Sean McDevitt, our resident videographer, presents an insider’s look at Guys on Ice as they prepare for opening night on March 14. Click here to share the experience!
La Crosse community theatre will be announcing it’s 2014-2015 Season on April 5th, and you won’t want to miss it! In addition to the announcements, there will be entertainment from our improv troupe, the Webernauts, a sneak peak ofThoroughly Modern Millie and lots of other excitement. All who attend are automatically entered into a $500 travel voucher give-away.
2014 Patron’s Gala
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Time: 5:30 pm Cocktails 6:00 pm Evening Begins Location: The Cargill Room, Riverside Center South 332 Front Street South, La Crosse, WisconsinDinner and desserts provided by The Waterfront Restaurant & Tavern Tickets $60 per person, which includes:
- Attendees are automatically entered in a drawing for $500 travel voucher
- We reveal our 2014-2015 season and new website
- Dinner, dessert and entertainment (including a peek at Thoroughly Modern Millie)
- Champagne Toast sponsored by State Bank to celebrate our 50th season.
- A fun, live aucition, including a special surprise!
New this year: ALL SEATS ARE ASSIGNED based on reservation date
RSVP by March 21, 2014 by calling the box office at 608-784-9292 ext. 2
For our first musical in 2014 in the Lyche Theatre, LCT presents Guys on Ice. Performances are March 14 – 23, 2014. Tickets go on sale February 24. For the complete cast list, click here.
La Crosse Community Theatre will hold open auditions for its upcoming comedy Guys on Ice on Tuesday, January 28, at 7 p.m. There are roles available for 3 men between the ages of 30 and 60. For more information click here. This delightful musical is the story of two ice-fishing buddies who talk and sing about life, love, and the one that got away. Safe in their ice-fishing shanty, long-time pals Lloyd and Marvin keep warm with a mutual appreciation for good bait, cold beer, and football. Auditionees need to prepare a 30-second song of their choosing. There will also be readings and songs from the show. There are roles available for 3 men between the ages of 30 and 60. All auditionees must attend auditions on Tuesday night. There are scripts and CDs of the show available for check out in the box office. Callbacks will be on Wednesday, January 29. Auditions will take place in the second-floor Theatre Labs of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts, 428 Front Street South, in La Crosse. Scheduled auditions are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Please call the box office at 608-784-9292, ext. 2, to sign up. Anyone not cast (or who is otherwise interested) is invited to help in some other way. The cast list will be announced at noon on Thursday, January 30. Rehearsals will begin Monday, February 3, 2014. The exact rehearsal schedule to be determined upon casting. Performances will be in the Weber Center’s Lyche Theatre. Guys on Ice will run from March 14-23, 2014. The book and lyrics are by Fred Alley with music by James Kaplan. The show will be directed by Greg Parmeter, with musical direction by Mary Blaha-DeBoer, costume design by Mandy Parmeter, set and light design by Dillon McArdle, and stage management by Jennifer Burchell.
La Crosse Community Theatre continues its celebration of 50 years with the production Tuesdays with Morrie beginning February 14 and continuing through March 2, 2014. Performances are Wednesday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m, and will be in the Veterans Studio Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts.
Tuesdays with Morrie is the true story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. When Mitch learns that Morrie is dying of Lou Gehrig’s Disease, he seeks out his old mentor, and what starts as a simple visit to say goodbye turns into a weekly pilgrimage and one final class on the meaning of life.
Tuesdays with Morrie was written by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom. The show will be directed by Greg Parmeter, with set design by Dillon McArdle, lighting design by Tim Harris, costume design by Mandy Parmeter and stage management by Samantha Abplanalp.
Cast members include La Crosse-area favorites Brandon Harris as Mitch Albom and Steve Larson as Morrie Schwartz.
Adult tickets are $24 on Friday and Saturday evenings and $20 for Wednesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday and Sunday matinees. Student/military tickets are $10. Tickets are available at the LCT box office (608-784-9292) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, or online. Seat reservations are available to Patron Donors anytime and to season ticket holders beginning Monday, January 20. Tickets go on sale to the public on Monday, January 27.
For our first play in 2014 in the Veterans Studio Theatre, LCT presents Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom. Performances are February 14-March 22, 2014. For the complete cast list, click here.
La Crosse Community Theatre will hold open auditions for its upcoming production of Mitch Albom’sTuesdays with Morrie on Tuesday, December 17, from 7 to 9 p.m. (more…)
La Crosse Community Theatre announces cast list for Playhouse on the Air Presents: Miracle on 34th Street
For our 2013 holiday play, LCT goes back to 1947 with Playhouse on the Air Presents: Miracle on 34th Street. Performances are December 13 – 22, 2013 and promise to be fun for the entire family. For the complete cast list, click here.
La Crosse Community Theatre offers staged radio production of holiday classic Miracle on 34th Street
La Crosse Community Theatre continues its celebration of 50 years with the holiday production Playhouse on the Air Presents: Miracle on 34th Street beginning December 13 and continuing through December 22, 2013. Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m, and will be in the Weber Center for the Performing Arts’ 450-seat Lyche Theatre. For more information, click here.
The Weber Center for the Performing Arts will dedicate the Veterans Studio Theatre on November 11, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. The evening will include ceremony, dedication and entertainment from “Silent J,” internet radio entertainer and active-duty soldier. The event is free and open to all, however seating is limited and tickets are required.
Joe “Silent J” Stojelk is a 13-year veteran in the U.S. Army who is currently on active duty in the Army Reserves. He has deployed twice to Iraq in his career and was a gunner and NCOIC on over 250 convoy missions in Iraq. It was during his assignment to Wisconsin at the urging of a fellow soldier that Joe started hosting an online radio show called “The Junk Punch,” incorporating comedy, pop culture, interviews and politics, along with personal stories. Suffering from PTSD and battling alcohol abuse almost derailed his career and dreams. With the help of friends, a focus on entertainment and educating fellow veterans and the public has been a driving force in Joe’s life and turn around. Joe currently resides outside Pittsburgh, PA, and is the father of a seven-year-old daughter.
About the Weber Center for the Performing Arts (more…)