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


Motor City Youth Theatre

Evelyn Goll, youngest MCYT Bard Bum: 

A Midsummer Night's Dream, 2014.

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

celebrating 28 years!

Rainbow Fish was recently presented at Motor City Theatre by a cast of talented young actors!

The new musical was licensed through Pioneer Publishing Company. and was a great success!

Motor City Youth Theatre 

Mission Statement
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Motor City Theatre
27555 Grantland
Livonia, MI 48150


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 team work;
To offer high quality theatrical productions to the community.
 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.

MCYT Bard Bums have been invited to perform at the 6th Annual Detroit Fringe Festival at 3:30 PM Friday, September 20, 2019!

We'll be doing a 30 minute version of 

Romeo and Juliet Meet the Hatfields and the McCoys! Location hasn't been assigned as of this date. Watch FB and this space for further information.

MCYT Bard Bums are presently working on the full length production which opens June 28.

7:00 PM June 28, 29

2:00 PM June 30

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.

Tickets are available on EVENTBRITE for $10 or at the door for $15.


Cast members will be serving complimentary "Moonshine Tea and Crumpets" during intermission.