AUDITIONS for The House of Blue Leaves–THIS WEEKEND!

Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Theatre announces auditions for their fall production, John Guare’s The House of Blue Leaves, a dark comedy to be performed October 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16.
Auditions will be held on Sunday, August 15 and Monday, August 16 at 7 PM in the Uptown Theatre at the First Street Community Center, 221 1st St. NE, Mount Vernon.
The House of Blue Leaves is set in Sunnyside, Queens on October 4, 1965, the day Pope Paul VI visited New York City. Artie, a songwriting zookeeper, is joined at various times in his apartment by his mentally

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Tickets for MVLCT’s first Shakespeare in the Park production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream are on sale NOW!

This is a new venture for us, so there are a few different things you need to be aware of:

  • We are offering an optional dinner provided by Morning Glory Farms!  The dinner will be Chicken salad with grapes on mixed greens, raspberries, blackberries, red onion, honey roasted almonds, sharp white cheddar cheese with raspberry balsamic vinaigrette; baguette with butter.   If you would like a vegetarian option, please email us at
  • Morning Glory Farms will

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FUNDRAISER for MVLCT’s Shakespeare in the Park


As you may know, we are planning the inaugural performance of MVLCT Shakespeare in the Park, Scheduled for September 10-11, and 17-18. We intend for this to be an annual festival for the Mount Vernon-Lisbon community. But as such, we’re realizing there are some start-up costs that we could use some help with. Namely, building out a thrust stage for the Memorial Park Gazebo and procuring adequate equipment for this unique space. If you can spare a few bucks to help us get this off the ground, we expect this event will be self-sustaining in future  …

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Ordinary Days Tickets on sale NOW!

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Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Theatre proudly presents: Ordinary Days.

This is a refreshingly honest and funny musical about making real connections in the city that never sleeps (but probably should at some point).

Ordinary Days tells the story of four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love and cabs.

Through a score of vibrant and memorable songs, their experiences ring startlingly true to life. This is an original musical for anyone who’s ever struggled to appreciate the simple things in a complex place. With equal doses of  …

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