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 […]
by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton September 18 – October 18 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 […]
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 plot. […]
In one of the bard’s most sweeping sagas, violent jealousy turns a king into a tyrant and tears apart families and friendships. Throughout the vastness of time and tempest, two kingdoms will experience regret, redemption and reunion. The cycle of life and the power of true love come alive onstage, in a world filled with […]
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!
This photo comes from the 2013 Murphys In Motion production on our stage. The 2015 Murphys In Motion show is coming up soon!
Come on out at 8:30pm for Goldrush Comedy night!
Last month's line-up had people in tears....from laughter of course. We can't wait to see what tonight will bring! $3 at the door, 18+.
Here's a photo of National Headlining Comedian, Johnny Creal.