The Pensacola Little Theatre (PLT) proudly presents its 2018-19 season lineup to begin in July! Season subscription tickets are on sale now. Individual tickets go on sale July 2nd. (Snow White Variety Show and Mary Poppins are on sale NOW!)

 

The 2018-19 lineup will have you flying to the theatre to purchase your tickets! Featuring dynamic Broadway classics, hilarious film-based plays and astounding musicals, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Subscriber perks include subscriber-only parking offered during Mainstage series performances and five complimentary concession items of your choice. Subscriptions are also offered at a discounted rate and guarantee your specific seat(s) for each performance.

 

Each summer, subscribers also get the first sneak peek at the next season’s lineup. 

 

Financial support for PLT programs is provided in part by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs and ACE.

 

Tickets are available online (24 hours a day) and through the Pensacola Little Theatre Box Office by calling 850-432-2042 or by visiting the Box Office on weekdays 12-5 PM. Season Subscriptions are available via phone or in person.

 

Click here to download our season subscription form.

 

2018-19 Production Schedule   

 

The Snow White Variety Show (on sale now)
July 13-22, 2018
Treehouse Production
Directed by Debi Dunkerley and Bill Whalen
Our Acorn summer show is a cute spoof on television formats and fairy tales.  The seven dwarfs tell their versions of the story each in a different TV show style. Perfect for the youngest theatre-goers and the whole family.

 

Mary Poppins (on sale now)
July 27-Aug 12, 2018
Mainstage Production

Directed by Stephen Lott. Music Directed by Tom Baroco

This show will open our season for Mainstage Series.  A large cast will tell this beloved story of our favorite Nanny.  This colorful and vibrant Broadway favorite will be SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS!

 

The End of Jack Cruz
Aug 31-Sep 8, 2018
Studio 400 Production

Directed by Billy Buff

A Post-Apocalyptic memoir about the last survivors on Earth locked in a deadly struggle for survival.  This dark drama contains violence and adult situations.

 

Into the Woods
Sep 21-Oct 7, 2018

Mainstage Production
Directed by Carla Rhodes, Music Directed by Tina Buran
This Sondheim favorite is about what happens AFTER “happily ever after”. Cinderella, Rapunzel, Red Riding Hood, Jack and the beans, Prince Charming, a wicked and beautiful witch. “Careful the things you say, children will listen…”

 

Desire, Desire, Desire / For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls
Nov 2-11, 2018

Studio 400 Production
Our Foo Foo entry this year is a night of hilarious one-acts by Christopher Durang. A set of Tennessee Williams parodies based on A Streetcar Named Desire and The Glass Menagerie: Blanche DuBois, her nerves shot, is stuck in a house with a slobby Stanley Kowalski, who keeps yelling "Stella!" Stella left for a lemon Coke 6 years ago and never returned; the fading Southern belle, Amanda, tries to prepare her hyper-sensitive, hypochondriacal son, Lawrence, for "the feminine caller." Terrified of people, Lawrence plays with his collection of glass cocktail stirrers.

 

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Dec 7-16, 2018
Treehouse Production
Directed by Roxie Smith, Music Directed by Tina Buran
A perennial PLT favorite.  The Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. So no one is prepared when this outlaw family invades church one Sunday and decides to take over the annual Christmas pageant.  Saturday matinees.

 

The Cemetery Club

Jan 18-27, 2019
Mainstage Production

Directed by Mark Core-Noel

Three Jewish widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands’ graves.  This sweet, funny, poignant story is about friendship, life and love.

 

Master Class
Feb 8-17, 2019

Special production with Pensacola Opera
Directed by Jerome Shannon, Pensacola Opera Artistic Director
Produced in the M.C. Blanchard Courtroom.  Maria Callas (Kathy Holsworth, PLT Artistic Director) is teaching a master class in front of an audience in the late 1970’s. Maria is glamorous, commanding, larger than life—and drop-dead funny.

 

The Velveteen Rabbit
Mar 8-17, 2019

Treehouse Production
Directed by Jay Bixler, 
PLT Education Director
Our literary classic based on the story of a stuffed rabbit who longs to become real through the love of its owner.  “Real isn’t how you are made.  It’s a thing that happens to you.”  We will have a school day show and Saturday matinees.

 

Short Attention Span Theatre

Apr 12-20, 2019
Studio 400 Production
Directors TBD

Our annual one-act festival.  This night of touching and humorous theatre is a spectrum of short plays (usually 6) that are selected throughout the year.  Spring has sprung!

 

The 39 Steps

May 3-12, 2019
Mainstage Production

Directed by Billy Buff and Barbara Jacobs

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! Played with only 4 actors racing through the story as 150 characters.

 

Venus in Fur
May 17-25, 2019
Studio 400 Production

Directed by Maureen McNeill

A two person play within a play. A beleaguered playwright/director is desperate to find an actress to play Vanda, the female lead in his adaptation of the classic sadomasochistic tale Venus in Furs. A mysterious, funny, erotic drama.

 

Sister Act
June 14-Jun 30, 2019

Mainstage Production
Directed by Artistic Director Kathy Holsworth, Music Directed by Ginger Caro
Based on the 1992 film, this show is filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing
and a truly moving story. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship.

 

 

Series Descriptions

 

Mainstage
PLT produces a variety of Mainstage shows each season. Each show is a Broadway classic, either a musical or a straight play that is performed in the Valerie J. Russenberger Theatre.

 

 

Treehouse
See it with the family! The Treehouse shows are meant for families so that those that are young and young at heart can experience the magic of live theatre! Treehouse is performed in the Valerie J. Russenberger Theatre. Acorn shows are presented in the M.C. Blanchard Courtroom.  Lower prices for children and more matinee performances.

 

 

Studio 400
A non-traditional theatre experience, featuring edgy, original and experimental works. Performed in our M.C. Blanchard Courtroom venue, Studio 400 gives audience members a chance to see theatre up-close in a more intimate setting. Most shows are rated R.