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Singin' in the Rain, MTWichita 2012

Summer Festival of Musical Theatre Events

In addition to MTWichita's five mainstage productions, we have an array of events curated by Festival Producer Roy Lightner. 

Definitely Broadway, Uniquely Wichita Podcast

Can't get enough musical theatre? Festival Producer Roy Lightner interviews a different guest or guests each week on our podcast, giving you a dazzling array of insights into Music Theatre Wichita and the people who make it work.


Guided Backstage Tour

Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Music Theatre Wichita! Tour the various shops and rehearsal spaces, and hear from Festival Producer (and resident company alum) Roy Lightner about the inner workings of this theatre. RSVP required - space is limited. 

RSVP for tour on Wednesday, June 20 at 10:30am

RSVP for tour on Thursday, July 5 at 10:30am

Bingo at XY Bar

XY Bar in Old Town hosts bingo to benefit area organizations, and Thursday, June 21 at 7pm is Music Theatre Wichita's turn! Join us for an adults-only evening of fun. Food, drinks, and bingo cards available for purchase. Prizes awarded! RSVP to Roy at

Kids StarNight

A performance from many of Wichita's talented kids and teens. Saturday, June 23 at 8pm at Wichita Center for the Performing Arts (9112 E Central). This performance is free and open to the public. Donations accepted at the door to benefit MTWichita's educational programs. 

Sponsored by the Saint Francis Community Foundation.


Join us at the Mary Jane Teall Theatre on Saturday, July 7 at 8pm. MTWichita's summer resident company members will step into the spotlight for a revue entitled Defying Gravity: The Songs of Stephen Schwartz.

Tickets are $20; VIP tickets (including a post-performance reception and reserved seating at the front of the theatre) are $50.

Purchase tickets by calling the box office (316.265.3107), online, or at the door.

Sponsored by Gary and Joyce Bachus. 

Open Mic Night

On Friday the 13th of July, meet us at Mosley Street Melodrama after the performance of Freaky Friday (estimated start time 10:45pm) for your chance at the microphone, or to enjoy the talents of your friends and neighbors! Free admission. 

College Audition Workshop

Music Theatre Wichita's first ever College Audition Workshop for students interested in applying to collegiate musical theatre programs. It open to rising 8-12 grade students, taking place on Tuesday, August 14. Attendance is limited, but it's free! Click here for more information and click here to register

Under the Sea

Go Under the Sea with Music Theatre Wichita and meet Ariel and friends! Young children will be delighted by this immersive experience, where they can interact with characters from Disney's The Little Mermaid, enjoy snacks, and participate in activities. 

August 18, 2018 at 10am or 11:30am. Tickets are $20 per person. Children under 2 admitted free of charge. Purchase tickets here

*For those interested in also purchasing tickets to see the production, please be aware that children as young as 3 will be welcome at the Saturday, August 18, 2pm matinee only. Minimum age for all other performances is 5 years old.

Sponsored by The Independent School, celebrating the opening of its Early Learning Center this fall.