Kings Mountain Little Theatre 2016-17 Season

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Kings Mountain Little Theatre, Inc. is a volunteer-based, 501(c)3 non-profit community theater and home to the “Liberty Mountain: The Revolutionary Drama.”

Joy Performance Center
202 S Railroad Ave.
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
(704) 730-9408


39. steps kings mountainpngAlfred Hitchcock’s “39 Steps”

Performances: Sept 31 and Oct 1, 8 & 9 @ 7:30 PM; Oct 2 @ 3:00 PM
Auditions: July 24 @ 3-5 PM. – July 25 & 26 @ 7-9 PM

Directed by Wendy Walega
Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This 2-time Tony® and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of 4-6), an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance!

peter pan kings mount“Disney’s “Peter Pan, Jr.”

Auditions: Aug 20 @ 10 AM – Aug 21 @ 2 PM – Aug 27 @ 10 AM
Performances: Nov 4, 5, 11 & 12 @ 7:30 PM; Nov 6 & 7 @ 3:00 PM
Wendy Darling loves to tell stories to her brothers, Michael & John. But when her father announces she must move out of the nursery, Peter Pan comes to visit the children and whisks them away to Never Land. Their adventure introduces them to the Lost Boys, Mermaids, Indians and even the infamous pirate, Captain Hook!
Director: Nikki Wood

fantastiks kings mount“The Fantasticks”

Auditions: Jan 9 & 10, callbacks Jan 12
Performances: March 10, 11, 17 & 18 @ 7:30 p.m.; March 12 @ 3 p.m

The Fantasticks is a 1960 musical with music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones. It tells an allegorical story, loosely based on the play The Romancers by Edmond Rostand, concerning two neighboring fathers who trick their children, Luisa and Matt, into falling in love by pretending to feud. The fathers hire traveling actors to stage a mock abduction, so that Matt can heroically seem to save Luisa, ending the supposed feud. When the children discover the deception, they reject the arranged love match and separate. Each then gains disillusioning experiences of the real world, seen in parallel fantasy sequences. They return to each other bruised but enlightened, and they renew their vows with more maturity.
Directed by Jon Jones

Death of salesman kings mountDeath of a Salesman

Auditions: July 24 @ 3-5 PM. – July 25 & 26 @ 7-9 PM
Performances: Sept 31 and Oct 1, 8 & 9 @ 7:30 PM; Oct 2 @ 3:00 PM;

Ever since it was first performed in 1949, Death of a Salesman has been recognized as a milestone of the American theater. In the person of Willy Loman, the aging, failing salesman who makes his living riding on a smile and a shoeshine, Arthur Miller redefined the tragic hero as a man whose dreams are at once insupportably vast and dangerously insubstantial. He has given us a figure whose name has become a symbol for a kind of majestic grandiosity-and a play that compresses epic extremes of humor and anguish, promise and loss, between the four walls of an American living room.
Directed by Stan Logan


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