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George Kittredge (Jeff Struckhoff), Mike Connor (Jack Abels), and C.K. Dexter Haven (Rob Hanson) surround Tracy Lord (Kelsey McCroskey). Photo by John Lamb. 

The Philadelphia Story opens Thursday, March 12!

Clayton Community Theatre is proud to present The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry, directed by Heather Sartin, running March 12-22. 

This 1939 Broadway hit comedy centers on Tracy Lord, the headstrong and spoiled daughter of the privileged Philadelphia Lords. Preparing for her second wedding, Tracy finds herself pulled in different directions by her fiancee, her ex-husband, and an attractive reporter sent by a gossip weekly to cover the events. As the wedding day dawns, Tracy learns a number of things about all three men, and in the process learns some things about herself. 

Cast: 

Tracy Lord.....Kelsey McCroskey
Dinah Lord.....Caitlin Souers
Sandy Lord.....Joey Franks II
Margaret Lord.....Monica Lee
George Kittredge.....Jeff Struckhoff
Mike Connor.....Jack Abels
Liz Imbrie.....Gabi Maul
Seth Lord.....Paul Schultz
Uncle Willie Tracy....Nathan Schroeder
C.K. Dexter Haven.....Rob Hanson
Household Staff: 
Thomas.....Richard Niemann
May.....Carolyn Bergdolt
Elsie.....Laurie Shelton
Mac.....Brent Horine
 

Tickets and Performances 

Thursday, March 12, 8:00pm
**Friday, March 13, 8:00pm 
Saturday, March 14, 8:00pm 
Sunday, March 15, 2:00pm 

Thursday, March 19, 8:00pm 
Friday, March 20, 8:00pm 
**Saturday, March 21, 8:00pm 
Sunday, March 22, 2:00pm 

**Performances on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 21, both 8:00pm, will be sign-language interpreted 

Purchasing advance tickets is easy! Visit us at Brown Paper Tickets, e-mail tickets@placeseveryone.org, or call 314-721-9228 to reserve yours today! 

Tickets can also be purchased at the door beginning one hour prior to each performance. Lighted and accessible parking is available. 

Want to see the show for free? We're always looking for volunteers to help with ushering, box office, and concessions. Sign up to volunteer here! Volunteers receive free entry to the show. 

For more information, check us out on Facebook! 


Next season announcement!

CCT is pleased to announce its 23rd season (2020-2021)! We will be performing each production for two weeks, on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 8:00pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:00pm. We will be presenting: 

The Cat and the Canary by John Willard, directed by Erin Struckhoff
November 12-22, 2020
This 1922 comedy-thriller starts with the reading of the old man's will at midnight in the library of his spooky mansion, and proceeds through a night of scares and surprises for the six very interesting potential heirs gathered there. 

August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, directed by Nada Vaughn
March 11-21, 2021
This Tony-nominated 1982 classic drama deals with issues of race, art, religion, and the historic exploitation of black recording artists by white producers. 

The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers, directed by Jim Danek
June 10-20, 2021
This 1950 play, adapted by the author from a 1946 novel, has been described as a "very funny, very dark" story on themes of racial and sexual identity and "why people exclude others and what happens when they do." 

Season tickets will go on sale in Summer 2020!


CCT earns 23 Theatre Mask Award nominations

Congratulations to all of the nominees for the Arts for Life Theatre Mask Awards! CCT is proud to announce the following nominations for the 2019 production year: 

Eurydice
Outstanding Leading Actress in a Drama: Britteny Henry

Biloxi Blues
Outstanding Production of a Comedy
Outstanding Large Ensemble of a Play
Outstanding Direction of a Comedy: Sam Hack
Outstanding Leading Actor in a Comedy: Patrick Blanner
Outstanding Leading Actor in a Comedy: Michael Bouchard
Outstanding Leading Actor in a Comedy: Jeff Struckhoff
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy: Annie Valuska
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy: Sam Guillemette
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy: Jack Lehmann
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy: Greg Savel
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy: Jeremy Schnelt
Outstanding Lighting Design of a Play: Nathan Schroeder
Outstanding Costume Design of a Play: Jean Heckmann

A Soldier's Play
Outstanding Production of a Drama
Outstanding Large Ensemble of a Play
Outstanding Direction of a Drama: Nada Vaughn
Outstanding Leading Actor in a Drama: Jonathan Garland
Outstanding Leading Actor in a Drama: Dennis Jethroe II
Outstanding Leading Actor in a Drama: Don McClendon
Outstanding Leading Actor in a Drama: Lavell Thompson Jr.
Outstanding Lighting Design of a Play: Nathan Schroeder
Outstanding Costume Design of a Play: Jean Heckmann 

The Theatre Mask Award ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 4 at 10:30am. Want to join us? Tickets are now on sale at https://arts-for-life-2.square.site/. Indicate that you wish to sit with Clayton Community Theatre on the online purchase form. 


Clayton Community Theatre performs in the South Campus of Washington University in Saint Louis (the former C.B.C. High School), 6501 Clayton Road, 63117. Click the map graphic for details. There is a large lot for free parking west of the entrance.

Unless otherwise noted, auditions are in the same place.

Write us at 
Clayton Community Theatre
P.O. Box 50035
Clayton MO 63105

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For tickets to our next performance or season-ticket memberships, visit brownpapertickets.com and search for Clayton Community Theatre, or leave a voice message at our box office, 314-721-9228, or email us.


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Financial assistance for this project has been provided by The Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.

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