Established in 2011 and named after the Center’s founding artistic director, Mary Ann Scialdo, MAS Community Theatre produces several stage productions a year. From the hilarious murder-mystery of Murder’s in the Heir to high-spirited musical HAIRSPRAY: The Broadway Musical, MAS is home for community thespians and theatre lovers alike.
MAS Radio Theatre
MAS Radio Theatre, a subset of MAS Community Theatre, recreates authentic radio plays from the 1930s and ’40s with old-time favorites such as The War of the Worlds and My Client Curley. MAS Radio Theatre also tours to other theatres in the Tampa Bay region.
What you are saying about MAS Radio Theatre:
“I loved it! My husband, my 12-year-old son and I experienced what is was like without television and getting back to basics. I had the opportunity to share with my son that this is what entertainment was for families sitting around a radio together for enjoyment. It was a true pleasure to step back in time. Thank you so much for the experience!” – Debbie Davis about My Client Curley and The Casebook of Gregory Hood
Click here for audition announcements.
Interested in directing a show for MAS Community Theatre? Send your resume and three shows you would like to direct to us. Who knows? Our next big production might just have you director’s chair!
Ruth Levy / firstname.lastname@example.org
“All Shook Up” (2015)
(Book by Joe DiPietro; Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley; Presented by MAS Community theatre; Directed by Aaron Washington; Originally Produced on Broadway by Jonathan Pollard, Bernie Kukoff, Clear Channel Entertainment, Harbor Entertainment, Miramax Films, Bob & Harvey Weinstein, Stanley Buchthal, Eric Falkenstein, Nina Essman/Nancy Nagel Gibbs, Jean Cheever, Margaret Cotter, in association with Barney Rosenzweig, Meri Krassner, FGRW Investments, Karen Jason, Phil Ciasullo Conard. Originally produced for Goodspeed Musicals, Michael P. Price, Executive Producer, Sue Frost, Associate Producer. All Shook Up was presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide.)
Plan 9 From Outer Space (2015)
(By Mark Landon Smith; adapted for the stage from the film Plan 9 From Outer Space, claimed by many to be “the worst movie ever made”; Presented by MAS Community Theatre; Directed by Keith Eisenstadt; Plan 9 from Outer Space was presented through special arrangement with Steele Spring Stage Rights. For licensing information, visit the website at www.stagerights.com.)
The Andrews Brothers (2014)
(Written and created by Roger Bean; Musical and vocal arrangements by Roger Bean, Michael Borth and Jon Newton; Directed by Nancy Fueyo with Musical Direction by Heather Haskell; Presented by MAS Community Theatre and sponsored by Craig and Linda Nowicke of RE/MAX ACR Elite Group / Tampa Realty Now Team; Presented through special arrangement with Steele Spring Stage Rights. For licensing information, visit www.stagerights.com.)
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (2013)
(Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Originally produced on Broadway by Harold S. Prince, Directed by Craig Hartfield with Musical Director Mary Jo Hahn)
Tim and Scrooge (2012 – staged reading)
(Book & Lyrics by Nick Meglin, Music by Neil Berg, Directed by Dee Ford)
HAIRSPRAY: The Broadway Musical (2012)
(Based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters.)
Neil Simon’s Come Blow Your Horn (2011)
Lionel Bart’s Oliver!: The Center’s community chorus, band and Broadway Bound performed Oliver! in 2009. (Summer 2009; credit Bob Kerns)