Mill City Productions is a non-profit, community-based, multigenerational collaborative focused on creating an outlet for expression and education for theatrical veterans and novices alike. Our goal is to create a theatrical troupe to serve the community of North Berkshire County, Massachusetts, with theatre that is both entertaining and accessible to those with limited live theatre resources, and educational for both individuals and organizations, such as schools, as to the methods and means of theatre production.
Mill City Productions is pleased to announce production dates for "The Ransom of Emily Jane" by Carolyn Lane. The production is directed by Jackie DeGiorgis and is a re-telling of O. Henry's The Ransom of Red Chief".
Performances will take place on Fridays, June 19th and 26th at 7pm, Saturdays, June 20th and 27th at 2pm and 7pm, and Sundays, June 21st and 28th at 2pm. Performances will be held at the Mill City Theatre in Building 4N (next to the Visitor's Center) of the Western Gateway Heritage State Park in North Adams, MA.
In "The Ransom of Emily Jane", when the town gossips learn that rambunctious little Emily Jane Dorset has been kidnapped, they dutifully murmur, “Poor little tyke,” and then go on to rejoice in the unaccustomed peace and quiet her absence brings. Meanwhile, the “poor little tyke” is having the time of her life terrorizing her mild-mannered, inexperienced kidnappers, whose ransom demands grow smaller and smaller as Emily Jane’s pranks grow wilder and wilder. This clever adaptation of a comedy classic is suited to audiences of all ages.
Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students/seniors and are available at www.millcityproductions.org or at the door.