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.
First Wednesday evening preview, 7:30 PM
Sep. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 28, Jan. 9, Feb. 13, Mar. 20, Apr. 24
$5 tickets are available for the first preview 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.
Ask the Artists
First and third Thursdays, after the 7:30 PM show
Sep. 13 & 27, Oct. 18 & Nov. 1, Nov. 29 & Dec. 13, Jan. 10 & 24, Feb. 14 & 28, Mar. 21 & Apr. 4, Apr. 25 & May 9
Join us for a Q&A session with the actors, directors, or designers of the production immediately following the first and third Thursday performances of each play.
Wine Down Friday
First Friday preview, after the 8:00 PM show
Sep. 14, Oct. 19, Nov. 30, Jan. 11, Feb. 15, Mar. 22, Apr. 26
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.
First Sunday matinee, before the 2:00 PM show
Sep. 16, Oct. 21, Dec. 2, Jan. 13, Feb. 17, Mar. 24, Apr. 28
Enjoy complimentary tea before the show, courtesy of Crose Nest.
Second Wednesday matinee, before the 2:00 PM show
Sep. 19, Nov. 7, Dec. 5, Jan. 16, Feb. 20, Mar. 27, May 1
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. Senior groups of 6+ may purchase $16 tickets to any Cookie Matinee; if you have fewer than 6 people, seniors enjoy 10% off tickets to any show, all season. Download a Cookie Matinee schedule here.
Second Wednesday evening performance, 7:30 PM show
Sep. 19, Oct. 24, Dec. 5, Jan. 16, Feb. 20, Mar. 27, May 1
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.
Educator and Military Discount Days
Second Saturdays, 4PM
Sep. 22, Oct. 27, Dec. 8, Jan. 19, Feb. 23, Mar. 30, May 4
MRT offers Educator and Military Discounts of 50% off tickets for this performance using the discount codes ED50 and MIL50. Please show ID when picking up tickets. In addition, MRT is a proud member of the Blue Star Theatre program and offers all active duty, veteran or retired military personnel $10 off up to four tickets per production with code MIL.
Third Thursdays, before the 7:30 PM show
Sep. 27, Nov. 1, Dec. 13, Jan. 24, Feb. 28, Apr. 4, May 9
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.
Third Sunday matinee, 2:00 PM
Sep. 30, Nov. 4, Dec. 16, Jan. 27, Mar. 3, Apr. 7, May 12
Open captioning are on third Sundays at the 2:00 PM matinee of each play. Open captioning uses a text screen on one side of the stage to display simultaneous translation of dialogue and lyrics during a live performance. The text is easily viewable from select seats in the theatre. Please call the Box Office at 978-654-4678 when booking your tickets and mention your interest in open captioning in order to secure the best view of the display.
Seniors enjoy 10% off tickets to any show, all season. In addition, senior groups of 6+ may purchase $16 tickets to any Cookie Matinee.
All students can buy $15 tickets to any show in person, by phone, or online. MCC and UML students may purchase $10 tickets. Present your Student ID at Will Call.
Groups of just six or more receive 25% off tickets. Contact the Box Office or email Jeanne Williams, email@example.com.
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.
All discounted tickets based on availability. Discounts cannot be combined or applied to previously purchased tickets.