Photo Flash: Inside Maryland Ensemble Theatre's 10th Annual RETRO PROM

Maryland Ensemble Theatre held its 10th Annual Retro Prom on Saturday, March 19 at the Talley Recreation Center. The fundraiser was a great success with roughly 200 attendees. Scroll down to see some pictures from the event!

The Frederick non-profit theatre company's annual fundraiser has reached new heights in recent years and looked to build on that success this year. A collection of some of Frederick's favorite eateries catered the event that was hosted by Master of Ceremonies, the always entertaining theater veteran, Joe Casta. The Prom, which also featured the musical stylings of The Spin Doctor, dancing, door prizes, a silent auction, prom photos, a cash bar and a late night pizza party.

The local restaurants that provided appetizers and desserts included Beans & Bagels, Canal Bar & Grill, Jo Jo's Taphouse, The Raw Bar and Grill, The Savory Spoon Catering, Renaissance Chef Catering, Bushwaller's and The Perfect Truffleamong others.

Retro Prom's new Master of Ceremonies, Joe Casta is a graduate of WVU where he received his MFA in theatre. He was one of the founders and director of "Big Pig Productions" in Chicago and has been a director and actor in Shepherdstown, WV at the Contemporary American Theatre Festival. He has toured extensively with Boston Chamber Repertory Theatre Company and now makes his home in Providence, RI. Joe was a guest star in the MET's production of "Hee Haw" last year and was thrilled to be back at the MET among friends to host this year's Retro Prom!

The Spin Doctor, Prom's resident DJ returned to provide the music for the evening that kept everyone dancing all night long., There were door prizes, a cash bar and a silent auction.

Proceeds from the event benefit Maryland Ensemble Theatre who for over fifteen years has been producing thought-provoking theatre, fun family entertainment, artist residency programs for public schools, challenging classes and the side-splitting comedy. This year's Retro Prom was sponsored by Yelp.

Photo Credit: Maryland Ensemble Theatre

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Photo Flash: Inside Maryland Ensemble Theatre's 10th Annual RETRO PROM
MET's 10th Annual Retro Prom

Photo Flash: Inside Maryland Ensemble Theatre's 10th Annual RETRO PROM
MET's 10th Annual Retro Prom

Photo Flash: Inside Maryland Ensemble Theatre's 10th Annual RETRO PROM
MET's 10th Annual Retro Prom

Photo Flash: Inside Maryland Ensemble Theatre's 10th Annual RETRO PROM
MET's 10th Annual Retro Prom

Photo Flash: Inside Maryland Ensemble Theatre's 10th Annual RETRO PROM
MET's 10th Annual Retro Prom

Photo Flash: Inside Maryland Ensemble Theatre's 10th Annual RETRO PROM
MET's 10th Annual Retro Prom

Photo Flash: Inside Maryland Ensemble Theatre's 10th Annual RETRO PROM
MET's 10th Annual Retro Prom

Photo Flash: Inside Maryland Ensemble Theatre's 10th Annual RETRO PROM
MET's 10th Annual Retro Prom

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