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Vino and Vendors

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The Florence Little Theatre Friends, our volunteer organization, will host VINO AND VENDORS in the theatre’s lobby and rehearsal hall on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 6PM until 8:30PM. The tickets are $15 per person for this wine and cheese event with largely local vendors who will have their merchandise for sale on site that evening. All Friends’ proceeds are designated for FLT’s needs. Your ticket includes 2 drink tickets and hors d'oeuvres! Tickets may be purchased on the theatre’s website, by calling the theatre at 843-662-3731, or from Friends’ members.

Vendors include The Traveling Vineyard, Jaycie’s Closet, Knot an Accessory, Pampered Chef, Earth’s Blessings, Stella and Dot, You’re Invited, Creative Designs, Thirty-One, Artfully Adorned, Tupperware, Mainstream Boutique, Sweet Leigh’s, Scentsy, Makeup Erasers, Initials Inc., Jamberry Nails, B-Charmed, Penny’s Soaps, Moonlight Monograms, Party Lite and Scent Specialist, Mary’s Organic Sprays, Kathy Haddock, Nancy’s Fancies, and Sassy Statements. 


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Crimes of the Heart

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November 6-14, 2015

The scene is Hazlehurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of their grandfather, who is living out his last hours in the local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, is unmarried and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle sister, is back after a failed singing career on the West Coast; while Babe, the youngest, is out on bail after having shot her husband in the stomach. In the end, it is the story of three women who escape their past to seize their future. Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award.

Directed by Brad Sponic. Written by Beth Henley. 

Underwritten by

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The Gingerbread Man

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What do you do when you're having a Christmas party and the big gingerbread cookie your mom made for desert decides it doesn't want to stay? You reason with it, plead with it, sing to it, chase it, and even make a deal with it--just like anybody else. But don't worry, the party is a BIG success!

Performance for School and Daycare groups: November 18 - 20, 2015 at 9:30am and 11:00am 

General Public Performance: Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 11:00am 

Underwritten by A Friend of FLT

To make reservations for your group, please contact the Florence Little Theatre office at (843) 662-3731 or email Jessica.

Target Audience: Ages 2 - 10, Families

Theme: Responsibility, Lying, Stranger Danger

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Leading Ladies

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January 15-23, 2016

Two English Shakespearean actors find themselves so down on their luck that they are performing in the Amish country of Pennsylvania. When they hear that an old lady in York, PA is about to die, they resolve to pass themselves off as her two beloved relatives and get her fortune. The trouble is, when they get to York, they find out that the relatives aren’t nephews,
but nieces! As they attempt to fool the household, romantic entanglements abound! A hilarious comedy by the author of Lend Me A Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo.

Directed by Shannon Dunn. Written by Ken Ludwig.

Underwritten by Armstrong

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FLT Gala featuring Tuesdays with Morrie

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February 5-6, 2016

The autobiographical story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. Sixteen years after graduation, Mitch happens to catch Morrie’s appearance on a television news program and learns that his old professor is battling Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS). Mitch is reunited with Morrie, and what starts as a simple visit turns into a weekly pilgrimage and a last class in the meaning of life.

Directed by Elaine Morehead. Written by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom.

Tickets to this fundraising event include a post-show reception and silent auction with proceeds going to support FLT.

Underwritten by Johnstone and logo

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Love, Loss, and What I Wore

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March 4-12, 2016

A play of monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes and the memories covering all the important subjects—mothers, prom dresses, mothers, buying bras, mothers, hating purses and why we only wear black.

Directed by Frankie Sullivan. Written by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, based on thebestselling book by Ilene Beckerman.

Underwritten by habitat

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Peter Rabbit

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Silly Peter Rabbit! His brothers and sisters always try to keep him away from trouble. His mother warns him about going into Mr. McGregor's garden but he won't listen. He gets trapped inside the garden fence and barely gets out in time. If that wasn’t enough excitement, Cousin Benjamin comes over and calls Peter a chicken. Peter HAS to go back to the garden now! You can bet they'll get out safely, after they learn a valuable lesson!

Performances for School and Daycare Groups: March 16 - 18, 2016 at 9:30am and 11:00am

Performance for General Public: March 19, 2016 at 11:00am

Underwritten by A Friend of FLT

To make reservations for your group, please contact the Florence Little Theatre office at (843) 662-3731 or email Jessica.

Target Audience: Ages 2-10, families

Theme: Responsibility, Lying, Family

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Shrek The Musical


April 22-May 1, 2016

“Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek…” And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage, and proves there’s more to the story than meets the ears.

Directed by Shaw Thompson. Music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire, based on the DreamWorks animation motion picture and the book by William Steig.

Underwritten by acs_logo and NUCOR

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