Mission Statement:  The Monterey County Theatre Alliance is dedicated to promoting the quality, diversity and community of local live theatre and of the theatre artists in Monterey County.
Recruiting for Western Stage Costume Manager
New adult class, PacRep Cabaret by the Sea class 
 ATTENTION CALIFORNIA PLAYWRIGHTS: 
The Paper Wing Theatre is soliciting new unpublished original full- length plays, submission deadline April 2,

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 History Theatre Presents announces Auditions for THE GOLDEN GIRLS

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 MCTA SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE APRIL 30, 2017
Applications are now being accepted for the Monterey County Theatre Alliance Theatre Arts Schoolarship for 2017.  Up to two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school graduates or community college students who plan to study Theatre Arts.  MCTA encourages young actors to pursue theatre education. Information and application can be found at theatremonterey.org/scholarships

Now Playing This Month
WesternStage SpringFEST 2017
  March 18 & 19  Miss Electricity by Kathryn Walat, Performed in ​ Mainstage

10 year old Violet longs to prove that she is special to the cool kids in school.  When she is zapped by lightening she finally has the power she's craved, but she is in danger of losing everything important when the power goes to her head.  Presented by TWS' Young Company.  Saturday and Sunday at 2:00pm  $10 general admissions.
 March 24-25 A Weekend with Harvey: Three plays by Harvey Landa,  Performed in ​Studio
 
Resident playwright, Harvey Landa, has delighted audiences with is plays via readings by our Legacy Player.  We now present staged versions of his Walter Comics, Why Norman Finkelstein Doesn't Call and one TBA title, one script each day.  Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm/Sunday at 2:00 pm  Free of charge
  Mar 31, Apr 1 & 2 America is in the Heart, A play by Michael Roddy about the contributions of the Filipino Americans in Monterey County, Performed in ​Studio​​

Michael is a playwright and arts educator in theatre, oral history, poetry and film.  From 2000-2010 he served as Director of Alvarez High School's Theatre Program, and during that time he wrote 11 oral history plays focused on the lives of the diverse and rich communities of the Salinas Valley.  Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm/Sunday at 2:00 pm  Free of charge.
 Apr 21 -30  EMMA! A Pop Musical by Eric Price, Performed in ​Mainstage

Based on Jane Austen's classic novel, thos new musical features the hit songs of legendary girl groups and iconic femal singers including The Supremes, Katy Perry, Whitney Houston, Cyndi Lauper, Shania Twain, Sare Barelilles, Avril Lavigne and more! Girl power has never sounded so good!  Presented by NextGen - TWS new program for teens & twenties.  Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm/Sunday at 2:00 pm  $15 general admission  

Happenings at Pink Flamingo Theatre
2115 North Fremont St.,
Monterey, CA 93940

For tickets, Call Chris 831-238-2399
March 17, 7:30p Pink Flamingo Story Smack-Down
Monthly story telling contest inspired by NPR’s Moth Radio Hour. Participants get 5 minutes to capture our attention. The story must be a true story about YOU…something funny, sad, some event that changed your life forever! Oh-and no notes are allowed on stage. Winner will be chosen by 2 judges and will receive part of the ticket sales. Participants(Story Tellers) are free. Don’t want to tell a story, but would love to be part of the audience-tickets are just $10...In honor of St Paddy's Day, wear GREEN and get $1 off your ticket price!

March 18, 7:30p.IMPROV at the Pink Flamingo  
What happens when six legendary Peninsula improv actors join forces? Spontaneous FUN and LAUGHTER!
Tickets $15 at the Door


 
Godspell
Mar 10 - Apr 1
Directed by Kate Bradley Faber. Based on the Gospel according to Matthew, Godspell is the first musical theatre offering from composer Stephen Schwartz who went on to write such well-known hits as Wicked, Pippin, and Children of Eden. The show features a comedic troupe of eccentric players who team up with Jesus to teach his lessons in a new age through parables, games, and tomfoolery.
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MCTA Producing Member
PAPER WING THEATRE COMPANY, HOFFMAN

320 Hoffman Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940


MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
Friday performance (subject to
availability)

The Jungle Book Kids
Mar 17 -Apr 9
  Disney's
The Jungle Book Kids
Golden Bough Theatre
Directed by Stephen Moorer
Choregraphy by Devin Adler
Musical Direction by Don Dally
 
The jungle is jumpin' with jazz is this exciting Disney classic where audiences will be transported into the wild jungles of India that will come alive in the custom of ‘Avatar’ with a myriad of unique and colorful creatures.

Join Mowgli, Baloo, King Louie and the gang as they swing their way through madcap adventures and thwart the ferocious tiger, Shere Khan. Included in this musical are all your favorite Disney tunes, like "The Bare Necessities," and "I Wan'na Be Like You" and that toe-tapping jungle rhythm, The Jungle Book - Kids is sure to be a crowd-pleaser for audiences of all ages.
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MCTA Producing Member
PACIFIC REPERTORY THEATRE
The Golden Bough Theatre - Monte Verde between 8th and 9th - Carmel
(831)622-0100 Fax: (831)622-0703

P.O. Box 222035 Carmel CA 93922


MCTA Members, 2 tickets for the price of 1,   
any performance (subject to
availability)

The Vagina Monologues
​Mar 24 - Apr 1
An Obie Award-winning whirlwind tour of a forbidden zone, The Vagina Monologues introduces a wildly divergent gathering of female voices, including a six-year-old girl, a septuagenarian New Yorker, a vagina workshop participant, a Bosnian survivor of rape, and a feminist happy to have found a man who “liked to look at it.”  Winner of the Obie Award
  
The Pink Flamingo Theater 2115 North Fremont, Monterey, CA

Innovative Theater in an Intimate Setting.Seats are limited and expected to sell out!
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MCTAAffiliate Member

A CAFFREY GIRL PRODUCTION
620 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove

(831) 238-2399​
 
Dear Elizabeth
​Mar 31 - Apr 2
DEAR ELIZABETH by Sarah Ruhl will be presented at the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel. Featuring Rosemary Luke and John Newkirk, DEAR ELIZABETH is based on a 35-year conversation between poets Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop through the 400 letters they shared.  The play illuminates some of the finest poems of the twentieth century and the minds that produced them.

