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Alaska Sound Celebration Presents: The 33rd Annual Melodrama “WAMCATS of the Wild”

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Melodrama, Fur Rondy, Iditarod, theater, 49th State Brewing

The script is written, the dates are set and tickets are on sale for the 2024 Fur Rondy Melodrama, featuring the talented voices of the Alaska Sound Celebration chorus! Reserve your seats at CenterTix.com.

Alaska Sound Celebration presents
The 33rd Annual Melodrama
WAMCATS of the Wild
February 23 – March 9
49th State Brewing Company – Heritage Theatre

Tickets at CenterTix.com

In this year’s Fur Rondy Melodrama, we travel back in time to an early 1900s gold rush community, where the U.S. military is the only protection against lawless rapscallions, the local roadhouse is the only place to hang out for safety and entertainment, and the only connection to the outside world is the Western-Alaska Military Cable and Telegraph System (WAMCATS) … if it can ever be completed!

Don’t miss the fun, the music … and the popcorn! Get your tickets today at CenterTix.com.

Written by Chera Boom • Stage direction by Dean Brady • Musical direction by Peggy Benton
Supported in part by the Municipality Of Anchorage

A brief Melodrama history

For the past 30 years, Alaska Sound Celebration members have been the creative force behind the Fur Rondy Melodrama, one of the most successful events of the Festival held in Anchorage every winter. Each year, the Melodrama is played in front of sell-out audiences over three weekend runs: Friday nights, and Saturday and Sunday matinees and evening performances.

Each year, Chorus members are involved in writing, producing, set building and costume making, as well as starring in the Melodrama.  One of the most popular and fun elements of the Melodrama is the popcorn throwing. Audience members young and old delight in throwing popcorn at the cast, the chorus and each other! From miners to pirates, zombies to Vikings, we’ve done it all!


Doors at 7pm, Show at 7:30pm
49th State Brewing | Heritage Theater
Tickets are on sale now!