MPC Theatre Company 2019-2020 Season

 

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A Midsummer Night's Dream
(Morgan Stock Stage)
by William Shakespeare
Director Justin Matthew Gordon

Performances: August 1
– 18
 

An exciting new rendition of Shakespeare's comedy of magic, mythology, and human folly. With cast of student and community actors, and  featuring original music, dance, fairies, innovative staging and audience participation!

 

 

   

Frankenstein
(Morgan Stock Stage)

By Mary Shelley
Adapted for Stage by Nick Dear
Director Teddy Eck

Performances: Oct 10
th – 27th
 

 

Based on tMary Shelley's 1818 novel, Nick Dear's critically acclaimed adaptation of Frankenstein premiered at the National Theatre in London in 2011. This version focuses on the Creature's abandonment, and his growing discovery of his own humanity. hile Victor Frankenstein struggles with the power and  responsibility that comes with the creation of life.


Directed by new MPC Theatre Chair Teddy Eck, and featuring original music by MPC students and multimedia staging, this suspenseful drama will have you questioning what makes one human and where the line for morality really stands
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Superior Donuts
(Morgan Stock Stage)
by Tracy Letts
Director Kurt Schweickhardt
Performances: Nov 21
st – Dec 8
th
 

This award-winning comedy follows a young African American male who helps turn around the life and donut shop of a so called ‘former hippie.’ It is through their growing friendship that life, justice, and inspiration happens.

 


 

 

New Works Festival
(Morgan Stock Stage)
Facilitator Teddy Eck
Performances: March 5
th – 15th

This fully staged production will feature new short plays by the Peninsula community as well as Seaside and Monterey High School. The theme of exploration for this season is ‘Identity’.

 

   

The Importance of Being Earnest
(Morgan Stock Stage)
by Oscar Wilde
Director Kurt Schweickhardt
Performances: April 16th – May 3rd

This classic “Comedy of Manners” by Oscar Wilde features witty language, mistaken identity, elaborate costumes, bunburying...and, of course, cucumber sandwiches!

 
   
   
         

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