Out of the Box Theatre Troupe Performance

The next “Out of the Box” performance is May 12 and 13 at 7:30 pm. Admission to the open seating event is FREE. “Out of the Box” is Lakeland Community Theatre’s “troupe with unique abilities.” This theatre troupe for special needs adults consists of over eighty members… of all ages. Working with the troupe are […]





A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By William Shakespeare, Directed by Paul Bawek April 7-10; 14-17, 2016 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) William Shakespeare’s most popular and widely performed comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, is a tale of love, mischief, and misadventure surrounding the wedding festivities of the Duke of Athens.  The threat of an impending arranged marriage and the […]





The Pillowman

February 3 & 4 LCT’s Alternative Stage Read Series: The Edge. With echoes of Stoppard, Kafka, and the Brothers Grimm, THE PILLOWMAN centers on a writer in an unnamed totalitarian state who is being interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a series of child murders. The result is an urgent work of theatrical […]





Chess

Music by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson Lyrics by Tim Rice, Book by Richard Nelson, Directed by James Beck November 19-22; December 3-6, 2015 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) This complex Tony award-winning rock opera takes the ancient game of chess and weaves it into a metaphor for romantic rivalries, competitive gamesmanship, superpower politics, […]





Interview: A Fugue for Eight Actors

(a second stage production) By Jean-Claude van Itallie, Directed by Mary T. Albright November 5-8, 2015 10:00 p.m. (Sunday at 7:30 p.m.) Frank Lloyd Wright (Fletcher) Theatre-in-the-Round The first and most abstract of the three one-act plays comprising  “American Hurrah,” Interview shows us the mechanization of life in urban America through a form of verbal […]





The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

A Theatre Winter Haven Academy Production. School Performances: October 28 – 30, 2015 (Suggested for 4th graders and older) Public Performances: October 30 – November 1, 2015 Tickets: $10 Adults, $8 Students Learn more!





Pterodactyls

LCT’s Alternative Stage Read Series: The Edge. Mature audiences.





Ivy + Bean The Musical







ALMOST, MAINE

ALMOST, MAINE Written by John Cariani, Directed by Paul Bawek October 1-4; 8-11, 2015 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) This sweet romantic comedy takes place in Almost, Maine, a mythical town that’s so far north, it’s almost not in the United States.  On a cold, clear, moonless night, with a possibility of seeing the […]





Simply, Divided

January 9-25, 2015 (with a special performance on January 22) Ever since the Toyota truck plant opened in Mobile, the men of Simply, Alabama have been packing up and moving away by the hundreds. No one is more alarmed by this trend than the women who spend their days at the Simply Delicious Diner. The […]





Polk Arts Alliance

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