GEICO Gecko theatre presents Midweek Matinee series for students at Prince George's County Publick Playhouse

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 22, 2015 – The GEICO Gecko Midweek Matinee series for youngsters is back by popular demand for its fifth year at the Prince George's County Publick Playhouse.

Sponsored by a $30,000 GEICO Philanthropic Foundation grant, Prince George's County makes the series of eight plays available free of charge to students who might not otherwise have the opportunity to experience the magic of live theatre.

"GEICO's Philanthropic Foundation is excited to continue our partnership with the Prince George's County Publick Playhouse," said GEICO Senior Vice President Seth Ingall. "We believe it is important to support the arts and encourage students to get excited about learning through cultural and educational experiences."

GEICO presented the Publick Playhouse with the $30,000 grant donation at a recent live showing of "Season's Greeting." GEICO representatives, along with Prince George's County dignitaries and officials were in attendance to celebrate the occasion.

Remaining performances for the season include:

  • Monday, February 1, 2016: "Jackie Robinson: A Game Apart"
  • Monday, February 29, 2016: "The Right to Dream"
  • Monday, March 14, 2016: "Upcycled Cinderella"
  • Thursday, April 21, 2016: "Butterfly: The Story of a Life Cycle"
  • Monday, May 9, 2016: "My Heart in a Suitcase"

For tickets and information, call the Publick Playhouse at (301) 277-1710.

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