Welcome!

The mission of Matchbox Children’s Theatre is to spark imaginations by presenting professional quality children’s theatre on a consistent basis.

Thank you 
Cooperative Response Center 
        for Sponsoring our 43rd Season!
2017-2018 Our 43rd Season!


The Matchbox office
PO Box 576
Austin, MN  55912

 (911 West Oakland Avenue, Austin, MN Please note our NEW LOCATION!)         
Office hours:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
4:30pm - 6:30pm. 
 
May 15th - Sept. 18th Summer Hours - by appointment only.  Call 437-9078 and leave message. 
 
Need a costume?  Stop by and see what we have available.  Complete costumes rent for $15.  (Deposit also required and returned when costumes are returned)

Matchbox Children's Theatre & J.C. Hormel Nature Center present

Halloween Warm Up

October 13 & 14


All tickets $8.00

Tickets available  beginning September 11th  ONLY at Super Fresh Produce and Bakery

Theatre Camp 2018


TBA
"A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol"  December 8, 9, & 10, 2017
"The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" 

February 16, 17, & 18, 2018
"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"  
April 13, 14, & 15, 2018

"Stuart Little"  August 17, 18 & 19, 2018

 

2018 Theatre Camp

July 10-14, 2017  Select the link on the left column

To receive information about upcoming auditions, contact the Matchbox office:

info@matchboxchildrenstheatre.org
(507) 437-9078

Fast Facts...
Our plays last about an hour with no intermission
MCT performs three regular productions a year plus the Halloween Warm-Up
Each production costs between $4,000 and $6,000
MCT is an Independent, 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization

With your support, building imaginations of the future!


                  Thank you MCT Patrons!!!! 
You may send donations to: 
 Matchbox Children's Theatre
PO Box 576
Austin, MN  55912 
or go to https://www.givemn.org/organization/Matchbox-Childrens-Theatre

  43rd Season Patrons                         
    Sweet Reads                                In Memory of Derek McAlister
    In Memory of David Gilderhus      Mayo Health Care System
    In Memory of Derek McAlister      In Memory of Derek McAlister

  2017 Scholarship Donors
  Tehran McDaniel-Aberg                                                                                            In Memory of Derek McAlister                                                                                        Wright-Henneping Electric Cooperative                                                         anonymous
                                              
 
 SPECIAL THANK YOU to Discovery Learning Center and Marie Fryer of Bells and Beaus!


    Calling all Directors!!             
 
    Interested in Directing?      Contact us at info@matchboxchildrenstheatre.org  or calling us at 507-437-9078 and will send you more information!         

  Online ticket sales
Tickets may be purchased online at: https://www.etix.com/ticket/v/11298/historic-paramount-theatre
austinareaarts.org                  

Adults $10.00                  Youth 14 & under $6.00