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The Golden State Opens August 8!
Following quick on the heels of MSTW's production of Moliere's Tartuffe, the second show for the 2014 Summer Season is Lauren Wilsonís reinvention of the Moliere classic, The Miser, this time brought to present-day Southern California.
Things arenít what they seem in The Golden State. Gertrude Hopper rules her children and servants with an iron hand, her fists clenched tightly around her money. She is the original miser - putting Ebeneezer Scrooge to shame - doing everything she can to save money, from hiring illegal immigrants, to removing lightbulbs to save on the electric bill. Her grandest scheme is yet to come, however, and it involves her grown-up children, whose desperate bids for love and freedom finally foil the best-laid plans of their "Mommy Dearest"... in some very unexpected ways. This hilarious look at greed, lust, and several other "deadly sins" is rated PG-13 for its mature, black humor.
The Golden State runs August 8th thru September 6th.
Performances are Friday and Saturday nights, with gates opening at 6:30, show starting at 8:00. Patrons are encouraged to come early with picnics, chairs and jackets. The Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre is located at 1127 N. Main Street in Jackson, CA, next to the Country Squire Motel.
Click here for tickets and directions. Click here for more information about the 2014 Summer Season.
Coming in October: Treasure Island, the Radio Show!
Main Street Theatre Works presents its
Fall Fundraiser, a limited-engagement production of Treasure Island, the Radio Show. There will be two evening performances, Friday and Saturday nights, October 24th and 25th, doors opening at 7:15pm for dessert, show at 8pm. There will also be a matinee performance on Sunday, October 26th, with doors opening at 1:15 for dessert, show at 2:00pm.
Tickets are $25 each and include dessert, your choice of coffee or tea, and the show. There will also be a no-host bar with beer and wine on Friday and Saturday nights.
Come spend a fabulous evening with some of your favorite MSTW actors while supporting one of the area's best professional-quality theatre companies. Get your tickets early, because this fun event should sell out. We look forward to seeing you!
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Come Be a Part of the Magic!
Are you looking for an enjoyable and rewarding way to spend your time? Would you like to be creative? Meet some friendly folks who share your passion for live theatre?
MSTW is looking for a few good carpenters, painters, and scenic artists to help build our summer sets. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! If you can spare a few hours, or a few days, please contact Ken Stefferud, Technical Director, or Susan McCandless, Artistic Director. All workers will receive lunch on work days, and complimentary tickets to the production. Thanks in advance for your time and consideration.
Theatre is a collaborative art, and MSTW is an all-volunteer company. Click here for more information, and become a part of the magic of live theatre!
Support the Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre!
Be a part of local history and help support the arts in the Motherlode by joining the "Paving a Pathway to the Stars" fund-raiser. We have come a long way since our inaugural production of Much Ado About Nothing in 2004: new terraces, accessable walkways, and the soon-to-be-completed permanent bathrooms.
Become a supporting player in our efforts: purchase an engraved brick, which will then be placed in one of the theatre's walkways. This could be a special gift to a friend or family member - what a wonderful way to remember a loved one! The bricks are $100 each, and may be engraved with a maximum of two lines, no more than 15 characters per line. To purchase a brick, or for more information, contact Susan McCandless, Artistic Director.
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