Get Involved

The Publick Playhouse strives to provide quality arts programming to the community. Volunteers are an important part of our team!

Friends of the Publick Playhouse


The Department of Parks and Recreation is reliant upon the voluntary assistance of community volunteer associations which assist with sponsoring programs and activities throughout the county. These volunteer organizations provide vital support and assistance with leisure service programs.
Children watching a performance

Usher / Front of House


Ushers help the public in seat direction, placement, and provide excellent customer service. Assist staff with the smooth flow of operation during performances. Volunteers will need to dress in all black or black and white clothing suitable for a theater. Comfortable shoes must be worn for standing. Volunteers must check in one hour prior to scheduled show time. Training will be offered on an ongoing basis.

Benefits of Volunteering


  • Free admission to performances
  • Opportunity to gain new skills
  • Opportunity to meet new people
  • Opportunity to meet others interested in volunteerism and the arts
  • Opportunity to share expertise

More Information


Volunteers are requested to serve a minimum of 8 hours a month. Contact the Playhouse at 301-277-1710 for more information.

Visit the Volunteer Opportunities page for information about volunteering with the Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation.