WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR OUR 2019-2020 SEASON!
If you are interested in becoming involved, please call us at 605-996-9137 with any questions or to chat about getting started. You can also visit our Facebook page at Area Community Theatre in Mitchell.
Directing is one of our more challenging, yet most rewarding, volunteer positions. For each show you are intersted in directing, please fill out the directors application below. Directors are picked by a selection committee and are approved by the full board. Never directed before? Do not worry! All new directors will be teamed with an experienced director to learn everything they need to know. Don't just be a part of the magic. Make it!
Get your director application HERE
ACT 2019-2020 Season Line up!
July 26, 27, 28, August 2, 3, 4, 2019
This delightful and award-winning adaption of one of the world’s most beloved fables is a heartwarming celebration of what makes us each special. This is a lovely musical for parents and children-a perfect mix for all ages! This production is based on the Hans Christian Andersen story with music by George Stiles and book and lyrics by Anthony Drewe. Presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com
Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
October 4, 5, 6,11, 12, 13, 2019
You’ll want to get your deerstalker caps on for this one! Comedic genius Ken Ludwig transforms Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic The Hound of Baskervilles into a murderously funny adventure. Sherlock Holmes is on the case as the male heirs of the Baskerville line are being dispatched one by one. To find their ingenious killer, Holmes and Watson must brave the desolate moors before a family curse dooms its newest heir. Presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.
November 29, 30, December 1 and December 6, 7, 8, 2019
At a gala Christmas Eve party, Clara’s godfather presents her with an amazing Nutcracker in the form of a wooden soldier. Too excited to sleep, she suddenly finds the Nutcracker brought to life. Clara joins him on a series of adventures to regain his throne but when she wakes, the Nutcracker is gone. Was it a dream or not? A holiday show for all ages! “Produced by special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois.”
Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner
February 14,15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 2020
What do you do when you have three geriatric sisters as patients, and all they want to do is sit at home and talk (all at the same time) to each other? You move another person in with them. At least that’s what Doc Lomas does when he has a new nurse needing a place to live. When the nephew shows up with plans to sell the house, things get a little complicated. A comedy sure to pull you out of your winter humdrums. “Produced by special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois.”
April 24, 25, 26, and May 1, 2, 3, 2020
Leapin’ Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Annie, a street-wise orphan is eventually taken in by billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a loveable mutt named Sandy. This production is based on the book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin. The original Broadway production was directed by Martin Charnin. Based on “Little Orphan Annie”® by permission of Tribune Content Agency, LLC. Presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com
**Directors have been selected for our 2018-2019 plays:
Beauty and the Beast-Cat Erickson
The Mousetrap-Ralyna Schilling
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus-Vicki Hansen
Barefoot in the Park-Terri Jacklin
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee-Devin Basart