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Allen Contemporary Theatre is excited to announce its upcoming production of Light Up The Sky” by Moss Hart. The show runs August 19 – September 4 on Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 PM and Sunday afternoons at 3 PM. Light Up The Sky” is directed by Carol M. Rice with producer Robyn Mead and stage manager Maddy Maslow. The cast features the following actors:

Miss Lowell – Caitlyn Cole

Carleton Fitzgerald – David Noel

Frances Black – Wendi Evetts

Owen Turner – Kenneth Fulenwider

Stella Livingston – Sue Goodner

Peter Sloan – Matthew Strauser

Sidney Black – Manuel C. Cruz

Irene Livingston – Katie Macune

Tyler Rayburn – Scott Hickman

William H. Gallagher – Matthew James Edwards

Sven, a Shriner, a Plain-Clothes Policeman – Jeff York


Moss Hart’s Light Up the Sky takes place in the hotel room of Broadway actress Miss Irene Livingston, prior to the opening of a new play in an out-of-town tryout. Over the course of the evening, we follow a truck-driver-turned-playwright watching his first play being produced in Boston. This backstage comedy features the grandly temperamental leading lady; her sarcastic, gin-rummy-playing mother; the flamboyant director; the lowbrow producer; and his ice-skating, wisecracking wife. The opening night seems to go awry and the producer, cast, etc., believe it is a flop and turn against one another, against the producer and especially against their unlikely author. Will their fears of a flop be realized or is a hit show in the cards?

Allen Contemporary Theatre seeks to entertain and enrich the cultural life of the community through a wide variety of challenging and creative theatrical experiences. We were formerly known as Allen’s Community Theatre; but as we enter our 11th year of productions, we updated our name to reflect our ongoing commitment to provide the highest quality theatre experience while acknowledging our evolution into a more contemporary theatre.

We are located at 1210 E. Main St. #300, Allen, TX 75002. Our website is and tickets can be purchased online at any time.

Light Up The Sky tickets available now at

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