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{title of show} Auditions

TCT will hold auditions for {title of show} December 10 and 11 at 6 p.m. at Tupelo Off Broadway, 213 E. Franklin Street. Parts are available for women and men, ages 18 -35 and all actors must be able to sing. The one-act musical, with music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and a book by Hunter Bell chronicles the struggles of an author and composer/lyricist and their two actress friends during the creative period, along with subsequent events leading up to the show’s production. The writer and stars of the show, as well as its director, all won Obie Awards for their work on the off-Broadway production, and the author was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical. Production dates are February 14-16, 2019. Those auditioning should bring their own recorded music if singing something other than from {title of show}. If auditioning with a song from the show TCT will have that accompaniment track available. Haley Agnew Johnson and John McCustion will direct.
For more information, you may call the TCT office at 662-844-1935 or email haleyajohnson84@gmail.com

Auditions for The Glitter Girls

TCT will hold auditions for The Glitter Girls November 18 at 2:00 pm and November 19 at 7:00 p.m. at Tupelo Off Broadway, 213 E. Franklin Street. Parts are available for seven women and three men, ages 20-70+.

Written by Mississippi native Mark Dunn, this southern comedy takes us through a specially called meeting of a north Georgia social club called “The Glitter Girls.” The club’s richest member, Trudy Tromaine (who is at death’s door) convenes the meeting to express her wishes to bequeath some of her millions to one lucky “Sister of the Gleam and Sparkle.”

Production dates are January 24-26, 2019 and will mark the Mississippi premier of this hilarious story. No advance preparation is necessary. For more information, you may call the TCT office at 662-844-1935 or email directors Lynn Nelson (lynn_nelson@hotmail.com) or Cheryl Sproles (clsproles@aol.com).

TCT 2018-2019 Season Tickets on sale

2018 2019 tct season card

TCT is excited to announce its 49th season. With classics, musicals, comedies, and dramas, there is something for everyone. Purchase soon so you don’t risk missing out on a single production!

Please consider becoming a patron of the theatre. The Star level starts at only $20 more than the cost of your season tickets. Call our Box Office Manager Lisa Hall at 662-844-1935 to purchase your tickets.

The Marvelous Wonderettes
August 23-25, 2018
Created by Roger Bean

The Marvelous Wonderettes takes a cotton candy-colored musical trip down memory lane to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet The Wonderettes – four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. The show follows their lives and loves from prom night to their 10-year reunion. The score has more than 20 chart-busting hits such as “Dream Lover,” “Lollipop,” and “It’s My Party” that will have you tapping your foot and wanting to sing along.

The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe
December 6-8, 2018
Dramatized by Joseph Robinette from the story by C.S. Lewis

This dramatization of C.S. Lewis’ classic novel set in the land of Narnia, recreates the magic and mystery of the great lion Aslan and his struggle with the White Witch, and the adventures of Peter, Susan, Lucy, and Edmund. A story of love, faith, courage and giving, with its triumph of good over evil, The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe is a true celebration of life.

The Glitter Girls
January 24-26, 2019
By Mark Dunn

Join us for the Mississippi premier of Mississippi native Mark Dunn’s latest comedy, The Glitter Girls. This southern comedy takes the audience through a specially called meeting of a north Georgia social club called “The Glitter Girls.” The club’s richest member, Trudy Tromaine (who is at death’s door)
convenes the meeting to express her wishes to bequeath some of her millions to one lucky “Sister of the Gleam and Sparkle.”

A Time to Kill
March 7-9, 2019
Adapted for the stage by Rupert Holmes from the book by John Grisham

Carl Lee Hailey is on trial for shooting two men in the very courtroom where he now stands trial. His attorney Jake Brigance is willing to risk everything to defend his client’s life. As the trial heats up, the community is torn apart in this gripping adaptation of John Grisham’s incendiary novel about race, crime, and family in small-town America that asks the question: when is it right to take justice into your own hands?

The Addams Family
April 25-27, 2019
Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice
Music & lyrics by Andrew Lippa

A fresh, new musical about love, family, honesty and growing up. Featuring America’s darkest and quirkiest family, The Addams Family must deal with many of the same challenges faced by any other family – their kids are growing up. Their dark, macabre, beloved daughter Wednesday is now a young
woman who has fallen in love with a sweet, smart boy from a normal, respectable Ohio family. And she has invited his family to their home for dinner. In one fateful hilarious night, secrets are disclosed, relationships are tested, and the Addams family must face up to the one horrible thing they’ve managed to avoid for generations – change.

Cody Slaughter in Concert

Tupelo Community Theatre and the Tupelo Elvis Fan Club will present Cody Slaughter in concert at the Lyric Theatre September 22. Slaughter is hailed as one of the most talented, young Actors, Singer and Elvis Tribute Artist in the country. Born and raised in Harrison, Arkansas, gateway to the beautiful Ozark Mountains, Cody Slaughter began entertaining at the young age of 13. A true Southern boy, Cody’s true passion for Elvis’ music and memory has directed his career path. Special Guest Chance Moore will open the concert at 6:15 with doors open at 5:30. Tickets range from $25-50 and are all reserved seating. To purchase tickets call the TCT box office at 662-844-1935 Noon-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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!

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

Music, Monet, and Margaritas 2017

Volunteer for MMM 2017

The Lyric Krewe, Tupelo Community Theatre’s support organization, will present their 14th Annual Street Fiesta, Music, Monet, and Margaritas, on June 10th from 7:30 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. The event will be on Broadway in front of the Lyric and will include music by the Mary Frances Massey Band and a silent auction of local artist’s work. Tickets are $25 and include food provided by Outback steakhouse and your first drink TCT also needs volunteers to help with set-up, gate, bar, food, or clean up, Work for two hours and enjoy the event on us! Also looking for donations from artists for the silent auction. Sponsor for the event is Cardiology Associates of North MS. For more information, tickets or to sign up call 844-1935