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Develop skills, discover fun, enjoy the performing and the involvement. Community theatre is an exciting and wide open world of many disciplines and infinite possibilities.

There is an almost infinite depth and possibilities for creativity and involvement in theatre that it’s hard to put it into words, though words are certainly a part, as is art and performance and engineering and sound and set design and set construction and working together and so much more.

While we are just in the beginning stages of organizing a Community Theatre (if you are interested let us know!), we do have an ongoing monthly:

Readers Theatre Group

Get together with others to read a play script. No rehearsals, no memorizing, no experience needed. All you need is the interest and willingness to "play a role" while seated in a chair reading your part. The "stage" will be in our minds and imagination, as will the characters, costumes, and sets. The only audience will be your fellow participants (who will be very understanding and helpful!). This is for fun, not fame, so don't worry if you "don't know how"; we learn as we go.

** next Readers Theatre: Thursday, January 11, 6:30 pm.

Play: tba


Contact:  Georgia Peitsch - Email theatre@LakeEffectArts.org, or phone 341-0042.

LECA RT is open to anyone interested. If you would like to be on the email list for upcoming plays and information let us know. Usually we meet the 2nd Thursdays of the month in the 2nd floor conference room of the Courthouse in Manistique. Plays are often in PDF format emailed to participants. Contact Georgia if you are interested in participating.



May -- "See How They Run" by Philip King


November -- "Red Herring" by Michael Hollinger

September -- "You Can't Take It With You" by George Kaufman/Moss Hart

May -- "Night Watch" by Lucille Fletcher

April -- "Red Hot Mamas" by David Christner

March -- "Leading Ladies" by Ken Ludwig

February -- "Rumors" by Neil Simon


November -- "The Mousetrap" by Agatha Christie

October -- "The Villain of Glitter Gulch" by Tim Kelly, and "The Boardinghouse" by Vern Harden

September -- "Dear Ruth" by Norman Krasna

May -- "Streetcar Names Desire" by Tennessee Williams

March -- "The Foreigner" by Larry Shue

February -- "Loves Labours Lost" by Shakespeare

January  -- "Over the River and Through the Woods" by Joe DiPietro, two acts.  


December -- "The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde; 1915 Methuen & Co Edition by David Price, three acts.

November 2014 -- "Laugh Lines: Short Comic Plays", edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold. We read: The Flying Wolimskies Return, by David Smilow; The Earring, by Joyce Van Dyke; The Spot, by Steven Dietz; Check Please, by Jonathan Rand; and a couple others.