Join us for opening weekend of Jill Turnbow’s critically acclaimed one-woman show BETWEEN IRAQ AND A HARD PLACE and get a special opening weekend discount. We need your help to spread the word about our final After Hours show of the season so we’re offering $10 tickets to build the buzz. Just click HERE for tickets, enter promo code: iraq and you’re in at half the price. Take advantage of this early bird discount THIS WEEKEND ONLY and come see this show!
THE CRITICS AGREE
BETWEEN IRAQ AND A HARD PLACE is based on Jill’s real-life experiences entertaining the troops during the Persian Gulf War in 1991. She relates this personal story with dry humor, hilarious details and all the skill of a seasoned stand-up comic. Jill has performed this show to rave reviews in Los Angeles, New York, Montreal and even here at the Little Theatre for a limited run three years ago. This is comedy worth staying up late for, and a theatrical experience you don’t want to miss!
“Every three days, 950 military personnel came aboard to be entertained; they were nearly all men, some of whom had been stationed in the desert for up to a year. After much of the boat’s female staff quit, Turnbow was left with only 20 other women, outnumbered 50 to one, sharing sole responsibility with one other (male) comic for standing before the rowdies to make them laugh.” (Click HERE for complete review.)
“…an affecting show, starting out in the mood of standup comedy and becoming a heartfelt recollection…[Turnbow] avoids any political assessment of that battle, but paints an engrossing picture of the toll of war on ordinary soldiers, ending up as a salute to their courage and patriotism.” (Click HERE for complete story.)
Yep. We’re talking the real deal here. Click HERE to pick up your half price tickets for this weekend only, Friday and Saturday at 9:45 pm (note the change in time!) and Sunday at 7 pm immediately following THE MUSIC MAN.
Our first main stage season show of the 2015-2016 Season will be SYLVIA: a modern romantic comedy about a dog, the couple who adopts her, and the comedy that results. Auditions for this wonderful show by A.R. Gurney will be held this Sunday, May 31st, beginning at 4:30 pm. The director is David Carey Foster, who directed our production of GOOD PEOPLE last season. You can find out more about the show, the characters and download sides for the auditions HERE. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of our season opening comedy!
Coming soon to a mailbox near you: the 2015-2016 Season brochure! If all goes well, all the news that’s fit to print about our upcoming 69th Season will land in your mailbox this weekend (or early next week at the latest!) We’re giving you MORE of the theatre you LOVE with SIX season shows, SEVEN Ubu’s Other Shoe Staged Readings, FOUR After Hours comedies, TWO Academy of Creative Theatre student productions and ONE fabulous Gala Musical, namely CABARET, celebrating 50 years of performances in 2016. You can take a sneak peek at all the shows AND download a season subscription order form right HERE. Season Subscriptions are only available for mail, phone or walk-up purchase (using the form provided) right now. SLOLT staff will fill subscriptions in the order they are received, giving priority seating to renewing subscribers and donors until June 22nd, when online sales will begin. Your season tickets will be sent to you in late June/early July.
Don’t get stuck in line waiting for tickets on a sold-out show next year, SUBSCRIBE NOW to ensure your first choice of dates and seats!
The nearly sold-out run of THE MUSIC MAN continues this weekend with shows on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. You can click HERE to check availability and buy your tickets online. If we’re sold-out, don’t despair! Arrive one hour before show time and place your name on our waiting list. We’ll do our best to get you in to see this heartwarming, classic musical!
Thanks for your support of the Little Theatre. It’s been an amazing season and we look forward to sharing more great theatre with you next year and an exciting future ahead!
Have a wonderful weekend!