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Auditions for Deathtrap

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for the thriller Deathtrap, by Ira Levin, on Monday, November 15 and Tuesday, November 16 at 6:00 pm in the rehearsal hall of the Lyric Theatre, 201 N. Broadway in downtown Tupelo.

Described as two-thirds thriller and one-third a devilishly clever comedy the audience will suspend their disbelief, be delighted and possibly scream a little.

The cast consist of men ages 20 and older and women 30 and older and no advanced preparation is required.


The play will be directed by Jennifer Cummings and production dates are January 27-29, 2022. For more information email jennifercummings8203@comcast.net or call the TCT office at 662-844-1935.

Becky’s New Car at TOB

Tupelo Community Theatre’s production of Becky’s New Car is preparing for its shows coming up November 11-13, 2021 at TCT Off Broadway, 213 East Franklin Street.  

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. 

 Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and younger.  Order tickets by calling the TCT box office at 662-844-1935.

Auditions for Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for Irving Berlin’s musical White Christmas on October 18th and 19th at 6 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre, 201N. Broadway in downtown Tupelo.  Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features 17 Irving Berlin songs and tells of two veterans that have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II.  With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters in route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge. 

The cast is made up of adult men and women high school age or older. Anyone wishing to audition for the 9 year old girl role should email 1tct@bellsouth.net to set up an appointment.  Those auditioning will be taught a short song they will be asked to sing.   Production dates are December 9-11.  For more information call the TCT office at 662-844-1935 or email the director at haleyajohnson84@gmail.com.

Education Classes

TCT is considering offering theatre classes for youth and adults.  More information soon.  If you have thoughts on what classes you would be interested in email 1tct@bellsouth.net.

Senior Troop

Tupelo Community Theatre continues working toward making our Senior Troop happen.  We are considering the play Poe! Poe! Poe! The Life and Writings of Edgar Allan Poe in a Reader’s Theatre style. 

Email us at 1tct@bellsouth.net if you are interested in being involved. Or call us at 662-844-1935 for more information. 

Something Rotten Video on Demand Available

Tupelo Community Theatre is excited to offer our recent production of the musical Something Rotten as Video On Demand.  

If you are a season member of TCT and were unable to see the production during its live run email 1tct@bellsouth.net to receive an access code to view the show online at no charge. 

All others who wish to purchase tickets for the show go to the link below. 

Thanks for your support!

https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/56637

 

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.