Past Productions

The Mouse Trap, 2012

Lady Pirates of Captain Bree, 2013​

Sleepy Hollow, 2014

Dirty Work at the Crossroads, 2015

The Great Ghost Chase. 2015

​The Ghosts of Spoon River, 2016

The Redford Cemetery Walk, 2016

Poe and Friends, 2016

​Return to AVE P 2019

Audrey Turnage, longtime MCYT member, taught a dance workshop for MCYT kids this past spring (2019).

CATS! 2007

The MCYT Touring Company's plans were also put on hold in 2020 but we hope to pick up once again for  family performances of Tales of Wishing and Other Foolishness.  Look for us  at local libraries as well as at Motor City Theatre in the future.

Evelyn Goll, youngest MCYT Bard Bum:

Midsummer Night's Dream, 2014

Rainbow Fish, 2019
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Motor City Theatre
27555 Grantland
Livonia, MI 48150


MCYT Bard Bums  performed at the 6th Annual Detroit Fringe Festival at 2:00 PM Sunday, September 22, 2019!

MCYT's talented young actors presented a 30 minute version of 

Romeo and Juliet Meet the Hatfields and the McCoys! Jam Handy Detroit

MCYT Bard Bums will do an encore performance of this hilarious production in 2021

​Watch this space!

Motor City Theatre

27555 Grantland

Livonia, MI 48150

Romeo and Juliet Meet the Hatfields and the McCoys is a study of the similarities between Romeo and Juliet and Roseanna McCoy and Johnse Hatfield. The production includes the bard's original and occasionally altered dialogue as well as original script and musical work of the current playwright.  Audience members will experience comedy, history music and tragedy in one setting. Cast members play ukulele, guitar, banjo and other jug band instruments in the production!

The full production was first performed at Motor City Youth Theatre June 29, 30 and July 1, 2018. Segments were performed at the Detroit Music Weekend, May 10, 2018 and at a Livonia family event in July 2018.  The Tug River Jug Band part of the R&J H&M production) performed at Trinity House "Open Mic" in December 2018.


celebrating 30 years!

MCYT's Professional Players

Really Rosie, 2018 

Motor City Youth Theatre

Sister Act Jr was performed September 17-26, 2021 after postponing it in March, 2020.  It was a hilarious production with a strong remaining cast of very talented actors!

A Very Scary Workshop followed with a great new group of actors who worked alongside our faithful and talented MCYT "regulars."

Motor City Youth Theatre is a professional youth theatre company and was founded in 1990 by Fred and Nancy Florkowski as

The Redford Youth Theatre, under the umbrella of  South Redford Schools. 

The company later moved to the Detroit Masonic Temple where it was sponsored by the Scottish Rite Masons. 

It was then that the name was changed to Motor City Youth Theatre. 

In 2005 MCYT found its own home in an old VFW hall in Livonia, where it has created a beautiful off-Broadway style theatre.


To enrich the lives of youth through participation in dance, music,  visual arts, theatre workshops and main stage productions.
To facilitate youth’s development of life skills such as problem solving, decision-making and teamwork.
To offer high quality theatrical productions to the community.  Motor City Adult Players is an extension of MCYT.
Children with special needs are also included as equals in MCYT programs and productions.  Unlike most programs that audition and accept only the most talented children, MCYT accepts all children and guides them toward becoming creative and talented leaders who advance to adult theatre programs and other professions.