This Tennessee Williams classic explores the dysfunction, desires and delusions of two sisters. Blanche escapes to an internal world of self-grandeur while her sister, Stella, is forced to defend her presence to her furious husband, Stanley. This compelling play is an exploration of poverty, self-destruction, and despair. In the end, personal triumph trumps tragedy in this suspense-fi lled tale. Allow yourself to be thrilled by this fantastic and dramatic season offering.
As part of their annual fundraising MCT's Benevolent Order of HamHocks presents "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" at the Yucca Theatre. The doors open at 10 PM, there is a costume contest that begins at 11 PM (CASH PRIZES for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Places), and the movie starts at midnight. Participants in the Pit and House are provided with prop bags to assist in the audience participation of the movie. No outside props allowed and no props in the balcony or gallery seating areas (but feel free to yell and sing along)! Come for the whole event or just the movie. Just don't miss out on the best Halloween of your life!
The Pickwick Players present a stage adaptation of War of the Worlds. Based on the radio play by Howard Koch and Orson Welles. This show frighten the country and is a perfect Halloween treat. One weekend only so don't miss out. This show is not an official show of the season.
One of America’s all-time favorite Christmas movies makes its way to the stage. Add a dash of catchy music and you have a holiday masterpiece the whole family will love. Reminisce with Ralphie as he tells a Christmas tale fi lled with anticipation, joy, and eventual disaster. A Red Rider B.B. gun, a major award, and broken spectacles are all part of this delightful and uniquely honest musical about family, friends, and the stressfulness of the holidays.
Join Midland Community Theatre and Midland College as they present the musical classic, West Side Story. This modern musical adaptation of Romeo and Juliet set in an ethnically diverse neighborhood on the upper west side of NYC follows two rival gangs, The Jets and The Sharks. When Tony, a member of the Jets, falls for Maria, the sister of the Sharks’ leader, they must keep the love secret or face retribution. The Yucca Special is not an official part of MCT's 2015 Season. However, members do get discounted tickets and are not subject to ticketing fees.
America’s favorite ghoulish family is coming to the Davis stage as MCT presents The Addams Family Musical. This tale of star-crossed lovers begins in Central Park when Wednesday Addams meets Lucas Beineke while she is crossbow hunting. Chaos follows when an introduction between Wednesday’s whimsical clan and Lucas’s ordinary family is arranged. They’re crazy and they’re kooky, but you’re going to love them!
The Tuna franchise has always been popular at MCT, and we’re bringing back the original. Greater Tuna explores the lives of the eccentric characters in this small fictitious Texas town. Visit Texas’ third smallest town where oddball characters, played by a cast of two, move the plot in this fast-paced and witty comedy. This hilarious satire depicts Texas life in a way that is ridiculous and endearing and sure to have you in stitches.
Join the Pickwick Players as they present an adaption of the 1905 childhood classic tale by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Sara Crewe, nicknamed the little princess by her boarding school classmates, is respected and loved. However, when Sara’s father goes missing while trying to secure a diamond mine in the jungle Sara’s headmistress, Miss Minchin, considers her an orphan and begins to treat her cruelly.
The Pickwick Players present this jukebox musical featuring the hits of Elvis Presley. All Shook Up follows Chad, the guitar-playing roustabout as he rolls into a sleepy Midwestern town. Ride along with this “Hound Dog” turned “Teddy Bear” and join the rebellion when the town rallies against the mayor to confront her with their disapproval of her tyrannical rule. You “Can’t Help Falling in Love” with the show.
Singing nuns… what could be more fun! Enjoy the pandemonium in this hilarious and satirical musical comedy. After a mishap in the kitchen kills off 52 of the nuns in a small New Jersey convent, the 19 remaining sisters plan a variety show to pay for the sisters’ burial. Laugh along with Sister Amnesia, Mother Superior and the rest of the wacky and witty sisters of Hoboken. Nunsense is habit-forming!
Based on the novella The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, this Pickwick Players’ production explores the darker side of our human psyche when an English prosecutor learns an old friend of his is somehow associated with a sinister fellow named Edward Hyde. This strange detective thriller first released in 1886 has frightened and enthralled us for years.
Experience the wit and charm of Becky’s New Car. This dramatic offering follows a disenfranchise wife named Becky who makes several missteps that eventually lead to an unintended affair. Becky allows a recent widower to believe she too has lost her spouse. She begins to lie to her husband who remains clueless of the affair until a mistaken identity leaves everyone in Becky’s life believing she is dead.
Take a trip with us to Neverland a magical place of fairies, pirates, and giant crocodiles as we present Peter Pan. When Peter Pan finds his lost shadow in the room of Darling children, he promises to take them with him to his enchanted home as a reward for their kindness. This timeless musical explores a magical world where childhood is eternal. Relive your youth and enjoy the show with your entire family.
The McLaren Festival is October 11 at Noon. The Festival is CoProduced by CVA Advertising and Marketing.
Every second Thursday of the month join us for some cheap booze and fun times.
Summer Mummers of MCT has dedicated 65 years to producing a summer-long fundraising event for the Operating Fund of Midland.
From board service to completing community service hours – we have just a spot just for you.