The Box Office may be closed sporatically due to renovation work at Cheney Hall.  Please call ahead of time to ensure that someone is in the box office.  860-647-9824

 

Got the Time?  Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday's at 2 p.m.

Got Tickets?  Best value - via the Box Office.  On-Line purchases end on Friday at noon.  Call the Box Office for availability!

Have a drink!  The bar is open prior to the show and during intermission!

And . . . you're welcome to enjoy your drink in the theater!

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Some Enchanted Evening!  A fundraising event for LTM!

Make your reservation for our October 25th night of food, drink, music and auction

Hosted by Onyx Moonshine and Adam and Regina von Gootkin

See the Support LTM page for more information!

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The Little Theatre of Manchester's

2014 season of main-stage productions!

Oh No!  Subscriptions are no longer available . .                          but single tickets are very affordable!  Call us today!

We started our 2014 season in February with an encore production of the hysterical British comedy, Noises Off.  Written by Michael Frayn, it is considered by many to be one of the funniest comedies ever written.  Our audience went behind the scenes – literally – as we watched one of the most inept theater companies on Earth try to stage a show, all the while battling clashing egos, romantic entanglements, and other crises. 

February 14-16, 20-23, 28 and March 1-2, directed by Debi Freund

 

In April, LTM brought you the funny, yet heart-warming, Steel Magnolias. The play by Robert Harling, revolves around a tight group of southern ladies in a small-town beauty parlor, and is alternately hilarious and touching—and, in the end, deeply revealing of the strength and purposefulness that underlies the antic banter of its characters.  If you’ve seen the movie and you thought this was the same, you got a wonderful surprise! 

April 11-13, 17-19, 24-27, directed by Joe Keach-Longo

 

The mythical town of Almost, Maine, observed on a cold, cloudless night, offered a heart-warming change of pace for our June production.  As the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, Almost's residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. But the bruises heal, and the hearts mend—almost—in this delightful midwinter night's dream written by John Cariani.    June 6-8, 12-15, 20-22, directed by Mike Zizka

 

In August, LTM audiences had special hallway passes to The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, where six young people, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, learned that winning isn't everything and that losing doesn't necessarily make you a loser.  Spelling Bee is a hilarious, Tony-award-winning musical centering on a quirky, yet charming cast of outsiders and we had some terrific 'special guest spellers' including WTIC's Angela Dias, WLIS's Ginny Wolf, and WFSB's Hena Daniels and Nicole Nalepa. They were great sports and we had a wonderful time with them on stage!  The musical was conceived by Rebecca Feldman with music and lyrics by William Finn, a book by Rachel Sheinkin and additional material by Jay Reiss.

August 8-10, 14-17   Directed and choreographed by Gloria Trombley

 

Our final production of the 2014 season will be the first-ever LTM staging of the classic musical, South Pacific.Based on James A. Michener's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1947 book, Tales of the South Pacific, the play features wonderful, memorable music by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, including the classic “Some Enchanted Evening.”  Way ahead of its time, the play was one of the first to explore the topic of interracial romance and prejudices, but doing so with humor and great compassion.   Still popular today, the play was revived on Broadway in 2008 and was a critical success, winning seven Tonys.  The Director's Talk Back sessions will occur only on November 9 and 16, immediately after the show.

November 7-9, 13-16, 21-23   Directed by Joe Keach-Longo

 

Ticket Prices:

Single tickets for comedies and dramas are $24 VIP or $19 for General seating

Single tickets for musicals are $29 VIP or $24 for General seating

VIP seats are the first six rows in the house.  All areas are first-come, first-served.

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General Information about LTM Productions . . . .

Pratt and Whitney, a United Technologies Company, is our season sponsor.   Opportunities to sponsor individual shows are available, with great benefit to your business or organization!  Call the box office for more information.

 

Show Times!  You will want to know that our Thursday night LTM performance begins at 7:30 pm.   Friday and Saturday LTM performances are at 8:00 pm, and Sunday matinées are at 2:00 pm.

 

Little Theatre of Manchester is always looking for volunteer ushers and folks interested in other opportunities to be part of all that community theater brings to, well, the community!  If you'd like to join our ranks, give us a call or drop a line to friends@cheneyhall.org.

 

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Mission Statement of
The Little Theatre of Manchester, Inc.

To prepare and present high-quality theatrical productions and performances, and to provide ample opportunities for community participation and education in the planning, presentation, and enjoyment of such productions and performances. In addition, LTM seeks to foster interest in and appreciation of the performing arts in general and to present a wide variety of performing arts programs.

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Information!

 

Play performance times are: Thursday at 7:30 pm, Friday and Saturday at 8 pm and Sunday matinée begins at 2 pm. 

 

Box office: Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and one hour prior to performance.

 

Tickets: Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office, at the door prior to performance (if available) and on-line until noon on Friday. 

 

Call Ahead: Always call ahead to be sure the Box Office is open. 860-647-9824.

 

Subscriptions: Always the best value!  Give us your contact information and we'll be sure to get at 2015 subscription brochure to you when they're printed in November.

 


The Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall          is supported by:

Pratt & Whitney
    2014 Season Sponsor

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