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Performances, an Open House and Savings for Theatergoers in May and June at the Civic Center

Coming in May and June to the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Drive.

Rockville Chorus presents “United in Music”
7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 21.

Directed by Linda Garrettson and featuring “Blues in the Night” by Mercer and Arlen; “Les Miserables” by Schonberg; “Let’s Swing It” by Schmutte; “Prayer for the Children” by Bestor; “The Rose” by Gjeilo; “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” by Hogan; “United in Purpose” by Rogers; “What I Did for Love” by Hamlisch and Kleban; “You Raise Me Up” by Grahm and Lovlan.

No tickets required, but a $5 donation is suggested. Find out more at

Washington Balalaika Society presents “International Favorites”
8 p.m. Saturday, June 3

The Washington Balalaika Society celebrates its 35th season with a concert of international favorites, featuring soprano Olga Orlovskaya and Andrei Saveliev on the balalaika. WBS artistic director Svetlana Nikonova will conduct. The Washington Balalaika Society is a community orchestra of musicians who perform the music of Eastern Europe, Ukraine and Russia on traditional folk instruments. It is the largest orchestra of its kind in America, and performs in the greater Washington, D.C. area.

The concert’s repertoire will include Schubert’s “Serenade,” Dvořák’s “Slavonic Dance,” Bizet’s “Habanera” from “Carmen,” and Massenet’s haunting “Thais Meditation.”

Tickets are $30; $25, seniors and military; $15, students; $5, children 12 and younger.
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Victorian Lyric Opera Company presents “H.M.S. Pinafore”
8 p.m. June 9, 10, 16 and 17. 2 p.m. June 11 and 18.

VLOC presents one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most popular and beloved operettas.
Josephine, daughter of the captain of the H.M.S. Pinafore, falls in love with simple sailor Ralph Rackstraw. Her father, however, has already promised her hand to Sir Joseph Porter, First Lord of the Admiralty. Josephine is torn between her love for Ralph and her duty to her father. Can love truly “level all ranks?”

Tickets are $28; $26 seniors (65 and older); $24, students. Tickets are available at

Group pricing for the shows above is available; call the box office for more information.

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Glenview Mansion Open House
1-4 p.m. Sunday, June 25 at Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive.

Interested in hosting an event at Glenview Mansion? The annual Glenview Mansion Open House is a great opportunity to speak with staff about the unique needs of your event and make it extraordinary. All contracts executed on this day will be at current rental prices, no matter when your event will be held.
Group tours will be available every half hour with immediate contracting all day.

The open house is free and no reservation is required. Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, email [email protected] or call 240-314-8660. The Rockville Civic Center Business Office is open 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Rockville Art League Members’ Juried Spring Show at the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery
Varied media will be on exhibit. Meet the artists 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 21. The exhibition will run May 21 through Friday, June 23.

The Americans with Disabilities Act-accessible gallery, on the second floor of Glenview Mansion, is open 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and closed on official city holidays.

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