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Auditions for Angel Street-NOTE CHANGE OF DATE

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for its Off Broadway production of Angel Street in spring of 2018. The cast calls for adult men and women ages 20 and older. A Broadway hit first produced under the title Gaslight and filmed twice, the play tells the story of the a couple who live in 19th century London. All appears to be the essence of Victorian tranquility but it is soon apparent the husband is slowly driving his gentle, devoted wife to the brink of insanity. The author, Patrick Hamilton, has built and sustained some of the most brilliant, suspenseful sequences in modern theatre. The play will be produced June 114-16, 2018 and will be directed by Debby Gibbs. For more information email at gibbsdr@bellsouthnet or call the TCT office at 662-844-1935.

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.

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.

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

Love, Loss and What I Wore

TCT Off Broadway will present Love, Loss and What I Wore by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman , on July 20-22 at 7:30 p.m. at 213 East Franklin Street. The winner of the 2010 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience the play proves that a great show is always in fashion. With its compulsively entertaining subject matter the show uses clothing and accessories and the memories they trigger to tell funny and often poignant stories that all women can relate to, creating one of the most enduring theatergoing experiences domestically and overseas. Tickets are $20 each and a cash bar will be available. The play contains a limited about of language that some patrons may find offensive. For more information or to purchase tickets call the TCT Office at 844-1935.