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Cast Announced for ALL TOGETHER NOW at Mason Community Players

MCP_sm logoMason Community Players is coming back ALL TOGETHER NOW once again!

Directors Mary Beth Benken-Riesenberg and Laureen Catlin in collaboration with vocal directors Brian Bisig, Sara Davis, Abby Farmer, and Pete Padolik and producers Matt Lisa and Becca McLaughlin are excited to announce the cast of ALL TOGETHER NOW, slated for November 12-14, 2021.

Don ’t miss this exciting special event…
  • With Solos and Duets performed by: Brian Bisig, Jennifer Bisig, Stephen Catlin, Peyton Hahn, Emma Hall, David Manegold, Sonya Neff, Julie Poux, Gail Rose, Mary Taylor, and Kim Toft
  • Featuring the Voices of: Terri Beerens, Michael Bisig, Rachel Bisig, Phil Catlin, Alisha Flaherty, Jason Gonzalez, Lara Gonzalez, Melody Gonzalez, Maria Hall, Jennifer Lisa, Gregory Manegold, Luke Manegold, Ella Predmore, Mo Rettig, and Monika Rudolph
  • And showcasing the Talent of: Alex Bisig, Susan Berger, Dominic Catlin, Felicity Catlin, Tess Catlin, Stephanie Dalsfoist, Royal Duncan, Jenny Foley, Linda Geering, Gail Rudolph, Caitlyn Sanderson, Gaylene May Schumacher, and Erin Marie Schwartz!

Mark your calendars now! This return to live theatre will be epic and we won’t be All Together if you aren’t there!

For more information visit www.masonplayers.org.

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Auditions Announced for GENDER BENDER REVUE at Mason Community Players

MCP_sm logoMason Community Players Celebrates 5 Years of Gender Bender!

MCP is pleased to announce auditions for the fifth annual Gender Bender Revue. After a successful virtual performance in 2020, we are excited to return to the stage for in-person performances, and we hope to welcome new performers as well as familiar faces to participate!

To celebrate half a decade of Gender Bender, this year’s performance will feature throwbacks to fan-favorite performances from previous years, as well as plenty of new performances you won’t find anywhere else.

We are looking for a diverse group of performers from all over the Greater Cincinnati area. Join us for a rare opportunity to perform pieces like they’ve never been done before. This is your chance to perform a song, dance, or spoken word traditionally performed by another gender.

All different forms of performance are welcomed: singers, actors, dancers,…and anything else!

Please note that the production team is accepting (and encouraging) virtual auditions. However, rehearsals and performances will be in-person.

What to Prepare:

  • 1-2 minute video of your performance
  • You do not need to submit something gender-bent, just show us your talent and we will work with you to find the perfect fit!
  • If you do have something in mind, you are encouraged to use that for your audition.
  • If auditioning in person: see details below.
  • If auditioning virtually: Please send your video (or link to your video) and a resume detailing your theatre experience to genderbendermcp@gmail.com by 10:00 PM on Saturday, September 11th.

In Person Auditions:

  • Time: Saturday September 11th, 1-4PM
  • Location: 4047 Retreat Drive Cincinnati, OH 45241
  • Please prepare 32 bars of music showcasing your abilities
  • We kindly ask that you bring a mask to your audition
  • Please come ready with sheet music or instrumental track

Rehearsals: Rehearsals will begin October 1st

Performance: Performances will take place December 10th – 12th
Performances will be held at 5595 Mason Rd Mason, OH 45040

Production Team:

We are very excited to announce our 2021 Gender Bender Production Team:

  • Director : Bonnie Emmer
  • Music Director : Jon Scheiding
  • Producer : Peyton Hahn

COVID-19 Protocols:

It is the intent of the Mason Community Players Board of Directors to be mindful of the fact that there are still concerns regarding the safety of all who gather. Members of the Board will continue to monitor the changing situation. All mandates of the local and state authorities will be followed. Changes in protocols will be communicated to all concerned, including to those attending auditions.

Contact: If you have any questions, please email genderbendermcp@gmail.com.

