The Rocky Horror Show Auditions

WhiteWood Theatrics is producing The Rocky Horror Show at Joplin Little Theatre for the 4th consecutive year! Auditions are August 26th and August 27th at 10pm. All you freaky darlings are encouraged to prepare NOTHING and dress for the role you want… or not at all-whatever!
Directed by Lisa Wood, Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show has been favorite of the midnight show crowd for decades, bringing Absolute Pleasure to weirdos of all generations!

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Joplin Little Theatre presents “RENT”

Thank you to everyone who came out to auditions for RENT! We saw so many talented people, so many NEW people that we want to see again. Having so much talent made the casting decision very difficult, so please don’t feel discouraged from returning. We have an amazing season ahead of us with many great roles!

Congratulations to the cast of Joplin Little Theatre’s production of

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BY: JOHNATHAN LARSON

ROGER DAVIS – Dale Clark
MARK COHEN – Tanner Munson
TOM COLLINS – Ricardo Field
BENJAMIN COFFIN III – Barry Arwood
JOANNE JEFFERSON – Kylee Vanhorn
ANGEL DUMOTT SCHUNAR – Cody Vaughn
MIMI MARQUEZ – Mackenzie Christensen
MAUREEN JOHNSON – Megan Reed

SUPPORT GROUP:
PAUL – James Boone
GORDON – Alex Chesney
ALI – Jade Nicholas
PAM – Michaela West
SUE – Abbi Epperson
CHORUS:
ROGER’S MOTHER – Becki Arnall
MIMI’S MOTHER – Meghan Thomas
MARK’S MOTHER – Jade Nicholas
MR. JEFFERSON – James Boone
MRS. JEFFERSON – Marilyn Marshall Miller
ALEXI DARLING – Becki Arnall
PASTOR – Kevin Loar
HOMELESS #1 – Kevin Loar
HOMELESS #2 – Marilyn Marshall Miller
HOMELESS #3 – Jamie Strong
HOMELESS #4 – Zaq Ezell
HOMELESS #5 – Susie Lundy
BLANKET PERSON – Susie Lundy
SQUEEGIEMAN – Sean Botts
POLICE OFFICER #1 – Becki Arnall
POLICE OFFICER #2 – Jack Briggs
POLICE OFFICER #3 – Michaela West
VENDER #1 – James Boone
VENDER #2 – Jade Nicholas
COAT VENDER – Joshua Lee Pruss
JUNKIE #1 – Megan Thomas
JUNKIE #2 – Allison Dodge
JUNKIE #3 – Abbi Epperson
THE MAN – Alex Chesney
MR. GRAY – Zaq Ezell
RESTAURANT MAN – Jack Briggs
LA VIE BOHEME #1 – Becki Arnall
LA VIE BOHEME FEATURE #2 – Alex Chesney

TANGO MAUREEN DANCERS
Alison Black
Zaq Ezell
BeckiArnall
Alex Chesney

There will be a read-through of on Monday August 8th at 7:00pm at Joplin Little Theatre.

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Auditions for RENT

Joplin Little Theatre is proud to announce audition dates for the Tony/Pulitzer Prize winning musical, RENT, directed by Ashley Trotnic! Be prepared to dance on August 1st and 2nd at 7pm. You will be expected to learn sections from “Seasons of Love” at the audition, so no need to prepare a song. Callbacks will be Wednesday, August 3rd.
Written by Jonathan Larson, RENT tells the story of a group of struggling bohemians living in the East Village of New York City during the onset of the AIDS/HIV epidemic.
The 2016-2017 Audience Choice season is going to be exciting and we’ll need your help to pull it off! Auditions are Monday & Tuesday, August 1st and 2nd, at 7pm. Come out and play!RENT

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Joplin Little Theatre presents Todd Oliver and Friends

Have you ever met a talking dog, a real talking dog?

Get ready because when comedian and ventriloquist Todd Oliver takes the stage you’ll meet his two funny companions – Irving and Lucy. These little dogs are making crowds across the country howl for more. When they get behind the microphone they turn everyday K-9 experiences into knockout comedy.
Joplin Little Theatre is proud to announce Todd Oliver and Friends will be joining us on July 8th and 9th at 7pm! Tickets can be reserved online at http://joplinlittletheatre.org/wordpress/tickets/ or by calling the box office during operating hours at 417*623*3638TOliver

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Announcing the Winners of the 2015-2016 Encore Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015-2016 Season Encore Awards!

BEST ACTOR-MUSICAL
Forever Plaid
Tyler Burkhart,
Trey Burkhart,
Forrest Bunter,
& Tanner Munson

BEST ACTRESS-MUSICAL
The Full Monty
Gina Robbins

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR-MUSICAL
Yes, Virginia
Joey Friel & Elliot Parker

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS-MUSICAL
The Full Monty
Marilyn Marshall-Miller

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Forever Plaid
Angela Lowe & Bill Perry

BEST MUSICAL DIRECTION
Forever Plaid
Clint Newby

BEST VOCAL DIRECTION
Forever Plaid
Matthew Holt

BEST MUSICAL NUMBER
Forever Plaid
Sixteen Tons/Chain Gang

BEST OVERALL MUSICAL
Forever Plaid
Carolyn McGowan & Bill Perry

BEST ACTOR-PLAY
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Joel Moore

BEST ACTRESS-PLAY
Other Desert Cities
Kelly Purser

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR-PLAY
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
David O’Neill

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS-PLAY
Other Desert Cities
Carolyn McGowan

BEST OVERALL PLAY
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Lisa Wood

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Bonnie Johnson

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Kyle Newby

BEST SET DESIGN
Other Desert Cities
Gary Roney & Randy Aleshire

BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
WhiteWood Theatrics

ANGEL GUILD CHERUB AWARD
Jacy Beeler
& Wyatt Hensley

WHITEWOOD THEATRICS APPRECIATION AWARD
Carrie Wilkinson

DIRECTORS CHOICE AWARDS
Forever Plaid
Megan Thomas

Yes, Virginia
Kim Newby

The Full Monty
Lara Hicks-Burrow & Kevin Newby

Seven Keys to Baldpate
Wally & Leecia Bloss

Other Desert Cities
Tegan Whited

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Jacy Beeler

Community Theatre cannot function without the community volunteering their time and resources. We truly appreciate everyone who has helped make this past season a wonderful success and look forward to seeing these talented people again as we embark on another ambitious season at Joplin Little Theatre!

Encore Winners

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