Theater at the Arts Barn

Arts Barn Theater

Throughout the year, the Arts Barn’s performing arts program presents plays, musicals, theatre for young audiences, one-act plays, and magic shows.

Call or visit the box office to purchase tickets or purchase tickets online via RecXpress.

Comedy and Magic Society

November 27, 2015 • 8 - 10 PM
The Comedy & Magic Society returns to The Arts Barn for one night only for an evening of astounding magic - sleight of hand, dazzling card tricks, remarkable illusions and laugh-out-loud comedy! Recommended for ages 10 & up.
$18 / $12 Youth (14 and under) - Purchase Tickets Online

A Charlie Brown Christmas

December 4 - 20, 2015
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM
The classic animated television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation (with an adult cast) where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang grapple with the real meaning of Christmas. Added bonus: A very special guest from the North Pole will read the classic holiday story, “The Night Before Christmas,” and provide a special holiday treat for kids of all ages.
$20 / $12 Children (14 and under) - Purchase Tickets Online

A Change Gon' Come

January 8 - 24, 2016
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM
A riveting multi-media stage production about the life and times of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. Audiences will be transported to the front lines of the unrelenting circumstances and choices that Harriet Tubman and every other slave had to make if they were to escape to freedom.
$20 / $12 Youth (14 and under) - Tickets available online soon.

A Grand Night for Singing

February 12 - 27, 2016
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM
Broadway's tribute to the genius of Rodgers & Hammerstein. You'll love the sultry Andrews Sisters-esque “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Out-a My Hair.” Find out “How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?,” sung by a lovelorn young lad. Take delight in “Shall We Dance?” as a comic pas de deux. There are more than 30 songs from Rodgers & Hammerstein shows... It doesn’t get more grand than this!
$22 / $12 Youth (14 and under) - Tickets available online soon.

Fiddler on the Roof Junior

March 5 - 20, 2016
Saturdays & Sundays at 11 AM & 2 PM
Tevye the milkman tries to protect his daughters and his way of life from a changing world. Fiddler On The Roof Junior is a special one-hour adaptation of the classic Broadway musical, which tackles the universal theme of tradition in ways that reach across barriers of race, class, nationality, and religion.
$15 / $12 Children (14 and under) - Tickets available online soon.


April 1 - 17, 2016
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM
In the American West, a pioneer woman, Sarah, and six women, who are called her daughters, face frontier life. The musical is presented as a series of short tales and tableaux matched with musical numbers, each presenting an aspect of frontier life or womanhood. The quilt patches show girlhood, marriage, childbirth, spinsterhood, twisters, fire, illness and death. The patches are ultimately put together to form one splendid quilt.
$22 - Tickets available online soon.

The Foreigner

May 13 - 29, 2016
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM
A fishing lodge in rural Georgia provides a needed holiday for Charlie, a painfully shy British gentleman. However, his plan for solitude turns hilariously awry when his friend introduces him as an exotic foreigner who doesn't understand any English. Soon, Charlie is in over his head as he unwittingly becomes the focal point of Southern hospitality and discovers mysterious schemes with hysterical and unexpected results.
$20 / $12 Youth (14 and under) - Tickets available online soon

The Drowsy Chaperone

June 10 - 26, 2016
Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 2 PM
When a die-hard theatre fan plays his favorite cast album, the characters come to life in this hilarious musical farce. Winner of 5 Tony Awards, The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz age musical featuring one show-stopping song-and-dance number after another.
$22 / $12 Youth (14 and under) - Tickets available online soon.

Arts Barn Theater Proposals

Arts on the Green, the City of Gaithersburg's premiere center for the performing and visual arts which includes the Kentland’s Mansion and Arts Barn, is now soliciting production proposals for the theater season beginning July 2016 through June 2017. Located in the Kentland’s, the Arts Barn (theatre venue) is housed in a Victorian-era renovated stable with a charming 99-seat theater.