September 2021: A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L’Engle, Stage Adaptation by James Sie, directed by Mimi Adams. One of literature’s most enduring young heroines, Meg Murry, is back–braces, stubbornness and all. Once again, she’s joining forces with Mrs. Whatsit, Charles Wallace, Calvin O’Keefe and more to battle the forces of evil so she can rescue her father, save humanity and find herself. In the end, we know two things for sure: 1. Love CAN overcome evil and 2. There IS such a thing as a tesseract.
New Year’s Eve 2021: Join Linda Taylor and friends in an evening Variety Show complete with jokes, songs, friends, and laughter.
January 2022: Boots, a melodrama by Stephanie Carr and Mark Watts from El Paso, directed by Jim Sicilian. Melodrama is Back! The New Mexico premiere of Boots is a comic melodrama set in a West Texas oil town. When Boots Bar owner (Ana) dies of cancer, her helpful niece (Gaby) and wayward daughter, (Izzy) battle it out for control of the run-down nightspot. Gaby’s friends come to her aid, but are they really helping? And how does Charles (Izzy’s accountant) fit into the picture? Join the fun as LALT revives the January Melodrama tradition, and bring your family — this melodrama is fit for all ages!
March 2022: The Viewing Room, a comedy by Mark Smith, directed by Wendy Caldwell. The play is set in a funeral home in Holyoke, Massachusetts. It centers on a stern patriarch who has recently passed away only to re-awaken on the day of his wake to try and make amends with his very dysfunctional family. The play has been described as timeless due to its themes of reconciliation and family.
May 2022: Blithe Spirit, a comedic classic by Noel Coward, directed by Gwen Lewis. A skeptical novelist, Charles Condomine, invites a self-proclaimed medium, Madame Arcati, to his home for a séance; hoping to gather material for a new book. When the hapless psychic accidentally summons the spirit of Condomine’s late wife, Elvira, his home and life are quickly turned into a shambles as his wife’s ghost torments both him and his new bride.