Kevin Rooney • Christina Sevilla
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.