76th Season Presented by Conoco Phillips
Davis Theatre I October 8 – 23, 2021
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm
C Recommended for ages 8 and up.
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A play by Neil Simon
Director: Scene/Sound/Lighting Designer: Costume Designer: Props Designer/Production Manager: Stage Manager:
Carl Beery Moore Edward W. Taylor Crystal Wilkerson Diaz Tracy Alexander Dr. Paul Mangum
Cover photo by Whitney Smith of Dandelion Photography
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Crew Assistant stage managers Stephanie Dresel Kaitlyn Klatenhoff
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Midland Community Theatre’s 2021 Season is possible through generous donations made by:
CoProducers Frances Brown and Lissa Noël Wagner The Taffetas CoProducer
Fasken Oil & Ranch, Ltd. Peter and the Starcatcher CoProducer
The Bryant Family Foundation When Bullfrogs Sing Opera Sponsor
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Pickwick Players Musical CoProducer
Conoco Phillips, Inc. 2021 Season Sponsor
Sponsors Henry Resources
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Paul And Katherine Morrow Foundation Applause! Players Sponsor
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honorary members These individuals have given longstanding support to the theatre or have made contributions of a singular significance. (Listed in order of admission).
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Governors, Trustees & Staff
MCT Mission Statement
The mission of Midland Community Theatre is to bring quality theatre arts and educational opportunities to Midland and the Permian Basin for the benefit of the audience and volunteers.
2021 Board of Governors Brennan Berry Jeff Bryden Officers: Brad Bullock President – Leah Robertson Annette Dozier President Elect – Dr. Paul Mangum Lisa Durgin Secretary – R. Shaun Rainey Michael Fields Treasurer – Pete Schrenkel Chris Hall Summer Mummer President – Jessi Willmann Kenny Lunda HamHocks President – Lauren Darnell Laura Metzger-Bond Past President – Gail Theobald Steve Pocsik John Wilkinson Laura Wolf 2021 Board of Trustees Miles Boldrick Mary Anne Dingus Officers: Ann Hankins Jack Rathbone, Chair Dr. Gary Madden Leon Jeffcoat, Finance Jamie Small Karen Sparks
Tim Jebsen Business Staff: Ken Olson Audrie Jones Wendi Guerrero Laura Abbott Carol Wakefield Kaylee Cochran Nelson Kirby Jennifer Mangum Samatha Spencer Lauren Darnell Elfida Perez
MCT Staff Managing Director Development Director PR Director Box Office Manager Accountant Rental Shop Manager Building Engineer
Production Staff: Tracy Alexander Eddie W. Taylor Crystal Wilkerson-Diaz Riley O'Sullivan Alaina Galasso
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Production Manager Technical Director; Light & Sound Designer Costume Designer Costume Intern Technical Intern
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The Benevolent Order of HamHocks
The HamHocks are the service wing of MCT. Members recruit, train, and honor all of the builders, technicians, actors, and support staff of MCT productions.
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The Pickwick Players
President President-elect Vice President Secretary Treasurer
The Pickwick Players, through education and entertainment, serve as young ambassadors for MCT.
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Members work with the Artistic Staff to coordinate all technical aspects of each MCT production.
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The Summer Mummers
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The Summer Mummers of MCT have dedicated over 70 years to producing a summer long fandraising event for the Operating Fund of Midland Community Theatre.
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