Of Mice and Men auditions

Auditions for Tupelo Community Theatre’s production of John Steinbeck’s classic Of Mice and Men are scheduled for Sunday, October 13th at 2 p.m.  and Monday, October 14 at 7 p.m. at TCT’s Off Broadway facility at 213 East Franklin Street.  The cast requires one woman, age 20 – 35. and nine men of varying ages.  One of the male characters should be an older African American.  The play contains profane and racist language to accurately portray the gritty lives of its characters.  Susan and Otis Tims will direct. 

The play, first produced in 1937,  looks at loss and longing among migrant workers scratching out a living in Depression-era California.  It is considered one of the principal works of its Nobel Prize-winning author.  The show will be presented January 23 – 25, 2020 in the Lyric Theater in downtown Tupelo as part of TCT’s 50th Anniversary season.  For more information contact the directors at or call the TCT office at 844-1935.

South Pacific Auditions

Tupelo Community Theatre, in partnership with the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, will present a concert version of South Pacific in celebration of the 50th anniversaries of TCT and NMSO on March 21, 2020  at the Lyric Theatre.  Auditions will be Sunday, October 20th  at 1:30 p.m. and Monday, October 21st at 6:30 p.m. at TCT Off Broadway, 213 East Franklin Street.  This diverse cast includes men and women ages 16 and older.  Those auditioning for a principal or supporting role will be asked to sing a 60 second portion of a song from the show.  Music will be provided for the those auditioning for the chorus.  Two children’s roles will be cast in January.  Beverly McAlilly and Sonja Jenkins will serve as the musical director and stage director, respectively.  For more information you may contact the TCT office at or call 662-844-1935.

Cast List for ‘night, Mother
Thelma Cates-Jennifer Cummings
Jessie Cates-Haley Agnew Johnston

A Christmas Story Cast List

RALPH(as an adult)                                                   JONATHAN MARTIN

RALPHIE                                                                     THOMAS ROPER

MOTHER                                                                      ROSEMARY DILLIARD

THE OLD MAN                                                            PHILL MILNER

RANDY(the little brother)                                         GEORGE MARTIN 

MISS SHIELDS(Ralphie’s teacher)                           MADDIE LUDT

FLICK(Ralphie’s friend)                                            CARTER SMITH

SCHWARTZRalphie’s friend)                                   EMMANUEL ADAMS

SCUT FARKAS(the bully)                                           ETHAN  NAVARRO

Esther alberry(a girl in the class)                           Mary Chapel Whitehead

HELEN WEATHERS(a girl in the class)                  DARBY GENTRY



Gabrielle Adams                                                                    

Morgan Bailey                                                                                   

Leah Collins                                                                                       

Kaylee Hietger                                   

Caleigh Martin

Tanner Newman


Annaleise Carroll                               

Kelby Horne                                      

Brice Stone                                        

Lilly Watson


Michaela Heitger

Dylan Johnson

Suzy Wit






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