Category Archives: Shows

Auditions for Hello, Dolly!

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for Hello, Dolly!, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and book by Michael Stewart, on January 29th and 30th at 6 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre. The blockbuster Broadway hit, bursts with humor, romance, high-energy dancing, and some of the greatest songs in musical theater history. The romantic and comic exploits of Dolly Gallagher-Levi, turn-of-the-century matchmaker and “woman who arranges things,” are certain to thrill and entertain audiences again and again. The show’s memorable songs include “Before the Parade Passes By,” “Hello, Dolly!,” and “It Only Takes a Moment.” The play has numerous adult roles for men and women of all ages. Those auditioning must be at least 10th grade. Everyone will be taught a portion of a song from the show and read from the script. No advanced preparation is required but you may pick up music for auditions any time after Noon on January 8th. Tom Booth will direct, with Debra Robison as musical director and production dates are April 26-28. For more information email tbooth54@gmail.com or call the TCT office. 844-1935.

Last Train to Nibroc

Tupelo Community Theatre will present Last Train to Nibroc by Arlene Hutton on January 25-27 at 7:30 p.m. and January 27 at 2 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre. In December 1940, an east-bound cross-country train carries May, who shares her seat with a charming young flyer, Raleigh. Religious and bookish, May plans to be a missionary. Raleigh has been given a medical discharge from the military and is heading to New York to be a writer. “NIBROC’s jokes are funny and its couple endearing because their emotional struggles ring true.” —Time Out NY. ” Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and younger and go on sale on January 15th at Noon. For more information or to purchase tickets call the TCT box office at 844-1935

Ushers needed for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Still need ushers for next week’s production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. We have all we need for Thursday but need 4 Friday, 6 for Sat matinee, and 4 for Sat night. Come see a great, sweet show and meet some new folks.

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Best Christmas Pageant Ever

TCT will present The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson December 7th-9th at 7:30 pm and 2 pm on December 9th at the Lyric Theatre.

This hilarious Christmas classic is about a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant. They’re faced with casting 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!

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and younger and go on sale to the public at Noon on November 27th. Tickets may be reserved by calling the TCT box office at 844-1935.

Auditions for Last Train to Nibroc

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for Last Train to Nibroc by Arlene Hutton October 15th at 2 p.m. and 16th at 6 p.m. in the lobby of the Lyric Theatre. Set in 1940, Last Train to Nibroc is a funny and touching portrait of the search for happiness. This simply staged romance tells the story of May and Raleigh, two young people on a cross-country train trip who discover they are from neighboring towns. Raleigh is headed to New York to be a writer, but love blooms and complications abound when he follows his heart – and May – to Kentucky instead. “You could easily enjoy another few hours of this.” —NY Times The cast calls for one male and one female who can play characters from 20 – 30 years old. Production dates are Jan 25-27 and Meredith Martin will direct. For more information contact mrdth.mrtn@gmail.com or call the TCT office at 844-1935.

Auditions for 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 at 3 p.m. and 2 at 6:30 p.m. 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.

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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.