Jack Kelly and his team of newsboys make their living selling newspapers on the city streets. When the price of papers is raised, Jack and his friends decide to take matters into their own hands a “seize the day.” With the help of a young newspaper reporter named Katherine Plummer, the Newsies for a union and organize a strike against the greedy publisher of the New York World. Inspired by the true story of the 1899 Newsboys Strike, this musical presented by the Pickwick Players captures the strength that young people have when they stand up against injustice!
This is year's melodrama is: Prehistoric Popcorn Party in the Permian Basin or Yabba Dabba Don't. Performances are every Friday & Saturday starting May 31st - August 31st, curtain time is 8:00 PM. Summer Mummers is recommended for adults 16 or older and everyone must have a ticket. It is best to wear casual clothes (machine washable) and sneakers are recommended footwear. All major credit cards are accepted for items purchased. SM Tokens are required for all alcohol purchases but may also be used to purchase all other items (popcorn, mugs, T-shirts, etc.) Tokens are $5 each. If seated in the Balcony (upstairs) you may NOT throw popcorn. Summer Mummers is a fundraising event for Midland Community Theatre. For more information please contact the Box Office (432)570-4111 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
There’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres – and she’s wreaking havoc all over Florida’s most exclusive trailer park! Jeannie is an agoraphobic, Dr.Phil-loving shut in who hasn’t left her trailer in years due to a tragedy in her past. But when Pippi, “the stripper on the run” moves in and tries to come between her and her tollbooth collector husband, Jeannie has to find the strength to go outside her comfort zone and overcome her fears! Throw in a jealous ex-boyfriend and a Greek chorus of trailer park residents to watch and comment on all the action and you have a laugh-out-loud riot that’s sure to keep you on the edge of your seat!
Based on the classic novel by Mary Shelley, Frankenstein tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, grief-stricken by the death of his mother, begins a series of unorthodox experiments and learns the secret to creating life. With this knowledge, he brings life to The Creature, a large hideous humanoid. It’s not long before Victor regrets his work and seeks to undo what he has done. A timeless tale of what it means to have humanity, Frankenstein is sure to enthrall audiences as it has for the last two centuries.
Isobel Lomax and Dolly Biddle are two cable-access cooking show hostesses who have hated each other for years, ever since Larry Biddle dated one and married the other. When circumstances put them together on the same TV show, the insults are flung harder than the food! Will Dolly’s long-suffering TV-producer son, Stephen, be able to keep them on track? Shenanigans that rival cult shows like Maury Povich and Jerry Springer follow in this laugh-out-loud comedy!
Horton the elephant discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many “thinks.” Horton decides he must protect the speck of dust on a nearby clover, while at the same time protecting an abandoned egg left to him by Lazy Mayzie la Bird. Horton tries to convince the other animals in The Jungle of the existence of the Whos, but he is ridiculed and put on trial for insanity. Will his true and loyal friend, Gertrude McFuzz, be able to save him? Join The Cat in the Hat as he takes you through the beloved world of Dr. Seuss in this fun and heart-warming family musical!
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