Upcoming Shows
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The 12 Dogs of Christmas!

Nov 27, 2021 – Jan 1, 2022

This world premiere musical pokes fun at the old 12 Days of Christmas song and story.

Local area senior rescue dogs from Wayside Waifs, Angels Forever Foundation, Melissa's Second Chances, and KC Pet Project are PAWsitively delightful in this wacky tribute to the HOWLidays!

Alongside the dogs, human performers will add their talents too. Song, dance, and canine comedy plus the water glass symphony will entertain ages 0-105!

Unleash your seasonal spirit for a warm and fuzzy holiday with the 12 Dogs of Christmas! (c) and the Waterglass Symphony Nov. 26th- Jan. 2nd

Show Dates
Nov. 27th 7:30
Nov. 28th 3:30

Dec. 4th 7:30
Dec. 5th 3:30

Dec. 11th 7:30
Dec. 12th 3:30

Dec. 17th 7:30
Dec. 18th 7:30
Dec. 19th 3:30


Dec. 22nd 7:30
Dec. 23rd 7:30

Dec. 26th 7:30

Dec. 28th 7:30

Jan. 1st 7:30
Jan. 2nd 3:30

Tickets are $14.99 each, with discounts for seniors 66 and over and children under 10 at $13.99 each.

A snack bar will be available with popcorn and sarsaparilla for purchase.
ADA compliant

To make reservations and pay at the door, please call (913) 642-7576, email us at martincitymelo@yahoo.com, or message
The Official Martin City Melodrama & Vaudeville Co. on Facebook messenger.

We are excited to have you join us for our 200th original family show, 12 Dogs of Christmas! (c) plus Water Glass Symphony!


The Great American Melodogma

The mini melodramas, The Great American Melodogma Rescue and Dog Date, is officially out on our YouTube channel!

Watch The Great American Melodogma Rescue (c)

Watch The Great American Melodogma Dog Date! (c)

If you liked the video and you feel generous, please donate to our PayPal at the red 'Donate Now' button on the bottom of our home page! Thank you for watching!

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Classic Melodrama & Vaudeville Performances

Keeping the art form alive and bringing you hilarious, high-quality entertainment that is fun for all!

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Martin City, Jr.

Theatre for the young and the young at heart. We've got something to build your child's character, help them with problem solving, and ensure they have a lot of fun!

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Top Bananas!

Comedy, acting... the performing arts should be accessible to everyone! The Top Banana program gives youth and adults who are differently -abled and interested in theatre a chance to stand in the spotlight!

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36 Years of Laughs!

Our non-profit opened in 1985 in Kansas City, Missouri. We have given over 600 local Kansas City actors, directors, choreographers, scenic artists and musicians their first theatrical jobs. We continue to promote classic, G-rated comedies to thousands of families.

Our mission is to produce historical theatre projects with our own specialized family programming.

  • - The Martin City Melodrama & Vaudeville Co.: Our programming consists of creating family friendly shows for all ages.
  • - Martin City Jr.: The programming for children serves as 'edutainment' with a moral. We present in our own theatre, schools, libraries, state fairs and fringe festivals.
  • - Top Bananas: This programming spreads the vision of inclusion for any and all disabilities. To date, we have worked with and volunteered for over 10 local organizations, servicing students and adults with special needs.
  • - Oldies, But Goodies: Our newest programming consists of rescuing senior shelter dogs. These 'pawformers' unite with our actors with UNIQUE abilities, thus making the spotlight accessible to all.
Jeanne Beechwood, MCMVCo
Jeanne Beechwood, Martin City Founder, Managing Director and Drama Queen!


Martin City Melodrama & Vaudeville Co. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Your donation is tax deductible.