Corinth Theatre-Arts closes season with ‘Nunsense’ musical

CORINTH, Miss. … Corinth Theatre-Arts closes its 2012-2013 season with its upcoming production of “Nunsense – The Mega-Musical Version.”

Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, May 31 and June 1, and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at CT-A, 303 Fulton Drive, Corinth. Tickets, $12 for adults and $6 for students, are available at 662.287.2995 or at the theatre, 1-6 p.m., Tuesdays-Fridays.

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Recent MTA Events

Thank you “all” for your help with the coordination and participation in the secondary / community theatre workshop that was held at Tupelo Community Theatre. It was a great two day event that showcased Dex Edwards and his prop making and painting expertise! It was a treat not to be missed. Rusty Scafidel was incredible with the light workshop, Greg Pirkle simplified the legal side of theatre, and Ken Bolinsky showed us how easy it is to be involved in Poetry Out Loud. Tupelo Community Theatre also had an “incredible” production of Crowns! Congratulations to the cast and crew of the production!

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Shakespeare Abridged in Ridgeland

This show is directed by Richard Lawrence and will feature Cory Drake, Brad Bishop and Bret Kenyon. These guys have been working hard to put this show on, some come see it! Show times are 7:30pm Friday and Saturday nights and 2:30pm Sunday afternoon. The show will take place in the Ridgeland High School Cafetorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students. Call the theatre for more information at 601-953-0181 or visit our website at www.centerplayers.net

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Location of 2009 Festival Announced

The Mississippi Theatre Association is pleased to announce that Natchez Little Theatre and the City of Natchez will host the 2009 MTA statewide theatre.  After touring facilities and visiting with NLT’s Executive Director, various Board members and City Council members, the MTA Executive Committee decided to accept Natchez’s invitation. The festival will be held January 15-18, 2009.

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Oak Grove High School and Tupelo Community Theatre Win Top Awards At MTA Festival

Theatre students from Oak Grove High School and Tupelo Community Theatre won top honors in the high school division and community theatre divisions at the 2008 Mississippi Theatre Association Festival held in Hattiesburg January 10-13, 2008. Oak Grove claimed the Dominic J. Cunetto Award for Best Production for the 2nd year in a row with its production Tales of Trickery while Tupelo Community Theatre’s production of Doubt took home the Warren McDaniel Award for Best Production.

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Hattiesburg to host the 2008 Statewide Theatre Festival

The Mississippi Theatre Association (MTA) announces Hattiesburg, MS as the location of the 2008 MTA Statewide Festival. Serving as hosts and organizers, Just Over the Rainbow Theatre and the University of Southern Mississippi will work over the next several months planning the four day event. The festival, scheduled for January 10-13, 2008, consists of six festivals that showcase the best theatre in Mississippi, provide continuing education opportunities for theatres of all types and identify the Best Production at the High School and Community Theatre level to represent Mississippi at the Southeastern Theatre Conference.

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