Reading Civic Theatre

2019 Show Announcement

 MAMMA MIA!!!!!!!!!!  MAMMA MIA!!!!!!!!!!  MAMMA MIA!!!!!!!!!!  MAMMA MIA!!!!!!!!!!

RCT is so excited, and proud, to officially announce our September production of the smash hit, beloved musical, Mamma Mia!!! This will be a Berks County premiere performed at the Santander Performing Arts Center! A fantastic show, in a beautiful venue, with a spectacular cast will bring a production you WON’T want to miss! The cast is comprised of people of all ages and walks of life, and several of the cast members are professionally trained singers, dancers and actors! The performances will be breathtaking and extremely memorable, so get your tickets now!!!
The show dates are September 13th, 14th and 15th. Evening performances on September 13th and 14th are at 7:30, and the 15th is a matinee at 2:00. You can order tickets by selecting the link on the right hand side of the page for Santander Performing Arts Center  OR by calling their box office at 610-898-7200, OR by going directly to the box office located on 700 Penn Street in Reading.  Group sales are available for parties of ten or more. Details can be found here:  Group Sales – Mamma Mia FAQ
If you’d like a sneak peek of what the production has to offer, the cast will be performing at an Applebees breakfast fundraiser on Saturday August 24th from 8-10AM! Contact a cast member to grab your ticket while you can! Tickets are $8.00 and will also be available to purchase, at the door, the morning of the event.  See the Mamma Mia Cast List the CURRENT SHOW TAB.
Get ready, Berks! We can’t wait to share this amazing story and ever popular music with you! We look forward to seeing you at the show!
Reading Civic Theatre will be holding a second round of auditions to fill additional supporting and ensemble roles (ages 14 and older) in our production of Legally Blonde: The Musical! We are especially in need of MALE performers!
Auditions will begin promptly at 1:00pm (doors open at 12:30pm) on Saturday, August 24, 2019 and will include vocals, dance and script reading. 
Auditions will be held at the RCT hall at 126 N 10th St. Contact co-directors Jeannette DeAngelo at or Brandon Kegerize at or 610.603.6559 with any questions.
Legally Blonde: The Musical will be performed on December 13, 14 and 15, 2019 at the RACC Miller Center for the Performing Arts in Reading.



***  Click on the following link to see the cast of Mamma Mia sing the National Anthem at the Reading Phillies FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading PA on Thursday evening August 7, 2019.  The cast was honored to be selected for the performance of the Anthem for that evening and delivered an excellent rendition .  Click here: MM Cast Nat Anthem Aug 7

RCT has made arrangements with two different shopping networks to generate money toward support of the organization. If you use Amazon to buy products please use the link at the right hand side of the page. If you prefer a different shopping network please use the second link on the right hand side of the page OR try both out and use the one you like. Any purchase through either site will generate a portion of the purchase price to RCT. Thanks for using these shopping sites to support RCT.

On going fundraisers include :

  • RCT SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT  –   RCT thanks the gracious support of  The  Shuman Development Group  for the use of their newly restored George Baer Hall at the Sixth and Cherry Street Church (formerly the Hopewell Mennonite Church ). Picture below. A one hour long benefit concert and fundraiser for Reading Civic Theater was held on Sunday, June 2nd, at 2:00 PM featuring ten top vocalists from the Berks County area! The concert was very successful and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the event. Refreshments were served after the concert. All free will donations went to Reading Civic Theatre.
    Thank you to all who attended and supported RCT.  RCT Board of Directors

  • RCT will hold a pancake breakfast event at Applebee’s in Wyomissing in August. The date is Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 8:00 AM till 10:00 AM. The cost is $8.00 per person and can be purchased at the door. The breakfast will include pancakes, sausage and beverages. We hope to see you there. Address is 1905 Ridgewood Rd, Wyomissing, PA.

Please look at the CURRENT SHOW tab for updated information about our 2019 show season.

Please see the Community tab under ABOUT US for the upcoming show schedule for members and local theatre groups.

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