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    Rome Little Theatre at the
    Historic DeSoto Theatre

    530 Broad Street
    Rome, GA 30161

    Box Office E-Mail Address:
    rltoffice@bellsouth.net

    OFFICE HOURS:
    Tuesday – Friday
    11 AM – 4 PM
    and during showtimes

    TICKET PRICES:
    Plays:
    Adult: $15
    Senior: $13
    Student: $13
    Musicals:
    Adult: $17
    Senior: $15
    Student: $15

    Price includes
    $1 processing fee

    Group Discount:
    $2 each for 10 or more

  • RLT Mission Statement:

    The purpose of this organization is to present amateur theatrical productions, encourage interest in drama, and contribute to the cultural and educational life of the community. The Rome Little Theatre, Inc. is an active supporter of the arts in Rome and Floyd County. «

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Coming soon, The Rocky Horror Show!


October 24 – November 1, 2014

Fridays at 8pm and midnight, Saturdays at 8pm
After-Show Gala on Saturday, October 25

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WARNING: The Rocky Horror Show is not recommended for the easily offended. This show deals with MATURE subject matters in an IMMATURE way.

UNDER 17 REQUIRES ACCOMPANYING PARENT OR ADULT GUARDIAN.

The cult classic movie comes to life!
A humorous tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the late 1940s through to the early 1970s, this musical tells the story of  two clean-cut kids, Brad Majors and his fiancée Janet Weiss. On the way to visit an old college professor, they run into tire trouble and seek help at the strange “house with a light” just down the road. The light is coming from the Frankenstein place, where Dr Frank N. Furter, is in the midst of one of his maniacal experiments. Come along for the ride as Brad and Janet meet Riff-Raff, Magenta, Columbia, Rocky and more and embark on a night that they will never forget!

One of the things that makes The Rocky Horror Show so much fun is the ability for the audience to become an active participant in the show. To fully enjoy The Rocky Horror Show experience, we will have participation kits available, which will include the audience script and props to use and throw and blow all during the production. If you come all decked out in Rocky Horror costume, you will receive your participation kit for FREE.Rocky Horror Show Poster

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Presenting the 2014-2015 Season


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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – August 22 – August 31, 2014
School Shows: Tuesday, August 26, Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Auditions: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, June, 2, 3, 4, 2014
DIRECTOR: MICHAEL HILLMAN, PRODUCER: NEAL BRACKETT

The Rocky Horror Show – October 24 – November 2, 2014
Auditions: Saturday, Sunday, Monday, July 19, 20, 21, 2014
DIRECTOR: TRACY HELLRIEGEL, PRODUCER: PAM SHOEMAKER

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The Nutcracker – November 21, 22, 23, 2014
DIRECTOR: SAM BALTZER, LESLIE PEARSON, JEANNE SCHULL, PRODUCER: ROME LITTLE THEATRE

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The Outsiders – January 30 – February 8, 2015
School Shows: Tuesday, February 3, Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Auditions: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, October 27, 28, 29, 2014
DIRECTOR: VIRGINIA M McCHESNEY, PRODUCER: NEAL BRACKETT

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Spamalot – March 20 – March 29, 2015
Auditions: Saturday, Sunday, Monday,  November 15, 16, 17, 2014
DIRECTOR: CHRIS DAVIDSON, PRODUCER: GUY CHAMBLESS

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Bleacher Bums – May 29 – June 7, 2015
Auditions: Saturday, Sunday, Monday, February 21, 22, 23, 2015
DIRECTOR: CHRIS PARKER, PRODUCER: MANDY MALONEY

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RLT 2014-2015 Extra-Season Schedule

RLT Junior

The Little Mermaid, Jr.– April 11 – April 19, 2014
DIRECTOR: MANDY MALONEY, PRODUCER: TINA BRINSON

RLT Young Actor’s Audition Workshop – May 31, 2014
TEACHERS: MICHAEL HILLMAN, CHRIS PARKER

