have been a dynamic duo since saying “I do.” Now in their 70’s, the couple started their lives together by running a bridal shop out of a restored mansion in Danville, Illinois. While they sold wedding gowns during the day, the couple began dabbling in theatre at night and hosting small shows in their store. This dabbling turned into an exciting opportunity to serve and connect with people when the couple decided to rent a small space in Waynetown, Indiana and officially opened Myers Dinner Theatre. When MDT outgrew the small store front theatre, Richard and Donna began searching for another space. They purchased the current building in Hillsboro, Indiana in 2002. Prior to being a theatre, the building held racquetball courts and was in need of quite a bit of work to be able to function as a theatre. Years later, Myers Dinner Theatre is a staple in Hillsboro, Indiana, and we are thankful to be part of a hospitable, charming community. Through homemade meals and theatrical productions, Richard, Donna, and their staff want to raise the spirits of those who are low, bring a sense of peace to those in need, hear the laughter reach the rafters, and bring a message of hope through theatre with a purpose.
is so pleased to return to MDT for his second season as Artistic Director! Jeremy grew up north of here in Elkhart, Indiana, and has been working in the theatre profession as an Actor / Director for over twenty years across the country. Some of his notable directing projects include She Loves Me, Little Shop of Horrors, The Glass Menagerie, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Kiss Me Kate, Harvey, and his favorite, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel! He would like to thank the Myers Family for the amazing opportunity, and he is so grateful to you for supporting live theatre!
is so thankful to be returning home to MDT as the new Production Stage Manager. She has worked here since she was a child, appearing in multiple shows throughout the years, and is truly honored to be making such exciting strides with this company. Some of her favorite productions that she has performed in are Neil Simon's The Odd Couple, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, Oklahoma!, State Fair, The Diary of Anne Frank. Alice in Wonderland, The Rocky Horror Show, Charley’s Aunt, and her favorite, We Need a Title, an original show she and her best friend co-wrote. Sydney would like to thank Jeremy for his constant support and everything he has given her, her family and friends for their love and support, and her dear Allen for always being there through everything.
is originally from North Salem, and graduated from Indiana State University with BS in Education. He is the father of two wonderful daughters, three grandchildren and one great grandchild. Gary has been active in many areas over the years including two years with the Peace Corps, ten years teaching, and thirteen years as a Nursing Home Administrator. He first joined the MDT team in 2016 working in many different capacities, but he especially enjoys building and painting the sets. In his spare time he enjoys running, biking and the occasional duathlon. Many thanks to my family for always putting up me!
first came to Hillsboro in February of 2011 to appear as Burl in Smoke on the Mountain: Homecoming. He soon began working in the Box Office. He has appeared in over 25 shows on the MDT stage. His primary goal as Box Office Manager is to ensure that everyone gets the opportunity to see one of our amazing productions, and have a fantastic experience. Bill is the proud "Gramps," to Joshua, Madison, Bailey, Bella & Finley. He is retired from the North Montgomery School Corporation after 32 years of teaching 6th, 7th & 8th grade English. He is also a member of the Waynetown Christian Church. Bill feels blessed to work at a place like MDT. "I love God and praise Jesus for all he has done in my life!"