2019-2020 Season

Big Fish

November 1-2, 2019

Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, Big Fish tells the story of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest … and then some! Edward’s incredible, larger-than-life stories thrill everyone around him—most of all, his devoted wife Sandra. But their son Will, about to have a child of his own, is determined to find the truth behind his father’s epic tales. Overflowing with heart and humor, Big Fish is an extraordinary musical that reminds us why we love going to the theatre—for an experience that’s richer, funnier, and bigger than life itself. (www.theatricalrights.com)

2018-2019 Season

Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat

May 4, 2019

What usually happens in your home when your mom is out and the kids are left behind? Does your fish talk? Does a large cat, wearing a red and white hat, walk through the door? Follow Sally and her brother as they go on the craziest and most exciting adventures with none other than the tricky and mischievous Cat in the Hat when their mom is away. These adventures may be fun while they last, but what will happen when Mom comes back home? Find out in Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the H

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

February 22-24 , 2019

Love is in the air in the city of Athens, but it is not without its complications. A young woman wants to marry her true love, but her father has chosen someone else. A group of friends find themselves in a love quadrangle facilitated by a mischievous fairy. What will come of this strain between friends, lovers, and strangers, and between the fairy world and human world? In William Shakespeare’s widely performed classic, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, love can make fools of us all, but it may also win out in the end.

One-Act Plays: Trifles and Lafayette No. 1

December 7-9 , 2018

Two intriguing one-act plays, each investigating unsolved mysteries involving surprising twists and turns. From a small-town murder to a yellow fever epidemic, this night of one-act plays will keep you guessing! Join us for dramatic entertainment at its finest!

Crazy For You

November 1-3 , 2018

A wannabe actor and heir to a banking dynasty, Bobby Child is looking for a way to break out. The only single woman in a run-down Nevada town, Polly Baker is just trying to support her father and keep their theater open. Bobby wants to help, but the only reason he is in Nevada in the first place is to foreclose on that theater. So he disguises himself as New York theater mogul Bela Zangler and, with the help of the real Zangler’s dancing Follies, Bobby helps the downtrodden citizens of Deadrock put together a show to save the theater. But when the show looks set to close before opening night, is there anything anyone can do to set things right? This dazzling show full of tap dancing, chorus lines, and standards by George and Ira Gershwin takes you back to the 1930s, when music and dance seemed to be driving the whole world crazy – Crazy For You!

2017-2018 Season

Cinderella and the Substitute Fairy Godmother

April 27-28, 7:30 PM, 2018

Everyone at Fairy Godmother Headquarters is excited for the monumental Cinderella ball, but when every single fairy godmother gets sick from food poisoning, who will be the one to help Cinderella? Out of sheer desperation, the most unlikely substitute is selected, with predictable, hilarious results! Find out if this inexperienced, bumbling replacement has what it takes to save the day at Cinderella and the Substitute Fairy Godmother, by Ed Monk.

Winter Play: The Crucible

February 8-10, 2018

No one thought that a group of young girls could do so much damage. In 1692 Salem Massachusetts, however, the word of a few children can send you to court or even the gallows. When witch fever begins to sweep the town, it seems as though no one is safe from hanging. John Procter speaks out against the trials, but when Abigail – a young woman with whom he had an affair – accuses John’s wife of witchcraft things heat up. All this and more horrifying secrets are found in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.

Readers’ Theatre: The Six Shooter

December 8-10, 2017

The MLC Forum presented The Six Shooter, a weekly old-time radio program in the United States. In the radio drama James Stewart starred as Britt Ponset, a drifting cowboy in the final years of the Wild West. Episodes ranged from straight Western drama to whimsical comedy. The episodes featured in this readers’ theater were “When the Shoe Doesn’t Fit” and “Britt Ponset’s Christmas Carol.”

Camelot

November 3-5, 2017

The MLC Forum brought the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table to life with an extraordinary score and a story that poignantly dramatizes the human conflict at the heart of this classic tale.

2016-2017 Season

Peter Pan

April 27-29, 2017

The MLC Children’s Theatre proudly performed this classic tale to thousands of children.

The Mousetrap

February 17-18, 2017

The MLC Forum shared Agatha Christie’s mystery The Mousetrap as audiences have never seen before!

Greek Adventure

December 9-11, 2016

The MLC Forum Readers’ Theatre presented Greek Adventure in the MLC Auditorium. Greek Adventure included “Daedalus and Icarus,” “In the Cave of the Cyclops,” and “The Golden Fleece.”

Sound of Music

November 4-5, 2016

MLC Forum proudly presented The Sound of Music in the MLC Auditorium. The motion picture version remains the most popular movie musical of all time.

2015-2016 Season

Once Upon a Wolf

April 28-30, 2016

This fast and furious collection of fractured fairy tales with a modern twist tells what happens when the Big Bad Wolf decides he (or she) doesn’t want to be big or bad anymore! Old Granny Stinkyfeet is just trying to tell the kiddies some stories but she’s having trouble with the Wolf. He won’t eat her like he’s supposed to! Instead, he wants to be the good guy for a change, so he’s off on a mission to become a hero – no matter how many people tell him it’s impossible. The show utilizes audience participation.

You Can’t Take It With You

February 19-21, 2016

Set in New York in 1938, You Can’t Take It With You tells the story of Martin Vanderhof and his quirky family. Their hobbies include firework making, playwriting, and ballet dancing, to name a few. When Alice, a daughter of the family, brings her fiance and his Wall Street parents to dinner, it may spell disaster for their relationship. Through a series of hilarious mishaps and misunderstandings everyone comes to realize that the most important things in life are the only ones that you can take with you.

It’s a Wonderful Life – A Live Radio Play

December 11, 2015

It’s a Wonderful Life has maintained its appeal as a family holiday favorite for generations, and this radio play adaptation promises to present that timeless story in a fresh and memorable way. Bring the whole family!

Guys & Dolls

November 6-8, 2015