RLT Young Actor’s Summer Workshop – June 9 – June 13, 2014 & June 16 – June 20, 2014
TEACHERS: MICHAEL HILLMAN, MANDY MALONEY, CHRIS PARKER, CHRIS DAVIDSON

Beauty and the Beast, Jr.– December 5 – December 14, 2014
Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30pm
Auditions: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, August 25, 26 and 27, 2014
School Shows: Tuesday, Wednesday, December 9 and 10, 2014
DIRECTOR: MANDY MALONEY, PRODUCER: TINA BRINSON

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Aladdin, Jr.– July 17 – July 26, 2015
Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30pm
Auditions: Saturday, Sunday and Monday, April 18, 19 and 20, 2015
DIRECTOR: TBD, PRODUCER: TBD

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RLT Summer Stock

Legally Blonde the Musical– July 11- July 20, 2014
DIRECTOR: KAREN BOWLING, PRODUCERS: BECKY MAGRUDER, CAROL MURCHLAND

Now Playing: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer!


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August 22 – August 31, 2014

Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2:30pm

School Shows: Tuesday, August 26, Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Tom Sawyer is known around his small town in Missouri as a playful troublemaker. Tom and his friend, Huck Finn, enjoy plotting adventures that often leave them in danger. One night, when Tom and Huck journey to the town graveyard, the two boys witness a murder. The boys agree to keep quiet, but grow uncomfortable when a suspect is wrongly accused and the real murderer walks free. Meanwhile, Tom falls out of favor with his sweetheart, Becky, when she learns he was “engaged” to someone else before her. Can Tom win her over? Will he and Huck come forward about the graveyard happenings or let the murderer walk free?

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Director–Michael Hillman
Producer–Neal Brackett

Announcing the cast list for The Nutcracker!


On behalf of R.O.M.E. and the Berry College Dancetroupe, RLT is happy to share the results of auditions for The Nutcracker. This is the first time an event like this has taken place in the community and RLT is glad to be supporting this production! This will be a wonderful event that showcases talents from multiple arts organizations across the community.

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Musical Director: Sam Baltzer
Artistic Director/Choreographers: Leslie Pearson and Jeanne Schul.

Sugar Plum Fairy: Caroline Fagan

Clara: Mary Arden Carroll

Nutcracker/Prince: Stephen Stamps

Mouse King: Payton Campbell

Doll: Jessica Cole

Soldier: Sally Whitley

Clara’s Friends: Erin Chivers, Hope LeMaster, Kaitlyn Rogers, Ella Walker, April Freeman, and Maria Flowers

Waltz of the Flowers: Emily Barton, Abbey Smyth, Hannah Lambert, Noelle Mouton, Kiersten Boley, Sloane Smith, Jessica Cole, and Caley Mitchell

Spanish: Emily Barton, Noelle Mouton, and Sloane Smith

Arabian: Caroline Fagan, Abbey Smyth, and Hannah Lambert

Ensemble Actors: Sylvia Caruvana, Mark Winstead, Ginger McClure, Sarah Gupta, Ashanti Bowers, Naomi Faile, Makhia Williams, Allie Castrejohn, Clara Graham, Isaac Brackett, Reed Castrejon, Sam Winstead, Jon Caruvana

Drosselmeier- Bob Moulard

There are still opportunities to audition for dance roles in the ballroom section in the party scene, as well as the Russian part in Act II. The auditions for these two parts will be on Wednesday September 2nd at 6:30pm in Richards Dance Studio located on Berry’s Campus.

If you have been cast as an ensemble actor, please email to accept or decline your role to rltoffice@bellsouth.net.

Rehearsal schedules and further information will be sent to you via email once the cast list is finalized.

Again, on behalf of the artistic team as well as RLT, congratulations and thank you for your interest in this first ever community arts event.

