Throw Back Thursday – These Shining Lives (2020)

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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  …

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Throw Back Thursday- A Dickens Christmas (1995)

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MVLCT has not done a ton of holiday shows, but that doesn’t mean we do not like to celebrate! Here’s to a happy holiday season! Adios, 2020! We are going to still celebrate our 40th anniversary, cuz we didn’t get to do it proper this year, and also WHY NOT??!See you all next year and we will keep you posted on all of the fun stuff we have in store for 2021.



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Throw Back Thursday – Kiss Me, Kate (2005)

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MVLCT has had lots of people come and go and it is always a joy when those who have left for far off places come back to our corner of the world. Hence our focus being our 2005 production of Kiss Me, Kate. This Shakespearean romp was filled with all sorts of people who have gone off to other pursuits. Whether in the arts or other ventures, we love to see them take off, but we certainly don’t complain when they come home.


FROM BRADEN JP ROOD (GANGSTER #2)

Kiss Me, Kate was my first

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Throw Back Thursday – The Foreigner (2008)

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This week’s TBT is The Foreigner. A fun and funny farce from the 1980s, that happens to have relevance today. The serious undercurrent that anchors this enduring hit is a reminder that, in some quarters, not much has changed in the racist heart of America.


FROM ANTON ROOD (DIRECTOR)

Awww yes, The Foreigner. My first full length directorial debut.

I had directed a hand full of short plays at Theatre Cedar Rapids prior to this and a one-act in high school, but beyond that everything I had contributed to the theater was on the

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