by Bill Cain August 7 – September 6 England, 1605: A terrorist plot to assassinate King James I and blow Parliament to kingdom come with 36 barrels of devilish gunpowder! Shagspeare (after a contemporary spelling of the Bard’s name) is commissioned by Robert Cecil, the prime minister, to write the “true historie” of the […]
A playground altercation between eleven-year-old boys brings together two sets of Brooklyn parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. At first, diplomatic niceties are observed, but as the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tensions emerge and the gloves come off, leaving the couples with more than just their liberal principles in tatters.
by Charles Ludlam November 20 – December 20 This definitive spoof of Gothic melodramas, recently revived Off-Broadway to raves, is a quick change marathon in which two actors play all the roles. A sympathetic werewolf, a vampire and an Egyptian princess brought to life when her tomb is opened make this a […]
Murphys Creek Theatre is a small, classically focused theatre company located in the charming and historic goldrush-era town of Murphys, in Calaveras County, California. Since its founding in 1994, MCT’s productions have grown steadily in popularity and critical acclaim, and “Theatre Under The Stars” became a favorite summer tradition for both residents and visitors alike.
This year, the Murphys Creek Theatre is excited to partner with Feeney Park to present the summer “Theatre Under The Stars” festival. Now as we enter our 21st season, Murphys Creek Theatre will experience a renaissance revival of beloved theatre classics that inspired it’s inception.
With the continued year-round venue at the Black Bart Playhouse in Downtown Murphys (580 S. Algiers), everyone can enjoy great live theatre in Calaveras County year round!
Join us at the Black Bart Playhouse, Aug. 7 - Sept. 6, for this high stakes political thriller! Learn more, and buy your tickets here: http://www.murphyscreektheatre.org/equivocation/
A special thank you to our cast, and director Graham Green!