428 Front St S, La Crosse WI 54601 Box office:6087849292 info@lacrossecommunitytheatre.org Mon.–Fri. 11 am–5 pm Shows & Tickets

Auditions tonight for Theatre for Youth high school production of “A Wrinkle in Time”

A Wrinkle In TimeAuditions are this evening at 7 pm for A Wrinkle in Time.

Actors entering grades 9-12 are invited to audition. All are welcome regardless of experience.

A Wrinkle in Time is an adventure for all time! When her scientist father mysteriously vanishes, Meg Murray, her brother, Charles, and her classmate, Calvin, journey to worlds unknown to battle the mysterious Nothing, which threatens to destroy the universe! Based on the Newbery Award-winning novel by Madeleine L’Engle.

Auditions will take place at Weber Center for the Performing Arts, 428 Front Street South, in La Crosse.

Scheduled auditions are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Call 784-9292 to sign up!


Mary Poppins Tickets on sale – go behind the scenes to see what’s coming

Thanks to our incredible videographer, Sean McDevitt, you can get a backstage look at the process of creating theatre.  In this video, you get an early glimpse of Mary Poppins in rehearsal.

Tickets are available starting today for everyone, call or go online to make your reservation now!


It’s not too late to get season tickets!

Theatre begins season with family classic “Mary Poppins”

La Crosse Community Theatre begins its second half-century with the beloved family classic Mary Poppins, beginning September 5 and continuing through September 21, 2014. Performances are Wednesday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m, and will be in the 450-seat Lyche Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts.

Anything can happen if you let it. Music, magic, and a spoonful of sugar! Mary Poppins comes to the stage in the most supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical of all time! Step in time to join Mary as she teaches Jane, Michael, Winifred, and George Banks how to be a family again.

Mary Poppins will be directed by Greg Parmeter, with music direction by Diane Foust, choreography by Jen Wilkinson, technical direction by Tim Harris, set design by Dillon McArdle, lighting design by David R. Kilpatrick, costume design by Mandy Parmeter, properties design by Bonnie Jo Bratina,with assistance by Marci Lemmer, stage management by April Brown with assistance by Lisa Adams. Allan Johnson will be assistant director. Accompanists will include Sarah Leitzen and David Mann. The dance captain will be Anna Taylor.

Original music and lyrics are by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman; the book is by Julian Fellowes; new songs and additional music and lyrics are by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe; and the show was co-created by Cameron Mackintosh.

Cast members include LCT newcomers Olivia Belland as Jane Banks and Joseph O’Flaherty as Michael Banks, Leslie Weber as Fannie, with Chelsea Mann and Megan Seidel as ensemble members.

Cast members familiar to LCT patrons include Elizabeth Arihood as Miss Andrew, Anna Mae Beyer as Annie, Mel Carroll as Katie Nanna, Tom Desjarlais as Admiral Boom, John Divney as Neleus, Christopher R. Dresen as Robertson Ay, Sheri Eimermann as Miss Smythe, Brandon Harris as George Banks, Maria Higgins as Winifred Banks, Connie Huebsch as Miss Lark, Karla M. Hughes as Mary Poppins, Robert J. Jones as Bert, Joshua Kaiser as Michael Banks, Jonathan Krocker as Northbrook, Sue La Crosse as Bird Woman, Eric Leitzen as Bank Chairman, Sean McDevitt as Park Keeper, Scott Rathgaber as Policeman, Darcy Reimler as Jane Banks, Kristyn Taggart as Mrs. Corry, Michelle Walker as Mrs. Brill, Rhys Wolff as Von Hussler, with Ryan Brown, MacKinley Bruemmer, Tanner Costello, Jeremiah Galvan, Anna Taylor, and Raina Thelen as ensemble members.

Adult evening tickets are $28 and $24 for matinees. Student tickets are $17 and military tickets are $12, both with a valid ID. Tickets are available online at www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org. Seat reservations are available to Patron Donors anytime and to season ticket holders beginning Monday, August 4. Tickets go on sale to the public on Monday, August 18.

La Crosse Community Theatre to hold annual business meeting

LCTlogocircle-refresh-2012-webThe La Crosse Community Theatre board of directors will hold its required fiscal year business meeting on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, beginning at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts, 428 Front Street South, in La Crosse. It is free and open to the public.

La Crosse Community Theatre to hold auditions for youth production “A Wrinkle in Time”

La Crosse, WI – 7/31/2014 – La Crosse Community Theatre will hold open auditions for its upcoming Theatre for Youth production A Wrinkle in Time on Tuesday, August 19, at 7 p.m.

