In This Issue...
2009 One Act Competition
2009 Dinner Theatre
Your Donations Are Needed
Donor Receipts for 2008
If you made a donation, in any amount, to the theatre
company and included your name and address/email address, your receipt
was either mailed or emailed on January 30th. Any donor who
provided an email address should have received the pdf version of their
receipt then. If you did not provide either type of address, and
need your receipt sent to you, please contact the theatre company.
2009 One Act Play Competition
This Year's Plays
As we have mentioned in previous newsletters and on our website, this
year's One Act Play Competition has a new feel as we will be presenting
the premier of 7 brand new one act plays all by cast members of DTC
previous productions. By following the links below, you will find
a brief synopsis of each play and character descriptions as well.
Auditions for the 2009 One Act Play Competition will be Monday and
Thursday, February 16th and 19th, 2009 at 7:00pm at West County Assembly
of God in Chesterfield, MO.
Our seven plays are (links lead to more information about the play
and its characters):
The Dancing Aktuzies and the Staff of Moses
A Hellish Vision
If Jesus Held a Press Conference
A Shakespearean Murder Mystery
The Taunter's Defeat
Today's Good Samaritan
Knee Deep Thoughts from our Playwrights
True, we've taken a few months off from featuring one of our
participants in our monthly newsletter. However, this month, we
will feature three of our six playwrights from this year's One
Act Play Competition. The other three will be featured in our
We've intentionally avoided linking any of the playwrights to their
scripts. The playwrights' for each individual script will be
revealed at the One Act Competition in March. However, here we
have a brief bio and thoughts from three of our six playwrights.
Allen Moore--Bio and Thoughts Next Month
Forrest Thrasher--Bio and Thoughts Next Month
Dale Ward--Bio and Thoughts Next Month
2009 Summer Dinner Theatre is Set
J.B. a Play in Verse by Archibald MacLeish is set for our 2009
Dinner Theatre Production. The performances will be Monday,
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 20-25, 2009 at West County
Assembly of God in Chesterfield. Following last year's tradition,
the Monday and Tuesday performances will include popcorn and soda and
begin at 7:30pm. For Thursday and Friday, the full dinner will
begin at 6:30pm. For Saturday, the brunch will begin at 10:00am.
Details on the menu and how to purchase tickets will be included in
the March newsletter.
Your Donations Are Needed
Did you know that less than 60% of DTC's total budget is met through
ticket sales? We rely on your tax-deductible donation to meet the
remainder of the expenses for our productions throughout the year.
Did you know that donors receive reduced-price tickets to all of the
shows presented during the year of donation?
Donations can be made through our website at
www.destinationtc.org or by
mail. Donations of any amount are appreciated.
Did you know that DTC offers named sponsorships for sections of each
of our productions? Sponsors help to offset the expenses of
lighting, costumes, sound equipment, set materials, web page
maintenance, marketing, facility and the entire production.
Sponsors, in addition to program recognition and recognition in some
of the marketing materials (depending on the level of sponsorship), also
receive an advertisement in the program and on the website and
complementary tickets for the sponsored show. Full details,
including size of adds, sponsorship rates and number of complimentary
tickets is included on the website on
our sponsor page.