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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.

Summer Youth Theatre Godspell Jr

Tupelo Community Theatre will present its Summer Youth Theatre production of Godspell Jr, Book by John Michael Tebelak, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, July 15 and 16 at 7:30 pm and July 17 at 2 pm.  Prepare ye for the timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love based on the Broadway musical that inspired a generation and based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew.  Ticket are $10 for adults and $5 for students and younger and the show will be performed at TCT Off Broadway. 213 East Franklin Street.  For more Information or to purchase tickets call 662-844-1935. 

Directors needed for next season.

TCT is seeking directors for all the upcoming productions. If you’re interested in being considered email 1tct@bellsouth.net

Something Rotten tickets on sale now!

Tickets on sale June 7th for Something Rotten!

Tupelo Community Theatre will present Something Rotten June 17-19 at 7:30 pm and 2 pm on the 19th at the Lyric Theatre in downtown Tupelo. 

The Lyric will be back to 100% capacity and tickets for season members are being mailed. The box office is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.  The musical, which was nominated for ten Tony awards, tells of two brothers, Nick and Nigel, who set out to write the world’s first musical in this hilarious mash-up of sixteenth-century Shakespeare and twenty-first-century Broadway. 

Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students and the show is PG13. 

Please note that if you are not vaccinated you should plan on wearing a mask when attending the production. For more information or to purchase tickets call the TCT box office at 662-844-1935 or visit www.tct.ms for more information. 

TCT needs ushers for all performances.

Arsenic and Old Lace tickets

Tupelo Community Theatre’s production of Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring will be May 13-15 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee at 2 p.m. on May 15.  Follow Mortimer Brewster as he visits his sweet spinster aunts to announce his engagement. His world is turned upside down when he realizes that his dear aunts have been poisoning lonely old men for years! Mortimer must rally to help his aunts and protect his fiancé — all while trying to keep his own sanity. Season members should begin reserving their seats on Monday, April 19. Tickets go on sale to the public Monday, May 3.  Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and younger and may be reserved by call the TCT office at 662-844-1935.

The Seafarer

Tupelo Community Theatre will present The Seafarer by Conor McPherson at TCT Off Broadway April 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. The Seafarer was TCT’s entry in the American Association of Community Theatre’s AACTFEST and is made up of an award winning cast and crew.  The Seafarer is a chilling play set in Ireland on Christmas Eve.  Sharky has returned to look after his irascible, aging brother who has recently gone blind. Old drinking buddies Ivan and Nicky are holed up at the house too, hoping to play some cards, but with the arrival of a stranger from the distant past, the stakes are raised ever higher. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and younger.  The show is Rated R for language.  Call the TCT office at 662-844-1935 for information or to reserve tickets.

Scholarships

Tupelo Community Theatre offers four $500 scholarships each year.  Applications must be received in the Business Office at 201 N. Broadway no later than April 30th.  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 at http://www.tct.ms, click on the education and scholarship links or from the TCT Business Office.  If you have questions concerning TCT’s scholarship programs, you are encouraged to call the 662-844-1935 or e-mail 1tct@bellsouth.net.