The Machickanee Players Are Looking Forward to presenting our 39th Year of Live Theater Beginning this October.
As with many small theaters (that do not have the space to properly practice 'social distancing'), the pandemic has forced us to keep our doors closed and the stage lights off. As the world gradually returns to 'normal', we are planning on resuming shows in October, 2021. Please see below for more information, and watch for audition dates and times and ticket sales!
October 15, 16, 17, and 22, 23, 24
Written by Lynn Miner and Monty Witt
Join us in October for the world premiere show!
Set in Pittsburgh in May, 1919, this vaudevillian farce is filled with idiosyncratic showbiz personalities from the golden age of stage shows. The show takes place backstage at the Pitts Theater. Rising stars and an 'over the hill' magician, theater crews and backstage geeks attempt to help an 'up and coming' magician rise to stardom.
"The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church",
February 25, 26, 27, March 4, 5, 6, 2022 .
Written by Bo Wilson, directed by Tammie McCarthy & Lynn Hollander.
Roads are flooded, bridges are washed out, but it takes more than a little rain to keep the ladies of the Charitable Sisterhood from fulfilling their sworn mission. As they organize a relief effort for homeless Guatemalans, they are greeted with a small mountain of community donations. But one woman's junk is another woman's treasure, and the pile of items they collect in the church basement is hiding a thing or two.
"The Diary of Anne Frank"
May 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22
Written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, directed by Heidi Reed.
For nearly two years, Anne, her father, mother, and sister hid in a secret annex space above her father’s former office in Amsterdam, as the Nazis deported the Jews of Holland to their deaths. In her secret attic, Anne comes of age: she laughs, plays, fights with her mother, and falls in love for the first time. In spite of her oppressive circumstances and the horrors that surround her, Anne’s spirit transcends, as she voices her belief, “in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart.”