Director Search–Midsummer Night’s Dream

Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Theatre is looking for a director for its first annual Summer Shakespeare production. 

MVLCT is a nonprofit organization in its forty-first year of productions.  Its current home is in the First Street Community Center, Mount Vernon’s former middle and high school building. 

The Summer Shakespeare component will be staged outdoors in Mount Vernon’s Memorial Park with performances coordinated with the Lincoln Highway Arts Festival on the weekends of September 11 and 18.  

The show selected for 2021 is A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the MVLCT board of directors is open to ideas that take advantage of the  …

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MVLCT Announces 2021 Season!

Hope is Happening for MVLCT!  We are happy and proud to announce our forty-first season as we continue to create together with your help and support. 

Our online original show Sweater Weatherinspired by true stories of romantic love, debuted on January 8 and is available on our YouTube channel for viewing with your valentine.  

Watch Sweater Weather for free here

In April, Cardboard Magic, the third of our trilogy of original online shows, celebrates family relationships in every form.  Writers and actors all over the country join up to interpret a common theme. 

This summer we  …

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MVLCT Proudly Presents: Sweater Weather

Inspired by the real-life stories of couples throughout the MVLCT Community, Sweater Weather uses the themes surrounding relationships to tell intimate stories performed by real-life couples. The show is a compilation of eleven short vignettes written by twelve Eastern Iowa Writers and friends. Despite our current situation, it’s still nice to put on a sweater and cuddle up by the fire with someone you love.

Go to our YouTube Page and subscribe today. Sweater Weather will be available at 7PM on Jan. 8, 20201.

Director: Grant Freeman

Writers: Amy White, Caitlin Staff, Theresa Gruber-Miller, Brandon Douglas, Zak Moran, Tristan  …

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Throw Back Thursday – These Shining Lives (2020)

As we wrap up the year that is 2020, we celebrate 40 years of theatre, passion and community. For our last TBT we look back at our last show we did live–These Shining Lives. A beautiful show that touched the hearts of so many. Who knew that would be the last live production for MVLCT and most other theatres all over the US for a long time?

Never fear, friends. Live theatre will be back and so will MVLCT! Keep an eye out for future productions and projects for 2021. If you are interested in participating, would like more  …

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