Summer Melodrama Season

This year, in celebration of our beautiful Opera House’s 100th birthday, we will be presenting the melodramas from our script-writing contest!



June 15-July 1, 2018

Mantorville Men and Ladies of Leisure” directed by Cheryl Frarck. The first melodrama to be produced by the Mantorville Theatre Company!

July 6-July 22, 2018

“Deja You, or Phantasma of the Opera” written and directed by Nan Johnson. There’s a handsome stranger, a charming heroine a ventriloquist and a ghost. Boo there or boo square! Winner of the 2018 melodrama script-writing contest!

July 27-Aug 12, 2018

“Is there anyone in the House? Or Giving Up the Ghost” written by Ben Peters. Can the arsonous Harold deviously collect  insurance money and get away with murder? Not if Ellen Goodhart can help it…with some ghostly help! Winner of the 2018 melodrama script-writing contest.

Aug 17-Sept8, 2018