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Default Dance, Swing and Sing at the Theater in February


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January 31, 2012


Dance, Swing and Sing at the Theater in February

Rockville, Md., Jan. 31, 2012 - Bring your family and friends to the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre at the Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive to enjoy a show this month.

The highly anticipated Duquesne University Tamburitzans will return to the theatre Saturday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. The always-popular troupe will bring its unique Eastern European dance, live music and authentic costumes to a show everyone in the family will enjoy. Tickets cost between $28 and $36.

The Rockville Concert Band will perform a free concert featuring swing music Sunday, Feb. 12, at 3 p.m. Tickets are not required, but a suggested $5 donation is appreciated. The band is composed of volunteer performers and is a community institution that has been entertaining the community since 1957.

The Finest! Performance Troupe presents its 17th annual African-American Heritage Production, "A Change Gon' Come," Friday, Feb. 17, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 18, at 2 p.m. A creative telling of the life and struggle of Harriet Tubman, the show will entertain and educate. Through music, dance and poetry "A Change Gon' Come" explores the history of African Americans in our nation. Tickets are $10 and $15.

At the end of the month, the Victorian Lyric Opera Company performs the light-hearted and comic "Die Fledermaus." Shows are scheduled for Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 24 and 25, and March 2 and 3, at 8 p.m. and Sundays, Feb. 26 and March 4, at 2 p.m.

Tickets are available through the theatre box office at www.rockvillemd.gov/theatre or by phone 240-314-8690 between 2 and 7 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre at Rockville Civic Center Park named for the celebrated author who often visited Rockville. The 446-seat facility for the performing arts is used by both community theatrical groups and professional touring companies. Besides stage performances, the theater and its Social Hall are available for conferences, seminars and other large meetings.
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