The Madrona Childrens Theatre (MCT) in Edmonds provides students at Madrona K-8 School an authentic theatre experience by producing a full-scale musical each spring, complete with a live orchestra. They set a price that allows all K-8 Madrona students to participate and offers scholarships to those who cannot afford the fee.
All production photos courtesy of Dale Sutton, Magic Photo; Brett Hargrave as Gertrude (L) and Everett Amundson as Horton (R)
Over the years, more than 1400 students have gone through the program, with some going on to success in regional theatre groups, television and film.
This year, eighty students and numerous volunteers will present MCT’s 20th Anniversary production, Seussical The Musical**.** A silent auction which, includes donated items from local businesses such as Walnut Street Coffee, Nama’s Candy Store, Wooden Spoon and Glazed and Amazed, will be hosted in the lobby. Proceeds from the auction fund future Madrona Childrens Theatre productions as well as the alumni scholarship program.
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Lead Cast (L to R): Maya Nuno as Mayzie, Brett Hargrave as Gertrude, Molly Carden as JoJo and The Girl, Everett Amundson as Horton and Olivia Farley as Cat In The Hat
Seussical The Musical will open Thursday, March 21st and run through Sunday, March 24th. Half the cast performs Thursday and Saturday (Red Fish cast), the other half Friday and Sunday (Blue Fish cast).
PLACE: Mountlake Terrace High School Auditorium
TICKETS: Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students/children 14 and younger.
For tickets, contact Kerry Brockman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425.772.1421