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Broadway Beat Youth Production

TCT Off Broadway will present a youth production of Broadway Beat on April 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Aril 14 at 2 p.m. at 213 East Franklin Street. The show includes musical highlights from over a century of song and dance including Hairspray, The Music Man, The King and I, Wicked, Rent and Grease, and a medley of favorites from George M. Cohan! Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and younger and may be reserved by calling the TCT office at 844-1935.

Blithe Spirit

Tupelo Community Theatre will present Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward on March 8, 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m. on the 10th at the Lyric Theatre in Downtown Tupelo. This smash comedy hit offers up fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, remarried but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife. A visiting “happy medium” Madame Arcati calls up the late, clever and insistent Elvira. As worldly and other worldly personalities clash, Charles’ current wife, Ruth, also dies and passes over to join Elvira. The two “blithe spirits” then lovingly haunt Charles into perpetuity. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and younger and go on sale to the public at Noon on February 26th. For more information or to purchase tickets call the TCT box 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!

Hairspray The Musical

Note-Tickets for Hairspray are very tight, call the TCT box office now!

Tupelo Community Theatre will present Hairspray The Musical on April 27-29 at 7:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m. on April 29th at the Lyric Theatre. Winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the story is set in 1962 Baltimore where dance-loving teen Tracy Turnblad auditions for a spot on “The Corny Collins Show” and wins. She becomes an overnight celebrity, a trendsetter in dance, fun and fashion. Perhaps her new status as a teen sensation is enough to topple Corny’s reigning dance queen and bring racial integration to the show. Tickets are $22 for adults and $10 for students and younger and go on sale to public at Noon on April 10th. For more information or to purchase tickets call 844-1935.

One Night Only Tune In To Tupelo

Tupelo Community Theatre will present for One Night Only Tune In To Tupelo, an evening of art, film, dance, and music on November 18th at 7:30 at the Lyric Theatre. Scheduled to appear that evening include music by Danielle Adams, Kate Burleson, Evie Carney, Ben Eakes, Bianca Glenn, Mickey Gousset, Mary Frances Massey, Suzanne Oakley, Thomas Roper, Drew Robertson, Mersaidee Soules, Amanda Summers and Isaiah Traylor. The evening will also include spoken word by Asia Rainey, dance by Blake Summers, films clips by Jason Hassell, Glen Payne, and Michael Williams, and art by Jonathan Kent Adam.

Tickets are $25 for VIP reception and seating in first six rows center, all other seating will be $15 for adults and $10 for students and younger and may be purchased by call the TCT box office at 844-1935.

Singers Needed

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for singers on Thursday, help mind October 6th at 5:30 in the rehearsal hall of the Lyric Theatre.\n\nThose auditioning should bring sheet music or a track, order an accompanist will be provided. Music may be original or any genre but TCT must be able to secure the music rights in order for it to be performed.\n\nThe event will be a one-night only performance November 18th at the Lyric Theatre celebrating music, dance, film and art.\n\nIf you need additional information please contact the TCT office at 844-1935.

The Gift of the Magi Auditions

Auditions for Tupelo Community Theatre’s production of The Gift of the Magi will Sunday, unhealthy pills October 2nd at 2:00 and Monday, October 3rd at 7:00 at the Lyric Theatre. The cast calls for 9 women and 5 men high school of age and older. No advance preparation is needed and Debby Gibbs will direct. Production dates are December 8-10, 2016. The play is based on the classic O. Henry Christmas story of Della and Jim and their first Christmas together. In a strange twist of fate they find the perfect gifts for one another but at an unexpected cost.\n\nCast of characters-\n\nDella is young, affectionate, selfless and cares deeply for Jim, her husband. The story revolves around her predicament of procuring a worthy Christmas present for him when she only has a small amount of money.\n\nJim, Della’s husband, and “the lord of the flat,” is heavily burdened by the need to support the household on a low salary. Despite this burden, however, he’s described as content, quiet, and good-natured.\n\nMadame Vodskaya owns the hair shop to which Della sells her hair. Her manner with Della is brusque and to the point. Her manner directly contrasts that of Della and Jim, who value their love and sentiment over material value.\n\nDot and Donna Marie are Della’s sisters.\n\nClarice is Della’s neighbor. She has some major financial problems and comes to Della for help.\nArt and Digsby are fellow workers with Jim. They are good natured and looking to have a good time.\n\nLady Boot Clerk(Miss Robert) runs a boot shop where Della looks for shoes for Jim. She is a typical shop owner looking to make a sale.\n\nWatch Clerk runs a watch shop where Della wants to purchase something for Jim. He is stern but in the end gives in to the Christmas spirit.\n\nNarrators take us through the story and guide us along the way. They can be male or female.\n\nFor more information email the director at gibbsdr@bellsouth.net or call the TCT office at 844-1935.