Little Shop of Horrors

October 22-24, 2020 @ The Lyric

Elf the Musical

December 3-5, 2020 @ The Lyric

Arsenic and Old Lace

January 28-30, 2021 @ The Lyric

Crimes of the Heart

March 18-20, 2021 @ The Lyric

Something Rotten

April 29-May 1, 2021 @ The Lyric

 

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Seeking actors and participants for the interactive showing of the cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show, presented by Tupelo Community Theatre.  No experience required. If you wish to participate as part of the shadow cast, you will be asked to dress as a character from the movie. Actors should be at least 18 years of age. The event will take place at 8:00 pm on Saturday, October 31 and tickets may be purchased by call the TCT box office at 662-844-1935. Please email Maddie Ludt at contact@maddieludt.com for more information by Monday, October 19.   

 

Auditions for Elf the Musical

Please note that if you wish to audition email 1tct@bellsouth.net for the audition form and guide.  Thanks.  

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for Elf the Musical, book by Tony winners Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, music by Matthew Sklar and lyrics by Chad Beguelin. on Sunday, September 27th at 2 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre 201 N. Broadway in Downtown Tupelo.  Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. The musical is primarily an adult production, but there are roles available for men, women and children ages 12 and up.  A complete breakdown of roles can be found online at www.tct.msMusic will be provided at the audition with no advance preparation needed.  Those auditioning for the ensemble will be asked to sing in a group and principal roles will sing by themselves.  Please follow all Covid guidelines and wear a mask at auditions.  Renee Baldwin will direct and production dates for the show are December 3-5-2020.  For more information email the director at reneebaldwinworship@gmail.com or call the TCT office at 662-844-1935.

Please note that there is more information and character descriptions under the audition tab.  

Little Shop of Horror Auditions

Tupelo Community Theatre is pleased to announce auditions for its opening production of its 51st season, Little Shop of Horrors with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken.   The show has been nominated for more than 20 awards winning  11 including Best Musical Off Broadway.   A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre-goers for over 30 years and is one of theatre’s favorite shows.   The story tells of meek floral assistant Seymour stumbling across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his coworker crush.  This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Seymour as long as he keeps feeding it, BLOOD.  Over time, though, Seymour discovers “the plants” out of this world origins and intent towards global domination!   Those interested in auditioning should email director Tom Booth at 1tct@bellsouth.net before Monday August 10th for more information and to schedule a time.  This diverse cast calls for up to 10 members including three African-American roles and all will be asked to sing a selection from the show based on their voice part.   Show dates are expected to be in mid-October.   For more information visit the TCT website at www.tct.ms or call the TCT office at 662-844-1935.

Monty Python’s Spamalot Tickets

Tupelo Community Theatre will present Monty Python’s Spamalot August 13-15 at 7:30 pm and 2 pm on the 15th.  Patrons and season ticket holders may claim their tickets for the delayed performance anytime.  Tickets go on sale to the public on Monday, July 20th at 11 a.m. 

Spamalot tells the legendary tale of King Arthur’s quest to find the Holy Grail. Inspired by the classic comedy film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail.  Spamalot features shenanigans including a line of beautiful dancing girls, flatulent Frenchmen, and killer rabbits. Throughout the show, Arthur, traveling with his servant Patsy, recruits several knights to accompany him on his quest and as they meet such characters as the Lady of the Lake, Prince Herbert, Tim the Enchanter, Not Dead Fred, the Black Knight, and the Knights who say Ni. 

Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students and the show is PG13.  Please note that current Tupelo regulations require that you wear a mask as you enter, exit, and anytime you are not seated at the Lyric.   

For more information or to purchase tickets call the TCT box office at 662-844-1935. 

Season Tickets on Sale now!

TCT continues to plan for the future and as in the past 50 seasons we can’t do it without you, in fact we need your support more than ever!

Lisa Hall, the TCT box office manager, is at the Lyric ready to help you renew your season tickets or become a new subscriber. 

Just call her at 662-844-1935. Remember to renew by June 19th.

Hold on, we’ll be back soon!

Scholarship deadline extended

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEADLINE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATIONS IS NOW 4 P.M. ON FRIDAY, MAY 1ST.  

Tupelo Community Theatre offers four $500 scholarships each year.  Applications must be received in the Business Office no later than April 15.  A panel from the TCT Scholarship Committee and Board of Directors makes the final selection.  Recipients are notified by June 1.

Students must complete at least 12 hours each semester (or its equivalent if on the quarter system) and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.  You may download the SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION here or from the TCT Business Office at 201 N. Broadway.

The Liveakos Scholarship is offered each year to a graduating Tupelo High School Senior who has demonstrated scholastic achievement and an aptitude for the dramatic arts.  Students planning to graduate early in the same calendar year may apply.

TCT offers a $500 Martha Geddie Memorial Scholarship each year to a Mississippi student currently enrolled in college with full time student status majoring in speech, oral communications, drama, mass media and/or related fields. Selection is based on achievements in the performing arts and general scholarship.

TCT also offers B. J. Huddleston Memorial Art Scholarship, an annual $500 scholarship recognizing a graduating Tupelo High School Senior who has demonstrated artistic ability, academic achievement, leadership and good citizenship. Students planning to graduate early in the same calendar year may apply.

In 2011 TCT added the Jess Mark Scholarship to a Mississippi high school student who has had involvement with the Tupelo Community Theatre.  The scholarship is $500 per year.  Students planning to graduate early in the same calendar year may apply.

If you have questions concerning TCT’s scholarship programs, you are encouraged to call the Lyric office at 844-1935 or e-mail TCT. Please take advantage of these financial opportunities to further an education in the dramatic arts and related fields.