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The cast of "What's All This, Then?" left to right - Amanda Haugk, Sydney Adkins, Jake Seelye, Emma Ambrosia, Gianah Tomczak. In front - Ruth Graham. Photo by Christy Halda Sturm.


2020 Spring Play
What's All This, Then?

By Bill Daniel | Directed by Jay Geller

The play follows Constable Madge Barker as she investigates the mystery of missing house cats in the town of Croydon, South London. Over the course of this funny and outrageous tale, she is forced to deal with inept colleagues, the media, a ten-year-old mayor, and an extraordinary “cat burglar” in order to solve the case.

"What's All This, Then?" was written by Bill Daniel, a Chicago-based actor, playwright, and MCC alum. The play is directed by Jay Geller, with assistant director Kathryn A. McCord, set design by Chris Gray, lighting design by Maxwell Robey, lighting supervisor Rick Amundsen, costume design by Kathy Bruhnke, and stage manager Annelise Loser.

The cast includes Emma Ambrosia, Ruth Graham, Gianah Tomczak, Sydney Adkins, Amanda Haugk, and Jake Seeyle.

"What's All This, Then?" opens March 5 and runs March 6–7, 12–14, and 19–21. All performances begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for all students, MCC employees, seniors, veterans and MCC alumni, and $15 for the general public. For reservations or more information, call (815) 455-8746.

"What's All This, Then?" contains adult language.


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