CAT SCHOLARSHIP

Crest Area Theatre is accepting scholarship applications from area high school seniors pursuing a degree in “the Fine Arts”. Completed applications must be postmarked by April 15, 2020. Download the application form here! “The Fine Arts” includes any area of study focusing on fine arts, included but not limited to: arts performance, education, therapy, creation,…

Postponed until further notice….

Unfortunately, Crest Area Theatre activities (including our 2020 summer production of “Beverly Hillbillies”) have been postponed due to considerations of the Corona Virus. Never fear, this CAT always lands on its feet… we always look ahead to our next show!! Ideas for Fall and Christmas Season productions are in the works. We will keep you…

Who Will Win Mrs. California?

Join CAT for its 2018 summer show, Mrs. California.  The time is pre-women’s lib 1955, the place a Los Angeles hotel, where a homemakers contest is in progress—the winner to embody the epitome (at the time) of the ideal woman: “a happy, good and beautiful homemaker.” This brightly satiric comedy pokes wicked good fun at the pretentious…

Tom Sawyer July 10, 11 and 12

We are getting close! Just a few days until you can see Crest Area Theatre’s Summer 2015 production, “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.” Our show location is the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Southwestern Community College in Creston, IA. Six fantastic kids and 14 wonderful adults play the roles of the great (and…

Dec. 5, 6 and 7 Holiday Show Only $5!

Before the busy holiday season is upon us, be sure to schedule in Crest Area Theatre’s (CAT) special Christmas gift to our communities: $5 per person productions of “The Regifters”! Performances will be December 5th and 6th at 7 p.m., and December 7th at 2 p.m., at the Southwestern Community College Performing Arts Center in…

Cast for “The Regifters” Announced

The cast has been chosen and rehearsals have begun for the upcoming Crest Area Theatre (CAT) comedy production, “The Regifters.” CAT congratulates its regional community cast members: Nancy Ferber, Rod Tostenson, Pam Hoffman, Joe Larson, Molly Ternus, Ronn Vandevender, Angie Rounds, Bill Mullin, and Julia Weisshaar-Mullin. According to the play’s directors, Jerry Huffman and Kelly Franklin,…

News: Holiday Show Scheduled Dec 5-7

Crest Area Theatre has officially set the dates for a fun holiday production in December 2014. Be sure to save some time on December 5, 6 and/or 7 to attend The Regifters! Here is what it’s about: When a couple “regifts” a not-so-great Christmas present, then finds out it’s worth a fortune, they will stop at nothing to…

Listen to the Girls on KSIB Radio

A representative group of The Hallelujah Girls stormed the KSIB Radio studios in Creston, Iowa, on May 8, 2014, to discuss their May 9, 10 and 11th show. Cathy Whited, Linda Huffman, Judy Gile and Julie Weisshaar were guests on The Grapevine Program, hosted by Melinda Mackey. The narrative and audio link below is from KSIB’s website….

Mother’s Day Appointment with The Hallelujah Girls

This Mother’s Day, treat your mother, your wife, your girlfriends, and yourself to a Crest Area Theatre (CAT) performance of The Hallelujah Girls! Join us on May 9, 10 and 11, 2014, and witness the hilarity that abounds when the feisty females of Eden Falls, Georgia, decide to shake up their lives. Curtain is 7…