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QCT SPOTLIGHT: Valerie Hernandez

If you have plans to see IS HE DEAD? (and you should), Valerie Hernandez is going to take your breath away. Her costume design for IS HE DEAD? is impeccable; her dedication to QCT’s costume collection admirable. We caught up with Valerie to learn more about her for this month’s Spotlight…   Q: Can you … Continued


No one quite lights up a stage like Joe Osier. No matter the role, no matter the show, Joe’s love for the stage shines through in every character he portrays. You might not believe it, but Joe’s theatre experience began only a few short years ago. We caught up with Joe to learn more about … Continued

QCT SPOTLIGHT: Julie Schuetz

We’re starting this month’s spotlight with four simple words: We’ve missed Julie Schuetz. Next week, Julie will return to the QCT stage as Sandra Bloom in BIG FISH: THE MUSICAL. She’s kind, talented, enthusiastic—it’s no wonder we missed her! We caught up with Julie to learn more about her—and what inspired her return—for our March … Continued


If our performers have perfect hair, it’s largely because of Sally McCarl. Her talent as a designer, consultant, and stylist have made her a constant backstage presence—so much so that last month she was presented with our organization’s highest honor: the Enid Ireland Award. We caught up with this invaluable volunteer for our February Spotlight… … Continued

QCT SPOTLIGHT: Katie Kraushaar

Sometimes we’re in awe of just how much our volunteers do for Quincy Community Theatre. Let it be no secret: we’re always in awe of Katie Kraushaar. Acting, ticket sales, dramaturgy—Katie can do practically anything. We caught up with this Katie-of-all-trades for our January Spotlight…   Q: Can you tell me a bit about yourself?  … Continued


When you become involved with theatre at a young age, it tends to hold a special place in your heart for the rest of your life. Just ask Beth Deters. From student to volunteer to Season Ticket holder, we’ve had the honor of working closely with Beth for most of her life. Learn more about … Continued

QCT SPOTLIGHT: Harrison Clarke

At Quincy Community Theatre, we count ourselves lucky. Of the hundreds of students who flow through our doors, we have the opportunity to watch many of them grow, and learn, and find their place within the organization as adults. This season, Harrison Clarke has done more than find his place—he’s made himself indispensable backstage. Learn … Continued

QCT SPOTLIGHT: Kimora Johnson

Energetic. Vibrant. Enthusiastic. Our praise for student actress Kimora Johnson could go on and on and on—so much so that we thought you should meet her, too!   Q: Can you tell us about yourself? A: I am 12 years old and in the 7th grade at Quincy Junior High School. My parents are Kristina … Continued

QCT SPOTLIGHT: Doris Sanders

QCT volunteer and actress Doris Sanders has had an opportunity that few performers have had: a chance to go back. Like the character that she once played, Doris is reliving an experience—this time with a new perspective. We caught up with this incredible woman to ask her about this new OUR TOWN experience…   Q: … Continued


This year’s Triple Threat Boot Camp (TTBC) was truly an amazing sight. Nearly 80 students gathered on our stage, each and every one of them as talented and as passionate about theatre as the next. We spoke to four different students over the week about the camp and why, after 10 years, TTBC is still … Continued

QCT SPOTLIGHT: Mary Lynne Arms

Dolly Gallagher Levi is a larger-than-life personality. To fill a role like this one, you need an actress with grace, with charm, and with a warmth that sets every heart in the room aglow. You need Mary Lynne Arms…   Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself… A: Well, I’d like to consider myself … Continued

QCT SPOTLIGHT: Steve Atchison

CRASH! BANG! CLINK! You may never see him, but percussionist Steve Atchison has tap tap tapped his way through some of our most memorable musical moments of the past two years. We took a trip under the stage to meet this musical master…   Q: Hi Steve! Tell us a little bit about yourself: A: … Continued

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