3009 W. First Street, Joplin, MO 64801

Joplin Little Theatre

Since 1939

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10 am – 2 pm

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JLT Re-Opening!

JOPLIN LITTLE THEATRE is very happy to be presenting seven performances of this joyously funny comedy!

Monday – Saturday
July 20 – 25 at 7:30 pm
July 26 at 2:30 pm

This comedy is loosely based on the life of actor/comedian/writer/director Carl Reiner and is a riotous account of stage-struck David Kolowitz, who is working as a delivery boy in a sewing machine shop. Denying his parent’s wishes for a druggist in the family, he leaves their dreams and his devoted girlfriend, Wanda, behind and is soon enlisted in (and paying for) a slot as the leading man in a third-rate theatrical company, while being vamped by the resident less-than-leading lady, the daughter of the hammy “artistic director.” His baptism of fire is a hilarious first performance where everything that can go wrong, DOES!

Directed by Lisa Olliges Green, the show features son David Green in the leading role and husband Greg Green as the “hammy artistic director.”
Cast members are:
David O’Neill, Greyson Lamp, Gina Robbins, S.Patrick James, Isaiah ‘Izzy’ Wallace, Jakob Butler, Abby Lundstrum Sheri Abrams-Browne, Jeff Phillips, Aubrey Chrisenberry, and Shaun Conroy.

the following guidelines to help us make your evening as comfortable as possible.

Available seats can only be reserved by calling the JLT box office


By attending Joplin Little Theatre you and any guests assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold Joplin Little Theatre, directors, employees and volunteers liable for any illness or injury.


Ticket holders with reserved seats will be contacted by phone the week of June 29 to find out if they wish to attend. Because of social distancing we have to configure the auditorium differently and you may not be able to sit in your originally reserved seats. That’s what we will discuss in the phone calls. And since our seating will be limited, we are
adding two performances for this show.


Since social distancing will limit the number of seats available for each performance, there will be no online reservations or walk-up ticket purchases.
Tickets are available ONLY by calling the JLT box office beginning Monday, June 29.
(Please read guidelines)

Adults  $18
Seniors 55+ and Students  $15
Children 12 and under  $8



There will be no congregating in the lobby, either before or after the show. Before the show patrons will be admitted individually, or with their reserved parties, and will be escorted to their reserved seats. When the show is over and house lights come up, audience members will be released one row at a time and ushered through the lobby to exit the front doors of the auditorium.


The theatre will be professionally cleaned before and after each performance by Helping Hands Commercial Cleaning Service.
Out of respect for one another, everyone will be required to wear a mask. For those not wearing a mask one will be provided

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