This year, in celebration of our beautiful Opera House’s 100th birthday, we will be presenting the melodramas from our 2018 script-writing contest! And, all tickets are $10 for any show during our Melodrama Season!
Wait…is my grandpa $10? Yep.
What about me, I work for Mayo! $10.
My friend is a gnome, is he $10? Yes, yes he is.
2018 Melodrama Season:
“Mantorville Men and Ladies of Leisure“ Written by Tom Dunn; adapted and directed by Cheryl Frarck.
Adaptation of the first Mantorville-themed melodrama to be produced by the Mantorville Theatre Company!
June 15-July 1, 2018
“Deja You, or Phantasma of the Opera” written and directed by Nan Strauss. 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 6-July 22, 2018
“Conundrum Incorporated or A Mystery Inkling Takes No Meddling” written and directed by Denise Ruemping. Jinkies this will be our 3rd Melodrama full of questions and mystery with all the fun included. Join the gang in solving a mystery with all the excitment and thrills and possibly a few boos and hissy’s too. Jeepers, I don’t know why you wouldn’t want to see it. It is detective time. Winner of the 2018 script-writing contest.
July 27-Aug 12, 2018
“Is there anyone in the House? Or Giving Up the Ghost” written by Ben Peters; directed by Bob Soland and Isaac Heins. 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-Sept 8, 2018