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Reader’s Theatre table read of ELEPHANT by Lewis Morrow – Sunday, March 24

Winner of WCT’s Reader’s Theatre Contest will be a read only event at 2-4pm, with a TalkBack with the author. Lewis conceived ELEPHANT, a story based on a real-life incident of a black man being approached by his white female boss with an offensive request – to wear a chicken suit as part of a …

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Auditions for The Diviners by Jim Leonard Jr.

Auditions are April 6-72:30-5:00 PM both days Performance dates are June 5-16, 2019. Directed by Abri Geist- DennisSet in the early days of the Depression in a small southern Indiana town named Zion, Buddy Layman is a mentally-challenged boy whose sweet nature touches most people he meets. One day a stranger and retired preacher, C.C. …

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Bloomsday by Steve Dietz

Performance dates are April 17-28, 2019. Admission Opening Night, April 17th  is $11 for ALL tickets Directed by Jessica Fisher Robert returns to Dublin to reunite with Cait, the woman who captured his heart during a James Joyce literary tour thirty-five years ago. Dancing backwards through time, the older couple retrace their steps to discover …

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ALL MY SONS By Arthur Miller

All My Sons By Arthur Miller  Director- Dan Schuster Asst. Director-Jared Becker Runs March 6 –17th, 2019 Admission Opening Night, March 6th  is $11 for ALL tickets Click here to volunteer During the war Joe Keller and Steve Deever ran a machine shop which made airplane parts. Deever was sent to prison because the firm …

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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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