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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
[Online]

A TALE OF TWO SPECTATORS (Act I)

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?

WHY WE LIKE LOVE STORIES (Act II)

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

Dates:

  • 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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Auditions Announced for GENDER BENDER REVUE at Mason Community Players

MCP_sm logoMason Community Players Announces Gender Bender Auditions!

The show will go on! MCP is proud to announce auditions for the first all-virtual Gender Bender Revue. This marks the fourth annual Gender Bender Revue, and we hope to welcome new performers, as well as familiar faces to participate!

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

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.
  • Please send your video (or link to your video) and a resume detailing your theatre experience to genderbendermcp@gmail.com

Audition Deadline:

  • Please provide your audition video / form by Sunday, September 6th

Rehearsals:

  • Rehearsals will be all virtual

Production Team:

We are very excited to announce our 2020 Gender Bender Production Team:

  • Co-Director: Bonnie Emmer
  • Co-Director: KB Scheiding
  • Co-Director: Jacqlyn Schott
  • Music Director: Jon Scheiding
  • Producer: Peyton Hahn

The production team will work with each performer to make sure they feel safe and comfortable throughout all stages of the production (rehearsals, music recording, video recording, etc.)

Performance:

  • The exact performance dates / times have not yet been set, the production team is targeting October 2020. More information will be announced after auditions have been completed.

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2019-2020 Orchid Awards for Mason Community Players

MCP_sm logoDR EVIL AND THE BASKET OF KITTENS 

  • EXCELLENCE IN ACTING IN A PLAY – Dana Davis
  • EXCELLENCE IN ACTING IN A PLAY – John David Hamilton
  • EXCELLENCE IN HOUSE – Becca McLaughlin
  • EXCELLENCE IN LOBBY DISPLAY – Mary Stan Fizer
  • EXCELLENCE IN SET CONSTRUCTION – Darren Lee and Brandon Blair

MAMMA MIA! 

  • EXCELLENCE IN LIGHT DESIGN – Katie Werner
  • EXCELLENCE IN LOBBY DISPLAY – Mary Beth Benken-Riesenberg
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL DIRECTION – Susan Schirmer
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE – Alisha Flaherty
  • EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE – Julie Poux
  • EXCELLENCE IN ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE – The Summer Night Taverna Cabana Band
  • EXCELLENCE IN PROGRAM ART – Ashley Keene
  • EXCELLENCE IN SET CONSTRUCTION – Ty Boyd, Eric Johansen, Darren Lee and Crew

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST 

  • EXCELLENCE IN ACTING IN A PLAY – Abby Farmer
  • EXCELLENCE IN ACTING IN A PLAY – Christopher Ball
  • EXCELLENCE IN ACTING IN A PLAY – Katherine White
  • EXCELLENCE IN DIRECTION – Mary Beringer
  • EXCELLENCE IN OTHER Scenic Artist – Lydia Tissandier
  • EXCELLENCE IN PRODUCING – Rebecca McLaughlin
  • EXCELLENCE IN SET DÉCOR – Mary Stan Fizer
  • EXCELLENCE IN STAGE MANAGEMENT – Rachel Kavanaugh

TUNA DOES VEGAS 

  • EXCELLENCE IN ACTING IN A PLAY – Jay Fultz
  • EXCELLENCE IN COSTUME DESIGN – Julie Walborn
  • EXCELLENCE IN HAIR/WIGS – Eric Grimm
  • EXCELLENCE IN SET DÉCOR – Mary Stan Fizer

 

 

 

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