Throw Back Thursday – The Knitting Lesson (2001) & All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten (2000)

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School is back in session! This week’s TBT, we honor our teachers with lessons–lessons of love and life. To everyone starting back up, whether teacher, student or staff–BEST OF EVERYTHING.

“It’s the spirit here that counts. The time may be long, the vehicle may be strange or unexpected. But if the dream is held close to the heart, and imagination is applied to what there is close at hand, everything is still possible.”

Robert Fulghum


FROM AMY WHITE (PLAYWRIGHT, THE KNITTING LESSON, ACTOR)

The Knitting Lesson was the first play I’d written since junior high school. 

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Throw Back Thursday – Man of La Mancha (1996)

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To dream the impossible dream
To fight the unbeatable foe
To bear with unbearable sorrow
And to run where
The brave dare not go
To right the unrightable wrong
And to love, pure and chaste from afar
To try when your arms are too weary
To reach the unreachable star

This week’s Throw Back Thursday is our 1996 production of Man of La Mancha. In a time when we are prisoners in our own homes, when there is unjust for so many, there is Don Quixote. A knight for the downtrodden, a man who  …

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Throw Back Thursday – Leaving Iowa (2012)

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When rare storms attack (along with total devastation, a pandemic, racial tension, going back to school and murder hornets), the idea of just leaving Iowa is very tempting. Funny enough our TBT is our 2012 production of Leaving Iowa. A show about revisiting your childhood, about the classic family road trips and the comforts of family and home. It all seems daunting lately, but you always have MVLCT. We are here. Please reach out to us if you need ANYTHING!! We are community, we are family, we are here, we are MVLCT.



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Throw Back Thursday – Drama at Dry Gulch Creek (2011)

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Ahhhh, summer is coming to an end, but our celebration is NOT. August is full of end-of-season hoorahs, family vacations and HEAT. Our first show of the month is our 2011 production of Drama at Dry Gulch Creek written by our own, Amy White. Set in Dry Gulch Creek, a desert town in the Nevada territory–lots of antics, lots of laughter and lots of talent!


FROM CHRISSY BERLIN-MAAS (DIRECTOR)

Drama at Dry Gulch Creek was my first time directing a full-length show for MVLCT. I was honored to direct my friend, Amy White’s fun play.

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