Silent Sky, written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by John Cullinan, September 14 to 29 2018. This historical drama centers on the life of Henrietta Leavitt, who in the early 1900s made a profoundly important astronomical discovery even though, as a woman, she was not allowed to touch a telescope nor expected to offer a creative idea.
Neil Simon’s Rumors, directed by Patrick Webb, November 2 to 17 2018. This over-the-top farce is a non-stop romp of confusion, miscommunication and hilarity as an anniversary party goes awry when the host shoots himself, his wife goes missing, and the help is nowhere to be found.
Murder at the Lone Elm, written and directed by Miles Ledoux. January 4 to 19 2019. *Special performance New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31!* An interactive murder mystery. This play tracks the characters and deaths at the Lone Elm Inn and asks the audience to get involved in solving who the murderer is.
Church and State, written by Jason Odell Williams and directed by Patrick MacDonald. March 1 to 16 2019. This timely drama follows a U.S. Senator up for re-election who finds himself dealing with the fallout from a candid comment to a blogger. This first act of this play was LALT’s entry to the New Mexico AACTFest State Festival, hosted at the Performing Arts Center.
8×10 Six, produced by John Gustafson and Holly Robinson. May 3 to 18 2019. LALT’s sixth presentation of this format, this show features eight 10-minute plays, many written by local playwrights. An opportunity for new actors and directors to spread their wings, and for audiences to experience a delightful potpourri.
Special Events in the 2018-19 Season:
Evening of Arts and Culture, October 12 2018. LALT and and the Performing Arts Center participated in this second annual event organized by the Los Alamos Arts Council.
AACTFest 2019 New Mexico State Theatre Festival March 21 to 24 2019. LALT, in conjunction with Theatre New Mexico, hosted the 2019 state-level festival for the American Association of Community Theatre.
Los Alamos Little Theatre is a 501(c)3 organization that produces plays and dramatic works and creates opportunities for community members to learn about and become involved in such productions. There are opportunities on stage and behind the scenes. Anyone interested in getting involved can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.