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Auditions for Company

TCT Off Broadway will hold auditions for Stephen Sondheim’s Company Sunday August 21st @ 2:00 pm and Monday August 22nd @ 6:30 pm at 213 East Franklin Street. From musical theatre’s most renowned composer, prostate Company is largely regarded as a trailblazer and the winner of seven Tony Awards On the night of his 35th birthday, troche confirmed bachelor, Robert, contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks and even a wedding, his explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse.\n\nThe cast calls for 6 men and 8 women 18 years of age or older. Everyone must sing but no advance preparation is needed.\n\nBen Eakes will direct and production dates are November 10-12, 2016. For more information contact the TCT office at 844-1935 or email Ben ben.eakes@comcast.net

Season Opening Production-Peter and the Starcatcher

Tupelo Community Theatre will open it’s 2016-17 season with the multiple Tony Award winning production of Peter and the Starcatcher, by Rick Elice based on the novel by Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson. Get “hooked” with this wildly theatrical play with music prequel to the story of Peter Pan. Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up. Production dates are August 25-27 at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee at 2 p.m. on August 27. The play is directed Danielle Adams. Tickets are $22 for adults and $10 for students and go on sale at Noon on Monday, 15th by calling 844-1935

Back to School Trivia Tournament

TCT Off Broadway will present its 2nd annual Back To School Trivia Tournament on August 18 at 7:30 at 213 East Franklin. Doors open at 7 p.m. and Trivia will begin at 7:30 with teams of 5-10 people and prizes for the winning team and best team name.. Tickets are $15 and include one free drink. Tables may be reserved by teams by calling 844-1935.

Theatrical Lighting Workshop

\n\n\nHave you ever wanted to know how the magic of theatre is created? Well, discount help here’s your chance to step behind the curtain and learn how some of that magic is created with lighting. Tupelo Community Theatre will present hands-on lighting workshop on August 6th beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Lyric Theatre. If you are interested in learning more about lighting design, maintenance, and operation this is for you. Suzye Sheffield and Bronwyn Teague will lead the work session. Lunch will be provided as well as music, food and beverages at the conclusion of the session. To sign up or for more information contact 844-1935.

TCT Theatre Camp

Note- TCT has a waiting list for the morning session and only a few slots for the afternoon.Please call us before you mail any additional applications.

Tupelo Community Theatre’s Theatre Camp will be July 11-15 at the Lyric Theatre in downtown Tupelo. Theme for the camp will be “Jeepers Creepers: A Children’s Mystery”. Students who will be in grades 1st – 8th in the fall will receive instruction in drama,  music,  and art by professional educators. Campers will present a free production on Friday July 15th for the public. Cost is $100 for TCT members and for families with more than one sibling attending. Non-member cost is $125. Each camper receives T-shirt and daily snacks. A limited number of scholarships are available. For more information contact the TCT office at 844-1935 or www.tct.ms.

CAMP FORM

Game Night at TCT Off Broadway

TCT Off Broadway will present its first Game Night on July 14 at 7 p.m. at 213 East Franklin. Included in the night of competition will be games such as Ticket to Ride, unhealthy ampoule Settlers of Catan, sildenafil troche Carcasonne, Pandemic, Dixit, Love Letter, Cards Against Humanity, Betrayal at House on the Hill, Resistance, Wits and Wagers, Formula D, Werewolf, Clue, Pictionary and a few surprises. Door prizes will be awarded. Tickets are $10 and include 4 beverage tickets. Cash bar available. To reserve your tickets call 844-1935.

Cast announced for 2016-2017 season opening show

Peter and the Starcatcher Cast

Boy/Peter-Patrick Beasley
Molly-Kate Burleson
Lord Aster-Jeff Houin
Prentiss-Bentley Burns
Ted-Matthew Burrows
Black Stache-Ben Eakes
Mrs. Bumbrake-Bobby Geno
Smee-Rufus Van Horn
Alf-Fred Cannon
Slank-Julian Carroll
Grempkin/Mack/Sanchez/Fighting Prawn-Tom Booth
Hawking Clam-Judd Wilson
Captain Scott-Tommy Green