“Silver City Community Theatre (SCCT) is back!” according to MaryAnn Marlar, SCCT President. “Thanks to Wendy Spurgeon, our tireless Artistic Director, we have an SCCT Season through February 2023.

“Most SCCT productions will be at our new home, SC Starlight Theatre, 20th and Gold Sts, Silver City. Some productions are tentatively scheduled, but we want to let our fans know what to put on their calendars and to encourage performers of all ages to be on the lookout for casting calls/auditions. 

“You can get email alerts from SCCT by signing up at www.silvercitycommunitytheatre.com and by following us on Facebook and Instagram.

“SCCT was sustained through the pandemic by Zoom productions and by SCCT Radio Hour, 5 pm every Sunday on KURU/GMCR 89.1FM. Our return to the stage was ‘Bug’ presented by SCCT Youth Project. Both are mainstays of the upcoming season.

“We are delighted to invite Live Studio Audiences to the taping of SCCT Radio Hour at Starlight Theatre. Every Saturday through the end of June we are taping a favorite of the Golden Age of Radio, ‘Sam Spade’ featuring Gregg Jarrette as Sam Spade. And, don’t miss the taping Orson Welles ‘War of the Worlds’ in September! It traumatized the nation!!

“SCCT Youth Project is going strong with an original "Snake Oil" show at the Hummingbird Festival in Mimbres, July 30-31. And, Fall Break Drama Camp, October 10-15. 

“We are also delighted that many accomplished SCCT performers have been cast in Starlight Theatre productions. “The theater season in Grant County is very full:

SCCT 2022 Season

SCCT RADIO HOUR LIVE STUDIO RECORDINGS at Starlight

Maltese Falcon and Sam Spade Radio Series (featuring Gregg Jarrette as Sam Spade)

Saturdays May 28-June 25 at 2:00

STARLIGHT PRODUCTION

'Night Mother (MaryAnn Marlar and Wendy Spurgeon)

June 24-26, and July 1-3

STARLIGHT YOUTH PRODUCTION

The Girl Who Was Asked to Turn Blue (with Mia Riley, Eva Engstrom, Monte Valenzuela and company.)

July 8-10 and possibly July 15-17

STARLIGHT PRODUCTION

Crossing Delancey (with Linda Bluestone, Liz Mikols, Amelia Winters, Christophe Maso, and Brandon Cook)

July 22-24 and July 28-31

SCCT YOUTH PROJECT

An original “Snake Oil Show” at The Hummingbird Festival, Mimbres

July 30-31

SCCT PRODUCTION at Starlight

Talking With... (Theresa Murphy, Liz Mikols, Sarah Thrasher, MaryAnn Marlar, Carol Gadda, Phyllis McQuaide, Erika Cox, Linda Bluestone, Chellee Chase, Kimber Etheredge)

August 5-7 and 12-14 (tentative)

STARLIGHT PRODUCTION

Steel Magnolias (Chellee Chase, Erika Cox, Wendy Spurgeon, Phoenix Hogan, Theresa Murphy, Linda Callander)

August 19-21 and 26-28, possibly held over Sept. 2-4

SCCT PRODUCTION at Starlight

Save the Bees (an original one act by NM State Senator Bill O'Neill followed by Audience Talkback with NM State Senators Siah Correa-Hemphill and Crystal Diamond)

Featuring original Albuquerque Cast

Sept. 9-11

SCCT RADIO HOUR LIVE STUDIO RECORDINGS at Starlight

War of the Worlds 

Sept. 16 rehearsal, Sept 17 recording, Sept 18 re-dubs

SCCT PRODUCTION at Starlight

The Giver 

Sept. 23-25 and Sept 30-Oct 2 (Tentative)

SCCT YOUTH PROJECT

Fall Break Drama Camp

Oct 10-15

SCCT PRODUCTION at Starlight

12 Angry Jurors 

Oct 21-23 and Oct 28-30

SCCT RADIO HOUR LIVE STUDIO RECORDINGS at Starlight

Sherlock Holmes (Tentative)

1st 3 weekends in November (Tentative)

SCCT PRODUCTION at Starlight

HOLIDAY SHOW 

Dec. 2-4 and Dec 9-11

SCCT PRODUCTION at Starlight

Same Time, Next Year Feb 10-12 and Feb 17-19 2023

“Be the Community in Community Theater—join SCCT! Individual and family memberships receive tickets and admission to opening night parties and workshops. Family memberships are $35; individual memberships, $20. Additionally, we have great community sponsors and recognize them in programs and other publications,” according Marlar.

A home-grown theater company, SCCT grew out of a series of acting classes presented by The Western Institute for Lifelong Learning (WILL). Several class members joined forces to create the Silver City Community Theatre. Now after 6 years and many productions, SCCT’s mission continues: to enrich, educate and entertain the Silver City and Grant County communities by providing a broad range of live theater experiences on a recurring, seasonal basis.

SCCT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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