Our Annual Benefit Celebration!

Gift Us A Lift!

2017 KCT Gala

An Invitation for Giving

In years past, KCT Patron’s Support has allowed us to do the following:

  • Expand and enhance the stage sound system
  • Purchase LED lighting for the stage and lobby
  • Enhance our Box Office computer systems and move to electronic ticketing
  • Demolish and replace the deteriorated paving on the north and immediate west side of the building
  • Clean up and landscaping of parking lot islands
  • Complete Lobby removation
  • Install new carpet in the Theatre
  • Install DMX and Digital lighting system

Give Us A Lift!
This year, we are looking to enhance the safety and efficiency
of our construction/storage area backstage.

Estimated cost: $30,000

Gala 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2017
6:00 Cocktail Hour
Music by Formerly Three
6:30 Dinner
Catered by Younes Hospitality
7:45 The Santaland Diaries
Starring Pat Marlatt

$75 per person or
$300 for a table for four
Complimentary Beverages with all tickets

Reservations are Required
Beginning January 9-19
1:00-5:00 PM only
Semi-Formal Attire Requested


If you are unable to attend, but would like to be a part of our Give Us A Lift! campaign, click the GIVE US A LIFT button here, or call the Box Office to make a donation!



The Santaland Diaries
By David Sedaris and Adapted by Joe Mantello
Starring Pat Marlatt as Crumpett

Named Outstanding Production at the 2016 Nebraska Association of Community Theatres biennial festival, The Santaland Diaries will represent Nebraska at the American Association of Community Theatre’s Regional Festival in Minnesota in April 2017. Pat Marlatt also earned the Outstanding Actor Award at the Nebraska Festival. This production is directed by Pat Marlatt and his wife, Missy, in association with Beatrice Community Players. Mature Themes and Language.

Pat Marlatt has appeared in 5 KCT productions and 17 Community Players productions, most recently Chicago, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Harvey and Young Frankenstein. He has appeared in two other regional qualifying productions, The Brothers Grim Spectaculathon and Completely Hollywood (Abridged). Pat is a 2002 Kearney High School graduate who was active in Speech, Theatre, and Hockey, and is a graduate of Peru State. He currently works for BSDC. He and his wife, Missy, have two children: Nolan, 12 and Arihanna, 10.

Our Annual Benefit Gala is sponsored by Cash-Wa Distributing. Thank you, Cash-Wa!