Throw Back Thursday – Roots (2019)

MVLCT has had several play festivals over the years. Our most recent, Roots, was a special one that consisted of LOTS of different takes on one theme, local playwrights, new participants and a bunch of MVLCT vetrans that showed us the “behind the scenes” antics of our beloved community theatre.


FROM TRISTAN MAYNARD (PLAYWRIGHT, ACTOR)

I was attending a performance of Starmites, which was my first involvement with MVLCT, when I noticed they were looking for writers for their upcoming Roots play festival. Interested, I asked nervously if they still needed writers and Amy White said yes with

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Throw Back Thursday – Assassins (2007)

Everbody’s got the right to be happy…

Since we are looking at different shows this month with an American flair, this week’s TBT is our 2007 production of Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins. This show gave us a different perspective on tragedies (or almost-tragedies) in American history. This show encouraged us to see beyond what we learned in school. It made us look through a different lense. It made us look at ourselves.


FROM DANIEL KELCHEN (JOHN WILKES BOOTH)

Assassins was the first MVLCT production I ever had the pleasure of being a part of.

Having graduated from Cornell in the

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Every Single Note

MVLCT presents Every Single Note, A virtual event.

Every Single Note is a unique collaborative theatrical piece that combines 40 years of history with music, theatre and celebration. The plays presented were inspired, written, directed and acted by members of MVLCT and we are thrilled to present them to you.

Join us on July 25th at 7PM, link TBD

If you are unable to join us at that time, you may click on the link at a later time to enjoy.

If you have any questions, please message us on Facebook or email us at mvlcommunitytheatre@gmail.com

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Throw Back Thursday – Steel Magnolias (1998)

Sometimes it isn’t as much the pictures as it is the stories. MVLCT’s 1998 production of Steel Magnolias didn’t capture a lot of photos, but most know the story. What we don’t know are the stories of these six women behind the scenes. That is what we are sharing today.


FROM WENDY McCLAIN (SHELBY)

Steel Magnolias was the final show after being involved in two productions a year for a decade, that I was involved in before taking a 15 year break.

This was because in the middle of production, I received the
call that I would be leaving 2

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