Category Archives: Mainstage

Thursday Think Tank: All-New Grand Ole Hee Haw Montage

Ladieees n’ Gennlemen, allow me to introduce this here montage of the creative process behind The All-New Grand Ole Hee Haw Hootenanny Jamboree!

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The All-New Grand Ole Hee Haw Hootenanny Hoe Down Jamboree opens Thursday, 5/10 and runs Thursdays – Saturdays at 8pm, and Sunday 5/13 & 6/3 @ 7pm and 5/20 & 5/27 @ 2pm before closing on June 3rd. Thursday, 5/10 is our $5 Preview night, all tickets are $5 – no reservations/cash only at the door an hour before the show, so c’mon down, y’all!

Thursday Think Tank: Pitchin’ an’ Sketchin’ Hee-Haw Hootenanny!

Now that the dust has settled from Antigone (literally: we struck the set this past weekend,) the MET company propels itself into another original production: “The All-New Grand Ole Hee Haw Hootenanny Jamboree!” a comedic satire influenced by the 1970s TV show Hee Haw with a signature MET twist to help bring out “the Fredneck in all… Continue Reading

Thursday Think Tank: Antigone Closing Thoughts

Our original adaptation of ANTIGONE by Reiner Prochaska* is coming to a close this weekend.  It’s been an incredible run, and in honor of this process, we have some final reflective thoughts from director Julie Herber*: Looking back at the first rehearsal/read and seeing the show come to a close, what has changed for you (i.e. in terms… Continue Reading

Thursday Think Tank: Antigone Choral Movements

The MET‘s next mainstage show, our adaptation of Antigone, is in the midst of rehearsals.  We’ve recorded in rehearsal a movement section for you that embodies the conflicting emotions and inner chaos of Antigone’s return home: In ancient Greek plays, there is usually a chorus present, which serves as a guide, narrator, or mouthpiece for… Continue Reading

Thursday Think Tank: Tad Janes on “End Days”

Our current mainstage show, End Days, is starting week three of its run.  Reviews have been great, and from talking with audience members, it seems the “touching, thought provoking, and often hilarious” show has really taken off (Smith, For this week’s Think Tank, we explore the play from the standpoint of director Tad Janes*. End… Continue Reading

MET Monday!

Well, it’s Monday. For many, it’s the start of the work week, where we head back to the office to resume the daily grind. While that may be the case (even for us MET-sters), there is a way to improve your Monday… Let us look back on the weekend & look to the week ahead… Continue Reading

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