Into the Theatre with Dalton Urda


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Who needs a caffeine buzz when you are in show business? Okay, so that might be cheesy but it’s true. Knee deep in multiple upcoming productions at RLT, I often forget that I am still the “new guy” here and only discovered this marvelous building I call home seven months ago. The people at the Desoto Theatre have welcomed me with open arms and have continued to open the door to more and more opportunities for me. I came into the Theatre in February riddled with nerves and trembling at the thought of going up in front of one hundred strangers and auditioning, then this past weekend I stage-managed my first show for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. I am no longer that nervous kid who came in to auditions hiding my eyes from the casting committee – I am now the one helping others calm their nerves and am becoming more involved on and off stage. Continue reading

We Proudly Announce the Cast of Beauty and the Beast, Jr


Thank you to all the actors who came to auditions! We had so many talented folks to choose from, and it was not easy. If you were NOT cast, please understand that the casting committee was scoring auditioners in 3 separate areas, and those who were the strongest in all three were considered first. Areas of focus were (in this order) singing ability, acting ability and dancing ability. First and foremost, did you sing on pitch? in tempo? loud enough to be heard? with expression? Next, did you read or recite with expression? Did you speak too fast, or in a way that made it difficult for you to be heard? Did you hide behind your paper/script? Did you have proper inflection/feeling in your delivery? And last, were you able to keep time with the music with your body? Once all factors, and many more, were considered  (and the committee had to be very picky!) conflicts with rehearsal were taken into account. This is a show that will require a high level of commitment from everyone involved, and conflicts were a deciding factor in more than one occasion.

Thank you again for sharing your talents with us. If you have been cast, please email mrs.maloney@gmail.com to accept or decline your role within 48 hours. Include with your acceptance a valid email address in which the director/producer may communicate with a PARENT, the parent’s and actor’s name.

Ensemble:

Orrin Scarborough, Zack Lester, Owen McRee, Jake Naddy, Azaria Hunt, Millie Maloney, Natalia Jones, Eden Lipham, Ella McKerrocher, Kate Scott, Nash Williams, Kristin Towe, Taylor Tanner, Joy Christie, Trisha Dobson, Molly Finnegan, Baleigh Nelson, Radha Miniyar, Olivia Parker, Kaitlin Montgomery, Arisah Argueta, Autumn Coughlin, Bella Cox, Anna Davidson, Wells Hernandez, Joseph Faile, Phoebe Faile,Reid Finnegan, Barton Sopata, Trey Wilkerson, Kade Pajor, Gloria Murray

Enchantress- Azaria Hunt

Rose- Millie Maloney

Featured dancers, named ensemble roles, narrators, and understudies will be cast once everyone has declined/or accepted their roles and rehearsals begin.

D’Arque- Will Kemp

Mrs.Potts- Caroline Gammage

Chip- Maggie Grace Brinson

Babette- Peyton Christen

Madame de La Grande Bouche- Natalee Castro

Prince- Ian Van Riper

Cogsworth- Ryan Acree

LeFou- Zac Mitchell

Beast- Tyler Dobson

Gaston- Jacob Faile

Lumiere- Chase Johnston

Silly Girls- Aja Stanton, Abbey Williams, Lizzy Morang, Micailah Lipham, Maddie Sabourin, Haley Fisher

Belle- Madison Brinson

Maurice- Ian Van Riper

 

Beauty and the Beast Jr Callbacks


The Casting Committee requests the following actors return for callbacks tomorrow, Wednesday the 27th at 6 pm.

Zack Lester

Lizzy Morang

Haley Fisher

Caroline Gammage

Ryan Acree

Chase Johnston

Jacob Faile

Peyton Christen

Ella Mckerrocher

Zac Mitchell

Maggie Brinson

Madison Brinson

Jake Naddy

Tyler Dobson

Ian Van Riper

Kate Scott

Orrin Scarborough

Maddie Sabourin

Micailah Lipham

Natalee Castro

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