The show must go on: DMTC celebrates 30 years
Steve and Jan Isaacson, founders of the Davis Musical Theatre Company, stand on stage with "Shrek" cast members during a rehearsal Tuesday. The show opens Sept. 12. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo
Things are busy at the Jean Henderson Performing Arts Center as the Davis Musical Theatre Company prepares for its 30th Anniversary Gala, to be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23.
DMTC is the longest-running, year-round, nonprofessional musical theater company in California.
“Last night we had a Young Performers Theater committee meeting in the women’s dressing room, the cast of 'Shrek' was rehearsing the big tap number on stage, and in the lobby, singers were rehearsing for the gala,” says Jan Isaacson, who added that set building and painting for the upcoming production of “Shrek” also was taking place on the dock in the afternoon. Continue Reading