Audience Events

MRT events help you get closer to the work on the stage and the people who create it--not to mention have a fantastic time. Unless otherwise noted, all events are included in the performance ticket price.

Ask the Artists

Select Thursdays

Join us for a Q&A session with the actors, directors, or designers of the production immediately following select Thursday performances.

$5 Night

First Wednesday evening performance

Sep. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 29, Jan. 10, Feb. 14, Mar. 21, Apr. 25

$5 tickets are available for the first performance of each show, with complimentary pizza and beer  following the performance. Tickets are sold cash-only in person at the Box Office beginning at 4:30 pm. Sponsored by Anton's Cleaners.

Wine Down Friday

First Friday performance

Sep. 15, Oct. 20, Dec. 1, Jan. 12, Feb. 16, Mar. 23, Apr. 27

Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine with the cast and crew in the lobby following the 8:00 pm performance, as well as with the Western Avenue Studios Artists Association members whose work is currently on exhibit in the lobby.

Lowell Night

Second Wednesday evening performance

Sep. 20, Oct. 25, Dec. 6, Jan. 17, Feb. 21, Mar. 28, May 2

Lowell residents can purchase $10 tickets to this performance with proof of residency. Tickets are sold cash-only in person at the Box Office beginning at 4:30 pm.

Ladies Night

Select Thursday performances

Silent Sky: Nov. 2

A Christmas Carol: Dec. 14

Little Orphan Danny: Apr. 5

The Villains' Supper Club: May 10

Gather your girlfriends, sisters, and mothers for a night out on the town that includes a dessert and wine reception from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Enjoy the 7:30 performance and stick around for Ask the Artists following the show.

Learn more about Ladies Night and how to RSVP here.

Cookie Matinee

Second Wednesday matinee performance

Come to the 2:00 pm Wednesday afternoon show and enjoy fresh-baked cookies and coffee on the house, from our friends at Brew'd Awakening. Download more info here.

Sep. 20, Oct. 25, Dec. 6, Jan. 17, Feb. 21, Apr. 11, May 2

Free Child Care

Second Saturday matinee performance

We partner with licensed professionals from Acre Family Child Care to offer FREE child care just doors down from the theatre to select shows. We also offer special discounts for educators and military at these shows:

Sep. 23, Oct. 28, Dec. 9

Learn more about our child care program here.

Other behind-the-scenes opportunities are available as benefits to MRT donors, whose gifts in all amounts are critical to our efforts to produce world-class theatre in your backyard. Learn more about donor benefits and ways to give.