Playreading – Secondary Cause of Death

A play reading of our March 2018 production,  Secondary Cause of Death, by Peter Gordon, directed by Linda Taylor, will be held on Tuesday Sept 12 at 7:00pm in the Green Room.

Synopsis
Inspector Pratt arrives at Bagshot House with grim news for Colonel Craddock, but that’s just the beginning. Who is the strange Polish Count? Is Henrietta really an army Captain? How does the eccentric thespian, Longfellow fit in to the equation? These are just some of the characters who make Pratt’s return a chaotic nightmare as the bodies pile higher and higher.

Seeking Actresses for November Musical

LALT is seeking two actresses for its November musical [title of show].

[title of show] is a one-act musical comedy,
with music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and a book by Hunter Bell. The show
chronicles its own creation as an entry in the New York Musical Theatre
Festival, and follows the struggles of the author and composer/lyricist
and their two actress friends during the initial brief (three-week)
creative period, along with subsequent events leading up to the show’s
off-broadway and broadway productions.   Continue reading

Play Reading – Rocky Horror Show

Los Alamos Little Theatre announces an open play reading of

The Rocky Horror Show by Richard O’Brien

Tuesday, August 8 at 7:00 pm in the Green Room of the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar, Los Alamos.

Join us to read or listen to the stage version of what became The Rocky Horror Picture Show.  Director Deborah Magid along with Producers Jim Sicilian and Gracie Cainelli, Musical Director Gretchen Amstutz, and Costumer Sarah Preteska, will submit this musical for consideration for the 2018-2019 theater season at LALT.   Continue reading

Annual Work Party Sat. Aug. 5

Save the date Sat. Aug 5. 9am-2pm for the annual LALT work party.

We will be doing both interior and exterior work to get the Performing Arts Center in shape for the 2017-18 season. And this year our 20 year agreement with the County to operate the PAC is up for renewal, so we need to get the building in as good shape and as de-cluttered as possible. Efforts will include winnowing our props and furniture collections.

New Play Staged Reading July 15

LALT will host a table reading of “The Glitter Girls,” a new script by
Santa Fe playwright Mark Dunn, at 6:30 pm Saturday, July 15, in the
Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar Street in Los Alamos.  Admission is free.

A table reading is a device playwrights use to experience a new play as
actors put in through its paces, in this case as they sit around a table
and read from the script. As such, this will not be an open reading but
rather will feature actors who have been recruited and assigned to the
various roles.     Continue reading

Play Reading July 11

Now that Fourth of July activities are behind us we can all synchronize
calendars for 7 pm Tuesday, July 11, and gather for a play reading of
[title of show].

No, really, the title of the show is [title of show], a one-act musical,
with music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and a book by Hunter Bell. The show
chronicles its own creation as an entry in the New York Musical Theatre
Festival, and follows the struggles of the author and composer/lyricist
and their two actress friends during the initial brief (three-week)
creative period, along with subsequent events leading up to the show’s
off-broadway and broadway productions.   Continue reading

September Show Cast

Director Holly Robinson is pleased to announce the cast for Communicating
Doors by Alan Ayckbourn, which will be performed by Los Alamos Little
Theatre in September 2017.

The cast is:

Trisha Werner as Poopay, a sex specialist
Patrick Webb as Reece, a businessman
Alex L’Esperance as Jessica, Reece’s first wife
Linda Taylor as Ruella, Reece’s second wife
Ian Foti-Landis as Julian, Reece’s business associate
Pete Sandford as Harold, a hotel detective

The play is a time-travel murder mystery that is sure to entertain.

Proposed LALT By-Laws Update

The LALT Board of Directors has proposed updates to the By-Laws and Articles of Incorporation.  The By-Laws were last updated in 1978.  The Articles of Incorporation were lasted updated in 1973.  These proposed changes will be reviewed, discussed and voted upon at this year’s annual meeting on Sunday June 25.  Red-line documents showing the proposed changes can be downloaded here.

Proposed By-Laws Changes
Proposed Articles of Incorporation Changes

Annual Meeting June 25

June 25–Save the date for the Annual Membership Lunch and Meeting​.
Plan to attend the annual meeting.  It is an opportunity to meet fellow thespians, enjoy lunch, vote for the new board of directors, and reminisce about past shows.  The  slate of candidates, agenda​,​ and details will be sent out by June 15.  If​ you would like your name on the slate of candidates contact a board member.  ​See you on the 25th!​