In-Person Productions – Fantastagirl

2021–2022 Season

Fantastagirl and the math monster

June 17, 2022–August 21, 2022

Book & Lyrics by Tori Boutin
Music & Lyrics by Madeline Belknap
Directed by Jenny McConnell Frederick

Fantastagirl, a second-grade superhero who uses words to save the day, comes face to face with her worst nightmare: the Math Monster! When confronted with problems too big for words alone to solve, Fantastagirl must accept help from her friendly, furry, fraction-loving foe. While Fantastagirl and Math Monster use words and numbers to help her friends and scientist moms, something far more sinister than Math brews on the horizon.

Sunday 21st all shows cancelled.

COVID Protocols

Adventure is excited to welcome you to our show! As we move to indoor performances and in the spirit of protecting the most vulnerable in our community, a few friendly reminders:

  • Adventure Theatre requires everyone over the age of two years old attending its shows to wear a mask and remain masked while in our facility.
  • A proof of vaccination will be required for admission for all individuals ages 12 and up.
  • Any customer 12 and up without proof of vaccination will not be granted access to the performance.

Meet the Playwrights

Tori Boutin

Tori Boutin (they/them) is a writer, musician, and performer based in Washington, DC. Tori is the resident music director for Prince George’s County’s Shakespeare in Parks, resident company member of Rorschach Theatre, and half of the writing team Bells & Boots. Local performance credits include Imagination Stage (Balloonacy), Adventure Theatre MTC (Junie B Jones is Not a Crook – Helen Hayes Nominated for Outstanding TYA), Arts on the Horizon (Jingle Journey and Squeakers & Mr Gumdrop – Helen Hayes Nominated for Outstanding TYA ), Rorschach Theatre (Sing to Me NowShe Kills MonstersTruth & Beauty Bombs), Constellation Theatre (The Master & Margarita), Faction of Fools (Great Commedia Hotel Murder Mystery), and Her Majesty & Son’s (Twelfth Night), among others. Tori graduated with a BA in Drama and History from The Catholic University of America. Bells & Boots’ new TYA musical The Seaside Adventures of Zoey Brine will premiere at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts in Fall ’22. Tori’s mission as an artist is to create LGBTQ stories that end in “happily ever after.”

Madeline Belknap

Madeline Belknap (she/her) is a writer, musician, and educator based in the Washington, DC area. Performance credits include PG County Shakespeare (The Tempest, A Christmas Carol, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, Midsummer Night’s Dream), Stillpointe Theatre (Company), and Wolfpack Theatre Company (The Last Five Years). Music Direction credits include Imagination Stage MPCJR (Pirates Past Noon, Frozen), Saint Bernadette School (Seussical: the Musical). Madeline is currently a PreK-8th grade music teacher, and a freelance piano, flute, and voice teacher. She earned a BA in Drama and Music from the Catholic University of America in 2017. Madeline’s goal is to ensure that all children get to see their lives and experiences reflected positively on stage.

Meet the Director

Stan Kang

A native of Arlington, VA, Stan Kang is a professional actor, director and teacher. Most recently, Stan directed Affinity Lunch Minutes at the Garden. During the COVID quarantine, he has also directed pieces featured in the DMV QFest 2.0. He co-directed his first film, DoubleTap, and his favorite theatre role was David Henry Hwang in Yellowface at Theater J.

As a stage actor, Stan has worked with many local DC theatres, such as Washington Shakespeare Company, Studio Theater, Horizons Theatre, Washington Stage Guild, Scena Theater, and the Kennedy Center. He teaches directing at HB Woodlawn in Arlington, VA, and has worked as a director with Asian Stories in America (ASIA), where he directed Big Hunk of Burning Love and The Theory of Everything.

Stan is a founding member and executive director of the Educational Theatre Company (ETC). He is also a board member of Convergence Theatre, Hope for Grieving Families and Friends of Arlington Student Film Festival and is also an advisory board member of Washington Stage Guild and Diversity Works.

Meet the Cast

Alex De Bard as Jing-Jing & Stepsister

Zoe Elene Bernabe as Goddess

Dylan Arredondo as Father

Jasmine Proctor as Ella

Professional Shows

Our 2019-2020 season features an amazing team of female directors who are illustrating beautiful works that have never been seen on ATMTC’s stages. We are so excited to bring our perspective and energy to these productions based on familiar and beloved stories. We hope you are too! 


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