Quincy Community Theatre invites you to “Seize the Day” with its 2024 season announcement. The organization unveiled eight shows as a part of next year’s season and season tagline which is a line from the summer musical, NEWSIES. The 2023 Season ticket includes: Additional Family/Student Theatre productions for 2023 include: Audiences can catch every moment … Continued
Quincy Community Theatre announced the cast for its upcoming production of The Hobbit. The show runs October 19-22. Before The Lord of the Rings, there was The Hobbit. Join Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf and Thorin Oakenshield on their legendary quest to reclaim the dwarves’ ancestral home from the sinister dragon Smaug. From the Shire, to the … Continued
Quincy Community Theatre is pleased to announce the selection of Deborah Currier as its new Director of Student Theatre /Head of Education. Currier has an MA in Theatre Arts with an emphasis in Multicultural Theatre, Theatre in Education, and Acting, and a Ph.D. in Theatre Arts with an emphasis in Acting Pedagogy, Theatre for Youth, … Continued
Tickets are now available for Quincy Community Theatre’s 100TH ANNIVERSARY GALA fundraiser on Friday, September 22, 2023. The event will celebrate the theatre’s past, present, and future during the event. Funds raised will support QCT’s commitment to high-quality theatre entertainment and education. “In September 1923, the first call went out to create a Little Theatre … Continued
Each week, we’ll share another group of members from Quincy Community Theatre’s upcoming production of The Music Man!
I was looking back at my previous blog posts– all critically acclaimed and widely read (in my imagination) – trying to find some brilliant passage to reference or call back for this, my final QCT blog post. I’ll share an observation about QCT from my very first blog post: “…it is at QCT that the … Continued
As a kid, it was a dream of mine to direct The Music Man. In fact, “for fun,” I created a poster, scenic designs, and even a rehearsal schedule. And here’s the thing…. I still have them! I just pulled out the file folder and looked through it.
For our June 2023 Volunteer Spotlight, QCT spoke with Lily, Caleigh and Abby Twaddle – three sisters who have been involved in QCT activities for several years! Currently, Lily is portraying Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and her two sisters, Caleigh and Abby, are members of The Music Man cast! Previously, Caleigh appeared in … Continued
The Music Man makes its return to Quincy Community Theatre this summer with 44 cast members transporting audiences to River City, Iowa at the turn of the 20th century! THE MUSIC MAN follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ … Continued
Dear QCT Community, It is with sadness and gratitude that I announce that Brendan Shea, QCT’s Head of Education and Director of Student Theatre, will be departing Quincy Community Theatre effective August 15, 2023. Over the last three years, Brendan has made a lasting impression in the lives of so many children and young adults, … Continued
In his book The Great Good Place, Ray Oldenburg defines the social theory surrounding the third place. Oldenburg called your home and the people you live with your “first place.” Your workplace, where most people spend most of their time, is your “second place.” Your “third place” is the anchor of your community life. Oldenburg … Continued
Shakespeare – with a twist – is coming to Quincy Community Theatre this summer! We are thrilled to share the cast for our upcoming Student Lab Theatre production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream! The production will mark the fourth production in QCT’s historic 100th anniversary season. “The course of true love never did run smooth” … Continued