Opening July 12 – The Mollusc by Hubert Henry Davies

July 12 – August 4, 2019
Directed by Jack Sbarbori

Two hour running time with one 15 minute intermission.

Don’t miss the after show talk with the cast and director on July 20th following the 2pm matinee!

Marnie Kanarek
Dulcie Baxter (The Mollusc)
Craig Houk
Mr. Baxter (Dulcie’s husband)
Brendan Murray
Tom Kemp (Dulcie’s brother)
Emily H. Gilson
Miss Roberts (The Baxters’ governess)

View a scene from QTC’s 2008 production of Hubert Henry Davies’ The Mollusc

“You are guaranteed to leave ‘The Mollusc’ with a smile on your face and warmth in your heart,” raved DC Theatre Scene about QTC’s “spot-on” 2008 production of Davies’ Edwardian comedy of ill manners. A decade later, QTC restages one of its most popular productions about Dulcie Baxter, the “mollusc”, who has an unusual, yet hilarious affliction. This delightful farce first hit the London stage in 1907.

“The Mollusc” will be directed by QTC Artistic Director Jack Sbarbori, who directed and designed the set for the highly-acclaimed 2008 production of the play at QTC.

ALL PERFORMANCES at The Writer’s Center at 4508 Walsh Street in Bethesda, MD.

Fridays and Saturday evening performances at 8:00 pm, and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm.

RESERVATION information at 301-816-1023 or

Reserve tickets online at

***Patrons 30 years of age and under may attend ALL FRIDAY performances for JUST $15 using the 30&UNDER price category.***

Prized by its patrons for its intimate stagings, QTC specializes in productions of naturalistic plays about the truth and beauty in everyday or “quotidian” life. This boutique theater caters to those who enjoy pondering–and discussing with friends after the show–the meaning of a great play. Located within walking distance of Bethesda’s renowned restaurant district, there are plenty of fine dining establishments at which to eat and drink before or after the play. On Saturdays and Sundays, parking is free in the public lot directly across from the Writer’s Center, where QTC is the resident theater company. QTC is easily accessible by car or Metro (red line to Bethesda stop).

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