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Market Theatre wins state community theatre festival

Uploaded Tuesday, December 3, 2019 4:38PM

On November 16, 2019, The Market Theatre Company participated in the Community Theatre Festival at the 53rd Annual South Carolina Theatre Association Annual Convention.

After ending their original run on the Market stage in October, The 39 Steps team traveled to Francis Marion University in Florence, SC to perform in the beautiful FMU Performing Arts Center. On Sunday, November 17, Market Theatre received the following awards:

State Winner Best Director – Drew Whitley Best Actor – Savvy Thompson Best Actor – Matt Groves Best Supporting Actor – Alex Bennett

Best Costume Design – Kaitlyn Fuller

Best Scenic Design – Cameron Woodson

Best Sound Design – Stephanie Ibbotson

Best Lighting Design – John Keenan Best Ensemble

As the State Winner, The 39 Steps will go on to participate in the regional community theatre festival at the Southeastern Theatre Conference in Louisville, KY. Market Theatre will compete against productions from 10 other states in February 2020.

About Market Theatre:

Now concluding its fourth season, Market Theatre is located in downtown Anderson, SC, at the Anderson Arts Center. Founded in 2015, The Market Theatre Company connects and inspires our community by creating quality art, educational opportunities, and a vibrant community arts hub.

The Market Theatre Company is home to exceptional theatrical experiences created by and for our community. We use the arts to help people understand and be under- stood; we believe that no one is alone. Market Theatre impacts thousands each year with our quality, affordable performances, education programs, and outreach events that inspire connection and understanding.


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