With the launch of this website, the MCA has created a platform for archiving and publishing images and stories from our 50-year history. Though many pages currently lack descriptions or illustrations, we’re committed to a program of ongoing research that will fill in the blanks over time. If you have information about past MCA Stage events, we’d be delighted to hear from you.
Theater of Phynane Radio Workshop - The Dark Tower - The Museum became a sound studio to present the first American production of The Dark Tower, a radio parable by the British poet Louis MacNeice with original music composed for the play by Benjamin Britten. Hosted by Tribune columnist Aaron Gold, the program featured the Theater of Phynance Radio Workshop, directed by Yuri Rasovsky. Thomas Darter conducted the Contemporary Music Ensemble of Roosevelt University.