This well-known and much-loved musical, based on the Little Orphan Annie comic strip, is set in the municipal orphanage on the Lower East Side of New York in December of 1933 when America is deep in the midst of the Great Depression. The orphanage serves as the drab home of eleven-year-old Annie for all but the first two months until she is saved from the antics of the evil Miss Agatha Hannigan, the mean-tempered spinster who is in charge, when Annie is selected to spend time at the residence of the wealthy Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks. *Learn more about MCT memberships by clicking on the "Support" link above.
Yuletide at the Yucca is fun for the whole family. This holiday dance event features dancers from local studios as well as our own Pickwick Players. Other dance groups include: Absolute Dance, Aloha O Hawaii Polynesian Dance Group, Ballet Folklorico from the Hispanic Cultural Center of Midland, and Show Poms Dance and Cheer Team. Because of popular demand we have added a matinee performance this year!
Starting in 2014 Midland Community Theatre will be producing Improv at the Yucca as a monthly event known as "Thirsty Thursday" every second Thursday in 2014. So join us for some off the cuff comedy and quench your thirsty every second Thursday at the Yucca Theatre. There will be no intermission and the bar will close at 9:30 PM.
Join “practically perfect” Mary Poppins as she arrives to nanny the Banks children in this Disney movie classic turned stage musical. As told by Bert the chimney sweep, follow Mary in transforming the dysfunctional family with wit and charm, singing and dancing her way into their hearts with beloved songs such as "Chim Chim Cher-ee”, "A Spoonful of Sugar", and "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”. This whimsical musical is a high-flying adventure that the whole family will adore. For information about becoming a season member, click the Support tab.
Sure to be a riotously good time, the show revolves around three actors, who perform every one of Shakespeare’s plays; abridged, of course. From Romeo and Juliet to Hamlet the production uses humor to make the tales of Shakespeare accessible to a modern audience. Come and relish every minute of this ridiculous and bizarre show as the actors address and sometimes even involve the audience from one quick-paced parody to the next. For information about becoming a member, "click" the Support tab.
A childhood favorite adapted to the stage by our Pickwick Players. Track the life of the quick-witted, redheaded girl who always gets her way with this rare presentation. Watch the mischief and merriment unfold as the rambunctious Pippi broadens the possibilities of childhood. Great fun for kids and kids-at-heart, the classic tales are transformed to create an experience that is sure to be an amazingly fun journey that everyone can enjoy. For information about becoming a member, "click" the Support tab.
For this year’s special, MCT is partnering with the Midland-Odessa Orchestra and Chorale at the magnificent and illustrious Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center. Join us in our ambitious endeavor to bring this heart-wrenching musical back to the Permian Basin. Explore the notions of justice, order, and personal integrity in way that is somehow both honest and ostentatious while witnessing the tenacity of the shows captivating characters through several decades of chaos and victory.
Return home with Kat for a court ordered visit with family that prompts the arrival of an unlike ally. Kat’s departed mother must work with Kat to repair her broken family after a recent fatal car accident. However, dad’s new girlfriend complicates Kat’s plan and raises new questions about Mom’s death. Throw in a ditzy sister and an old love interest and you have the making for a heartwarming and haunting comical production. For information about becoming a season member, "click" the Support tab.
This Pickwick Players summer musical portrays the efforts of famed yet tyrannical director Julian Marsh and his attempts to produce a musical extravaganza at the height of the Great Depression. Sympathize with fresh-faced ingénue, Peggy Sawyer, as she fumbles through her attempts to realize her theatrical dreams and rally behind a cast of supporting characters who are both amusing and compelling as they work to overcome the dire circumstances of the era. For information about becoming a member, "click" the Support tab.
In a world consumed by drought, a determined entrepreneur preserves the remaining water supply by working with the government to exchange the household bathroom for public amenities. However, greed and power-lust corrupt the system and eventually lead to rebellion when the poor refuse to pay the fees. Enjoy this dark musical comedy as it pokes fun at musical theatre traditions with oddly cheerful tunes and biting social commentary. For information about becoming a member, "click" the Support tab.
Follow two down-and-out actors who think they found a break when they read an article about a dying aristocrat searching for her sister’s two children. The two charlatans plan a scam in order to claim a substantial inheritance. However, during their swindle they discover Steve and Max is short for Stephanie and Maxine, but rather than abandon their plan, the two don dresses and continue with their ridiculous con. For information about becoming a member, "click" the Support tab.
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-filled tale. Allow yourself to be thrilled by this fantastic and dramatic season offering. For information about becoming a season member, "click" the Support tab.
One of the America’s all-time favorite Christmas movies makes its way to the stage. Add some catchy music and you have a holiday masterpiece the whole family will love. Reminisce with Ralphie as he tells a Christmas tale filled 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. For information about becoming a member, "click" the Support tab.