Actors entering grades 9-12 are invited to audition. All are welcome regardless of experience. Auditions will take place at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts, 428 Front Street South, La Crosse. Callbacks will be on Wednesday, August 20. Scheduled auditions are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Visit www.lacrossecommunitytheatre.org for more information or call 784-9292 to sign up to audition!

The cast list will be announced at noon on Friday, August 22. Rehearsals will begin that evening. The exact rehearsal schedule to be determined upon casting. Anyone not cast (or who is otherwise interested) is invited to help in some other way. Performances will be in Weber Center’s Veterans Studio Theatre September 26-October 5, 2014.

A Wrinkle in Time is an adventure for all time! When her scientist father mysteriously vanishes, Meg Murray, her brother, Charles, and her classmate, Calvin, journey to worlds unknown to battle the mysterious Nothing, which threatens to destroy the universe! Based on the Newbery Award-winning novel by Madeleine L’Engle.

A Wrinkle in Time will be directed by Rebecca Seflow Hartzell.

Update on Job Notices

"Noises off", La Crosse Community Theatre 2013-14 Season

“Noises off”


The search for an office manager has closed.

For our 2014-2015 Season we are looking for House Managers who would be available for performance weekends.  Click here for our employment page to get more details.

Summer at La Crosse Community Theatre

Our 50th Season has concluded and what a season it was.  Thank you for all who have been a part of LCT for the past 50 years.  We would not be here today without you.

Even though our nextTheatre-for-Youth-logo-WEB season doesn’t begin until September LCT will not be idle.  Our very active Theatre for Youth program will be busy this summer with THREE camps.  Each week, the participants experience workshops, learn new skills and rehearse for a show to be presented at the end of the camp.  You don’t want to miss a chance to see a future Broadway star!!


July 11 at 7:00pm, Act 1 (Grades 3-5)
July 25 at 7:00pm, Act 2 (Grades 6-8)
August 2 at 7:00pm, Act 3 (Grades 9-12).

Each evening will be a unique experience for both the participants and the audience, come join us!!

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing — new photos added

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing - June 2014

Don’t miss our Theatre for Youth production Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing this weekend! Performances are tonight at 7 pm, tomorrow at 2 and 7 pm, and Sunday at 2 pm.

You can find show photos here!

Thank you to Theresa M. Smerud, Visual Consultant and Arts Photographer, for her outstanding work.

Mary Poppins Cast Announced


Mary Poppins Cast List

Congratulations to the following volunteers cast in next September’s production of Mary Poppins!

Mary Poppins: Karla M. Hughes
Bert: Robert J. Jones
George Banks: Brandon Harris
Winifred Banks: Maria Higgins
Jane Banks: Darcy Reimler and Olivia Belland
Michael Banks: Joseph O’Flaherty and Joshua Kaiser
Miss Lark: Connie Huebsch
Admiral Boom: Tom DesJarlais
Bank Chairman: Eric Leitzen
Miss Smythe: Sheri Eimermann
Mrs. Brill: Michelle Walker
Robertson Ay: Christopher R. Dresen
Miss Andrew: Elizabeth Arihood
Bird Woman: Sue La Crosse
Neleus/Ensemble: John Divney
Northbrook/Ensemble: Jonathan Krocker
Von Hussler/Ensemble: Rhys Wolff
Mrs. Corry/Ensemble: Kristyn Taggart
Fannie/Ensemble: Kelley M. Manson
Annie/Ensemble: Anna Mae Beyer
Katie Nanna/Ensemble: Mel Carroll
Park Keeper: Sean McDevitt
Policeman: Scott Rathgaber
Dancing Ensemble (Chimney Sweeps, Bankers, “Jolly Holiday” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” etc…):
Ryan Brown
MacKinley Bruemmer
Tanner Costello
Jeremiah Galván
Chelsea Mann
Drew Reischl
Megan Seidel
Anna Taylor
Raina Thelen
Thank you to all who auditioned. Well done, everyone! If you accept your role, please email Director Greg Parmeter at: gparmeter@lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

The first meeting will be tonight, Friday, June 20, at 7:00 pm, in the Acting Labs, second floor of the Weber Center. We will go over some paperwork and Mandy will take measurements. If you are not available, please email April Brown at abrown@lacrossecommunitytheatre.org.

Official rehearsals will begin on Monday, July 21st. As soon as the scripts are available, you will be
contacted to come pick them up.

Thank you to those of you who were not cast, and we hope to see you all again at future auditions. If you are interested in being a part of the stage or costume crews, or would like to be a light or sound board operator for the show, please contact Ms. Brown at the email above.

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