August 24-26, 2017

December 7-9, 2017

January 25-27, 2018

March 8-10, 2018

April 26-28, 2018

 

The Robber Bridegroom

Tupelo Community Theatre’s season opening production of The Robber Bridegroom, based on a story by Eudora Welty, will be presented August 24-26 at 7:30, with a matinee at 2 pm on August 26 at the Lyric Theatre. The musical is a rousing, bawdy Southern fairytale from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Driving Miss Daisy! The score, by Robert Waldman, is one of the best bluegrass scores ever heard on Broadway. Tickets are $25 for adults, $10 for students and younger and go on sale August 14th. The production contains a very limited amount of language some patrons may find offensive. For more information or to purchase tickets call the TCT Box Office at 844-1935.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Auditions for TCT’s holiday production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Rob-inson will be held October 1 and 2 in the rehearsal hall of the Lyric Theatre. This hilarious Christmas classic is about a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant. They’re faced with cast-ing the Herdman kids–probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem – and the fun – when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on!
The cast includes both children and adults, ages 7 to 60+. Production dates for the show are Decem-ber 7-9. Christi Houin will direct. For more information, email christih_3@comcast.net or call the TCT of-fice at 844-1935.

Haunted Theatre Auditions

Have you ever wanted to get involved with one of TCT’s most popular seasonal events? You know you have! Seri-ously, it takes many, many volunteers to stage Haunted Thea-tre every year. In order to volunteer, you must be at least 14 years of age (adult volunteers are especially encouraged to step forward!). You must also attend one of two mandatory audition/workshops led by Haunted Theatre Director Steve Miller on either September 2 or September 9 at 10:00 a.m. at the Lyric. The workshop will include acting, makeup, set de-sign and some other spooky stuff. Come and audition. Be part of the FUN!
For more information, please call the TCT office at 662-844-1935.

The 39 Steps at TCT Off Broadway

If Alfred Hitchcock’s favorite film was Airplane or Monty Python and the Holy Grail, he might have given us this version of The 39 Steps debuting at TCT Off Broadway in September. The play, based on Hitchcock’s 1935 film and John Buchan’s adventure novel, takes the classic spy story and turns it on its ears, having four actors play dozens of roles, breaking the fourth, fifth and sixth walls all in the name of hilarity.
Ben Eakes stars as Richard Hannay, a man looking for some excitement in his life and gets more than he bargained for when he meets Annabella (Haley Agnew). And Margaret (Haley Ag-new). And Pamela (Haley Agnew). Hannay is on the run from a murder he didn’t commit, and the police are hot on his trail. Or are they? John McCustion and Remy Duvalier co-star in his tale of intrigue, mistaken identity and sweaty, exhausted actors when The 39 Steps takes the stage at TCT Off Broadway September 21-23. Watch for announcements about ticket sales—don’t miss it!

Season Tickets Still On Sale

If you haven’t gotten season tickets yet, don’t despair—it’s NEVER too late to purchase them. Call the TCT office today at 662-844-1935 to discuss the ticket package that is best for you!
You’re going to LOVE the 2017-2018 season. It promises to be one of the best ever and the best way to guarantee a seat for every production is with a season ticket.
• The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, will bring laughter and love to your holidays December 7-9, 2017
• The Last Train to Nimroc, a heart-warming romantic story will take the Lyric stage January 25-27, 2018
• Blithe Spirit, brings love from the “other side” and is scheduled for March 8-10, 2018
• Hello Dolly! caps the season with the story of famed matchmaker Dolly Levi on April 26-28, 2018
Don’t miss a minute—get your season ticket today!

Auditions for The 39 Steps

TCT Off Broadway will hold auditions for The 39 Steps, by Patrick Barlow and John Buchan , the winner of 2 Tony and Drama Desk Awards in 2008 and the Laurence Olivier Award as Best New Comedy . Auditions will be July 10th and 11th at 6 p.m. in the rehearsal hall of the Lyric Theatre 201 N. Broadway in downtown Tupelo. Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! The show is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters, an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance. The adult cast calls for 3 men and 1 woman and no advance preparation is needed. Derek Russell will direct and the play will be presented September 21-23. For more information contact derek.russell@journalinc.com or call the TCT office at 844-1935.

Season Tickets for 2017-2018 On Sale Now!

Season tickets are now on sale for the 2017-2018 productions at Tupelo Community Theatre at the Lyric on Broadway. The season includes The Robber Bridegroom August 24-26, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever December 7-9, Last Train to Nibroc January 25-27, Blithe Spirit March 8-10, and Hello Dolly April 26-28. Season tickets begin at $60 for all 5 shows, a 46% discount over individual tickets. The renewal deadline is July 7th and priority for seating is given based on the date tickets are purchased. Detailed season information is available at www.tct.ms or by calling the TCT box office at 844-1935.

2017 2018 tct season card