Venue Details

148 Star Starred
Round House Theatre - Bethesda
4545 East-West Highway Bethesda, MD 20814
240-644-1100
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Member Tips

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A block from the Metro, always the best way to visit Bethesda
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ashcomp;
Dress warmly, it's cold out there, and the theatre is saving lots of energy, too.
info Dec 21 2010 star this tip starred
ashcomp;
Unexciting intermission selections
info Dec 21 2010 star this tip starred
ashcomp;
County parking a block away--free on weekends.
info Dec 21 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Parking in the lower level garage is $4 when you present your theatre ticket upon leaving.
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.4 average rating
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Tom
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5 reviews
16 stars
attended Dec 05 2010

The play was fine and decently done but definitely aimed at a very young audience. I had gone in with the impression that it would be aimed at all ages. As it was it was... continued

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Jan 01 2011

An effective, if occasionally not completely by the book, adaptation of the story. My nearly 7 year old daughter and I had just finished reading the book (I read it my... continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 31 2010

Very engaging, children asked to see it again. Solid performance and great stage setting.

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More Information

Website

http://www.roundhousetheatre.org/performance/a-wrinkle-in-time/

Quotes & Highlights

Learn more about the story and its authors at author Madeleine L’Engle’s website, and through this interview with playwright John Glore.

Description

Before Harry Potter or Percy Jackson, there was Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time, the original youth sci-fi classic.

On a dark and stormy night, the eccentric Mrs. Whatsit arrives at the home of Meg Murry, a tomboy who doesn’t fit in at her New England high school. Meg’s scientist father vanished over two years ago, under mysterious circumstances. Aided by Mrs. Whatsit and her friends, Meg, her gifted brother Charles Wallace, and her friend Calvin are transported through time and space on a mission to rescue their father from the evil forces that hold him prisoner on another planet. John Glore’s delightful, wildly theatrical adaptation brings this acclaimed story magically to life.

About the Ticket Supplier: Round House Theatre

Round House Theatre produces literary adaptations and contemporary works for the stage, conducts community-based education programs, and provides a home to diverse artists and arts organizations. Their work is expansive: they make art to explore big ideas, broaden minds, move hearts, exercise imaginations, and--ultimately--to build community through the shared experience of live theatre.