La Crosse Community Theatre wouldn't be where it is today without the contributions from thousands of volunteers and patrons. Thank you for your support! La Crosse Community Theatre has a strong history of providing outstanding entertainment and education to our community. Below are just some highlights.

2017

Annie's Arrival, an original piece by Executive Director, David R. Kilpatrick, received the following Wisconsin Association of Community Theatres 2017 Festival Awards in Stevens Point, Wisconsin:

  • Excellence in Acting by a Supporting Actress: Dominique Sicard

2016

LCT becomes the first community theatre in the nation to perform Billy Elliot.

2013

Weber Center for the Performing Arts, home of LCT and a performance space for Viterbo University, opens in January.

LCT celebrates its 50th season!

Macbeth received the following Wisconsin Association of Community Theatres 2013 Festival Awards in Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin:

  • Outstanding Fight Direction: Greg Parmeter
  • Outstanding Lighting Designer: Dillon McArdle
  • Outstanding Costume Design: Mandy Parmeter
  • Outstanding Ensemble: Cast of Macbeth
  • Mary Dwyer FACT/AACT Fest Award for Excellence in Community Theatre

2011

LCT breaks ground on new home on Front Street.

Almost, Maine received the following Wisconsin Association of Community Theatres 2011 Festival Awards in Appleton, Wisconsin:

  • Outstanding Lighting Design: Dillon McArdle
  • Outstanding Original Score/Sound Design: Chris Scheuermann
  • Outstanding Acting Ensemble: Stacy Bruemmer, Tim Harris, Kelley M. Manson, Dan Radtke
  • Outstanding Lead Actor: Dan Radtke
  • Outstanding Lead Actress: Kelley M. Manson
  • First place show in State
  • Mary Dwyer FACT/AACT Fest Award for Excellence in Community Theatre

Almost, Maine received the following American Association of Community Theatres 2011 Region 3 Festival Awards in Columbus, Ohio:

  • Outstanding Set/Lighting Design: Dillon McArdle
  • Outstanding Backstage Aware: Cast of Almost, Maine

2007

The Women of Lockerbie received the following Wisconsin Association of Community Theatres 2007 Festival Awards in Verona, Wisconsin:

  • Excellence in Lighting Design: Dillon McArdle
  • Excellence in Costume Design: Cheri Sailors
  • Excellence in Acting: Molly Hoffmann
  • Excellence in Acting: Toni Tengblad
  • Excellence in Supporting Acting: Sean McDevitt
  • Excellence in Directing: Allen Ebert, Karen Ebert
  • First place show in State
  • Community Theatre Award for Organizational Excellence

The Women of Lockerbie received the following American Association of Community Theatre 2007 Region 3 Festival in Schaumburg, Illinois:

  • Outstanding Lighting Design: Dillon McArdle
  • Outstanding Set Design: Dillon McArdle
  • Outstanding Directors: Allen Ebert, Karen Ebert
  • Selection to All Star Region 3 cast: Molly Hoffmann
  • First place Best Show in Region 3

2003

The Seventh Monarch received 1st place at the Wisconsin AACT Festival.

2001

The Angels of Lemnos received 1st place at the Wisconsin AACT Festival and 2nd place at the Regional Festival in Akron, Ohio.

The Fantasticks received the People's Choice Award at the 1st Yakumo International Theatre Festival in Yakumo, Japan. Billy Nelson received a Best Actor award.

1997

Cotton Patch Gospel received 1st place at the Wisconsin and Region 3 AACT Festivals and 3rd place at the National AACT Festival. The production was later invited to perform around the country and in Germany.

1988

LCT celebrates its 25th season!

1985

Adult and children's education program begins.

1983

The Gin Game received 1st place at the Wisconsin American Association of Community Theatre Festival and 2nd place at the Region 3 AACT Festival.

LCT received the Alfred Lunt-Lynn Fontanne Award as the Outstanding Wisconsin Community Theatre.

1968

LCT moves into its first permanent home, 118 Fifth Avenue North.

Generation is the premiere production at the new location.

1966

LCT received the Alfred Lunt-Lynn Fontanne Award as the Outstanding Wisconsin Community Theatre.

1963

LCT becomes a corporation on February 27.

The Matchmaker, LCT's first production, opens on May 9th at Longfellow Auditorium. William Dixon directs.

1962

Hey, Look Us Over, a revue presented by Christ Episcopal Church, sparks the idea for a community theatre in La Crosse!

One week after Hey, Look Us Over, a meeting is held to discuss the formation of a community theatre group.

Sally Cremer is elected President of the Board of Directors.

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