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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-- SOLD OUT

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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Disney's The Jungle Book Kids

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FLT's Children's Workshop presents Disney's The Jungle Book KIDS December 11-13, 2015. 

Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman and Terry Gilkyson. Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by Marcy Heisler. Music Adapted and Arranged by Bryan Louiselle. Based on the Screenplay by Larry Clemmons. Based on the Novel The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling.

On the run from Shere Khan, a ferocious tiger who has banished him from the jungle, a human boy named Mowgli is aided by an agile panther named Bagheera. Along the way, the two meet a sinister snake named Kaa, a herd of elephants, and a giant bear named Baloo, who teaches them the swingin' musical rhythms of the jungle. After surviving a dangerous encounter with a band of monkeys led by King Louie, Mowgli and Bagheera are forced to run for their lives. Shere Khan returns, leading our protagonists to rally their follow jungle creatures into battle and restore peace to the jungle.

Directed by Lisa Sims

Underwritten by Chick-fil-A_logo

Friday, December 11, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Tickets are only $5 per person!

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Crazy for You

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FLT's Rising Stars' Workshop presents Crazy for You- Young Performers Edition December 18 & 19, 2015. 

Music and Lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin. Book by Ken Ludwig. Co Conception by Ken Ludwig and Mike Ockrent. Inspired by Material by Guy Bolton and John McGowan.

CRAZY FOR YOU®  is the story of Bobby Child, a well-to-do 1930’s playboy whose dream in life is to dance. And despite the serious efforts of his mother and soon-to-be ex-fiancée, Bobby achieves his dream! Memorable Gershwin tunes include I Can't Be Bothered Now, Bidin' My Time, I Got Rhythm, They Can't Take That Away From Me, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Embraceable You, and Someone To Watch Over Me. It’s a high energy comedy which includes mistaken identity, plot twists, fabulous dance numbers and classic Gershwin music.

Directed by Brad Sponic

Underwritten by Chick-fil-A_logo

December 18, 2015 at 7:30 PM
December 19, 2015 at 7:30 PM

This project is made possible through funding from the Florence Regional Arts Alliance's Quarterly Grants Program, which is funded in part by a generous award from Honda of South Carolina, the South Carolina Arts Commission and the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of SC.

Tickets are $5 per person!
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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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