“The Great Gatsby” benefit gala
The Montana Repertory Theatre will host a benefit gala for “The Great Gatsby” production on Jan. 23 in Missoula.
No-host cocktails begin at 5:30 p.m. Curtain time for a performance of the play followed by dinner and dancing begins at 6:30 p.m.
Call at 243-6809 for more information and reservations. Seating is limited. Profits are used to provide scholarships and travel expenses for UM student actors, stage managers, and crew members involved in the national and educational outreach tours.
“The Great Gatsby” national tour kickoff
The Montana Repertory Theatre’s national tour of “The Great Gatsby” kicks off in Missoula with performances at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24 and Jan. 29-31. There is a 2 p.m. matinee on Jan. 31. Performances take place in the Montana Theatre in the PAR/TV building on the University of Montana campus. Tickets are $20 regular, $12 children and under and $16 for seniors age 60 and up and for students with an ID. To purchase, go to montanarep.org.
After the January Missoula performances, the Rep will take the show on the road visiting several other Montana cities before heading out to tour across the country through April.
Jan. 23-24 Missoula, Montana Theatre
Jan. 26 Plains, Plains High School Gym
Jan. 27 Bozeman, The Ellen Theatre
Jan. 28 Helena, Myrna Loy Center
Jan 29-31 Missoula, Montana Theatre
Feb. 2 Dillon, UM Western Beier Auditorium
Feb. 3 Butte, Mother Lode Theatre
Feb. 4 Lewistown, Fergus Center for the Performing
Feb. 5-7 Missoula, Montana Theatre
Feb. 10 Billings, Alberta Bair Theater
About Montana Rep
Now one of the most dynamic and respected touring companies in the country, Montana Repertory Theatre was established as a professional touring company in 1968. In recent years it has presented more than 450 performances in over 350 communities from California to New York. Generous support from agencies, institutions and individuals helps maintain the most affordable fees of any comparable theatre on the road today.
Montana Rep delivers a theatrical experience in its entirety, bringing with it everything from lighting to sound design. Completely self-contained, the Rep offers presenters large and small - in facilities ranging from new performing arts centers to high school gyms - the opportunity to enjoy first-class theater.