Post Tagged with: "Methacton Community Theater"

Don’t be “Shy”…Go See MCT’s ONCE UPON A MATTRESS!

Press Releases April 19, 2016 at 9:11 pm 0 comments

MCT’s spring production of ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, opens on Friday April 29 at Shannondell Performing Arts Theater, 10000 Shannondell Blvd, Audubon PA. This zany musical, full of memorable characters, is based on the classic fairytale “The Princess and the Pea”. With music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, […]

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Have Dinner with THE FOREIGNER at MCT

Press Releases February 24, 2016 at 7:40 am 0 comments

MCT (Methacton Community Theater) once again brings the dining plus live performance experience to the Montgomery County area! For 2016, MCT has partnered with The Empress Room to bring you THE FOREIGNER, a fun-filled, two-act comedy by American playwright Larry Shue. This dinner and a show package opens on Sunday, […]

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MCT is Excited To Present the Classic Musical GUYS AND DOLLS!

Press Releases October 24, 2015 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

MCT presents GUYS AND DOLLS opening November 6, 2015 and playing Friday and Saturday evenings with Sunday matinees through Sunday, November 15, 2015 at The Shannondell Performing Arts Theater, 10000 Shannondell Drive in Audubon, Pa. With its unforgettable songs and a cast of gamblers, gals and gangsters, GUYS AND DOLLS […]

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MCT Announces Ogres Have Layers!

Press Releases July 16, 2015 at 8:18 am 0 comments

”It’s a Big Bright Beautiful World” as MCT presents their summer musical SHREK The Musical. The show opens Friday, July 17 at Perkiomen Valley Middle School East, Collegeville, PA 19426. The family friendly show, with book and lyrics by David Lindsay‐Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori is based on the 2001 […]

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Become Enchanted in MCT’s SECRET GARDEN

Press Releases April 16, 2015 at 11:57 am 0 comments

Take a magical journey with us that promises to captivate with its elegant music and wonderfully imaginative characters. Opening on Friday, May 1 at 7:30 PM is MCT’s (Methacton Community Theater) production of THE SECRET GARDEN at the Shannondell Performing Arts Center in Audubon, PA. The Secret Garden, with book […]

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Laugh-Loaded PRODUCERS at Methacton Community Theater

Reviews November 10, 2014 at 11:06 am 0 comments

There was precious little “amateur” in Methacton Community Theater’s current offering of Mel Brooks’ THE PRODUCERS. It was, in every way, the best that community theater offers. A neighbor of mine who attended opening night with my wife and me was overwhelmed at the talent displayed in this production. So […]

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Press Releases October 28, 2014 at 3:47 pm 0 comments

Opening on Friday, November 7, 2014 at 7:30 PM is MCT’s production of Mel Brooks’ THE PRODUCERS at the Shannondell Performing Arts Center in Audubon, PA. THE PRODUCERS, with music and lyrics by Mel Brooks and book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, is based on the hit 1968 film and […]

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MCT’s OLIVER Leaves You Wanting “More”

Reviews July 19, 2014 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist is a dark tale the purpose of which is to alert people to the evils of the workhouse. MCT has found in Lionel Bart’s version, OLIVER!, a tune filled, fun driven, and kid friendly musical delight. Several performers deserve special mention. As Oliver, Robert Lewis is […]

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Prepare Ye the Way to MCT’s Heavenly Performance: GODSPELL

Reviews April 27, 2014 at 7:32 pm 0 comments

Every year during Lent I have a tradition to watch Godspell. Over-commitment this year prevented me from doing so. Better late than never, when STAGE Magazine asked Keith and I to review MCT’s GODSPELL, my answer was a big fat YES, and I’m so glad we were able to oblige. […]

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Reviews March 12, 2014 at 11:06 pm 0 comments

Methacton Community Theater has chosen for their annual dinner theater THE IRISH WAKE OF PATTY O’TOOLE. MCT makes a practice of showcasing the works of local playwrights for these productions. In this case, the play chosen is a comedy by Judith Sapperstein and Gary Murway. As the title suggests we […]