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IF THIS ISN’T LOVE Available July 9-11

MCP_If This Isn't Love logoIF THIS ISN’T LOVE
Mason Community Players
July 9-11


Directed by Jay Fultz

Cast: Gaylene May Schumacher will portray The Woman, and Brian Trainer will portray The Man.

A Tale of Two Spectators follows the experiences of a man and a woman. Set in the course of one evening, these two individuals share their feelings as they watch their partners developing a relationship with each other. Will their visits to the same park bench over the past few months lead to a loving relationship for them, as well?


Directed by Jay Fultz

Cast: Dana Davis as Chloe, Nick Vose as Bark, Abby Farmer as Jessica & Jarret Reid as Crooper

WHY WE LIKE LOVE STORIES weaves a tale of blooming love relationships and how they can become intertwined.

  • Fri-Sat, July 9-10 at 8pm
  • Sun, July 11 at 2pm

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Auditions Announced for IF THIS ISN’T LOVE at Mason Community Players

MCP_sm logoMason Community Players is holding auditions for its second virtual show of 2021.

MCP is presenting IF THIS ISN’T LOVE, two one-acts that explore the intricacies of relationships and the allure of love. Directed by Jay Fultz, the show will be aired as a live Zoom event July 9-11, 2021. Friday and Saturday performances will be at 8:00 PM with the Sunday matinee at 2:00 PM.

The first one-act, A Tale of Two Spectators, has two characters – one male, one female. Set in the course of one evening, these two individuals share their feelings as they watch their partners developing a relationship with each other. Will their visits to the same park bench over the past few months lead to a loving relationship for them, as well?

The second one-act, Why We Like Love Stories, weaves a tale of blooming love relationships and how they can become intertwined. This cast includes two males and two females and is best suited for younger performers, teens through early 30s.

If you would like to be a part of IF THIS ISN’T LOVE, please send an e-mail to masonplayers@masonplayers.org expressing your interest before Saturday, May 8, 2021. You will be contacted by Jay and he will schedule a time for you to audition with others via a Zoom setting.

Please consider joining MCP in this summer offering.

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Mason Community Players Present GENDER BENDER 4

MCP_Gender Bender 4Dates added:

  • Thu, Dec. 10 at 7pm
  • Fri, Dec. 11 at 8pm
  • Sat, Dec. 12 at 8pm

First imagined and performed in 2016, the Mason Community Player’s Gender Bender Revue is Cincinnati’s original “miscast” cabaret! From timeless classics to modern marvels, this revue prides itself on having a diverse and fun set list that is sure to keep you guessing. The production team also strives to create unique performances that can only be found in this show: where else will you hear a Soprano sing “Music of the Night” or hear grown men take on a duet from Wicked? Although we cannot perform on a traditional stage, this year’s virtual performance still strives to create the same magic.

Directed by Bonnie Emmer, KB Scheiding & Jacqlyn Schott
Produced by Peyton Hahn

The cast includes: Chris Ball, David Bice, Issiah Current, Kevin Dunaway, Alisha Flaherty, Landon Flaherty, Tosha Gibson, Lara Gonzalez, John Hamilton, Justin Hanks, Davi Hutchins, Spencer Jones, Louisa Joy, Zach Julian, Carrie Knauer, Holly Kothe, Jennifer Lisa, Emily Lloyd, Matt Lovell, Terry Neack, Lacey Prewitt, Lora Pateras, Mike Pateras, Julie Poux, Ella Predmore, Mary Puetz, Megan Rademacher, Alex Ross, Molly Sexton, Erin Speno, Brandon Stout, Samantha Toberman, Mary Vosseberg & Maddy Weinkam


  • Friday, December 4th 8PM
  • Saturday, December 5th 8PM
  • Sunday, December 6th 2PM

Performances will be held via livestream

Tickets: $10

Purchase tickets and get additional show information at our.show/mcp/gb4

Mason Community Players, Inc., founded in 1973, is the oldest continuously operating community theater in Warren County, OH. We are community; we serve the community; we stress community. We strive to present quality theatre balanced with a welcoming atmosphere that allows everyone in the community an opportunity to experience theatre.

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