When a reclusive yet rich English gentleman, Phileas Fogg, accepts a wager of ₤20,000, he has only 80 days to circumnavigate the Earth or loss the bet. Travel with us back to 1872, and join us on a journey over ground, air, and sea as we traverse the planet with Fogg and his traveling companion, Passepartout. Witness a colorful world of vastly different cultures, characters, and terrains. Adapted from the novel by French writer Jules Verne and presented with only a handful of actors playing multiple roles, Around the World in 80 Days is a theatrical journey that should not be missed.
Join the Pickwick Players as they bring Louise Fitzhugh’s literary classic, Harriet the Spy, to life. Young Harriet M. Welsch dreams of becoming a writer. She captures the lives of her friends and family in her secret notebook with brutal honesty. When Harriet loses her notebook, her classmates get their hands on it and are appalled by what she has written. Harriet’s friends plot their revenge and eventually end their friendship with her. Harriet works to regain the trust of her friends thanks to some advice from her estranged nanny.
Worlds clash when the son of a local night club owner gets engaged to a politician’s daughter. Georges runs St. Tropez a club that specializes in drag acts. His son’s fiancé; on the other hand, is daughter of a political leader set on closing such establishments. Witness the charade as Georges and his partner, Albin, plan a dinner to convince Anne’s parents that Jean-Michel comes from a conventional home. Calamity ensues when the press learns of the meeting, leaving Anne’s parents at the mercy of Albin, who finds a clever way to aid in their escape.
Presented by the Pickwick Players, we invite you to visit 1920s New York City. Millie intends to find work under a wealthy businessman and eventually marry him. Unfortunately, her plan for success gets derailed when she falls for a grifter named Jimmy Smith. Further troubles ensue when she takes a room at the Hotel Priscilla run by the sinister proprietor, Mrs. Meers, who is secretly using her place as a way to kidnap young girls for a white slavery ring from Hong Kong. It becomes the goal of Millie and Jimmy to bring down Mrs. Meers and the evil ring.
Follow Sweeney Todd on his quest for revenge in this dark musical thriller. Returning to London after being exiled by a corrupt judge, Todd takes up residence in his old haunt, a small apartment over a pie shop run by Mrs. Nellie Lovett. Mrs. Lovett informs Todd that his wife has died and his daughter has become the ward of the man he despises. Todd plans his revenge by a becoming barber who uses his razor blade for more than just a close shave. With the help of Mrs. Lovett, he finds a clever way to dispose of his victims.
This familiar story about a small wooden puppet who longs to become real was originally conceived by Italian writer Carlo Collodi in his novel, The Adventures of Pinocchio. Adapted for our stage by Bill Williams for the Pickwick Players, observe this tale of calamity and misfortune. Pinocchio leaves his home and creator, Geppetto, to explore an unfamiliar world finding mostly trouble. The little wooden rascal encounters a series of dubious characters, including a fox and cat that have nothing but bad intentions. Cut those strings and join in on the excitement.
Join the Futrelle Sisters as they attempt to save their small Texas town from extinction. As president of the Fayro Chamber of Commerce, Honey Raye has promised a city celebration in hopes of wooing a Texas salsa maker into moving production to their little town. She has alluded to a weekend of events ranging from a pet parade to a Civil War reenactment. However, there is one small hitch, such promises will be hard to keep with a population of only 15. This jubilant presentation is sure to have you laughing in the aisles.
MCT presents our 25th production of A Christmas Carol. This beloved Christmas Musical has become a holiday tradition at MCT and for the Permian Basin. This enduring holiday tale is sure to melt the heart of even the stingiest of Scrooges. Join us for Charles Dickens’ timeless classic, when Ebenezer finds himself host to a variety of unexpected and otherworldly visitors. Over the course of a single night, the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future will teach Scrooge the importance of family, charity, and friendship.
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