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

Thank you 
 Mayo Clinic Health System &
Cooperative Response Center 
        for Sponsoring our 40th Season!
2014-2015 Our 40th Season!
The MCT 40th Season is dedicated in memory
of Joel Nelson.

The Matchbox office (328 North Main Street, Austin, MN)        Office hours:
Tuesdays & Thursdays
4:30pm - 6:30pm. 

The Matchbox Office will be moving the end of November to our new location, 909 West Oakland Avenue - across from Subway!
During the summmer by appointment only. 
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       presents 

"T'was the Night Before Christmas"

by Jennifer Kirkeby               Produced by special permission by Dramatic Publishing

Directed by Jerry Girton   Musical Director Connie Nelson

Friday, November 7th   7:00 pm  Saturday, Nov 8th 2:00 pm  Sunday, Nov 9th 2:00 pm

Theatre Camp 2015

 "The Wizard of Oz"

NEW!!  TEEN SCENES!Click on the link on the left for more information!




"T'was the Night before Christmas"  by Jennifer Kirkeby. It will get everyone in the mood for the Christmas season.   November 7, 8 & 9, 2014
"The Pale Pink Dragon"  by Phyllis McCallum  Get ready for lots of magic, colorful characters and good vs. evil.  February 6, 7 & 8, 2015
"Three Fairy Godmothers"  by Jerry L. Twedt. This encore comedy mixes in elements of suspense as the devious bad fairy takes on three good hearted, but sometimes ineffective, fairy godmothers as the plot unravels.  March 27, 28 & 29, 2015

2015 Theatre Camp

JulyTBA  Select the link on the left column


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

(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!!!! 
  40th Season Patrons                         2015 Summer Camp 
                                                                    & Play Patrons

    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!         

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