McKinney, Texas -- McKinney Repertory Theatre (MRT) announced its 2014-15 season and features a combination of classics and fresh, modern plays that offer something for everyone. All shows will be held at the McKinney Performing Arts Center located at 111 N. Tennessee on the historic downtown McKinney square.
Kicking off the season will be the popular “Fox on the Fairway” by Ken Ludwig, October 3 – 4 and 10 – 11 at 8 p.m. and October 12 at 2:30 p.m. The comedy mixes golf, romance and fashion while keepingaudiences entertained.
In December, McKinney Repertory Theatre will present their annual production of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, adapted by Dr. Andrew Harris. Show dates are November 28 – 29 and December 19 – 20.
In spring 2015 the winner of McKinney Repertory Theatre’s new play competition will be performed March 6 -7, 13-15. Keeping art and fresh ideas alive, MRT holds a new play competition every year and the winner is selected by a panel of the group’s members. Playwrights across the country wait for the results of the competition to be announced and McKinney audiences are delighted to see what new play is produced for their enjoyment.
May 2015 brings the funny and timely play “Golden Age” by Thomas Misuraca. It features aging superheroes residing in an assisted living facilitythat are visited by their former nemesis. This show not only makes audiences laugh, but also makes them think. Audiences can enjoy this show on May 8 – 9 and 15 – 17.
It wouldn’t be August in McKinney if MRT didn’t present their annual melodrama. 2015’s show is “Cheerio, Y’all” by Whitney Ryan Garrity. Show dates are August 7 – 8 and 14 - 16. Part of the Calamity Gulch series, many familiar characters such as Ivory Keyes and Sheriff Prettyfoot will be back for more popcorn throwing fun.
For discounted season tickets or more information, visit www.mckinneyrep.org or call 214-544-4630. Season tickets and single show tickets are also available at www.mckinneyperformingartscenter.org and at the Emerson ticket office in the McKinney Performing Arts Center located at 111 N. Tennessee on the historic downtown McKinney square.