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Auditions for Haunted Theatre

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold a meeting on Tuesday, September 17th at 6 p.m. for anyone wanting to be involved in the 2019 Haunted Theatre.  All those wishing to participate as a director, actor, builder or support person should meet at the Lyric Theatre to sign up. Anyone wishing to participate that is not high school age or older must have a parent or guardian participate with them.  Dates for this year will be October 18, 19, 25, 26 and 31.  If you are unable to attend you may email 1tct@bellsouth.net or call the TCT office at 844-1935.

Auditions for The Odd Couple-Female Version

 Tupelo Community Theatre Off Broadway will hold auditions
for The Odd Couple, Female Version by Neil Simon
on May 20 and 21 at 6:30 p.m. at 213 East Franklin Street.
In Neil Simon’s hilarious contemporary comic classic,
Florence Unger and Olive Madison are at it again. Instead of
the poker party that begins the original version, Ms. Madison
has invited the girls over for an evening of Trivial Pursuit.
The Pidgeon sisters have been replaced by the two Constanzuela
brothers. But the hilarity remains the same.
Roles are available for two men and six women, 25 years
of age and older. No advance preparation is needed.
Production dates for the show are July 18-20 and Debby Gibbs will direct. If you need additional information you may email gibbsdr@bellsouth.net or call the TCT office at 844-1935.

The Glitter Girls

Tupelo Community Theatre will present the Mississippi premier of The Glitter Girls by Mark Dunn January 24, 25, and 26 at 7:30 p.m. and s matinee on the 26that 2 p.m at the Lyric Theatre. 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.” Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and younger and may be purchase beginning at Noon on January 14th by calling 844-1935.

A Time to Kill auditions

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for Rupert Holmes’ “A Time to Kill” on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at 5:00 PM and Monday, January 7, 2019, at 6:00 PM in the rehearsal hall of the Lyric Theatre at 201 N Broadway in Downtown Tupelo. Based on John Grisham’s book by the same name, the show is set in 1980s Mississippi and deals with issues of racial, economic, and social disparities of the time. The cast calls for 3 to 4 females, ages 25 and above and 14 to 17 males, ages 25 and above. This show affords an excellent opportunity to “get your feet wet” in community theatre with the numerous roles. The show does include some harsh adult language and adult situations. No advanced preparation is required. Production dates are March 7, 8, and 9 with rehearsals beginning on January 27. For more information, call 662-844-1935 or email the director, Bobby Geno, at robertgeno@comcast.net.

Educational performances of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

TCT will present educational day performances of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, dramatized by Joseph Robinette from the story by C.S. Lewis, on Monday, December 3rd at 9 a.m. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Due to time restrictions the cast will present excerpts from the full length show.

This new dramatization of C.S. Lewis’ classic, set in the land of Narnia, faithfully recreates the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch, and the adventures of four children who inadvertently wander from an old wardrobe into the exciting, never-to-be-forgotten Narnia. The intense action features chases, duels and escapes as the witch is determined to keep Narnia in her possession and to end the reign of Aslan. This story of love, faith, courage and giving, with its triumph of good over evil, is a true celebration of life.

Tickets are $4 each for all schools attending the day performance and usually sell out quickly . Evening performances of the show will December 6-8 at 7:30 p.m. and December 8th at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and younger. Tickets for the evening performances will go on sale November 26th.

For more information or to reserve seats for call 662-844-1935 beginning Monday October 15th at Noon.

13th annual Haunted Theatre

Tupelo Community Theatre’s 13th annual Haunted Theatre will be Oct 12-13, 18-20 and 25-27 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., with Thursdays ending at 10 p.m. The theme for this year Haunted Theatre is Insanity and will utilize most of the historic and haunted Lyric Theatre. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at the door. Students with ID may purchase $10 tickets on the two Thursday evenings. The Haunted Theatre is not recommended for children under the age of 10. For more information call the TCT office at 662-844-1935 or visit www.tct.ms.

Special Needs and Senior Troops Organizational Meeting

Tupelo Community Theatre believes that theatre is for everyone and will hold a meeting to discuss the possible addition of special needs and senior troops for our community. The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17th at TCT Off Broadway, 213 East Franklin Street, and is open to anyone interested in theatre for all ages and abilities. TCT wants to empower people and share their mission to stimulate, promote, teach, and develop interest in the dramatic arts. For more information email 1tct@bellsouth.net or call the TCT office at 844-1935.