Frequently Asked Questions
How does MTG implement diversity & inclusion within the membership?
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are important to Musical Theatre Guild. Please click here for more information regarding our mission as a theatre company.
How many shows does Musical Theatre Guild produce each season?
Currently, Musical Theatre Guild produces two productions each season at the The Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center Eli and Edythe Broad Stage. Please check out our current and upcoming season! You may also visit our Past Seasons page to see what Musical Theatre Guild has produced previously.
How do I sign up to receive more information about Musical Theatre Guild?
Musical Theatre Guild sends out E-Newsletters announcing upcoming news and productions! Please click here to sign up for our E-Newsletter. You may unsubscribe at any time.
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When are Musical Theatre Guild productions?
Please click here to view our current season and dates for our productions!
What type of shows does Musical Theatre Guild produce?
Musical Theatre Guild is devoted to preserving the unique American art form of musical theatre by presenting seldom-seen musicals, whether they are previous hits rarely produced today or possibly more recent Broadway shows that didn’t tour. Many times, Musical Theatre Guild produces a show’s West Coast premiere.
Where does the Musical Theatre Guild perform?
The Musical Theatre Guild performs at the The Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center Eli and Edythe Broad Stage located at 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405. Click here to purchase tickets to Musical Theatre Guild’s current production.
What is the Musical Theatre Guild (MTG)?
The Musical Theatre Guild, a nonprofit membership company of theatrical professionals, is devoted to preserving the unique American art form of musical theatre by presenting seldom-seen musicals, and by offering education for both the current and next generations of musical theatre audiences.
The Guild presents at The Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center Eli and Edythe Broad Stage and produces two concert stage readings in each season in addition to their extensive outreach programming.
Entertainment Today says the Musical Theatre Guild is “a treasured gift to Los Angeles” and The Los Angeles Times declares “Musical Theatre Guild occupies one of the most distinct niches in L.A. Theatre”. Musical Theatre Guild has received the Margaret Harford Award for “sustained excellence in the theatre” from the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle.
How may I hire MTG Members for my own projects or university masterclasses?
Musical Theatre Guild members are diverse in background, skill, and talent!
Please visit our Members Page to directly contact our members for your project, whether it’s for a musical, play, film, TV, voice-over, etc.
Also, on our Members Page, you may find a member that is a professional voice, acting, or dance teacher. We also have well-respected musical directors, directors, and choreographers! Our members possess many talents on and off stage. So come and check out our Member’s Page!
For university-level masterclasses, click here to learn more, or please email [email protected] to inquire about Musical Theatre Guild members giving your university music students master classes!
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Where can I purchase tickets for Musical Theatre Guild shows?
To purchase individual tickets, please visit the show’s page. You can find that in the main menu under Tickets, or in our home page carousel.
To purchase a Season Pass for discounted tickets to our entire season, you can visit our Subscribe page. Please note: Season Passes can only be purchased before the first show of the season.
Is Musical Theatre Guild a non-profit theatre?
Yes, the Musical Theatre Guild is a 501(c)(3) non-profit theatre company. Click here to learn ways you can donate to and support Musical Theatre Guild!
How do I donate to Musical Theatre Guild?
Musical Theatre Guild is a 501(c)(3) non-profit theatre and is dependent upon the generosity of public donations to produce our seasons. We are a member-run theatre company with all donations going directly to producing our seasons and our Youth Outreach Programs. Want to learn ways you can support Musical Theatre Guild? Visit our Donations Page! You can also watch a tutorial video on how to donate and learn about our Donor Dashboard. Your support is greatly needed and appreciated. Thank you in advance!
What is the Donor Dashboard?
The Donor Dashboard is a way for our donors to keep track of their generous donations to Musical Theatre Guild. Once you donate for the first time via the website, you can create a donor login and account. Here you can review any recurring donations and also retrieve receipts for your tax-deductible gifts. Watch a tutorial video on how this new feature benefits our donors while supporting Musical Theatre Guild.
What are the COVID-19 protocols for Musical Theatre Guild Productions?
To ensure the safety of our patrons, actors, crew and staff the following COVID-19 Safety and General Conduct Policies are in place for Musical Theatre Guild’s productions:
- MASKS ARE RECOMMENDED.
- While masks and full COVID-19 vaccination and booster shots are no longer required, both are strongly recommended for all Musical Theatre Guild performances at The Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center Eli and Edythe Broad Stage.
- Please note that these health and safety measures are subject to change at Musical Theatre Guild’s sole discretion and based on evolving health and safety guidance and conditions. We will continue monitoring the L.A. County Health Department to ensure we are following all applicable health and safety protocols.
Where do I park when attending a Musical Theatre Guild show?
Parking at The Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center Eli and Edythe Broad Stage is free and easy! Free parking is available in the lot directly in the front of the theatre. If there are no more parking spaces in our lot, there is also metered and street parking available around the theatre. Please refer to the posted street signs for any restrictions.
Where is The Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center Eli and Edythe Broad Stage?
The Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center Eli and Edythe Broad Stage is located at 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405.
What are Musical Theatre Guild’s Community Outreach Programs?
The Musical Theatre Guild has two Youth Outreach Programs.
As part of Musical Theatre Guild’s mission to expose new audiences, Los Angeles area high school students, who are prepared in advance with a visit from a company member, are invited to attend the performances free of charge.
In 2000, Musical Theatre Guild, in partnership with the Music Center of Los Angeles Education Division, began a series of unique in-school programs, using the elements of Musical Theatre as a teaching tool. Their debut program, The History of Musical Theatre, introduces students from all cultural backgrounds to this popular and inclusive American art form. Additional programs followed. From the Page to the Stage uses musicals based on literary sources to encourage reading and Revolution! which premiered in 2018, incorporates historical characters and events from the musical theatre repertory to teach American history. The programs have been utilized successfully in Migrant Education and English Language Development programs. Click here for more information.
Universities may also inquire about Musical Theatre Guild Members giving their music students master classes. To learn how you can bring Musical Theatre Guild to your school please email [email protected].