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July 9 – 25

MET is excited to present METLab, a festival of
new plays in progress. For more information, click here.

 

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July 31 & Aug 1 @ 9pm

After a year in cryo-stasis, the intrepidly inebriated crew of Laugh Station returns for their most insane adventure yet.  See where it all began in this mind altering origin story.  Can our heroes save the innocent townsfolk from the clutches of a gas huffing madman?  Will the top secret federation weapon be recovered in time for happy hour?  Do bodily fluids really float in outer space?  Find out this summer!  MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY.
Tickets: $12 (includes $2 handling fee)

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By Caitlyn Joy

August 7 – 15 Thu-Sat @ 7pm

A new adaptation that sets the classic fable of The Pied Piper in the heart of the American Dust Bowl at the height of the Great Depression.  A charming con man with a mysterious power drifts into a poor migrant town and in a parable full of folk and gospel music he and the residents of Hamelin learn what happens when faith is tested, promises are broken and greed threatens to turn everything to dust. Piper is MET’s annual community collaboration with Frederick Community College and The Ensemble School.
Tickets: $15 adults, $12 students/seniors (includes $2 handling fee)

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August 7 & 8 @ 8pm

The Comedy Pigs and Maryland Ensemble Theatre have teamed up to host a weekend of comedy in Frederick with all types of comedy being performed by groups from across the Maryland/Virginia/DC area. Both nights will feature a completely different line-up of talent, with different forms of comedy, including improv games, long-form improv, stand-up comedians, sketches, and everything in between. MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY.
Tickets: $17 (includes $2 handling fee)

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August 14 – 22  Fri & Sat @ 9pm

Lisa Burl and James McGarvey are back for another very special evening of mature-themed comedy in the deep dark hole of the MET. Back by popular demand, join them for the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to relationships in a roller coaster of sketches, songs, and monologues.  MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY.
Tickets: $17 (includes $2 handling fee)

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August 14 – 23 Fri & Sat @ 8pm, Sun @3pm

What kinds of masks do you wear? Do you feel at home in your skin or do others affect how you feel about yourself? Materialize is an original piece presented as a collection of scenes told through puppetry. Inspired by and created from real-life stories, Materialize explores identity, invisibility, and objectification. Let your mask slide and you may see your story appear before you.
Tickets: $14 (includes $2 handling fee)

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August 28 & 29 @ 8pm

The Comedy Pigs, Maryland Ensemble Theatre’s resident sketch and improv group, will celebrate 23 years of laughter. The Pigs have written hundreds of sketches and songs, played over 500 performances, and have had over 40 people call themselves “Pigs.”  This anniversary brings back many familiar faces and sketches. MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY.
Tickets: $22 (includes $2 handling fee)

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By Neil Labute

August 28 – September 5 • Fri & Sat @ 8pm

A bitterly funny, controversial restatement of the biblical story of Adam and Eve, exploring morality and gender roles in ’90s America. Two college students become embroiled in an intense affair. Their relationship veers into dangerous territory when Adam, under the steady influence of Evelyn, goes to unimaginable lengths to improve his appearance and character.
Tickets: $17 (includes $2 handling fee)

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Each Wednesday at 7pm

Temple of Improv! (Toi!) will be presenting Hump Night! a night of Chicago-style long-form comedy improvisation, each Wednesday night beginning April 22. Hump Night! will be hosted by a few Toi! regulars (Joe Brady, Matt Kline, Giovanni Kavota) and features an ever changing cast of improvisers from Baltimore, Washington, Frederick and beyond!  Many of the performers have experience at iO, Chicago; UCB, New York; and WIT in DC.

Admission: $5

 

 

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Each Sunday @ 7pm

The Last Hurrah is a weekly comedy show presented by MET-X on Sundays at 7pm. Join Kevin Cole as he welcomes a panel of comedy writers, actors and special guests to discuss the events of the past week, life and whatever else comes to mind. Each episode is audibly recorded and released a podcast the following day. For previous podcasts click here.