Season Update due to Coronavirus:
As we write this, we could have never imagined being at a place where the “trickle-down” effect would be in full motion. Recently we canceled our production of TWELFTH NIGHT. With the financial loss of that show, it set in motion the uncertainty of being able to produce the next show, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST.
So by the time two shows have been canceled and or postponed there is no hope for a musical and so IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU is but a dream.
While needing to cancel one show can be horrible the need to cancel half your season is mind-numbing. As we locked the doors to MLT we had a lot on our minds and at the forefront was, when will we open those doors again?
We believe, we hope, that Middletown and those that have always supported this organization will do whatever needs to be done, to ensure that the doors re-open on the 42nd. Season. There are still decisions to be made and we will keep you updated.
If you are a SEASON TICKET holder we will soon be sending you a letter explaining all of your options. In the meantime, if you have any questions and or comments please do not hesitate to contact us.
We thank you all for your patience and understanding through this difficult time. We hope that you are healthy and we see you once this is all over.
The Middletown Lyric Theatre Board of Trustees
ALL PERFORMANCES of TWELFTH NIGHT have been cancelled.
We hung on as long as we could. But with the newest mandate from the Governor and recommendations from the CDC, we must CLOSE.
We know this is a loss for everyone involved in the show, as well as our patrons. We thank everyone for their support. More information about the future forthcoming.
We are pleased to announce our 2020-2021 Season
SEPTEMBER 18, 19, 25 & 26, 2020
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
Book by Howard Ashman
Music & Lyrics by Alan Menken
November 6, 7, 13 & 14, 2020
TBA – Waiting to secure right
DECEMBER 11, 12, 18 & 19, 2020
THE BUTTERFINGERS ANGEL, MARY & JOSEPH, HEROD THE NUT & THE SLAUGHTER OF 12 CAROLS IN A PEAR TREE
By William Gleason
MARCH 13, 14, 20 & 21, 2021
GUYS & DOLLS
Book by: Abe Burrows & Jo Swerling
Music and Lyrics by: Frank Loesser
MAY 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2021
By Rebecca Gillman
JUNE 18, 19, 25 & 26, 2021
INTO THE WOODS
Book by James Lapine
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Middletown Lyric Theatre
Directed by Claire LaNicca
Viola and her twin brother Sebastian have been shipwrecked; each believes the other to be drowned. However Viola disguises herself and gets a job as a servant for the Duke, Orsino who is pursuing the love of Olivia who mourns the death of her brother. But Olivia has eyes for Cesario the Dukes new servant and falls in love. Meanwhile Viola has fallen in love with her employer Orsino while she is pretending to be Cesario. Add several more characters to this already tangled web of love and deceit and you have lots of confusion, more misdirected love affairs and a whole lot mistaken identity.
- Fri-Sat, March 20-21 at 8pm
- Fri, March 27 at 8pm
- Sat, March 28 at 4pm & 8pm
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Middletown Lyric Theatre is in search of male actor for the role of Jack Worthing for their spring production of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST.
John (Jack/Ernest) Worthing, J.P. (mid 20s – early 30s) – The play’s protagonist. Jack Worthing is a seemingly responsible and respectable young man who leads a double life.
CONTACT: Charley at firstname.lastname@example.org for an audition