"1928-2016 Eighty-Eight Years of Service to the Arts"

Stone's Throw Dinner Theatre

TO PROMOTE, FACILITATE, AND SUPPORT THE PERFORMING ARTS IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI AND THE FOUR-STATES AREA.

 

.2466 W. Old Route 66 Blvd.  

Carthage, MO 64836


   Reservations: 417-358-9665
Theatre Business: 417-358-4300

 Email:  [email protected]

The “st” stands for Stone’s Throw, not Saint

 

Located on Historic Missouri Route 66 Highway

Stone's Throw Dinner Theatre is a not-for-profit 501-c3 Corporation; all contributions are tax deductible.

Stone's Throw Dinner Theatre is a volunteer run organization.

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 Community Theatre for Southwest Missouri, Inc. 

In 1928, Carthage Music Club was formed by Mrs. Harry Spradling performing musical shows in schools, churches, and other locations.

In the late 1970s, as part of the Missouri Federation of Music Clubs, Carthage Music and Theatre Club was formed to broaden the scope of the Club's productions to include theatrical performances. Once again, productions were held in schools, churches, and other locations.

On September 11, 1984, Carthage Music and Theatre Club incorporated as Community Theatre for Southwest Missouri, Inc. d/b/a Stone's Throw Dinner Theatre. On May 9, 1988, Dr. Foster and Hilda Whitten donated the land on which the current theatre stands. The Theatre sponsored "A Night on Broadway '88" on September 10, 1988, raising $11,000 toward construction of the theatre building.

The Theatre is now a volunteer run, not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting, facilitating, and supporting the performing arts in Southwest Missouri and the Four-States Area.

 Renovations and updates to the dining room are recently completed. Fundraising continues for future improvement projects.

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Stone’s Throw Theatre Theatre Manager- Tom Brown.

Tom has been involved with Stone’s Throw for the last 9 years, working in the kitchen, behind the scenes, building stages, directing, and of course acting on stage. He has also been on the Board of Directors for 5 years.

Tom is in charge of the day-to-day operations of the Theatre as well as being the friendly voice you’ll hear when you call to make reservations.

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Stone's Throw Dinner Theatre has established the Stone's Throw Theatre Henri Heckert Endowment Fund managed by the Carthage Community Foundation and the Community Foundation of the Ozarks. Interest income only is used for expenses and capital improvements. Anyone making a donation of $1000.00 or more is eligible for recognition on a plaque in the Theatre Lobby.

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ADDITIONAL FUNDING BY:

THESE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT FUNDS HAVE BEEN PROVIDED BY THE
MISSOURI ARTS COUNCIL, A STATE AGENCY, AND THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS.
ADDITIONAL FUNDING PROVIDED BY SCHMIDT ASSOCIATES, P.C.

 For links to these organizations, see our links page

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     To visit the websites of these organizations, see our links page

Upcoming Events

Sunday, Sep 17 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sunday, Sep 17 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday, Sep 18 at 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Monday, Sep 18 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

2017-2018 Board of Directors

OFFICERS:

President: Neal Ruggeberg- 2020

Vice President: Mark Sponaugle - 2018

Treasurer: Kaitlin Morrill - 2018

Secretary: Cheyla Burkett - 2019


MEMBERS at LARGE: (year of term end)

Linda Bailey (2019)
Betty Bell (2018)
Doug Dickey (2018)
Betsy Fleischaker (2020)
Travis Gubser (2018)
Robert Myers (2019)
Genna Reid (2020)
Bryan Stringer (2020)
Pam White (2019)

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