Currently Showing at 2nd Star Productions - "Chess"

This highly acclaimed musical develops the ancient and 
distinguished game of chess into a metaphor for romantic 
rivalries and East-West political intrigue. The principal pawns 
form a love triangle: the loutish American Grandmaster, the 
earnest Russian champion and the Hungarian-American
 female chess second, who arrives at the international 
championships with the American but falls for the Russian. 
From Tyrol to Thailand the players, lovers, politicians, CIA 
and KGB make their moves to the pulse of this monumental 
rock score.

Direction by Mickey Lund
Music Direction by Doug Dawson and Jess Deskin
Choreography by Karen Lacy

Freddy - Dean Davis
Florence - Elizabeth Hester
Anatoly - Lee Nicol
Molokov - Gene Valendo
Walter - Jason Vellon
Svetlana - Ashley Zielinski
The Arbiter - John Rose
Ensemble - Lori Bonnette, Ryan Dolan, Chuck Hastings, 
James Maxted, Laura Kavinski, Cristina Shunk, Shelby Sours, 
Davis Wooffon-Klebanoff

Chess will be performed at the Bowie Playhouse (16500 
Whitemarsh Park Dr, Bowie, MD 20715) from January 25
through February 16, Fridays through Sundays. Tickets 
are available online at this link.


Come out and audition for 2nd Star's upcoming production of GYPSY!

Regarded by many theater professionals as the greatest 
musical ever created, GYPSY is the ultimate tale of an 
ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success…
 while secretly yearning for her own. Set all across America 
as vaudeville is dying and burlesque is being born, Arthur 
Laurents’ landmark show explores the world of two-bit 
show business with brass, humor, heart, and sophistication. 
 The celebrated score by Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim 
boasts one glorious hit after another, including: “Let Me 
Entertain You,” “Some People,” “You’ll Never Get Away 
from Me,” “If Momma Was Married,” “All I Need Is the Girl,”
 “Everything’s Coming Up Roses,” “You Gotta Get a Gimmick,” 
“Small World,” and “Together Wherever We Go.”

Direction by Ron Giddings
Music Direction by Trevor Greenfield
Choreography by Jamie Erin Miller

More information can be found at this link.​


2018 Annual Silent Auction Fundraiser a Success!

Thank you to everyone who helped make our annual silent auction such a success. With your generous support, we raised nearly $1,200 for 2nd Star Productions. A special thank you to all of the individuals and organizations that donated items, including:

Annapolis Summer Garden Theater
Carole Long
Colonial Players of Annapolis
Creative Force Dance Center
Gaye Williams
Joe and Nora Biddle
The Mathes Family
Nate Jackson Photography

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2nd Star Productions is supported in part by a grant from 
the Maryland National Capital Park & Planning Commission. 
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2nd Star Productions
Quality theatrical productions at Bowie Playhouse 
in Bowie, MD since 1996
2nd Star Productions is supported in part
 by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council