Our Staff

Chad Gerlt

Chad Gerlt

Executive Director

CHAD GERLT: oversees every aspect of The MTH Theater at Crown Center from MTH's live musical productions to independently produced shows to theater rentals to fundraising. Chad attended JCCC, UMKC, and KU; studying Theater, Music Theory, Composition, Commercial Art, and Business. On a train car loading dock in 2003 he George Harter and Nathan Granner produced their very first MTH musical. Today MTH employs over 340 performers annually, entertaining over 35,000 people per year. Chad has also served as Entertainment Coordinator for WaterFire, a mega outdoor event on Brush Creek where over 100 performers entertained more than 20,000 people.


Tim Scott

Tim Scott

Producer, Marketing Designer, Education Supervisor

TIM SCOTT has produced and directed more than 60 original shows for MTH dating back to 2007, including MTH's critically acclaimed 2016 production of SONGS OF THE GREAT WAR, sponsored by The National World War I Museum and Memorial. In Kansas City, Tim has produced and directed events for The Kansas City Royals, The YMCA, Coterie Theatre, and Quality Hill Playhouse. As a 20 year member of Actors' Equity Association, Tim has performed on nearly every professional stage in Kansas City and has had the privilege to learn and work alongside Tony Award nominees Jeff Calhoun, Henry Krieger, Bill Russell, Sam Pinkleton, Lorin Latarro, and Phillip McKinley.  He's happy and proud to be a part of the professional theater landscape in Kansas City, especially at Crown Center.


Jeremy Watson

Jeremy Watson

MTH Resident Music Director

JEREMY WATSON has worked professionally all over KC as well as playing the National touring productions of MISS SAIGON, ANYTHING GOES, CINDERELLA, and THE PRODUCERS at Starlight; and has also played for productions at New Theatre and Kansas City Repertory Theatre. He has also served as Musical Director or accompanist for The Coterie, Unicorn, Starlight, American Heartland, and Quality Hill Playhouse. He has played nearly every MTH production over the last five years and holds a degree in Music Composition from the UMKC Conservatory of Music.


Emily Monrad

Emily Monrad

Rentals/Technical Coordinator

Emily Quinn Monrad oversees Rentals, Events, and all things Technical Theater at MTH. She is a KC Native with a BFA in Musical Theater from Wichita State. She is a Level One Sommelier with a broad background in event planning, fine dining, management, voiceover performance, stage direction, sound design and exceptional guest service. In 2015 she received a Kennedy Center Honor Award for Exceptional Direction of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at WSU. 


Cindy Ross

Cindy Ross

Box Office Manager
Cindy started as an MTH season ticket holder in 2008. She began volunteering as a bookkeeper with MTH in 2010 and was hired part time in 2013. Since then she has done almost every job that was needed from cleaning to customer service. With a background in a Customer service, Cindy now serves as Box Office and Bar Administrator, striving to make the overall guest experience a priority.

Jessalyn Kincaid

Jessalyn Kincaid

Company Manager

George Harter

George Harter

Development/Individual Giving

GEORGE HARTER founded MTH in 1998, and although he retired last year, he is back in the fold assisting with our fundraising goals. As resident historian, George also gives pre-show talks and enjoys planning and guiding Broadway theater trips.


Carly Lee

Carly Lee

Accounting Manager/Trips Coordinator
Carly manages the MTH finances and tour registrations. She also serves as assistant to George, and occasional tour manager for the A Night on The Town Theater Trips. Carly is a Kansas City native with a bachelor’s degree from KU.