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


Two auditions coming up soon!


We hope to know more soon about rescheduling.  If you are interested in auditioning for either show email the director and let them know,  Thanks. 

Auditions for Arsenic and Old Lace

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for the classic “Arsenic and Old Lace” on Monday, December 7, 2020, and Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at 6:00 PM at the Lyric Theatre at 201 N. Broadway in Downtown Tupelo. This show is a farcical “dark” comedy about the Brewster family. Mortimer, a drama critic, must deal with his crazy, murderous family and local police in Brooklyn, New York. The cast is composed of 1 female aged 21-35; 2 females aged 55+; and 11 males aged 25+. No advanced preparation is required. Production dates are January 28, 29 and 30, 2021 with rehearsals beginning in mid-December. For more information, call 662-844-1935 or email the director, Bobby Geno, at

Auditions for Crimes of the Heart

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for the play Crimes of the Heart, by Beth Henley, December 15 and 16 at 6 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre in downtown Tupelo.  In the Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy, three eccentric Southern sisters come together after one shoots her husband, exposing their unique quirks, longings, and regrets as each comes to terms with the consequences of her own “crime of the heart.” 

The play calls for 6 men and women ages 21-45, no advance preparation is needed and performance dates are March 18-20, 2021.  The play will be directed by Jonathan Martin.   If you need more information visit , email the director at or call the TCT office at 662-844-1935. 

More info below about Crimes of the Heart characters-

– Lenny – The oldest sister, the one who takes care of everybody and tries to keep the peace, has a deformed ovary.

– Meg – The second sister, flamboyant, wants to be a singer, a heartbreaker.

– Babe – The youngest sister, married older rich man, sweet, pretty naive.

– Barnett – Young eager lawyer, develops a crush on Babe.

– Doc – Longtime native of the town, handicapped leg, has always been in doomed love with Meg.

– Chick – Wealthier cousin & neighbor of the McGrath sisters, nosy, bossy, gossipy, talkative, provides comic relief.

Elf the Musical

More information about the final two performances of Elf The Musical will be announced soon.  Thanks for your support.  

Tupelo Community Theatre will present Elf the Musical, book by Thomas Meehan Bob Martin, music by Matthew Sklar and lyrics by Chad Beguelin, November 30, December 1, 3, 4, and 5 at 7:30 with a matinee on the 5th at 2 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre in downtown Tupelo.  Based on the beloved New Line Cinema holiday film by David Berenbaum, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity.  Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students and younger.  For more information or to purchase call the TCT box office at 662-844-1935. 



Final three performances of Little Shop of Horrors

TCT is happy to announce the three final performances of Little Shop of Horrors are scheduled for November 3, 4, & 5th at 7:30 p.m.

If you already have tickets for the postponed shows you must email or call the box office at 662-844-1935 to select which performance you would like to attend.

If you get the voice mail just leave your name, phone number and what night you want to exchange your tickets for and we will call you back asap.

TCT will be required to seat patrons with distance between each group for the show. All safety protocols are still in effect. The Lyric will be hydrostatically cleaned before and after each performance.

Ushers needed.  Call 662-844-1935 to sign-up or purchase tickets.  

Show Postponed

Due to a Covid exposure at the Lyric, the remaining Little Shop of Horrors performances are postponed. 

Patrons with tickets are being contacted and additional information will be available as soon as possible. 

Thank you for your support and patience.

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 for more information by Monday, October 19.   


Auditions for Elf the Musical

Please note that if you wish to audition email 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 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 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 or call the TCT office at 662-844-1935.