The Children's Playhouse of Maryland
is in residence at CCBC Essex, CPM is an award winning Children's theatre providing workshops, summer camps and performing opportunities for young performers ages 6 - 18. Children's Playhouse produces four musicals and one play each season.
 Performances take place in the Administration Building Lecture Hall on the campus of CCBC Essex.  For more information, call the Children's Playhouse office at 443-840-2426

Photo credit: Karis Haslam, Cindy Ruth, Philip Vong

Audition Workshop
CPM Alumna Kelsey Lake will be holding an Audition Workshop at CPM. Class is limited to 15 students.
         Sunday, November 19, 2017
         from 1 - 3 pm         Cost: $25 
Please call the CPM office for more info

CPM College Scholarships
To date CPM has awarded over $13,000 in college scholarships. Congratulations to our 2017 scholarship recipients: Athena, Claire, Dorian, Ian, Ilyssa,
Keelsey, and Zach!

Sensory Friendly Performances
CPM will be presenting 2 sensory friendly performances during the 2017-18 season; Seussical Jr. in March and Scrooge! in May. Dates have yet to be determined.
Please call the CPM office for more details   

American Sign Language Interpreted Shows
CPM in partnership with the CCBC Sign Interpreter
program will be offering American Sign Language interpreted shows, for the deaf and hard of hearing, during our 2017 - 18 season.
Please call the CPM office for more details   

CPM Apprentice Company
Spring 2018 Production: Winnie the Pooh
Be a part of CPM's New Apprentice Company and
experience a performance from start to finish: auditions, casting, staging, choreography, and vocal music.  Details to be announced soon.

Technical Opportunities
CPM is seeking students interested in technical theatre. No experience necessary just a willingness to work and a desire to learn. Service Learning hours available. For details Email  actorlist@yahoo.com

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Help Support CPM
CPM is always accepting tax deductible donations of goods, services, gift cards\certificates for our CPM Gala Silent Auction & Basket Bingo fundraisers.
To donate call 443-840-2426


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CPM Teen Movie Night

Free Admission

Friday October 20th
6pm - 9pm

Raffles, Popcorn & More

Up Next at the Playhouse

 October 28 & 29 @ 1:00 pm
November 4 & 5 @ 1:00 pm

 Tickets are on sale now. Call 443-840-2787 or
click here to reserve your tickets

Calendar of Events

2017- 2018  Season

20 Summer Workshop parent Meeting
24 Summer Performance Workshop  begins 
25 Auditions for Singing in the Rain
9    11th Annual CPM Gala @ 5:30 pm  - 10:00 pm
16,17  Singin' in the Rain @ 1:00 pm
23 Singin' in the Rain @ 1:00 pm  and 7:00 pm
24 Singin' in the Rain @ 1:00 pm
29 CPM Night at Chipolte (fundraiser)
30 Singin' in the Rain @ 1:00pm
1 Singin' in the Rain @ 1:00pm
28,29     Almost Maine @ 1:00
4,5 Almost Maine @ 1:00
19 Audition Workshop w/ Kelsey Lake
1 Scholarship Applications available
2,3 Scrooge
9,10 Scrooge
16,17 Scrooge
3, 4  Seussical  Jr.
10, 11 Seussical  Jr
17, 18 Seussical  Jr
25 CPM Applebee's Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
31 Scholarship applications due
27 - 29   Young Performers of America
5,6 Hairspray
12, 13 Hairspray
18 Family Movie Night @ CPM  "Princess Bride"
19,20 Hairspray
June 1 Scholarship Winners Announced

CPM Alumni at "Love in Practice.the first ever
Children's Playhouse of Maryland Alumni benefit concert


Children’s Playhouse of Maryland Inc.
is a not for-profit community theatre dedicated to youth performers ages 18 and under

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