Monday, September 25, 2023

MaCABre 11: On The Cutting Edge

Halloween original one acts return with MaCABre 11 - On The Cutting Edge!

Directed by Alec Parsons, this collection of several one act Halloween-themed plays will have you rolling in the aisles or perhaps morphing into a monster! See a Doc and his creation, a Queen and her mirror, an axe murderer and even a few zombies... oh and perhaps a Disney princess or two. This spooky spectacle is taking place October 20th and 21st at 7pm at the Circus World Museum theater. Dust off your costume, grab a snack and get cozy as local actors perform these all-original one act plays.

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Thursday, November 3, 2022

Love will be in the air! CAB Theatre seeking submissions for "Crazy Love"

Attention, writers: do you have an idea for a one-act love story? CAB Theatre and director Rhonda Hess are soliciting one-act scripts for a February production, entitled Crazy Love. We are hoping to see scripts about romantic love, love lost, love for a pet or even an activity (the crazier, the better). Please send scripts to Rhonda at by Dec. 15, 2022. 

Script Selection Criteria: 
When considering submissions, we will be looking for the following:
 -Script submissions should be double spaced with a san serif font at least 12 point 
-Scripts should be 10 minutes or less in length 
-Unpublished, original works 
-Scenes should not exceed an estimated PG-13 rating in terms of language, sexual content and/or violence 
-Suitability for staging at multiple venues (small cast size of no more than 5 actors and not requiring much in terms of set or lighting) 
-Not in conflict with a general spirit of human equality 
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Sunday, October 9, 2022

MACABRE X: A Decade of Disaster!

The Halloween favorite returns! Original one act plays from independent local playwrites acted by local actors. We are proud to present our return to live theatre after a long hiatus of plauges and obstacles have held us back! Located at the Clarion Convention Hall in Baraboo WI for a ONE NIGHT ONLY performance. See stories about inner and outer demons, apocalypses and of course dreaded superstitions. Come see us OCTOBER 22nd at 7PM. Tickets available at the door only $5! We thank our generous sponsors whom without there help and dedication to local theater we wouldn't be as successful. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor see our details below.
CAB Theatre is presenting their tenth annual MaCABre on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel, West Baraboo and we are in need of some spooktacular sponsors! For a $100 tax-deductible haunted donation, your business will be mentioned on a goulish welcome sign for our audience and from our sinister stage. You also receive two free tickets to the craziest scarefest in Baraboo! Contact assistant director and demon-extraordinaire Rhonda at 608-340-2177 or for more information on MaCABre sponsorships!
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Thursday, October 7, 2021

MaCABre 9 - The Nightmare Continues

Well 2020 and 2021 Have been filled with more surprises than expected! We will be improvising our fall original works showcase with ...well...improvisors! Join us for a one night only MaCABre that will feature the Improv Lab doing what they do best, PLAYING! A Halloween themed night with monsters and madness. Costumes encouraged but not required.

October 23rd
7:30 PM
at the Green Vine 
102 4th Avenue, Baraboo
$5 admission. 
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Monday, December 21, 2020

2020, What a Year! We Appreciate Your Support


Greetings from the back-end of 2020!

Whoever could have predicted all the woes and challenges that 2020 wrought? But it appears we’ve survived, and we hope to be present and strong for the year to come with your help.

This year we had to go virtual! As a group we really wanted to show our community that we are still ready to entertain you! We offered our online events for free and really appreciated all of the great compliments and tips from our viewers. Click below to watch!

Creative Alliance of Baraboo (CAB) Theatre is a local non-profit theatre company bringing a wide variety of​ inspired and original theatre to the public. We offer an eclectic menu of theatre experiences, including twice-yearly Original Works (MaCABre!) written by folks in our community, CABin Fever Stand-Up Comedy Night, youth theatre workshops, Teens ‘n’ Theatre, our program addressing real-world teen issues, and House Plays, producing notable and provocative full-length plays in an intimate setting. CAB Theatre​ aims for inclusive and entertaining theatre for everyone!  
As a non-profit, and a theatre for the people, we aim to keep our events free ​or with a reasonably low suggested-donation. That means we can always use a little help to keep our proverbial doors open. So we’re asking for a donation. 
Where, you ask, might your donation dollars be put to use? Our needs are few, but important for us to continue this work: 

  • Rental space. Since we don’t have a brick and mortar operation, we have to pay rent for our performance​ spaces. And sometimes for our rehearsal spaces! Your donation helps us to do this. 
  • Stipends. While we are not a professional company, and no-one receives a salary, we do offer stipends to  some of the creative forces behind our programs. Those who have and continue to show a level of commitment deserving of some recognition. It’s not easy keeping an arts organization running in a small town based on volunteer time alone. Our small stipends help. 
  • Props. Costumes. Technical Support. Our lively theatre community has a wealth of resources to draw​ from, but sometimes we just have to purchase or rent things, or hire professionals. For example, the DJ services for our CABin Fever Stand-Up Comedy show, or the adult-size Snow White costume used in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike​, our 2018 House Play.  
  • Royalties. It’s not typical for CAB, but sometimes we have to pay for a script (​always​ for House Plays). Supporting artists is a large part of what we strive for, and that includes published playwrights. 
  • Legal costs. Liability insurance, 501c3 filing, tax preparation, etc.​   
If you’re inclined, please send a check to our PO Box below. Or, to pay by PayPal, go to our websit​e ​ and click on the yellow DONATE​ button below the slideshow, on the right side of any page. Note that ​CAB Theatre​ is a​ non-profit company with 501c3 status. We are happy to send you a receipt for your tax-deductible donation.  
If you’re inclined, we would be grateful for any amount you can give! Click on the yellow DONATE button below the slideshow, on the right side of any page. Or a check can be sent to our PO Box below.

Note that ​ CAB Theatre​ is a​ non-profit company with 501c3 status. We are happy to send you a receipt for your tax-deductible donation.

Thank you for your continuing support of the arts in Baraboo! While you’re at it, consider a membership, which will
also help to sustain CAB Theatre!​

Happy Holidays and here is to a new and better year!
CAB Theatre Board
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