Greenville Little Theatre 2018-19 Season

Greenvile Little TheatreMainStage Season, Concert Series & Gala, Studio 444 and GLT for Young Audiences
Greenville Little Theatre, founded in 1926, is the Upstate’s oldest and largest locally-producing arts organization. GLT is a professional/community theatre.

Executive Artistic Director: Allen McCalla, Producing Director: Suzanne McCalla
Greenville Little Theatre
444 College Street
Greenville, SC 2960
Box Office: (864) 233-6238 or www.greenvillelittletheatre.org


 

2018-2019 Mainstage Season

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice
September 7 – September 30, 2018

Sept. 7-8 , 13-15, 20-22, 27-29 (Thurs, Fri, Sat) at 8 pm

Sept. 26 (Wednesday) at 7:30 pm

Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30 (Sunday) at 3 pm

One of the most enduring musicals  of all time, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s irresistible family show is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colors. The sensational musical is full of unforgettable songs, including “Go Go Go Joseph,” “Any Dream Will Do,” and “Close Every Door” – a winning, rollicking show that’s ideal family entertainment.

co-Produced By:

Clint and Judith Eastham

The Harriet and Jerry Dempsey Foundation

Seat Selection Available to Patrons: Now! • Seat Selection Available to Subscribers: 8/13/18 • Tickets On Sale To The Public: 8/20/18


By Frederick Knott
Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher
October 26 – November 11, 2018

Oct 26-27, Nov 1-3, 8-10 (Thurs, Fri, Sat) at 8 pm

Oct 28, Nov 4 & 11 (Sunday) at 3 pm

This masterfully constructed, spine-tingling thriller centers around a blind woman living in Greenwich Village who is unwittingly at the center of a sinister plot.  A Broadway hit and Audrey Hepburn movie, this classic suspense tale moves from one moment of suspense to another as it builds toward an electrifying, breath-stopping final scene.

Co-Produced By:

Seat Selection Available to Patrons:  7/16/18 • Seat Selection Available to Subscribers: 10/01/18 • Tickets On Sale To The Public: 10/08/18


Adaptation by Richard Rose
Based on the film by Frank Capra
December 6 – 16, 2018

Dec 6-8 & 12-15 (Thurs, Fri, Sat) at 8 pm

Dec 8 (Saturday matinee) at 2 pm

Dec 9 & 16 (Sunday) at 3 pm

Relive the heartwarming and uniquely American holiday story of George Bailey, Mary, Clarence, Mr. Potter and the citizens of Bedford Falls as they face the trials and joys of life.  Sure to put you in the holiday spirit, this uplifting tale will remind you that “no man is a failure who has friends.”

Produced in Full By:

Seat Selection Available to Patrons:  Now! • Seat Selection Available to Subscribers: 11/05/18 • Tickets On Sale To The Public: 11/12/18


Music, Lyrics, and Book by Lionel Bart
Based on the Book Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
March 1-17, 2019

March 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, (Thurs, Fri, Sat) at 8 pm

March 9 (Saturday matinee) at 2 pm

March 3, 10 & 17 (Sunday) at 3 pm

Consider yourself at home with Lionel Bart’s timeless musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist. This classic treasure is widely hailed as a true theatrical masterpiece by actors and audience members alike and is one of the few musicals to win both a Tony and an Oscar. The incredible score includes “Consider Yourself,” “As Long As He Needs Me,” “That’s Your Funeral,” and many more.

Produced In Full By:

The Kendig Family in Memory of Pamela Kendig

Seat Selection Available to Patrons:  Now! • Seat Selection Available to Subscribers: 02/04/19 • Tickets On Sale To The Public: 02/11/1


By Tim Clue and Spike Manton
April 12-28, 2019

April 12-13, 18-20 & 25-27 ((Thurs, Fri, Sat) at 8 pm

April 27 (Saturday matinee) at 2pm

April 14 & 28 (Sunday) at 3 pm

If you liked OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS you’re sure to love LEAVING IOWA.  This must-see comedy broke box office records and received a nomination for Best New Play when it premiered. Anyone who has ever taken a family vacation will find this wonderful play simultaneously hilarious and touching.

Produced In Full By:

Seat Selection Available to Patrons:  Now! • Seat Selection Available to Subscribers: 03/18/19 • Tickets On Sale To The Public: 03/25/19


Music by Marc Shaiman

Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman

Book by Terrence McNally

May 31 – June 23, 2019

May 31 – June 1, June 6-8, 13-15, 20-22 (Thurs, Fri, Sat) at 8 pm

June 2, 9, 16 & 23 (Sunday) at 3 pm

A fantastic Broadway musical! This high-flying musical comedy follows the riveting true story of a con artist seeking fame and fortune with nothing more than charm, imagination and millions of dollars in forged checks. Based on the 2002 Steven Spielberg film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks, the delightful score by the team that brought you HAIRSPRAY is full of high-energy dance numbers.

Co-Produced By:

Nancy and Lee Bennett

Karen and Steve Chamness

Lynda And Carl Sykes

Seat Selection Available to Patrons:  Now! • Seat Selection Available to Subscribers: 04/29/19 • Tickets On Sale To The Public: 05/06/19


Theatre For Young Audiences

Groups and Field Trips Welcome!

