The Monterey County Theatre Alliance promotes awareness and appreciation of the quality and diversity of local live theatre by acting as a liaison between venues, artists and the public.
Witness for the Prosecution
Dec  6-8
             
Leonard Vole stands accused of murdering a rich widow. The stakes are high with shocking witness testimony, impassioned outbursts from the dock and a young man’s fight to escape the hangman’s noose. Generally regarded as one of Christie’s most accomplished plays, this suspenseful thriller keeps audiences guessing until the very end.​

7:00  in the C-Wing Theater.  $7 Students, $ 10 Adults
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Pacific Grove High School
615 Sunset Drive
Pacific Grove, California 93950
(831) 646-6590 ​​
The Diary of Anne Frank"
​Dec 7 - 15
Carmel High School Drama presents "The Diary of Anne Frank"

The Diary of Anne Frank is one of the most famous and haunting stories to emerge from the 20th Century. The memoirs of this young Jewish girl, forced to hide for nearly two years to escape Nazi persecution, are an essential part of how we remember one of the darkest periods of our human history.
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​​Carmel High School​​
Carmel, CA, California 93921​​
(831) 624-1821
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  Constellations
Jan 13 - 22
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MCTA Producing Member
PAPER WING THEATRE COMPANY, HOFFMAN

320 Hoffman Avenue, Monterey, CA 93940

www.paperwing.com

Stunningly brought to life in a spectacular new musical by Oscar-winning screenwriter and creator of Downton
Abbey Julian Fellowes and Olivier-award winning composer and lyricist George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS will delight audiences of all ages!


Join Ratty, Badger, Mole and the impulsive Toad as they embark on a series of
riotous adventures spiralling from Toad's insatiable need for speed!

 
Friday, October 19th at 730pm
Saturday, October 20th at 730pm
Sunday, October 21st at 2pm
Friday, October 26th at 1245pm

Wind in the Willows
Oct ​19 - 26
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Santa Catalina School
1500 Mark Thomas Dr, Monterey, CA 93940

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(From Wikipedia)  The Rivals is a comedy of manners by Richard Brinsley Sheridan in five acts The play is set in 18th-century Bath, a town that was legendary for conspicuous consumption and fashion at the time. Wealthy, fashionable people went there to "take the waters", which were believed to have healing properties. Bath society was much less exclusive than London, and hence it provides an ideal setting for the characters.

The Rivals
(Staged Reading - Pro Actors Assignment) 
Sep 21
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Monterey High School
100 Herrmann Drive, Monterey, CA 93940.

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The plot centres on the two young lovers, Lydia and Jack. Lydia, who reads a lot of popular novels of the time, wants a purely romantic love affair. To court her, Jack pretends to be "Ensign Beverley", a poor army officer. Lydia is enthralled with the idea of eloping with a poor soldier in spite of the objections of her guardian, Mrs. Malaprop, a moralistic widow. Mrs. Malaprop is the chief comic figure of the play, thanks to her continual misuse of words that sound like the words she intends to use, but mean something completely different

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Little Women" (student-directed production) 

Under the guidance of their beloved mother, the four young March sisters -- tempestuous Jo, motherly Meg, shy Beth, and spoiled baby Amy -- struggle to keep their family going while Father's away in the Civil War. In this beautifully dramatized adaptation of the classic novel, even as privation, illness, and sibling rivalry cast their shadows, each girl strives to find her true self.

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Little Women
Jan 25 - 27
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Monterey High School
MHS Little Theater 
100 Herrmann Drive, Monterey, CA 93940.

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Closed for the Holidays
Dec 12
One night only ​​
After a blizzard shuts down the roads on Christmas Eve eve, a motley crew of travelers find themselves stranded at the local community center. From the lovelorn drama teacher with a bus full of students, to the quarrelsome couple on the way to their wedding, to the overeager Sheriff ready for some real criminal action, everyone has their own troubles to untangle. But to have a happy holiday, they're going to need a miracle--or seven, to be exact. A spirited and heartwarming comedy with a healthy dash of Christmas magic.
Admission Free

Performing Arts Center
Salinas High School
  726 South Main St., Salinas, CA 93901​​
Just Like Us by Karen Zacarias tells the true story of four Mexican-American girls coming of age - two with documents, and two without. As they graduate high school and navigate college in the years after 9/11 but before DACA, they find many doors open, while some remain shut. A deeply personal look at the way policy can shape the lives of individuals, Just Like Us is exciting, dramatic, laugh-out-loud funny, and leaves its audiences with as many questions as answers. Directed by River Navaille
  Just Like Us 
Nov 2, 3, 9 and 10 (no performance on the 8th) 
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Seaside High School Theater, 2200 Noche Buena St, Seaside CA
A Christmas Carol recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the spirits ofChristmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. After their visits, Scrooge is transformed into a kinder, gentler man.Directed by Charles Trementozzi [email protected] ( 831) 206-7901  
A Christmas Carol
Dec  5 - 8
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  North Salinas High School, 55 Kip Dr, Salinas, CA 93906