SUMMER WORKSHOP 2017

What fun we’re having this week at Joplin Little Theatre.  “Look, Ma – I can dance!!”  And we’re building and painting – “Now I can help around the house!”
More and more is in store for the rest of the week.  To all of those who have missed out, there is another week that still has some openings – July 10-14.
Many of us have grown up backstage at JLT – it’s a wonderful experience!!

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CHILDREN’S SUMMER WORKSHOP

Enrollments are still being taken for the
the 2017 Children’s Summer Workshop.

July 10-14 – Video Games Week
Ages 5 thru high school – $65.00 per student per session
This is a great experience for our young people.
Under the direction of Tegan Whited they will learn many
aspects of live theater – acting, dancing, costume designing,
make-up, set-building, lighting – and on and on.
Enrollments may still be made by calling the JLT office,
417 623-3638 during regular office hours
or online by clicking the blue box (upper right)
that says “Buy Tickets” and follow the workshop
enrollment procedure.

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THE SNOW WHITE SHOW

The Snow White Show
is off and running –
and in full rehearsal!
Directors Angela and Jon Lowe and
Musical Director Clint Newby are busy with
coordinating learning dance and music,  getting
costumes designed and outfitted, designing and
building set and working with lighting and sound
to make this an entertaining show for all in
which to be involved and to attend.
Tickets are on sale now
either by calling the JLT box office
(417 623-3638) during regular office hours
or online.
  Click on the blue box at top right that
says “Buy Tickets”.  Prices are adults $10.00
and children 12 and under $5.00.

DON’T MISS THIS FABULOUS SUMMER SHOW!
IT’S A FUNDRAISER FOR JOPLIN LITTLE THEATRE!
Sponsored by Edward Jones and Asbell Excavating Co.

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ENCORE AWARDS NIGHT

JOPLIN LITTLE THEATRE’S ENCORE AWARDS NIGHT
was held Saturday, June 10, 2017 at JLT. A record crowd was in attendance
as shows of the 2016-2017 were honored.
Musical presentations were given from
RENT, A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, the upcoming summer show THE SNOW WHITE SHOW
and from the 2017-2018 season from
HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL and SHREK.
Photo montages were presented from August: Osage County and Arsenic and Old Lace
Chet Fritz hosted the evening with assistance from Rebecca Ensor.

The awards presented were:
Best Costume Design: Bonnie Johnson for Little Shop of Horrors
   Best Lighting Design: Sam Claussen and The Dream Team for August: Osage County
      Best Set Design: Tegan Whited for Little Shop of Horrors and Arsenic and Old Lace
         Best Choreography: Kaye Lewis for Little Shop of Horrors 
             Best Vocal and Musical Direction: Breanna Clark for Little Shop of Horrors
                  Best Musical Number: ‘Mushnik & Son’ from Little Shop of Horrors
Best Supporting Actress in a Play: Ashley Trotnic for August: Osage County
    Best Supporting Actor in a Play: Drew Girouard for Arsenic and Old Lace
       Best Supporting Actress in a Musical: The Doo-Wops (Jocelyn Donegan, Bethany                                  
                               Newsom, Lorenzo M.R) Little Shop of Horrors
           Best Supporting Actor in a Musical: Hank Boulanger for Little Shop of Horrors
               Best Actress in a Play: Molly Burkhart for Arsenic and Old Lace
                   Best Actor in a Play: Sam Hydar for Arsenic and Old Lace
                        Best Actress in a Musical: Allison Dodge for Little Shop of Horrors
                             Best Actor in a Musical: Caleb Freeman for Little Shop of Horrors

Director’s Choice Awards were given by the directors of each show:
   RENT, director Ashley Trotnic awarded to Zoe Musick
     A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL, director Carolyn McGowan awarded to
                                                                                      Kevin Newby
      AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, director Todd Manley awarded to David O’Neill
        ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, director Gary Roney awarded to James Boone
          LITTLE SHOW OF HORRORS, director Jade Nicholas awarded to James Boone

Special Awards were given:
              Gary Roney received the Lifetime Achievement Award
                  James Boone The Most Promising Newcomer Award
                       Joey Friel the Angel Guild Cherub Award

Congratulations to all. It was a wonderful season. Encouragement to all to keep coming to               Joplin Little Theatre. Wonderful things are always happening!!!

 
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THE SNOW WHITE SHOW — CAST

Please Email our production secretary, Carolyn McGowan, at cmcgowan70@cableone.net if you or your child will NOT accept this role.  Otherwise, we’ll see you at the read-through on Monday, June 12, 7:00PM at JLT (full cast required unless excused).  Next week’s schedule will be  Emailed this Saturday.  We communicate by Email so be sure to check daily.  Thank you for auditioning.            —Jon and Angela Lowe—

    Snow White . . . . Carly Ball                  Queen . . . . Lisa Olliges Green
             Guard . . . . Gabriel Hershewe           Huntsman . . . . Lucas Crawford
                        Prince . . . . Tanner Munson

Dwarfs:  AJ Forsythe, James Wheeler, Colby Mastson, Cade Sinclair, Joey Friel,
                    Justice Stiffler, Logan Earll
Punk Skunks:  Elliot Wheeler, Brooks Watson, Colton White, Kylan Corcoran, 
                   James Coots, Barron Trim, Bennett Blood, Harry Houston
Bunnies:  Melia Carroll, Adelyn West, Jozelyn Morton, Mary Rose Boschee,
                    Emma Moore, Kenzie Cook, Merit Rosenow, Natalie Riesenmy,
                    Bianca Gubera, Penelope Baird
Butterflies:  Kennedy Schwab (TBA…need conflicts), Allison Pitts, Maddi Forsythe,
                    AJ White, Carly Friel, Anna Corcoran, Bailey Peeples, Via Dennis
Junior Flowers: Sydney Lamb, Abigail Gilbert, Kaylin Owens, Kaylynn Damrill,
                    Addison Carroll, Noelani Howard
Senior Flowers:  Danni Wendleton, Ella Schwab (TBA…need conflicts), Ellie Miller,
                   Paisley Freund, Samantha Walker, Maggie Renburg
Possible Casting (need auditions sheets):  Ann Marie Wright,
                                                                                          Jessica Joseph and sister

Note to those not cast:  
     
Thank you for coming to auditions.  Jon and Angela appreciate your time and effort.
Choices were very difficult with so much talent.  Conflicts and younger ages were a big
reason for not being cast.            Please Come Back To JLT!!

 

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AUDITIONS!!! WORKSHOP!!! ETC. ETC.!!!

SO many exciting things are going on
at JOPLIN LITTLE THEATRE!!!

Monday and Tuesday, June 5 & 6, 7:00pm
Auditions for our upcoming summer show,
THE SNOW WHITE SHOW
directed by Angela and Jon Lowe.
This for children ages 5 and up.
Auditions will consist of group singing and dancing.  
(Please wear shoes suitable for dancing – NO flip-flops!)
Rehearsals will be both daytime and evening and
will be age appropriate.
Performance dates are July 26-30.

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CHILDREN’S SUMMER WORKSHOP

Four sessions offered:
June 26-30 and July 10-14
Morning and Afternoon each week.
Ages 5 and up.  $65.00 per student.
                                             Under the direction of Tegan Whited, who just finished
designing the set and building Audrey II
for our recent production of
Little Shop of Horrors.
Enrollments may be made  by calling
JLT at 417 623-3638.
Please note office hours posted above right.

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Encore Awards Night, June 10, 6:30pm

Information on 2017-2018 season
coming out VERY soon!

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THERE’S LOTS TO SEE AT J L T!!

 

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