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THE LAST FIVE YEARS Runs Nov. 11-19

MCP_The Last Five Years logoTHE LAST FIVE YEARS
Mason Community Players
Nov. 11-19
Mason Community Playhouse

Directed by Jason Gonzalez
Produced by Jim Cronin

Cast: Gunner Shoemake as Jamie & Lexi Zapata as Cathy

Filled with endearing music, THE LAST FIVE YEARS is an emotionally powerful musical about two New Yorkers, one a struggling actress and the other a writer, in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years.

  • Fri-Sat, Nov. 11 & 12 at 8pm
  • Sun, Nov. 13 at 2pm
  • Thu-Sat, Nov. 17-19 at 8pm

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Mason Community Players Present THE YELLOW BOAT as Its Fall Show

MCP_The Yellow Boat logoThe Yellow Boat is an inspiring and hopeful play based on a true story. Its source material is a book authored by David Saar, who also crafted the stage version. David is the father of Benjamin, who was born with congenital hemophilia and died at the age of 8 due to complications from AIDS. The manner in which Benjamin faced his challenges is a light for all. The significance that art played in his journey touches the heart. Please come find out how to “Artfully embrace letting go…“

The Yellow Boat performances are:

  • September 16, 17, 23 & 24 at 8:00 PM
  • September 18 & 25 at 2:00 PM

at the Mason Community Playhouse

Tickets are available at https://www.masonplayers.org/j30/index.php/2-uncategorised/20-page-18.

Donations for Ronald McDonald House will be accepted at all performances.

The Yellow Boat is directed by Kevin Dunaway, produced by Matt Lisa, and stage managed by Jess Bunn.

The cast includes Taylor Duecker as Benjamin, Charlie Rader as Father, Pia Rader as Mother, Sofie Tedesco as Joy, Spencer Flaherty as Eddy, and Jaycen Smith, Megan Jungkunz, DeCharmus Grover, and Richa Gupta in the Ensemble.

All performances will be at the Mason Playhouse, 5529 Mason Road in Mason.

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THE YELLOW BOAT Runs Sept. 16-25

MCP_The Yellow Boat logoTHE YELLOW BOAT
Mason Community Players
Sept. 16-25
Mason Community Playhouse

Directed by Kevin Dunaway

Cast: Taylor Duecker as Benjamin, Charlie Rader as Father, Pia Rader as Mother, Sofie Tedesco as Joy, Spencer Flaherty as Eddy, Jaycen Smith as #1, Megan Jungkunz as #2, DeCharmus Grover as #3 & Richa Gupta as #4

The story of THE YELLOW BOAT is a glorious affirmation of young Benjamin’s short life and the strength and courage of all children who face serious illness. As a uniquely-gifted visual artist, Benjamin’s buoyant imagination transformed his physical and emotional pain into a blaze of colors and shapes through his fanciful drawings and paintings.

  • Fri-Sat, Sept. 16-17 at 8pm
  • Sun, Sept. 18 at 2pm
  • Fri-Sat, Sept. 23-24 at 8pm
  • Sun, Sept. 25 at 2pm

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Auditions Announced for THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Mason Community Players

MCP_sm logoDirector Jason Gonzalez and Producer Jim Cronin are excited to invite performers to audition for the critically acclaimed THE LAST FIVE YEARS, to be presented November 11-13 and 17-20.

Auditions will be held at the Mason Community Playhouse at the following times:

  • Saturday, August 27th, from 1pm to 4pm
  • Sunday, August 28th, from 2pm to 5pm
  • Monday August 29th from 7pm to 10pm

Auditioners are asked to fill out an electronic form and upload a copy of their resume.

There will be an accompanist present at the audition to assist with the vocal portion of the audition.

Please do not prepare works of Jason Robert Brown as your audition piece.

Auditioners will also be reading from the script as a part of the process.

Click here to fill out an audition form.

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Cast Announced for THE YELLOW BOAT at Mason Community Players

MCP_logoMCP along with Director Kevin Dunaway and Producer Matt Lisa are thrilled to welcome the cast members who will be bringing THE YELLOW BOAT to life on our stage in September 16-25:

  • Taylor Duecker – Benjamin
  • Charlie Rader – Father
  • Pia Rader – Mother
  • Sofie Tedesco – Joy
  • Spencer Flaherty – Eddy
  • Jaycen Smith – #1
  • Megan Jungkunz – #2
  • DeCharmus Grover – #3
  • Richa Gupta – #4

We can’t wait for you to join us this fall as we find out how to “Artfully embrace letting go … ”

For more information visit www.masonplayers.org.

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