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Fairy Tales Come to Life in Wondrous Performance Of INTO THE WOODS at MCT

Reviews November 9, 2013 at 10:58 am 0 comments

This is the year of fine performances of Steven Sondheim’s master works by local groups.  A first class SWEENEY TODD from Playcrafters and now a spectacular rendering of INTO THE WOODS from Methacton Community Theater.  The level of talent in both was well above the expected performance of these difficult […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 27: November 8, 2013

Podcasts November 3, 2013 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Check out the latest episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast. Don’t forget you can subscribe to “Curtain Up!” podcast on Apple iTunes. Click here to subscribe. From other podcast programs you can follow it by subscribing to the feed,

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The Music Is Super in Methacton Community Theater’s MUSIC MAN

Reviews July 23, 2013 at 8:08 pm 2 comments

Meredith Willson’s THE MUSIC MAN is a natural pick for community theater groups.  There is a plethora of very singable songs with just enough difficulty to make them a little work.  It has a variety of character parts to play, of all ages.  And it has the possibility of using […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 11: July 19, 2013

Podcasts July 14, 2013 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Check out the latest episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast. Don’t forget you can subscribe to “Curtain Up!” podcast on Apple iTunes. Click here to subscribe. From other podcast programs you can follow it by subscribing to the feed,

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Kate Szupowal as Marcy,Matt Bookler as Chip, Katie McCool as Logainne, Gary Rantz as Barfay, Jude Adams as Leaf, Nicolette Addison as Olive and Renee Grant as Rona in Methacton Community Theater's SPELLING BEE.

Much To Like in the SPELLING BEE at MCT

Reviews May 8, 2013 at 10:47 am 0 comments

One of the more successful Broadway productions in recent years is THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, enjoying a brief run off-Broadway before moving across town in April 2005. Since its release it has seen a renewed popularity in the community theater world. Methacton Community Theater is the latest […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast – Inaugural Episode

Podcasts April 30, 2013 at 12:37 am 0 comments

  This is the inaugural episode of Stage Magazine’s “Curtain Up!” podcast.  Hosted by Chris Laning, each weekly episode will give you a run down of the shows opening that upcoming weekend.  What a great way to find out, quickly and easily what is going on in and around […]

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Laughs and Good Food as MCT Presents Dinner Theater SURPRISE!

Reviews March 10, 2013 at 9:41 pm 1 comment

What a pleasant way to spend an afternoon — a good meal and a laugh filled new play called SURPRISE! This is the fifth dinner theater Methacton Community Theater has presented with a new script by a local author. Arthur Fischman has written a laugh a minute script with a […]

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Kids Make the Show in Methacton Community Theater’s SCROOGE! THE MUSICAL

Reviews November 14, 2012 at 3:20 pm 23 comments

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know the drill. Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly, miserable old man, is visited by three ghosts the night before Christmas (well, four, if you count his old partner). After Scrooge is made to take a long, hard look at his past, present, and […]

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Methacton Community Theater Delivers A Delightful ANNIE

Reviews July 15, 2012 at 9:27 pm 3 comments

I always thought of ANNIE as one of the shows that community theater does to involve as many kids (of all ages) in order to sell as many tickets as possible.  So I, somewhat reluctantly, wended my way to Perkiomen Valley Middle School.  I needn’t have worried.  I smiled from […]

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NUNSENSE on Display at Shannondell

NUNSENSE on Display at Shannondell

Reviews May 19, 2012 at 10:08 am 0 comments

Methacton Community Theater’s latest production is NUNSENSE. This show is the first in a franchise, spawning six sequels and 3 spin-off shows, and has the distinction of being the second-longest running show Off-Broadway, running for 3,672 performances. NUNSENSE is the story of the Little Sisters of Hoboken, who have a […]

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