Monthly Archives: July 2021

Senior Theatre Troop Organizational Meeting

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold an organizational meeting to form a Senior Theatre Troop for older performers on August 19th at 6 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre in downtown Tupelo.  The purpose of the group is offer theatre experiences to people who may have never acted before, others who have performed and want to do it again and those that now have time to explore the world of theatre.  The group is also open to those that want to direct, design sets/lights/sound/costumes, or work backstage as part of a crew.  The troop may explore acting classes, live theatre viewing, play reading, improvisation, storytelling or theatre productions such as readers theatre, short plays, variety shows, plays from life stories of participants, musical theatre, and topics facing seniors, among others.  For more information or if you are unable to attend on this date email 1tct@bellsouth.net or call the TCT office at 662-844-1935. 

Auditions for Becky’s New Car at TCT Off Broadway

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for Becky’s New Car, by Steven Dietz, on Monday, August 2nd and Tuesday, August 3rd at 6 pm at TCT Off Broadway. 213 East Franklin Street.  No advance preparation is needed. 

Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky Foster is caught in middle age, middle management and a middling marriage–nothing is quite wrong, but nothing is quite right either. Then one night a grief-struck millionaire stumbles into her office and Becky is offered nothing short of a new life. The audience is offered a chance to ride shotgun on the hilarious and touching journey down the road not taken. 

The cast is made up of 4 men and 3 women ages  21 and up.  Production dates are September 30, October 1 and 2 and.  Becky Shaffer will direct. 

For  more information email becky@shaffer7.com or call the TCT at 662-844-1935.