Matchbox announces 45th season

Published 7:54 am Thursday, June 20, 2019

Matchbox Children’s Theatre has announced its schedule for its 45th Season.

According to MCT President Angela Donovan, the three main shows of 2019-20 are encore shows that have been performed in the past while the summer musical is new.

• “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” – 7 p.m. Dec. 20-21 and 2 p.m. Dec. 22

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• “Pecos Bill and Sluefoot Sue Meet the Dirty Dan Gang” – 7 p.m. Feb. 7-8 and 2 p.m. Feb. 9

• “The Magician’s Nephew” – 7 p.m. April 3-4 and 2 p.m. April 5

• “The Rainbow Fish” – 7 p.m. Aug. 21-22 and 2 p.m. Aug. 23

All shows will be performed at the Historic Paramount Theatre except for “The Rainbow Fish,” which will be performed at MCT’s new offices at 211 First St. SE, according to Donovan.

Audition dates will be announced at a later time.

MCT will be holding open auditions for this summer’s musical, “Yankee Doodle, A Musical Review,” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on July 14 at the Historic Paramount Theatre.