Category Archives: auditions

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.

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.

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.

Auditions for The Play That Goes Wrong

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for The Play That Goes Wrong, by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields, on Wednesday, June 23rd and Thursday, June 24th at 6pm at the Lyric Theatre.  The cast is made up of 8 men and 2 women ages  21 and up.

The Play That Goes Wrong is a hilarious, farcical murder mystery, play-within-a-play, where everything that can go wrong does and the accident-prone thespians battle to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences.

Production dates are August 26-28, no advance preparation is needed and Christi Houin will direct.  For  more information email christi_3@comcast.net or call the TCT office at 844-1935.

Summer Youth Theatre Auditions for Godspell Jr.

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for Godspell Jr on May 23 at 2 p.m. and 24 at 6 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre at 201 North Broadway in downtown Tupelo. 

The show tells of a group of disciples as they help Jesus Christ tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comic timing.

Those wishing to audition should be in grades 6-12 and no advance preparation is needed. Everyone will be asked to sing at auditions,  Please wear a mask and follow all CDC recommendations. Liz Dawson will direct.  

Production dates for the show are July 14-16. 

For more information email the director at ldawson7679@gmail.com or

call the TCT office at 662-844-1935.

Auditions for Something Rotten

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for the musical Something Rotten, created by Grammy Award-winning songwriter Wayne Kirkpatrick, and successful screenwriters Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, Sunday, March 21st 2:00 pm and Monday, March 22nd at 6:00 pm at the St. James Catholic Church Family Life Center on North Gloster in Tupelo.  This outrageous, crowd-pleasing farce was nominated for ten Tony awards and was lauded by audience members and critics alike.  Set in 1595, the story follows the Bottom brothers, Nick and Nigel, who struggle to find success in the theatrical world as they compete with the wild popularity of their contemporary William Shakespeare.

> No advance preparation is needed and music and a short dance number will be taught at auditions. Those auditioning for ensemble/ dancers should be at least 16 years old with principle and supporting roles adult roles 20 years or older.  Christi Houin will direct.  For additional information email christih_3@comcast.net or call the TCT office at 662-844-1935. 

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Additional night added for Auditions for Arsenic and Old Lace

Tupelo Community Theatre will hold auditions for the classic “Arsenic and Old Lace” on Thursday, March 4th at 6:00 PM in the rehearsal hall 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 director is looking for men who can play roles in the 40-60 year old range.  No advanced preparation is required. Production dates will be this spring and will be announced soon.  For more information, call 662-844-1935 or email the director, Bobby Geno, at robertgeno@comcast.net.