Renee Curry, recognized scholar of 20th century literature, will provide an insightful overview of the bond between these two literary giants prior to the March 31 and April 1 performances.  Please join them for a delightful celebration of friendship and poetry.  Tickets are $20. .  Information: (831) 277-7072.

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MCTA Affiliate
CHERRY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
4th and Guadalupe, Carmel
Producing Members
MCTA Producing Member
ARIEL THEATRICAL, INC.
The Wilson Children's Theatre
320 Main Street, Salinas, CA
(831) 775-0976 or (831) 759-1530

Mailing address:
182 San Benancio Rd. Salinas, CA 93908​
http://www.arieltheatrical.org
MCTA Producing Member
PACIFIC REPERTORY THEATRE
The Golden Bough Theatre - Monte Verde between 8th and 9th - Carmel

Venues: The Golden Bough Theatre; The Circle Theatre of the Golden Bough, and Outdoor Forest Theatre, Carmel
(831)622-0100

Fax: (831)622-0703
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 222035 Carmel CA 93922
www.pacrep.org
MCTA Producing Member
THE WESTERN STAGE
411 Central Ave., Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 375-2111 or (831) 755-6816

Mailing address:
411 Central Ave. Salinas, CA 93901
http://www.westernstage.com
MCTA Producing Member
MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE THEATRE CO.
980 Fremont St. Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 646-4213

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 761, Monterey CA 93942
http://www.mpctheatreco.com​

MCTA Producing Member
Tom Parks, Producer
(831) 625-9094
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1304
​Carmel, CA 93921
MCTA Producing Member
PAPER WING THEATRE COMPANY
HOFFMAN
320 Hoffman, Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 905-5684


Mailing address:
320 Hoffman Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940

www.paperwing.com
MCTA Producing Member
Backyard Productions
(831) 277-2550

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 256
Carmel, CA 93921
MCTA Producing Member
Forest Theatre Guild
Monterey YMCA and Outdoor Forest Theater
(831) 626-1681
Mailing address: P.O. Box 2325 Carmel, CA 93921​

www.foresttheaterguild.org
MCTA Producing Member
The Listening Place Reader Theatre
 

831-424-6645 or 831-646-1535
MCTA Producing Member
The Defaria Company
(831) 624-4345
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 4307
Carmel, CA 93921-4307
MCTA Producing Member
THE PINK FLAMINGO THEATER
2115 N. Fremont Ave.

Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 238-2399​
www.pinkflamingotheater.org
MCTA Producing Member
A CAFFREY GIRL PRODUCTION
620 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove
(831) 238-2399​
http://www.acaffreygirlproduction.com
MCTA Producing Member
Paraphrase Productions  
Venues:
The Outdoor Forest Theatre and Paperwing Theater
Mailing address: 1284 Adobe Ln.
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(831) 915-6624
MCTA Producing Member
ACT-TWO PLAYERS
Fred Bologna, Producer
(831) 625-3408
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1078, Carmel, CA 93921
Venue: Pink Flamingo Theater
Affilates

MCTA Affiate Member

Dance Kids of
Monterey County 
Sunset Center, Cottage #17
San Carlos Street at 10th Ave.,
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 6225
Carmel, CA 93921
Phone: (831) 622-9008
Fax: (831) 218-1293
Email: info@dancekids.org

http://dancekids.org/
MCTA Affiliate
CHERRY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
4th and Guadalupe, Carmel
www.carlcherrycenter.org
MCTA Affiliate
Actors Collective Media Entertainment
(831) 325-3534 (Cindy Womack ACME Associate)
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 384
Aptos, CA 95001
Venues: Carl Cherry Center, The Western Stage

www.carlcherrycenter.org
MCTA Affiliate
  Eulalia Theatre Company (E.T.C.)
Michael Lojkovic

For further information
  (831)869-2819

Plays presented at Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel
4th and Guadalupe, Carmel
(831)624-7491
MCTA Affiliate
Carmel Bay Players
Venue: The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
4th and Guadalupe, Carmel
(831) 626-6796
MCTA Affiliate

Epiphany Lutheran & Episcopal Church
425 Carmel Ave.
Marina CA 93933
(831) 384-6323
http://www.epiphanymarina.org

MCTA Affiliate
Heritage Theatre Artists' Consortium (HTAC)
(443) 630-5312
Mailing Address: 85 Ocean Pines Lane
Pebble Beach, CA 93953
www.h-tac.com
MCTA Affiliate
Rider McDowell

​For further information
(831) 915-9888
email: ridermc@sbcglobal.net
MCTA Affiliate
History Theatre Presents by
Carol Marquart

​For further information
(831) 275-2235
email: roca3862@aol.com
MCTA Affiliate
Shane Dallmann
CGP Productions
​For further information

email: remod66@hotmail.com
MCTA Affiliate
  
Heart 'A Fire Productions
Linda Dryden
ArtbySea@icloud.com