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Auditions for “Harvey” by Mary Chase

Harvey The 1944 play by American playwright Mary Chase. Chase was the first woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the work in 1945. It has been adapted for film and television several times, most notably in a 1950 film starring James Stewart. Elwood P. Dowd is an affable man who claims to have an unseen (and presumably imaginary) …

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“And Then There Were None” by Agatha Christie

Show runs Oct 17-28, 2018 Ten strangers are summoned to a remote island. All that the guests have in common is a wicked past they’re unwilling to reveal and a secret that will seal their fate. For each has been marked for murder. As the weather turns and the group is cut off from the …

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Celebrities Christen Theater Workshop, February 5, 1963

Ever wondered about the metal sign above our front doors? The one that says That sign has a long history, going all the way back to February of 1963, when dignitaries from all across the city came to 258 N. Fountain to dedicate the acquisition of WCT’s home. Here’s an article from the Wichita Morning Eagle on February …

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Stage Stars To Play Here, Wichita Morning Eagle 04 FEB 1963

Wichita Morning Eagle 1963FEB04  Maurice Evans and Helen Hayes in their “Program for Two Players” will appear before a capacity audience Monday night at the University of Wichita Auditorium. The one-nighter, sponsored by the Wichita Community Theater, was sold out in October. Miss Hayes, first woman of the American theater, and Evans, noted Shakespearean actor …

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Community Theater Taking Huge Stride in Its Move To Century II

Wichita Eagle and Beacon, January 5, 1969 Wichita Eagle and Beacon 1969 JAN 05 Community Theater Taking Huge Stride in Its Move to Century II From the corner of Topeka and Central to the theater of Century II doesn’t seem far, when measured in terms of city blocks. Yet the Wichita Community Theater has traveled …

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City’s Theatrical Outlook Considered Bright in ’64

City’s Theatrical Outlook Considered Bright in ’64 Wichita Eagle, December 28, 1963 Wichita Eagle 1963DEC28_01 Wichita Eagle 1963DEC28_02   This is the third in a series of articles by local civic leaders outlining some of the problems and areas of progress in Wichita as the end of the year approaches. Mary Jane Teall was one …

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The Boom in Off (‘Way Off) Broadway, Pageant, September 1964

WCT Newsletter 1964-1965 – Pageant Magazine Page 1 WCT Newsletter 1964-1965 – Pageant Magazine Page 2 WCT Newsletter 1964-1965 – Pageant Magazine Page 3 The Boom in Off (‘Way Off) Broadway BY CREIGHTON PEET Broadway‘s ailing, but excited audiences in Wichita and thousands of other U.S cities prove the boom is on the stage. The …

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