Theatre for Young People productions are typically an hour in length or "one act", and geared towards young people and/or families. These productions have open auditions. These shows typically run for 2 weekends, with mainly matinee performances and a few evening shows.


Theatre Matthews productions are full- length shows, and usually feature titles that are family friendly or are geared towards older audiences. These productions have open auditions. These shows typically run for 2 or 3 weekends, with mainly night-time performances and a few matinees.


School of Theatre productions are cast exclusively with students from our year-long theatre classes. Only students in our classes may audition for these productions, and their performance is a culmination of the training they receive throughout the year.

Matthews Playhouse - Hot News & Events

We are thrilled to announce that Matthews Playhouse has been nominated for several awards at for productions, performers, directors and choreographers in the following categories:

Best Actress in a Musical (local) Amy Arpan (Stinky Cheese Man)
Best Director for Musical (local) Bo Broadwell (Stinky Cheese Man)
Best Director for Musical (local) Ron Chisholm (Little Shop of Horrors)
Best Choreographer (local) Lisa Blanton (Shrek)
Best Musical (local) Shrek
Best Musical (local) Little Shop of Horrors

Voting for the nominees may be done online at

Please take a moment to go to the site and vote!


The Snow QueenAUDITIONS JANUARY 5th - 6th
Auditions for one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beautiful fairy tales, the timeless appeal of The Snow Queen will be held January 5th and 6th.
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