October 2-4, 2014
In this Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase, our friendly protagonist, Elwood, claims to have an invisible, and presumably imaginary, friend he describes as a six-foot-tall rabbit. When Elwood insists upon introducing Harvey to everyone he meets, his sister decides to have Elwood committed to a sanitarium.
Into the Woods
December 3-6, 2014
Auditions: October 5, 2 pm
Wishing to start a family, a childless baker and his wife embark on a journey that intertwines with characters from many Brothers Grimm fairy tales, including Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Jack and the Beanstalk.
A film version of Into the Woods will be released by Walt Disney Studios on December 25, 2014.
February 19-21, 2015
Auditions: December 7, 2 pm
At his own 10th wedding anniversary party, the Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. It is only a flesh wound, but the host lies bleeding in the other room as guests arrive, and his wife is nowhere to be found. The guests struggle to get the story straight before the police arrive, setting the stage for this hysterical classic farce by Neil Simon.
April 15-18, 2015
Auditions: February 22, 2 pm
The winner of 3 Tony Awards, 3 Outer Critic's Circle Awards, 2 Lucille Lortel Awards, and 2 Obie Awards, Urinetown is a comedic musical satire focused on the legal system, social irresponsibility, corporate mismanagement, and municipal politics. In a Gotham-like city, a water shortage causes a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The public facilities are regulated by a single malevolent company that charges admission to profit from a basic human need. A hero arises with plans to begin a revolution and lead the people to lavatory freedom.
12 Angry Jurors
June 25-27, 2015
Auditions: May 10, 2 pm
The seemingly open and shut case of a 19-year-old man who allegedly stabbed and killed his father becomes anything but during the jury's deliberations. A single foreign-born juror believes the young man is innocent and begins to open the other jurors' eyes to the facts of the case. As the debate continues, the jurors reveal their character, tempers grow short, and arguments grow heated.
Bye Bye Birdie
July 15-18, 2015
Auditions: May 17, 2 pm
When rock 'n' roll singer Conrad Birdie is drafted into the Army, his agent devises a last-ditch publicity stunt for Conrad to record and perform a song before he is sent overseas. Set in 1958, this satire on American society was inspired by Elvis Presley's draft notice into the Army in 1957.
General public: $7
MAC Students and Senior Citizens: $3
All seats are reserved.
Tickets for all shows, except touring shows, may be purchased beginning
3 weeks prior to the performance at the MAC Bookstore by calling
(573) 518-2106. Tickets may also be purchased at the door on the night
of the performance, dependent on availability.
High School / Middle School Groups:
If you would like to bring your group of students to one of our shows, please call Kristin at (573) 518-3808 to reserve a group rate of $3 per person, which
also includes a tour backstage prior to the show.
Anybody can audition for shows! See above for audition dates. All auditions take place in the MAC Theatre. If you have any questions about auditioning, please call the theatre office at (573) 518-2181.
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