83rd Season | 2016 - 2017

  • The Addams Family - Musical
    Directed by Sylvia Haynie and Laura Voss
    July 8 – 17, 2016

    The weird and wonderful family comes to devilishly delightful life in THE ADDAMS FAMILY. This magnificently macabre new musical comedy features an original story, and it's every father's nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday's 'normal' boyfriend and his parents. A musical that the whole family will enjoy.

    No children under 5 will be admitted.
  • The Odd Couple
    Directed by John Freeman
    August 26 – September 4, 2016

    This classic comedy opens as a group of the guys assembled for cards in the apartment of divorced Oscar Madison. And if the mess is any indication, it's no wonder that his wife left him. Late to arrive is Felix Unger who has just been separated from his wife. Fastidious, depressed and none too tense, Felix seems suicidal, but as the action unfolds Oscar becomes the one with murder on his mind when the clean-freak and the slob ultimately decide to room together with hilarious results as The Odd Couple is born.

    Adult Themes. Not recommended for children under 12.
  • Messiah on the Frigidaire
    Directed by John Freeman
    October 14 – 23, 2016

    The small town of Elroy, South Carolina is thrust into the evangelical spotlight when what seems to be the image of Jesus appears on a refrigerator in a trailer park. The discovery sets into motion a frenzy of conflict, communion and good old fashioned commerce. In a region where religion is as much a part of life as grits and cotton fields, God surely moves in mysterious ways.

    Mild Adult Themes. Not recommended for children under 12.

  • Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
    Directed by Sylvia Haynie and Laura Voss
    December 9 – December 18, 2016

    The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth. A musical for the whole family.

    Children under 5 will not be admitted.

  • A Higher Place in Heaven
    Directed by Erin Ferrell
    February 3 – 12, 2017

    Pamela Parker’s play Second Samuel was a popular hit last season with MLT audiences. The themes of love and acceptance continue in its prequel, A Higher Place in Heaven. From her front porch, the plantation owning widow Mrs. Madison and Miss Simpson, her close companion who was born into slavery on the plantation, tell how their sons, Frisky and Ulysses, become best friends in pre-Depression era rural Georgia. And, of course, there are even more delightful surprises in this gem of a play!

    Children under 5 will not be admitted.

  • Blame It On the Movies!
    Directed by Sylvia Haynie and Laura Voss
    March 24 – April 2, 2017

    With a staggering collection of over 75 of the most well-known songs from the most well-known films ranging from Gone with the Wind to Footloose, Blame It On The Movies! is a delicious romp through cinematic history.Audiences are guided through a cavalcade of the most memorable music from the movies. Blame It On The Movies! features unforgettable tunes from The Wizard Of Oz, Meet Me In St. Louis, The Pink Panther, Rocky, Psycho, Jaws, Goldfinger, The Color Purple and countless others. It's a fun-filled homage to movie musicals, screwball comedies, shoot-em-up westerns, sizzling screen romances, thrillers, action-adventure flicks, historical epics, and auteurs alike.

    Children under 5 will not be admitted.
  • Moon Over Buffalo
    Directed by Weldon Ledbetter
    May 12 – 21, 2017

    The hilarious Moon Over Buffalo centers on George and Charlotte Hay, fading stars of the 1950's. At the moment, they’re performing in repertory theatre in Buffalo, New York. On the brink of a disastrous split-up, they receive word that they might just have one last shot at stardom: Frank Capra is coming to town to see their matinee. Unfortunately for George and Charlotte, everything that could go wrong does go wrong, abetted by a visit from their daughter’s clueless fiancé and hilarious uncertainty about which play they’re actually performing, caused by Charlotte’s deaf old stage-manager mother who hates every bone in George’s body.

    Adult Themes. Not recommended for children under 12.