Church & State Play Reading Nov 6

LALT will hold a preliminary reading of March’s production of Church & State by Jason Odell Williams. The reading will take place in the Green Room of the Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, November 6th at 7 PM. The play calls for a cast of 2 men and 2 women, ranging in age from late 20s to early 50s. Director Patrick MacDonald will lead the reading in advance of auditions, dates and times TBA (watch your email updates.
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Call for Short Play Scripts

Los Alamos Little Theatre will perform a collection of eight short plays as its May 2019 production. Some local playwrights have already volunteered scripts. Other local playwrights who wish to submit a script for a play that can be performed in around 10 minutes, with minimal staging requirements and no expectation of royalties, may do so by e-mailing the script to — no more than two submissions per author. Scripts will be accepted through Nov. 30, 2018.

Evening of Arts & Culture – Fri Oct 12

Los Alamos Little Theatre and the Los Alamos Light Opera present an evening of performances as part of this year’s Los Alamos Evening of Arts and Culture, sponsored by the Los Alamos Arts Council, this Friday night, October 12.

Join us at 5 & 7 PM as the cast of LALT’s Rumors presents staged readings from some of their favorite moments from Shakespeare.

Then, stick around at 6 & 8 PM as the Light Opera presents selections from their recent production of Guys and Dolls, along with some other Broadway favorites. Each performance by LALO will be a different program.

And while you’re at it, go see our friends from the Pajarito Players, who’ll present three play readings in the Pajarito Room at Fuller Lodge, beginning at 5:30.

See the full schedule of events around the Los Alamos Creative District here:

Audition for Murder at the Lone Elm!

Los Alamos Little Theatre announces audition dates for Murder at the Lone Elm, an interactive murder mystery written and directed by local playwright Miles Ledoux.

Auditions will be held at the Performing Arts Center (1670 Nectar Street) at 7 pm Thursday, Oct. 4, and 4 pm Saturday, Oct. 6. Actors will be asked to read excerpts from the script and engage in some impromptu dialogue to mimic engagement with an audience trying to determine murderer from among a cast of suspects.

The play will be performed January 4-19, 2019, with a special New Year’s Eve performance December 31.   Continue reading

75th Anniversary Celebration


Los Alamos Little Theatre’s 75th season kicks off on Friday, September 14th. We begin at 7 PM with a special 75th anniversary celebration, featuring a presentation from the Los Alamos County Council and a recognition of the many hands and hearts who have made your community theatre possible for the past three-quarters of a century. Then, join us for opening night of our first production of the season, Silent Sky, starting at 7:30. Finally, stick around after the performance to meet and greet with the players and have some celebratory cake. Doors to the theatre open at 6:30 PM for this special event.

Play Reading Sept 18

Los Alamos Little Theatre will host a play reading for Murder at the Lone Elm by Miles Ledoux at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 18. The reading, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Green Room of the Performing Arts Center, 1670 Nectar Street. Murder at the Lone Elm will be performed by LALT in January 2019, the third show in LALT’s 75th Anniversary Season.

The play is an interactive murder mystery — meaning that the audience will engage in figuring out whodunnit by asking questions of the characters at different points in the play. This means the actors will need to be able to engage spontaneously with the audience while continuing to advance the plot line. Should be fun! The play has roles for 10 people, five men and five women. The play reading is a chance for people to gain familiarity with the script and its characters, especially if they are considering auditioning for a role. It also is a chance for people who may just want to sit back and listen as a story unfolds through the voices of others.

Silent Sky Opens Sept 14

Silent Sky opens this weekend, Friday Sept 14 and runs through Sept 29.

Based on the true story and science of early 20th century female “computers” at Harvard Observatory, Silent Sky explores the life of astronomer Henrietta Leavitt as she maps distant stars in galaxies beyond our own, working alongside Annie Cannon and Williamina Fleming. In this exquisite blend of science, history, family ties, and fragile love, a passionate young woman must map her own passage through a society determined to keep a woman in her place.

“Lauren Gunderson’s luminously beautiful play Silent Sky is an intellectual epic told on an intimate scale. Bottom line: Heavenly.” — Atlanta Journal–Constitution

Tickets are $15/$13 (seniors and students). Advanced sales available at Brown Paper Tickets, or at CB Fox.

Neil Simon’s Rumors Cast

LALT announces the cast for our November show, Rumors by Neil Simon.  Rumors is directed by Patrick Webb and produced by Laurie Tomlinson.
Ken Gorman – Paul Lewis
Chris Gorman – Trisha Werner
Lenny Ganz – Ian Foti-Landis
Claire Ganz – Holly Robinson
Glenn Cooper – Thomas Graves
Cassie Cooper – Cindy Hines
Ernie Cusack – Larry Gibbons
Cookie Cusack – Tami Martinson
Officer Welch – Trevor Nickless
Officer Pudney – Cassandra Bowman