All I Want for Christmas is My
Two Front Teeth
By Catherine Bush
December 11-15, 2018

December 11 at 7 pm

December 12-15 at 10:30 am

December 15 at 10:30 am & 2 pm

A delightful and heartwarming comedy for children ages 3-103. Catherine Bush has created another magical holiday story  – this one about lively second-grader Lucy Lesprit, who loses her two front teeth right before she is set to whistle in the school talent show! A festive adventure that will fill the entire family with holiday cheer.

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2017-18 Season

The Mousetrap

Sept 8-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30 at 8 pm
Sept 10, 17, 24 & Oct 1 at 3 pm

The longest running show in history, The Mousetrap captures five guests and their two hosts in Monkswell Manor. A local woman has been murdered, and a note left at the scene of the crime indicates that the murderer intends to visit the Manor. The snowbound guests could all be the murderer or the next victim.  With a children’s song as his only clue, can Detective Trotter solve the mystery of “The Three Blind Mice” before the killer claims their final victim?


Over the River and Through the Woods

By Joe DiPietro
 Oct 27-28, Nov 2-4, 9-11 at 8 pm
Oct 29, Nov 5 & 12 at 3 pm

The riotous generational comedy! Nick has been offered a dream job that will take him to Seattle and away from New Jersey and his lovable, but annoying, Italian-American grandparents whom he visits each Sunday. The family begins to hatch plots and schemes to keep Nick around, even setting him up with the woman of his dreams. Written by Joe DiPietro, best known for All Shook Up,Memphis, and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.


Sherlock Holmes and the Christmas Goose

By Duke Ernsberger and V. Cate

Dec 7-8 & 14-16 at 8 pm
Dec 9 at 2pm & 8pm
Dec 10 & 17 at 3 pm

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are at it again in a Christmas mystery fit for the whole family. Based on Arthur Conan Doyle’s story “The Blue Carbuncle,” this holiday adventure follows them as they endeavor to unravel the mystery of the fearsome Shropshire Slasher and the missing Blue Delilah Diamond. A game of mystery, intrigue, humor, and “fowl” play are afoot in this Christmas case. In the end, even the World’s Greatest Detective has a thing or two to learn about the true meaning of Christmas. From the playwrights who brought you Elvis Has Left the Building and Don’t Cry for Me, Margaret Mitchell.


March 9-10, 15-17, 22-24 at 8 pm
March 11, 18 & 25 at 3 pm


Perfect Wedding

By Robin Hawdon
April 13-29, 2018

April 13-14, 19-21 & 26-28 at 8 pm
April 15, 22 & 29 at 3 pm

An uproarious comedy!  Planning for the perfect wedding is never easy. It’s even harder when the groom can’t remember what happened at the bachelor party, there’s a stranger hiding in his bathroom, and his bride is on her way to his room! Watch Bill and Rachel try to pull off their perfect wedding amidst chaos and fast-paced laughs. This farce will keep you laughing until the wedding bells chime!


Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”

June 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-23 at 8 pm
June 3, 10, 17 & 24 at 3 pm

Disney’s beloved musical Beauty and the Beast enchants us as we meet Belle, an intelligent, misunderstood woman, who trades places with her father to be held captive by a menacing Beast.  But appearances may not be what they seem, as Belle realizes the castle is under a spell that only love can break. Lumière, Mrs. Potts, and Cogsworth help her understand her new world, and Belle learns that adventure isn’t just found in the pages of a book.


2017-18 Concert Series

I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE

A rock and Roll Journey Through the 1970s
August 4-13, 2017

August 4-5, 10-12 at 8 pm
August 6 & 13 at 3 pm
Tickets $35

This rock and roll concert event has a phenomenal local cast and band who will thrill you with some of the greatest hits from the 70s.  Enjoy hits from The Bee Gees, Carole King, Elton John, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Wonder, Three Dog Night, and many other artists from this exciting musical era.  You do not want to miss this nostalgic rock and roll revue!


THE RETURN: A Spectacular Beatles Tribute

January 25-27, 2018

Jan 25-27 at 8 pm
Jan 28 at 3 pm
Tickets $35

The spectacular Beatles tribute band is back by popular demand!  THE RETURN has crafted a truly authentic, entertaining, and very exciting show capturing the essence of the Fab Four.  With a song list packed with all the fun and lively tunes from the Beatles’ beginnings in the Cavern Club to their farewell performance at Candlestick Park, THE RETURN concert is more than reminiscent of a Beatles concert, it’s as close to the real thing as your can get!


Theatre For Young Audiences

Frosty

Book and Lyrics by Catherine Bush
Music by Dax Dupuy
December 12-16, 2017

A young orphan boy named Billy finds an old hat which he places on a snowman’s head, and the snowman comes to life!  But can Frosty the snowman help Billy find his real family in time for Christmas?  Join Billy and Frosty as they embark on an adventure in New York City filled with thrills and chills and the discovery that the real magic of Christmas is love.


Charlotte’s Web

Adapted by Joseph Robinette
Based on the Book by E.B. White

February 2018
This best-selling children’s book comes to life on stage! Wilbur makes an unexpected friend in a small spider named Charlotte.  She shows Wilbur how to have fun and what it means to be a loyal friend.  This heart-warming story teaches young people about kindness and friendship.

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