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Closing Notice: The McLean Community Center and the Old Firehouse Center will be closed on Monday, May 27, for the Memorial Day holiday.   

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Broadway Princess Party (All Ages)
Sunday, Sept. 22, 3 p.m.  Tickets on sale July 1

Limited VIP packages with premium seating, exclusive meet-and-greet with the princesses and souvenirs $85/$60 MCC tax district residents

$50/$45 students and seniors/$35 MCC tax district residents

 

Brush off your tiara and unleash your inner princess with royalty in this hit concert direct from NYC! Featuring two-time Tony-nominee Laura Osnes (Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella”), Tony-nominee Susan Egan (Broadway’s original Belle in “Beauty and the Beast,” voice of Meg in the movie “Hercules”) and Grammy-nominee Courtney Reed (original Jasmine in Disney’s “Aladdin” on Broadway). Your every dream will come true as knockout voices sing the petticoats off every princess song in the book, sharing hilarious and heartfelt stories of their royal antics backstage, on stage and beyond!
Running time: 90 minutes    View the video

“The quality of each princess’s singing was astounding… Short of the Tony Awards, I know of no other place where you can find such find such an abundance of talent on one stage.” –Twin Cities Arts Reader

 

American Shakespeare Center (ASC) on Tour
ASC on Tour returns with their signature fast-paced, fourth-wall-breaking style.
Packages of all three plays and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” are available for $110/$80 MCC tax district residents.

Shakespeare’s’ “Imogen” (Cymbeline) (13+)
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2 p.m.  Tickets on sale July 1
Doors open and live music starts at 1:30 p.m.
$40/$35 senior/$30 MCC tax district residents

American Shakespeare Center (ASC) on Tour
ASC on Tour returns with their signature fast-paced, fourth-wall-breaking style.
Packages of all three plays and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” are available for $110/$80 MCC tax district residents.

Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (All Ages)
Saturday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m.  Tickets on sale July 1
Doors open and live music starts at 7 p.m.
$40/$35 seniors/$30 MCC tax district residents

"In A Midsummer Night's Dream," Shakespeare casts a theatrical spell powerful enough to make audiences of all ages believe in anything. This mischievous comedy of lovers, heroes, fairies and rude mechanicals is his tribute to humankind's power of imagination, and reveals that the "course of true love" can alter with just one touch of magic."  View the video

 

American Shakespeare Center (ASC) on Tour
ASC on Tour returns with their signature fast-paced, fourth-wall-breaking style.
Packages of all three plays and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” are available for $110/$80 MCC tax district residents.

 

Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath” (13+)
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m.  Tickets on Sale July 1
Doors open and live music starts at 1:30 p.m.
$40/$35/$30 MCC tax district residents

The Barter Players
“Frosty”
(Family Friendly)
Saturday, Dec. 14, 1p.m. and 4 p.m.  Tickets on sale July 1
$15/$10 MCC tax district residents

A young orphan named Billy discovers magic in a stolen hat. When he places the hat on a snowman’s head, that snowman comes to life! But can Frosty the Snowman help Billy find his real family in time for Christmas? Join Billy and Frosty as they embark on a New York City adventure filled with thrills and chills, and as they discover that the real magic of Christmas is love. Performed by Barter Players Encore Company. Running time: 60 minutes

 

“Jedi Academy” (Family Friendly)
Saturday, Feb. 15, 1 and 4 p.m.  Tickets on sale July 1
$15/$10 MCC tax district residents

This is your chance to join the Rebel Alliance and access the Force within! Jedi Academy is a solo, comedy variety show that captivates Youngling Jedi Warriors, Princesses and Darth Vaders with comic antics, exciting physical challenges and magical mayhem. Come dressed as your favorite character!

Slingsby’s “Emil and the Detectives” (Family Friendly)
by Erich Kästner, adapted for the stage by Nicki Bloom
Saturday, May 9, 1p.m.   Tickets on sale July 1
$15/$10 MCC tax district residents


Never underestimate the determination of a child! Young Emil catches a train to visit family in the big city. Something valuable is stolen. But the thief soon discovers Emil was not such an easy target. A group of quick-thinking and resourceful children rallies around. Can a bunch of kids work together to uncover and outsmart the true criminal? In Slingsby’s signature intimate theatrical style, "Emil and The Detectives" is told by two skilled actors immersed in smoke and mirrors, miniature worlds and a cinematic score. Running time: 60 minutes  View the video

“My expectations were not only met but exceeded by this beautiful show. I was left feeling that not only had I experienced something truly special, but that the world is a better place for having a company like Slingsby in it.” – Aspire Magazine